The Two Towers - Book 3: Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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The men rejoice in their victory over Saruman’s army. Gandalf takes Théoden, Eomer, Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas and twenty of Théoden’s men to Isengard. He is taking them there to talk rather than fight. The Riders are wary to ride into the forest that appeared during the night. Gandalf leads them inside. There is no sign of any of the Orcs that ventured into the forest. When they clear the forest, the riders see strange shapes that are twelve feet tall with strong bodies, long limbs and many-fingered hands. Gandalf says they are the shepherds of the trees, the Ents. As the men travel, they find that the river is dry. Théoden is upset that they will have to pass the place where many of his men lost their lives the night before trying to hold back Saruman’s army. They...

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