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Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Disaster of the Gladden Fields Summary

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The Disaster of the Gladden Fields Summary

After the fall of Sauron, Isildur is finally free to return home. He wants badly to make the trip and be reunited with his wife and youngest child. Isildur knows that the journey home is long, but he is also very familiar with the path having traveled it many times in his youth. Plus, he does not have to make the trip alone. Along with him travel his three sons and a full host of over two hundred mounted knights and soldiers. The trip should take them about 40 days to complete, and all goes well for the first 30 days. Unfortunately, their luck doesn't hold up. It's then that the company is set upon by a great host of orcs.

Isildur, sensing defeat, sends his squire away with the shards and sheath of Narsil, the sword that killed...

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