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Breaking of the Fellowship

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The Breaking of the Fellowship was an event that occured on February 26, 3019. It involved the death of Boromir at the hands of the Uruk-hai and the splitting of the Fellowship of the Ring. Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took, two hobbits, were taken prisoner by the Uruks. Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee, the other two hobbits, set out on the last and most dangerous part of the Quest of the Ring through the Emyn Muil. And the remaining members, Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli, set out to try and rescue the two captured hobbits, Merry and Pippen.

Frodo had gone out of camp to decide whether to go to Mordor and detroy the Ring or to Minas Tirith in Gondor so that the fellowship could aide the defence of the city. While he was thinking, Boromir came upon him and talked of great battles and victories, to which Frodo did not listen much, but continued thinking. Boromir eventually attacked Frodo, who fled to take one of the boats across Anduin and go to Mordor. The remaining members of the fellowship looked for him, not knowing that he had fled from Boromir, but Samwise figured out his master's plan and went to Mordor with him. Boromir fell defending Merry and Pippen against many Uruk-hai. Merry and Pippen were taken, because it was beleived that one of them had the Ring, and should thus be taken to Isengard to be tortured by Saruman who wanted the Ring for himself. Aragorn heard Boromir tell that he had assaulted Frodo, and Aragorn kept this secret for a long while before revealing it to anyone. Boromir was put in a boat and sent of the Falls of Rauros.