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sundxwn: Light to the heaven by Thasu Thientumrongsuk Almaren…

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Light to the heaven by Thasu Thientumrongsuk

Almaren as it might have been in the Beginning of Days.

As yet no flower had bloomed nor any bird had sung, for these things waited still their time in the bosom of Yavanna; but wealth there was of her imagining, and nowhere more rich than in the midmost parts of the Earth, where the light of both the Lamps met and blended. And there upon the Isle of Almaren in the Great Lake was the first dwelling of the Valar when all things were young, and new-made green was yet a marvel in the eyes of the makers; and they were long content.
– The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion. Chapter I Of the Beginning of Days

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Light to the heaven by Thasu Thientumrongsuk

Almaren…

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morethanphotography: Sunrise at Cheow Lan Lake, Thailand by…

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Sunrise at Cheow Lan Lake, Thailand by KaupoKalda

Almaren upon the Great Lake.

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Reader: The Silmarillion. Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 11 “Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor”

ted nasmith_the silmarillion_2_quenta silmarillion_11_of the sun and moon and the hiding of valinor_medReader deep thought: Well, “You’ve got mail!” was probably the alert most in the Blessed Realm could only dream of hearing forevermore. If there was any notion of the Valar going native with their penchant of looking like the locals, the opening preamble proved the Valar were superior beings not born of Arda. The more surprising revelation must be the potential of Fëanor. Got to wonder, why a Noldor? Why not a Vanyar? Also, the Sun and the Moon!
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Reader: The Silmarillion. Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 1 “Of the Beginning of Days”

ted nasmith_the silmarillion_2_quenta silmarillion_1_of the beginning of days_medReader deep thought: Such a lot of drama just trying to throw the welcoming party for the Elves. Why didn’t the Valar just throw out the Maiar who had been corrupted by Melkor at the get go? Surely they were aware snitches were part of the Melkor issue. Would have saved everybody a lot of trouble if his eyes and ears in the Maiar community were disconnected, wouldn’t it?
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