The Silmarillion is the definitive work on the creation and early years of J.R.R. Tolkien's mythological world of elves, men, dwarves, orcs, trolls and other creatures and their paths in Middle-earth and Arda. The work focuses mainly on the stories surrounding the Silmarils, the most beautiful and magical jewels ever created. The book includes a beautiful creation story and early stories of the gods, elves, and men. This community is for discussion of any topic related to The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, The Book of Lost Tales, The Lays of Beleriand, The Children of Húrin, or any other work or story related to the days before the Third Age.
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