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Shards of Narsil

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The '''Shards of Narsil''' were the pieces of the famous weapon of [[Narsil]] which had been broken by [[Elendil]]'s fall at the end of the [[Second Age]] in the [[War of the Last Alliance]]. It was then that [[Isildur]] slew [[Sauron]] with the hilt of the Shards. Isildur later transported the Shards home with him but he was killed along the way. It was [[Ohtar]], the squire of Isildur who took the Shards and brought them to [[Rivendell]]. The pieces were kept as heirlooms until the time came in [[Third Age 3019]] for the shards to be reforged as [[Andúril]].
 
The '''Shards of Narsil''' were the pieces of the famous weapon of [[Narsil]] which had been broken by [[Elendil]]'s fall at the end of the [[Second Age]] in the [[War of the Last Alliance]]. It was then that [[Isildur]] slew [[Sauron]] with the hilt of the Shards. Isildur later transported the Shards home with him but he was killed along the way. It was [[Ohtar]], the squire of Isildur who took the Shards and brought them to [[Rivendell]]. The pieces were kept as heirlooms until the time came in [[Third Age 3019]] for the shards to be reforged as [[Andúril]].
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
'''2001: ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'':'''
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'''2001: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'':'''
 
:In the film, Narsil is not broken in two, but several parts. Unlike in the book, Aragorn does not bear them with him, but are kept on a display in [[Rivendell]].<br>Boromir finds out there that the shards are "still sharp", a line which can be a reference to the character [[Wikipedia:Richard Sharpe (fictional character)|Richard Sharpe]] portrayed by [[Sean Bean]] on TV.<br>Aragorn is seen reverently placing the hilt of Narsil back into the display after Boromir dropped it on the floor.
 
:In the film, Narsil is not broken in two, but several parts. Unlike in the book, Aragorn does not bear them with him, but are kept on a display in [[Rivendell]].<br>Boromir finds out there that the shards are "still sharp", a line which can be a reference to the character [[Wikipedia:Richard Sharpe (fictional character)|Richard Sharpe]] portrayed by [[Sean Bean]] on TV.<br>Aragorn is seen reverently placing the hilt of Narsil back into the display after Boromir dropped it on the floor.
 
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Revision as of 20:39, 3 July 2010

The Shards of Narsil were the pieces of the famous weapon of Narsil which had been broken by Elendil's fall at the end of the Second Age in the War of the Last Alliance. It was then that Isildur slew Sauron with the hilt of the Shards. Isildur later transported the Shards home with him but he was killed along the way. It was Ohtar, the squire of Isildur who took the Shards and brought them to Rivendell. The pieces were kept as heirlooms until the time came in Third Age 3019 for the shards to be reforged as Andúril.

Portrayal in adaptations

2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring:

In the film, Narsil is not broken in two, but several parts. Unlike in the book, Aragorn does not bear them with him, but are kept on a display in Rivendell.
Boromir finds out there that the shards are "still sharp", a line which can be a reference to the character Richard Sharpe portrayed by Sean Bean on TV.
Aragorn is seen reverently placing the hilt of Narsil back into the display after Boromir dropped it on the floor.