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The War of the Three Rings is over!

With Sauron’s armies destroyed, Middle-earth is at peace.

However, Middle-earth’s peace brings with it a new threat – Númenorean Empire!

In this episode, we’ll consider the events spanning the years of SA1731 thru SA2029, as Númenor spreads its influence over Middle-earth – and the Shadow spreads its influence over Númenor.

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The Third Age (A Brief Chronicle) » The Fall of Númenor Pt 38 » Tolkien Road Ep 364

0364 » The Fall of Númenor Pt 38 » The Third Age (A Brief Chronicle)

With Sauron having been defeated and disembodied at the end of the Second Age, and a time of peace settling in upon the free lands of Middle-earth, how do we arrive at the events of The Lord of the Rings, some 3,000 years later?

The account we’ll be looking at in this episode is taken entirely from Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, and describes the major events that lead up to A Long-Expected Party, and the forming of the Fellowship of the Ring.

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