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Battle of the Peak

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{{quote| ...Those that looked up from afar thought that the mountain was crowned with storm. Thunder they heard, and lightning, they said, smote upon Celebdil, and leaped back broken into tongues of fire.|''[[The Two Towers]]'', [[The White Rider]]}}  
 
{{quote| ...Those that looked up from afar thought that the mountain was crowned with storm. Thunder they heard, and lightning, they said, smote upon Celebdil, and leaped back broken into tongues of fire.|''[[The Two Towers]]'', [[The White Rider]]}}  
[[Gandalf|Gandalf's]] name for his climactic battle with the [[Balrogs|Balrog]] known as [[Durin's Bane]], on the peak of the mountain called [[Celebdil]], the [[Silvertine]].
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[[Gandalf|Gandalf's]] name for his climactic battle with the [[Balrogs|Balrog]] known as [[Durin's Bane]], on the peak of the mountain called [[Silvertine]].
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Gandalf pursued the Balrog from the depths of [[Moria]]. On the peak they fought for two days and nights and in the end, the Balrog was cast down and it broke the mountain-side as it fell. Gandalf himself died following this ordeal, but was later sent back to [[Middle-earth]] with even greater powers as Gandalf the White.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:16, 7 April 2011

" ...Those that looked up from afar thought that the mountain was crowned with storm. Thunder they heard, and lightning, they said, smote upon Celebdil, and leaped back broken into tongues of fire."
The Two Towers, The White Rider

Gandalf's name for his climactic battle with the Balrog known as Durin's Bane, on the peak of the mountain called Silvertine.

Gandalf pursued the Balrog from the depths of Moria. On the peak they fought for two days and nights and in the end, the Balrog was cast down and it broke the mountain-side as it fell. Gandalf himself died following this ordeal, but was later sent back to Middle-earth with even greater powers as Gandalf the White.