On some of the later parts of “Quenta Silmarillion”, which were in the roughest state, he worked with Guy Gavriel Kay (later a noted fantasy author himself) to. 12 Jan Quenta Silmarillion is a total conversion mod for Crusader Kings II utilizing several assets from the Middle-Earth Project, bringing the Quenta. 17 Jan The central and longest section of this book was the ‘Quenta Silmarillion’, the ‘tale of the Jewels’, which told the history of Elves and Men from.

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Thou it was that led the Noldor upon the long road through the perils of Middle-earth to the light of Eldamar. Some of the Elves did not follow him or became sidetracked and stayed in Middle-earth, and so the Silmarillion became sundered. The Noldor began to murmur against them, and many became filled with pride, forgetting how much of what they had and knew came to them in gift from the Valar.

Say farewell to the weak! The Dispossessed shall they be for ever. And thou, Melkor, wilt discover all the secret thoughts of thy mind, and wilt perceive that they are but a part of the whole and tributary to its glory.

Thus began the first battle of the Valar qufnta Melkor for the dominion of Arda; and of those tumults the Elves know but little. But the Valar made ready and came forth from Aman in strength of war, resolving to assault the fortresses of Melkor and make an end.

However, it is a severe misapprehension to think that Christopher “wrote” The Silmarillion, which, except in its concluding part, is almost entirely in his father’s own words. More still shall we make. As explained in The History of Middle-earthChristopher drew upon numerous sources xilmarillion his quuenta, relying on post-LOTR works where possible, but ultimately reaching back as far as the Book of Lost Tales to fill in portions of the narrative which his father had planned to write but never addressed.

The Silmarillion

Ar-Feiniel she was called, the White Lady of the Noldor, for she was pale though her hair was dark, and she was never arrayed but in silver and white. In huts on the beaches would yon be dwelling still, had not the Noldor carved out your haven and toiled upon your walls.

How can we not lay the suffering of Hurin, Turin and Nienor Niniel at their feet, to say nothing of Fingolfin? Then Varda went forth from the council, and she silmarilliin out from the height of Taniquetil, and beheld the darkness of Middle-earth beneath the innumerable stars, faint and far.


The Silmarillion was criticized for being too serious, lacking the light-hearted moments that were found in The Lord of the Rings and especially The Hobbit.

Nightingales sang about her wherever she went. Genre Real Time Strategy. Then the Vanyar and the Noldor embarked upon that isle, and were drawn over the sea, and came at last quehta the long shores beneath the Mountains of Aman; and they entered Valinor and were welcomed to its bliss.

Retrieved from ” http: Tolkienedited and published posthumously by his son, Christopher Tolkieninwith assistance from Guy Gavriel Kay.

Quenta Silmarillion – Tolkien Gateway

As three great Jewels they were in form. Visits 67, 1 today. Many still stayed in Middle-earth. After that time Morgoth’s seven wounds never healed, he became lame in his left foot, where Fingolfin had hewn it, and his face forever bore the scars of Thorondor’s talons. In other words, perhaps assuming such emissaries were sent, which is, granted, a significant assumption such emissaries were ineffectual because the Valar simply do not have the power to compel men to do right, and all that they can do is to attempt to influence them by persuasion.

Themselves they named the Quendi, signifying those that speak with voices; for as yet they had met no other living things that spoke or sang.

Quenta Silmarillion: A Middle-Earth Project SubMod for Crusader Kings II

Another possibility, though, is that they did send such emmisaries, but we simply have no record of it. Arien the maiden was mightier than he, and she was chosen because she had not feared the heats of Laurelin, and was unhurt by them, being from the beginning a spirit of fire, whom Melkor had not deceived nor drawn to his service.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They hoarded them not, but gave them freely, and by their labour enriched all Valinor. Maybe they did send such emissaries, and that they were in fact why a faithful remnant was preserved, but the emmisaries blended in so well that they were never suspected to be anything other than wise counselors and loremasters, so nothing was said of them in the records.

And though the Valar knew naught of it as yet, nonetheless the evil of Melkor and the blight of his hatred flowed out thence, and the Spring of Arda was marred. The Mountains of Aman, but all Middle-earth lay in a twilight under the stars.


The Valar offered Elves their forgiveness and the right to come to Aman. Marking all of these would be cumbersome, and probably not that useful, but anything longer than a single paragraph that needs to be skipped is noted explicitly in the Map. In some ways, the Halls of Mandos represent the Tolkien summum bonum.

Let the ships burn! For now, more than in the days of Utumno ere his pride was humbled, his hatred devoured him, and in the domination of his servants and the inspiring of them with lust of evil he spent his spirit. These new lights silmarillkon Middle-earth, stimulated much new plant and animal growth, and for a while, confounded the plans of Morgoth.

May 29, at Dorthonion, and the mountains about Hithlum. At the time, he called his collection of silmarillikn stories The Book of Lost Tales. He was, after all, fascinated by the Gods of the Scandanavians myths who displayed the full range of human emotion and action.

The Later Quenta Silmarillion: A Reader’s Map – The Tolkien Society

In that time the Valar brought order to the seas and the lands and the mountains, and Yavanna planted at last the seeds that she had long devised. Or sign in with your social account: For the Elves die not till tile sipmarillion dies, unless they are slain or waste in grief and to both these seeming deaths they are subject ; neither does age subdue their strength, unless one grow weary of ten thousand centuries; and dying they are gathered to the halls of Mandos in Valinor, silmarilllion they may in time return.

Let these things Be! Then the seeds that Yavanna had sown began swiftly to sprout and to burgeon, and there arose a multitude of growing things great and small, mosses and grasses and great ferns, and trees whose tops were crowned with cloud as they were living mountains, but whose feet were wrapped in a green twilight.

Then Yavanna was silent and looked into her own thought. They say also that the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves return to live uqenta in their own kin and to bear once more their ancient names: The Eldar prepared now a great march from their first homes in the east; and they were arrayed in three hosts.