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The Wanderings of Húrin

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Húrin and the tragedy of his children is referred to as Narn i Chîn Húrin. "The Wanderings of Húrin" is the conclusion to the "Narn". It is found in ''The War of the Jewels'', the eleventh book in The History of Middle Earth. This was not included in the final Silmarillion because Christopher Tolkien feared that the heavy compression which would have been necessary to make it a stylistic match with the rest of the book would have been too difficult and would have made the story overly complex and difficult to read.



The text starts with Húrin being realeased by Morgoth. Húrin gathers some outlaws together, led by Asgorn, and went to the halls of Lorgan. Lorgan finds out that Húrin wasn't with Morgoth as Lorgan hoped. Húrin seeks Gondolin, but fails to find it. All he manages is to reveal to Morgoth where abouts Gondolin is, and to seperate himself from his men.

Asgon and the outlaws expect to find Húrin in the Forest of Brethil. They were brought before Hardang but then sent out because they were ruled by the House of Hador of which Túrin was of also.

Meanwhile, Húrin travels to the River Taeglin.needs to be completed