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Battle of the Gladden Fields

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The Battle of Gladden Fields was a massacre of Isildur's personal guard. Only two survived, one of which was the esquire of [[Isildur]] which brought the shards of [[Narsil]] to [[Rivendall]]. During the last stand, [[Isildur]] put on the [[One Ring]] and tried to swim the [[Anduin River]] but, at the last second, the Ring abandoned him, and [[orcs]] killed him.
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The '''Battle of Gladden Fields''' was an ambush on [[Isildur]] and his personal guard. During the last stand, Isildur put on the [[One Ring]] and tried to swim the [[Anduin]].  But the Ring slipped off his finger as he swam, and as he rose out of the water in the moonlight prowling [[Orcs]] shot him. Only two of the ambushed survived, one of which was his esquire which brought the shards of [[Narsil]] to [[Rivendell]].
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Revision as of 23:53, 23 July 2006

The Battle of Gladden Fields was an ambush on Isildur and his personal guard. During the last stand, Isildur put on the One Ring and tried to swim the Anduin. But the Ring slipped off his finger as he swam, and as he rose out of the water in the moonlight prowling Orcs shot him. Only two of the ambushed survived, one of which was his esquire which brought the shards of Narsil to Rivendell.