- Eol, the Dark Elf, crafts a master sword, Anglachel, he gives to Thingol. After receiving little gratitude, he leaves the forest.
- Turgon welcomes his people to Gondolin. He has a private moment with his daughter dedicating the city to his late wife.
- Finrod continues construction of his fortress with help of the dwarves.
(200 Years Later)
- Aredhel seeks permission to leave Gondolin. Turgon agrees only if she sees Fingon, but she disobeys.
- Glaurung, father of dragons, leads a host from Thangorodrim and pushes the Noldor from Ard-Galen.
- Eol feasts with the dwarves of the Blue Mountains. After the feast he returns to Nan Elmoth, where he comes across Aredhel, daughter of Fingolfin. Using his enchanting voice, he lures her deeper into the forest, where he ensnares her.
- Fingon rides against Glaurung with a company of mounted archers. The orcs are driven back, but Glaurung remains. Fingon personally shoots Glaurung in the eye, causing him to retreat.
- Finrod, Maglor and Maedhros hunt east of the river
- Leaving the brothers, Finrod encounters men of the House of Beor. Welcoming them to Beleriand, he speaks with Beor the Old.
First Appearances – Eol, Beor, Malach, Glaurung, Azaghal
Adapted from chapters ‘Of the Return of the Noldor’, ‘Of the Noldor in Beleriand’, ‘Of Maeglin’ and ‘Of the Coming of Men Into the West’ from The Silmarillion and ‘The Grey Annals’ from The War of the Jewels.
- Nan Elmoth – Noldomirwen
- Nargothrond – J.R.R. Tolkien
- Eol Welcomes Aredhel – Ted Nasmith
- Glaurung is Humbled – Ted Nasmith
- Morgoth denounces Glaurung for his actions. He then talks with Sauron about how to break the siege.
- The Green-Elves of Ossiriand scuffle with the men of Beor. Unable to understand each other, they prepare to attack. Finrod steps in and talks down the Green-Elves.
- Finrod leads the men across Beleriand. He speaks with Galadriel to allow them into Doriath to see Thingol. Thingol gives them permission to cross his lands.
- Aredhel bears Eol a son, Maeglin. She wishes to return with them to Gondolin, but he refuses.
- Eol leaves to visit the dwarves. When he returns he finds Aredhel gone with Maeglin. He follows their trail
- Finrod leads Beor and his followers to Estolad, where they settle. Beor leaves his men to visit the High King of the Noldor.
- Beor and Malach speak with Fingolfin.
- Finrod returns to Nargothrond. Beor wishes to remain in his service.
- Not long after returning to Nargothrond, Beor dies of old age.
- Eol finds Aredhel at the entrance to Gondolin and follows them.
- Eol reveals himself to Turgon. Turgon welcomes him as a kinsman.
- Eol wishes to leave, but Turgon tells him none who enter the Hidden City may leave. Eol is enraged by this, and he chooses death, for him and his son. He throws a poisoned dart at Maeglin, but it is caught by Aredhel. The poison pierces her skin and she is killed.
- Turgon casts Eol from the walls of Gondolin.
First Appearance – Maeglin
Deaths – Eol, Aredhel, Beor, Malach
Adapted from chapters ‘Of Maeglin’ and ‘Of the Coming of Men Into the West’ from The Silmarillion and ‘The Later Quenta Silmarillion’ from The War of the Jewels.
- The Awakening – Tumasch
- Felagund Among Beor’s Men – Ted Nasmith
- Eol is Led to the Walls – Ted Nasmith
- Thorondor brings Fingolfn’s body to a peak above Gondolin. Turgon sees this and hurries up there. He builds a cairn over his father’s body, before sending word to Fingon at Barad Eithel.
- Finrod and Barahir meet with Fingon. They receive word of the King’s death from Thorondor. Fingon is named High King of the Noldor.
- Finrod asks Barahir to return with him to Nargothrond, but Barahir instead returns to Dorthonion to help any of his people who remain
- Glaurung returns to Thangorodrim with ten thousand Noldorian prisoners. Sauron tells Morgoth of the lands and people they now control.
- Barahir manages to save many families who flee East. Refusing to leave behind his lands, he and 11 others form an outlaw band who remain in Dorthonion, contesting Morgoth’s rule.
- Maedhros and Maglor remained unharmed in the fortress. Maedhros tells Maglor they will continue to honour the oath and they will find their brothers.
Vale of Sirion
- Ulmo speaks to Thorondor the Eagle, who is flying back to Gondolin. He convinces him to take Hurin and Huor to Gondolin.
- Hurin and Huor remain in the mist. Thorondor and his eagles come to them. Hurin is hesitant at first, but realises he has no other option.
- Thorondor flies Hurin and Huor to Gondolin, where he speaks with Turin about Ulmo’s words. Ulmo had said that the children of Hador will aid Gondolin in its darkest hour. Turgon welcomes the brothers.
Adapted from chapters ‘Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin’ and ‘Of Beren and Luthien’ from The Silmarillion.
- Death of Fingolfin – Abe Papakhian
- The Oath of Felagund – aautio
- At Tarn Aeluin – Ted Nasmith
- Hurin and Huor are Carried to Gondolin – Alan Lee