April 25

Day 115

Basic Reading: 

    The Silmarillion: Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor
    *Read the second fourth of this chapter today, so that you have finished about half.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Expanded Story:

    • The Lost Road: Part One, Section III. The Lost Road, (i) The opening chapters

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why did the Númenóreans begin to mistrust the Valar and the Eldar?
    2. How did Sauron begin to influence the Númenóreans?
    3. Why weren’t Tar-Palantir’s efforts enough to appease the Valar?