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The Lord of the Rings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 5, Chapter 4 Summary

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Book 5, Chapter 4 Summary

Gandalf wakes Pippin and sends him to Denethor. Denethor has commissioned armor for Pippin and he wants his new soldier to be properly outfitted. The cloud from Mordor covers the sun and a properly outfitted Pippin looks out over the battlements with Beregond. Then, as they look out into the distance, they see Nazgûl chasing Faramir across the Pelennor. However, just as the Nazgûl seem ready to overtake and kill Faramir, Gandalf rides out and uses magic to scare them off.

Faramir and a few of his men reach the Gate and ride up to meet with Denethor. As they pass through the streets, Faramir is surprised to see a hobbit, Pippin, in the armor of Gondor. Faramir goes to his father's side and reports the events in Ithilien, including Frodo and Sam's intention to travel through Cirith Ungol. When Gandalf hears that...

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