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The Silmarillion - Study Guide Akallabeth: The Downfall of Numenor Summary & Analysis

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Most Men are subject to Morgoth; the Men who fight for the Valar in the Great Battle are referred to as the Edain or Dunedain. After the Great Battle, Men return to the east and are plagued by Morgoth's creatures. Manwe locks Morgoth beyond Ea in the Timeless Void, but Morgoth's will guides his servants. The Valar decide to summon the Eldar to Valinor and the Edain to a land between Valinor and Middle-earth: Numenor. Elrond follows his Elven-kin while Elros chooses to be a king of Men and is given an abnormally long life. The Dunedain dwell on Numenor, protected by the Valar and befriended by the Eldar. Men are forbidden to sail westward out of sight of Numenor to avoid becoming envious of immortals. The Dunedain sail east to teach the other Men many things. The Dunedain...

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