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The Valar are not gods, Fëanor is not a hero and the Doom was not a curse

The Valar are not gods, Fëanor is not a hero and the Doom was not a curse:

beguilingblackness:

Let me start this by saying that my opinion is the final say on the matter and that any who disagree will be drawn and quartered… Of course not, you’re all allowed to disagree with the Lord of Darkness, Master of the World and King of Men. Nothing bad will come of it 🙂

Very interesting read, both the source and esbonline‘s addendum. I just like to say: History is written by the victor. =)

The Valar are not gods, Fëanor is not a hero and the Doom was not a curse

bookorithms:Perfection is a bookstore with cats in it. These…

bookorithms:

Perfection is a bookstore with cats in it. These adorable felines live at David Mason Books in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Ah yes. As the good sir, Mr. Albert Schweitzer said: “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.”

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I’m greedy and needy. So I say we need the perfect triumvirate (in no particular order): cats, books, music.

bookorithms:Perfection is a bookstore with cats in it. These…

In Varda’s playground, aka stellar rorschach

VardaAgainst the deep of the Firmament, the Queen of the Valar made new stars, twinkling beacons that break the unending dark, a welcome from the heavens for the Firstborn waking upon the shores of Cuiviénen, in response to the Doom Mandos spoke.

‘In this age the Children of Ilúvatar shall come indeed, but they come not yet. Moreover it is doom that the Firstborn shall come in the darkness, and shall look first upon the stars. Great light shall be for their waning. To Varda ever shall they call at need.’

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