Unfinished Tales: The Lost Lore of Middle-earth - Chapter 7, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields Summary

Isildur, the king of Arnor, puts things in order in Gondor and leaves with his three sons and a host of soldiers on what is to be a forty day trip on foot to Imladris, where his wife and youngest son are. He bears a special ring. Thirty days into the trip, he and his group of men are attacked by a group of Orcs. There are several times as many Orcs as men, so even though the men are large and well trained, the Orcs manage to kill almost all of the men by sacrificing most of their own lives. Isildur sends away his esquire, Ohtar, and Ohtar's companion, instructing them to get the remnants of a special sword to safety, lest it be captured. In the midst of the fighting, Isildur slips on...

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