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Elves of the Darkness

The Moriquendi

A translation of Moriquendi, the name given to those Elves who never reached Aman or saw the Light of the Two Trees of Valinor. This included not only the Avari, who had rejected the summons of the Valar to travel into the West, but also the Úmanyar, those who had set out on the Great Journey but had ultimately remained in Middle-earth.

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Elves of the Twilight

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