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Ohtar delivers the shards of Narsil to Rivendell

Event Type: General

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 0003

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An event in the aftermath of the Disaster of the Gladden Fields; see that entry for an overview:
Ohtar and his companion escaped, bearing with them the shards of Narsil.

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 1, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields: The Sources of the Legend of Isildur's Death

Ohtar brings the shards of Narsil to Imladris.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

'From the ruin of the Gladden Fields, where Isildur perished, three men only came ever back over the mountains after long wandering. One of these was Ohtar, the esquire of Isildur, who bore the shards of the sword of Elendil; and he brought them to Valandil, the heir of Isildur, who being but a child had remained here in Rivendell. But Narsil was broken and its light extinguished, and it has not yet been forged again.'

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 2, Ch 2, The Council of Elrond

And Master Elrond foretold that this would not be done until the Ruling Ring should be found again and Sauron should return; but the hope of Elves and Men was that these things might never come to pass.

The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 7Nov07

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