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Eriador and the western lands
Brought about by the temporary withdrawal of Sauron, originally one of the Ainur


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Watchful Peace

The time of Sauron’s withdrawal into the east

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A period of nearly four hundred years in the later Third Age, during which Sauron withdrew before the power of the Wise and hid in the east of Middle-earth.

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