Session 176: Weighing the Options

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03/02/2021

176: Council of Elrond Session 52

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In which Glorfindel points out that hiding the ring only delays the inevitable, even if Bombadil could be trusted with the task. Galdor agrees and adds that no one in Middle Earth has the strength and will to keep it hidden. What is the Night (capital N) and where have we heard stories of The Darkness before? Are Elrond’s All-Stars up to the challenge ahead?

Homework: Why would the Valar refuse to help/take the ring?

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