The Fellowship of the Ring - Book 2: Chapter 5: The Bridge of Khazad-dum - Chapter 6: Lothlorien Summary & Analysis

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The company examines the room in which they find the tomb to find what may have happened to the Dwarf king. Gandalf finds a book which seems to be a record of the Balin’s troop who had come to take back Moria from enemy hands. The work is filled with sorrow and ends on a dire note stating that they could not get out. Just as Gandalf orders the company to get back out in the hall, a large boom is heart and a sound like the beating of drums shakes the walls. They realize that there are Orcs, servants of Sauron, coming down the hall straight toward them. They shut the door and fight bravely for their defense. When Gandalf sees a chance to escape, he urges the others to go forward while he casts a spell that...

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