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[[Arda]] Marred (''Arda Hastaina'' in [[Quenya]]) is a term referring to the world as it now is, stained by the evil of [[Melkor]]. The Discords of Melkor in the [[Music of the Ainur]], and especially his later actions upon Earth, have caused evil and suffering that was not part of the original plan of [[Eä]], according to the [[Elves]]. Melkor's very essence seeped into the fabric of Arda, so that nothing in it, and nothing that is sustained by it, is free from the Marring. This is why the [[Free Peoples]] of Arda can be deceived and enticed to evil.
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[[Arda]] Marred (''Arda Hastaina'' in [[Quenya]]) is a term referring to the world as it now is, stained by the evil of [[Melkor]]. The Discords of Melkor in the [[Music of the Ainur]], and especially his later actions upon Earth, have caused evil and suffering that were not part of the original plan of [[Eä]], according to the [[Elves]]. Melkor's very essence seeped into the fabric of Arda, so that nothing in it, and nothing that is sustained by it, is free from the Marring. This is why the [[Free Peoples]] of Arda can be deceived and enticed to evil.
  
There are rumors that [[Eru]] will come to the Arda and amend the Marring himself, and that a new world will one day be made: Arda Healed (''Arda Envinyanta''), but no one in Arda, not even the [[Valar]], knows this for sure.
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There are rumors that [[Eru]] will come to the Arda and amend the Marring himself, and that a new world will one day be made: Arda Healed (''Arda Envinyanta''); but no one in Arda, possibly not even the [[Valar]], knows this for sure.

Revision as of 08:19, 8 October 2006

Arda Marred (Arda Hastaina in Quenya) is a term referring to the world as it now is, stained by the evil of Melkor. The Discords of Melkor in the Music of the Ainur, and especially his later actions upon Earth, have caused evil and suffering that were not part of the original plan of , according to the Elves. Melkor's very essence seeped into the fabric of Arda, so that nothing in it, and nothing that is sustained by it, is free from the Marring. This is why the Free Peoples of Arda can be deceived and enticed to evil.

There are rumors that Eru will come to the Arda and amend the Marring himself, and that a new world will one day be made: Arda Healed (Arda Envinyanta); but no one in Arda, possibly not even the Valar, knows this for sure.