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The Lord of the Rings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2, Chapter 2 Summary

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Book 2, Chapter 2 Summary

Council is joined the following day in order to determine what should be done with the Ring. The Council consists of Frodo, Bilbo, Gandalf, Aragorn, Elrond, Glorfindel, Glóin, Glóin's son Gimli, Legolas from the Mirkwood, Boromir from Gondor and a few other elves.

Opening the Council, Glóin speaks of Balin's trek to Moria (Khazad-dûm in dwarvish) and the fact that a messenger came to his king from Mordor, asking about the Ring. Glóin has come to Rivendell in order to learn what is so important about the Ring and why Sauron wants it so badly. In order to clear things up, Elrond tells everyone there the story of the Ring.

Then Boromir stands up and explains the plight of Gondor as it fights against Mordor. He says he came because he and his brother Faramir both had a dream telling...

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