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Morgul-blades and lesser wraiths

Challenge Details

In "Flight to the Ford," Fellowship of the Ring, Strider takes a look at the knife-handle that stabbed Frodo and immediately knows what it is and what it does. So also do Glorfindel, Gandalf, and Elrond. Clearly, Frodo's not the first person to be stabbed with a Morgul knife, although he was probably one of few to survive it with his form intact.

So who were some of those unfortunate others from whom Elrond et al would've learned what a Morgul blade does? Write the tale of one of those other victims. What happened? Where did the new and weakened (Morgul knife victims become wraiths but weaker, capable of being dominated by the Ringwraiths themselves) wraith go? What was its place in Sauron's army of darkness (tm)?

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The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Cirdan - Healing in Arda Marred
General Audience
Last Updated: 31 Mar 03
Elrond is trying to heal Frodo. He remembers his first encounter with a Morgul knife, when Elros was stabbed. Maedhros and Maglor are called to heal Elros. Elrond saves Frodo.
TheSilverSpear - On the Ruins of Angmar
General Audience
Last Updated: 17 Jan 12

How did Aragorn learn what a Morgul blade looks like and what it does to people unlucky enough to be stabbed by one.


The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Gandalfs apprentice
Adoption Date: 07 Aug 06
Adoption Date: 29 Mar 03
Náriel Baggins
Adoption Date: 18 Nov 07
Adoption Date: 12 Apr 04

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Created: March 24, 2003

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Entries: 6

Originator: Dwimordene

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