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Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth - The Battles of the Ford of Isen Summary & Analysis

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The Battles of the Ford of Isen Summary

The only real obstacles blocking Saruman from taking over the land of Rohan are Theodred and Eomer. The cousins are strong leaders and wholly devoted to king and country. The two men realized the negative effect that Grima had on their king's health and do all that they can to negate his council. Grima's hold on the king is strong, and he knows his opponents well. He is working to destroy Eomer in the eyes of the king, and therefore divide the power of the cousins.

At the battle of the Fords, Saruman gives specific orders that Theodred is to be killed at all costs. His finest warriors set themselves to this task and ignore the battle as a whole to achieve this end. Once Theodred is killed, Saruman's forces make a grave mistake by...

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