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The Lord of the Rings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, Chapter 1 Summary

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Book 3, Chapter 1 Summary

Aragorn runs up to the seat of Amon Lhaw in order to find Frodo. He sees that Frodo has gone up to the seat and gone back, but he does not know much else. He looks out from the seat but sees nothing except an eagle flying high above the hills.

However, as he is sitting there, Aragorn hears Boromir's horn and rushes to his aid. Unfortunately, Aragorn is too late and only finds Boromir dying, pierced with several orc arrows. With his last breath, Boromir tells him he tried to take the Ring from Frodo and that the orcs have taken the hobbits. Aragorn asks Boromir if Frodo was with them, but Boromir dies before he can answer. With this new disaster, Aragorn feels like he has failed.

As Aragorn is standing over Boromir's body, Legolas and Gimli arrive, having killed several orcs. Then...

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