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The Lord of the Rings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 5, Chapter 6 Summary

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Book 5, Chapter 6 Summary

Hearing the call that Rohan has arrived, the King of the Ringwraiths leaves the gate in order to lead the orcs against them. Thus, the city is saved. Meanwhile, Théoden leads the Rohirrim through the army of Mordor and, on the field, Théoden finds the forces of the Harad. The sides ride their horses against each other and Théoden kills the king of Harad. However, after killing the king of the Harad, the Nazgûl king arrives. Théoden's horse is frightened by the King of Despair and, as the horse rears, it is hit by a dart and falls on top of the king. Seeing Théoden on the ground, the Nazgûl King looms over him.

However, Éowyn, carrying Merry, rides to Théoden's rescue. She tells the Nazgûl King to leave, but he laughs and reminds her that...

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