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Dark Years

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The '''Dark Years''' was a term for the long years of hardship of the [[Men]] of [[Middle-earth]] during the [[Second Age]]. While [[Númenor]] flourished, the Men of Middle-earth endured trouble and war, and many of them turned to the worship of [[Sauron]] in this time. The Dark Years ended with the coming of [[Elendil]] and his sons near the end of the Second Age.
 
The '''Dark Years''' was a term for the long years of hardship of the [[Men]] of [[Middle-earth]] during the [[Second Age]]. While [[Númenor]] flourished, the Men of Middle-earth endured trouble and war, and many of them turned to the worship of [[Sauron]] in this time. The Dark Years ended with the coming of [[Elendil]] and his sons near the end of the Second Age.
  
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== See Also ==
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*[[Accursed Years]]
 
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Revision as of 01:00, 15 June 2007

The Dark Years was a term for the long years of hardship of the Men of Middle-earth during the Second Age. While Númenor flourished, the Men of Middle-earth endured trouble and war, and many of them turned to the worship of Sauron in this time. The Dark Years ended with the coming of Elendil and his sons near the end of the Second Age.

See Also