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== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
 
== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
Gil-galad was conceived in an early story of ''[[The Fall of Númenor]]'' (c. [[1937]]), along with [[Elendil]] (In the previous conception, Elrond is the leader of the Elves who remained behind.<ref>((LR|P1II2}}</ref>), with whom they create a great league of Elves and Men and fight [[Sauron]] in [[Mordor]], but both are slain by him. In that text he is mentioned as a descendant of [[Fëanor]].<ref>{{LR|P1II3}}</ref>
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Gil-galad was originally, and briefly, conceived as a descendant of [[Fëanor]].  
  
 
Later, and through the writing of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', he was considered a son of [[Finrod Felagund]], until Tolkien decided that Felagund was unmarried and childless.  
 
Later, and through the writing of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', he was considered a son of [[Finrod Felagund]], until Tolkien decided that Felagund was unmarried and childless.  

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