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Captivity of Melkor

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The term of three ages for which [[Melkor]] was held prisoner by the [[Valar]] in [[Valinor]]. At the end of the third age of his captivity, [[Manwë]] released Melkor, but he turned back to darkness, destroying the [[Two Trees]] and fleeing back to his strongholds in the north of [[Middle-earth]] with the [[Silmarils]].
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'''Captivity of Melkor''' was the term of three ages for which [[Melkor]] was held prisoner by the [[Valar]] in [[Valinor]]. At the end of the third age of his captivity, [[Manwë]] released Melkor, but he turned back to darkness, destroying the [[Two Trees]] and fleeing back to his strongholds in the north of [[Middle-earth]] with the [[Silmarils]].
  
 
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Revision as of 21:27, 9 February 2007

Captivity of Melkor was the term of three ages for which Melkor was held prisoner by the Valar in Valinor. At the end of the third age of his captivity, Manwë released Melkor, but he turned back to darkness, destroying the Two Trees and fleeing back to his strongholds in the north of Middle-earth with the Silmarils.