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The '''Bent World''' was a name describing the condition of [[Arda]] after the destruction of [[Númenor]] and the removal of [[Valinor]] in the late [[Second Age]]; after this, the world was made 'bent' (or 'round') and only the [[Elves]] could still follow the Straight Road to the [[Undying Lands]].
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The '''Bent World''' was a name describing the condition of [[Arda]] after the destruction of [[Númenor]] and the removal of [[Valinor]] in the late [[Second Age]];<ref>{{S|Rings}}</ref> after this, the world was made 'bent' (or 'round') and only the [[Elves]] could still follow the [[Straight Road]] to the [[Undying Lands]].<ref>{{S|Akallabeth}}</ref>
 
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The Bent World was a name describing the condition of Arda after the destruction of Númenor and the removal of Valinor in the late Second Age;[1] after this, the world was made 'bent' (or 'round') and only the Elves could still follow the Straight Road to the Undying Lands.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor"