March 13

Day 72

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 14: The Journey of Morwen and Niënor to Nargothrond
    *Read the second third of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The Peoples of Middle-Earth: Part Two, Section XII. The Problem of Ros

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Book of Lost Tales 2: II. Turambar and the Foalókë - Commentary section 3: Miscellaneous Matters, (vi) The stature of Elves and Men

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. How could Mablung’s plan have been improved?
    2. Why do some people remain calm when others panic?
    3. Is there any hope for the children of Húrin?