Season 2 Episode 8 – Ruin

Minas Tirith

  • Orodreth prepares his defences as orcs march on the fortress.
  • Despite a massive siege, the walls and defences of Minas Tirith hold.

Himring

  • The orcs advance on Himring in the East. Maedhros stands fast.
  • When the orcs attack the elves fight back with valour. Eventually Maedhros’ fury is so great that the orcs flee before him. Himring holds.

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Dor-lomin

  • Hador receives Fingolfin’s summons and rides out. His young grandsons, Hurin and Huor, go with him

Sirion

  • Finrod rides to the aid of Minas Tirith.

Minas Tirith

  • The fortress holds but the defenders are too few to hold out if the gates break.
  • Finrod comes upon the army and smashes them, forcing them to retreat north.
  • Orodreth leaves behind a small force and joins Finrod’s army, heading north.

Eithel Sirion

  • Fingon’s forces reach the nearly overrun fortress of Barad Eithel.

Vale of Sirion

  • Coming across an orc party fleeing Minas Tirith, Hador’s forces are attacked. Hurin and Huor are separated from the army.

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First Appearances – Hurin, Huor, Gundor, Gloredhel, Galdor

Adapted from chapters ‘Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin’ from the Silmarillion and ‘The Grey Annals’ from The War of the Jewels.

Pictures

  • The Battle of Sudden Flame – Filat
  • Tears Unnumbered – Maedhros – Meisiluosi
  • Aid on the Fens – Henning Janssen
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