macalaures:


V a l a q u e n t a∟Námo and Vairë, The Doomsman and the Weaver 


Námo dwells in Mandos, which is westward in Valinor. He is the keeper of the Houses of the Dead, and the summoner of the spirits of the slain. He forgets nothing; and he knows all things that shall be, save only those that lie still in the freedom of Ilúvatar. He is the Doomsman of the Valar; but he pronounces his dooms and his judgement only at the bidding of Manwë. 
Vairë the Weaver is his spouse, who weaves all things that have ever been in Time into her storied webs, and the halls of Mandos that ever widen as the ages pass are clothed with them. 

macalaures:

V a l a q u e n t a
Námo and Vairë, The Doomsman and the Weaver 

Námo dwells in Mandos, which is westward in Valinor. He is the keeper of the Houses of the Dead, and the summoner of the spirits of the slain. He forgets nothing; and he knows all things that shall be, save only those that lie still in the freedom of Ilúvatar. He is the Doomsman of the Valar; but he pronounces his dooms and his judgement only at the bidding of Manwë. 

Vairë the Weaver is his spouse, who weaves all things that have ever been in Time into her storied webs, and the halls of Mandos that ever widen as the ages pass are clothed with them. 

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netherworldvineyard:

lintamande:

michelle-candice:

greymantleish:

michelle-candice:

Soooo. Does anyone know what Elrond and Elros’ names were before Maglor and Maedhros found them? I’ve been searching for hours…

As far as I know, the names Elrond and Elros were…

hereff:

From The Grey Annals in War of the Jewels

$53 Here the Moon and the Sun, wrought by the Valar after the death of the Trees, rose new in the heaven. First the Moon came forth, and even as it rose above the darkness in the West Fingolfin let blow his silver trumpets, and began his…

dwimmerlaiks:

I remember drawing this after I made that hobbit music AU way back, in which I think I said Galadriel would be Björk haha. Anyway and Reyks said that someone should draw Galadriel wearing Björk’s swan dress, which would have been hilarious (please somebody actually do it), so I was like WHY NOT but then obviously I totally failed and I didnt want to draw the poofy part so now it’s just a bit of swan (??) for no reason at all, so I scrapped it. but I just found it again and had to laugh so much because the whole swan carcass thing is just kinda unfortunate when you’re part noldo?? [suddenly a wild feanor appears, pulling hair and setting things on fire]

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worldflower:

ar-azruzimril:

And before I figure out how to screenshot the entire powerpoint and put it up, I would like to share this beautifully eloquent summary of the story of Beren and Luthien.

  • so there was beren
  • had a wife named luthien i think
  • went after silmarils (is that…
"Shall we mourn here deedless forever, a shadow-folk, mist-haunting, dropping vain tears in the thankless sea?"

Fëanor, “Of the Flight of the Noldor”, the Silmarillion.

I always thought this was a really beautiful turn of phrase, in Fëanor’s speech to the Noldor. But I just realised it’s also horribly ironic because it’s basically exactly what happened to Maglor, in the end.

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elec3nity:

'Step Into the Light' by XteveAbanto

elec3nity:

Of the Maiar: Part II.

Eönwë, Ossё, Arien, Ilmarё.

(Part I).

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far to the south about that plain, where after Gondolin did reign

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"Thus they broke off the hunt and returned to Nargothrond, and Lúthien was betrayed; for they held her fast, and took away her cloak, and she was not permitted to pass the gates or to speak with any save the brothers, Celegorm and Curufin. For now, believing that Beren and Felagund were prisoners beyond hope of aid, they purposed to let the King perish, and to keep Lúthien, and force Thingol to give her hand to Celegorm. Thus they would advance their power, and become the mightiest of the princes of the Noldor. And they did not purpose to seek the Silmarils by craft or war, or to suffer any others to do so, until they had all the might of the Elf-kingdoms under their hands."

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion, p.173 (Of Beren and Lúthien)

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