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sitoutside:Horsehead Nebula in Orion – HaLRGB by cfaobam…


Horsehead Nebula in Orion - HaLRGB
by  cfaobam 

Then the pursuit was begun; and the earth shook beneath the horses of the host of Oromë, and the fire that was stricken from the hooves of Nahar was the first light that returned to Valinor.
– The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion Chapter VIII Of the Darkening of Valinor

Somewhere out there, the prototype for Nahar and the Mearas still roam the dark of the Void.

sitoutside:Horsehead Nebula in Orion – HaLRGB

by cfaobam…

morethanphotography:Pati oo by CecyliaLeszczak Felaróf.It was…


Pati oo by CecyliaLeszczak


It was upon Felaróf that Eorl rode to the Field of Celebrant….
These were the mearas, who would bear no one but the King of the Mark or
his sons…. Men said of them that Béma (whom
the Eldar call Oromë) must have brought their sire from West over Sea.

– The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, II The House of Eorl 

(Also for week 3 of the Tolkien readalong blog’s LotR Appendix A readalong.)

morethanphotography:Pati oo by CecyliaLeszczak
Felaróf.It was…

Reader: The Silmarillion. Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 14 “Of Beleriand and its Realms”

ted nasmith_the silmarillion_2_quenta silmarillion_14_of beleriand and its realms_medReader deep thought: Beleriand, north-west Middle-earth, action central of the First Age. Time to get the lay of the land, and know this land full of Elves, as things were during the Siege of Angband. Or geography!time aka this was the way the lembas crumble when the Elf-lords drew borders. And of course where there were maps, there was politics. Add Mr. Deceit himself and the DOOM of an entire clan of Eldalië, and things could only have gotten interesting. Still, ever hath music sootheth the savage beast. What a pity the Laiquendi were so shy.
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