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

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Book 3, Chapter 3 Summary

The story moves back to Pippin and Merry as they are being taken away by the orcs. Pippin remembers the fight where Boromir was killed and how the hobbits had fallen into the arms of the orcs. Surprisingly, the orcs did not hurt them, even when Merry had cut off several of their hands and arms; it seems that they were not to hurt the hobbits under any circumstance. However, the orcs shot arrows at Boromir until he fell.

As the hobbits are carried along by the orc troop, the orcs of Mordor argue with the Uruk-hai of Saruman and they come to blows. However, the orcs of Mordor come out the worse for it against the Uruk-hai. Fortunately, one of the orcs falls near Pippin and Pippin uses the knife in the orc's dead hand to cut through the ropes around his wrists.

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