Very Rain of Sparrows, A
1. Annals of the Kings
'That very summer, the pretender took the throne, and there was war in Gondor. Those who had sworn their oaths at Pelargir held true to them, and the South upheld the honor and dignity of Gondor’s royal blood, and the people of Gondor were with them. Men of all ranks swore oath and followed Castamir to Osgiliath.
'Thus they had the victory at last, and in 1437, Castamir assumed the throne, and put down the pretensions of the foreign peoples who had sought to rise with the pretender. He restored the Dúnedain to their place, and since then his reign has seen many years of peace… '
—Daerthandur of Umbar, Master of the Royal Guild of Scriveners, 1447 of the Third Age, tenth year of the reign of King Castamir the Bold
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