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After the Fall of the [[Two Lamps]], the Valar held council among themselves and  spoke of the message they had received from Eru Ilúvatar of his coming children, the [[Elves]]. [[Yavanna]] noted that the time of their arrival was unknown and they should not leave the lands of their future dwelling unprotected. [[Tulkas]] likewise agreed with the necessity of immediate action.<ref name="Captivity">{{S|Captivity}}</ref>
 
After the Fall of the [[Two Lamps]], the Valar held council among themselves and  spoke of the message they had received from Eru Ilúvatar of his coming children, the [[Elves]]. [[Yavanna]] noted that the time of their arrival was unknown and they should not leave the lands of their future dwelling unprotected. [[Tulkas]] likewise agreed with the necessity of immediate action.<ref name="Captivity">{{S|Captivity}}</ref>
[[File:Anke Eißmann - Oromë espies the first Elves.jpg|thumb|left|[[Anke Eißmann]] - ''Oromë espies the first Elves'']]
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[[File:Anke Eißmann - Oromë espies the first Elves.jpg|thumb|left|Anke Eißmann - ''Oromë espies the first Elves'']]
 
Manwë bid Mandos to speak, and he replied that the Children shall come in this age, and the [[Firstborn]] will walk under the stars. [[Varda]] then created other stars to help to light Middle Earth for the coming of the Elves.  Using silver dews from [[Telperion]], she created many new stars, including [[Wilwarin]], [[Telemendil]], and others. As a challenge to Melkor, high in the north, she hung the seven stars that make up the [[Sickle of the Valar]].  After Varda's long effort, the Elves, the Firstborn Children of Ilúvatar awoke in the starlight by the shores of [[Cuiviénen]], the Water of Awakening.<ref name="Captivity"/>
 
Manwë bid Mandos to speak, and he replied that the Children shall come in this age, and the [[Firstborn]] will walk under the stars. [[Varda]] then created other stars to help to light Middle Earth for the coming of the Elves.  Using silver dews from [[Telperion]], she created many new stars, including [[Wilwarin]], [[Telemendil]], and others. As a challenge to Melkor, high in the north, she hung the seven stars that make up the [[Sickle of the Valar]].  After Varda's long effort, the Elves, the Firstborn Children of Ilúvatar awoke in the starlight by the shores of [[Cuiviénen]], the Water of Awakening.<ref name="Captivity"/>
  

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