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Old 05-18-2020, 09:51 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by mhagain View Post
Yes, there's text in, I think, HoME XII that confirms this, the Sea of RhŻn was one of the stopping-off points on the Great March. The Cirdan material in XII is the place to look, IIRC.
HME XII 391. However, these "Late Writings" also mention, in slightly greater detail, the sojourn of the Peoples of Beor and Marach (Hador) on the shores of the Sea of Rhun during their much later migration: and there is not a trace of an Eldarin population at that time.
The entire plot of The Lord of the Rings could be said to turn on what Sauron didnít know, and when he didnít know it.
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