The Fall of Gondolin - Pages 240- 302 Summary & Analysis

J.R.R. Tolkien
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Christopher says that the true ending of the Fall of Gondolin was meant to be the beginning of The Tale of Earendel. While that story was never written, Christopher says that the history of the survivors is vital into understanding the entity Eldar days. It is here that he includes the conclusion of the Sketch of 1926 that comes directly after the Morgoth claimed victory in The Fall of Gondolin.

At the mouth of the SIrion, Elwing and the survivors of Gondolin build boats to live out on sea. When Ulmo tries to convince the Valar to help search for the Silmarils, the sons of Valar led by Fionwë march to find the Silmarils. Meanwhile, Tuor builds a ship and sails west with Idril while Eärendel builds his own ship and sails after Tuor. After killing Ungoliant, Eärendel returns to find that...

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