Season 1 Episode 3 – Formenos

Prologue – Valinor (Y.T. 1)

Aule is about to destroy the dwarves, but receives a message from the One to let them live, but not to awaken them before the elves.

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Formenos (Y.T. 1492-1495)

  • Feanor and his family settle in to their new home.
  • The Valar send Tulkas to imprison Melkor again, but he cannot be found.
  • Melkor arrives at Formenos and speaks to Feanor and Finwe.
  • Finwe sends messengers to Manwe.
  • Feanor sees through Melkor’s lies and kicks him out of Formenos.

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  • Galadriel meets an elf, Celeborn.

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  • Melkor flees south and meets with Ungoliant.

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First Appearance – Celeborn, Ungoliant

Adapted from chapters ‘Of Aule and Yavanna’, ‘Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor’ and ‘Of the Darkening of Valinor’ from The Silmarillion, and ‘The History of Galadriel and Celeborn’ from Unfinished Tales.

Pictures

  • Formenos – Luis F. Bejarano
  • Aule the Destroyer – Ted Nasmith
  • Ungoliant and Morgoth – John Howe
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Season 1 Episode 4 – Nightfall

Prologue – Valinor (Y.T. 1)

The Creation of the Two Trees. Maglor recounts to Elrond the names of the Valar.

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Valinor (Y.T. 1495)

  • The Valar try and reconcile Feanor and Fingolfin
  • Feanor is invited to Valinor
  • Fingolfin offers his hand to Feanor, recognising his place as eldest and heir of Finwe.
  • Melkor and Ungoliant travel to Valinor.
  • As Feanor and Fingolfin are being reconciled, Ungoliant destroys the two trees.

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  • Yavanna examines the Two Trees and finds only the light of the Silmarils can restore them.
  • Orome and Tulkas go after Melkor with the Vanyar.
  • Manwe asks Feanor to give them up, but he refuses.
  • Messengers come from Formenos with news for Feanor

First Appearances – Glorfindel, Orodreth, Eonwe

Adapted from chapters ‘Valaquenta’, ‘Of the Beginning of Days’ and ‘Of the Darkening of Valinor’ from The Silmarillion.

Pictures

  • Two Trees of Valinor – MattBurton
  • Yavanna’s Trees – Jacek Kopalski
  • The Killing of the Trees – John Howe