The Fall of Gondolin - Pages 161- 183 Summary & Analysis

J.R.R. Tolkien
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Tuor is awed by Turgon’s old building. He sees the swans again and they lead him up the stairs into the building. He sees marvelous symbols on the throne and walls. He sees marvelous symbols on the throne and walls as well as a shield with an emblem of a swan. He takes the weapons and says he will take the future of their previous wielder on himself. When he walks outside, the narrator says he looks like the King of Men. The swans lay feathers at his feet that he puts in his helm before they leave.

When he heads back to the Great Sea, he sees a mighty king rise out of the waves in a cloak made of mist and waves (as depicted after page 168). Wearing a crown of silver, he announces himself as Ulmo and tells Tuor that...

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