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A Elbereth Gilthoniel!

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Created on 2011-12-30 06:16:44 (#1329229), last updated 2014-09-25 (159 weeks ago)

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"He was as noble and as fair in face as an elf-lord, as strong as a warrior, as wise as a wizard, as venerable as a king of dwarves, and as kind as summer."
The Hobbit

Name: Elrond Peredhil

"The face of Elrond was ageless, neither old nor young, though in it was written the memory of many things both glad and sorrowful. His hair was dark as the shadows of twilight, and upon it was set a circlet of silver; his eyes were grey as a clear evening, and in them was a light like the light of stars. Venerable he seemed as a king crowned with many winters, and yet hale as a tried warrior in the fullness of his strength. He was the Lord of Rivendell and mighty among both Elves and Men."
Lord of the Rings: Many Meetings

Or in other words; tall, very tall, with a fair complexion and very dark hair. Healthy and fit and hard to determine age-wise, but looks somewhere between 35-45. His gaze is intense and his manner is confident and self-assured, but he is also very courteous and kind. And curious. Insatiably and unapologetically curious. He is a loremaster and knowledge is, to him, priceless.

His hair is long and his ears may very well be leaf-shaped.

He is a warrior, a war-leader, a healer, a story-teller, a husband, a father, and someone who's had to live with the consequences of actions (those of others as well as his own) for what seems like an eternity.

One of the greatest Elves in the history of Middle-earth, Elrond was born at the Havens of Sirion late in the First Age. During their sack, he and his brother Elros were taken captive by the Sons of Fëanor, but Maglor took pity on them and released them. When they were rescued, Elrond was found playing in a cave beneath a waterfall, and so received his name.

Both of Elrond's parents were half-elven, and after the War of Wrath he was given a choice; whether to be counted amongst the kindred of Elves or of Men. He chose the Firstborn, and remained in Lindon with High King Gil-galad.

After the invasion of Eriador by Sauron in the mid-Second Age, Elrond founded a refuge there in a deep hidden valley; this was named Imladris, or Rivendell in the Common Speech. After Sauron's defeat by Tar-Minastir of Númenor, Elrond remained in Rivendell, where he prospered with the aid of the Great Ring, Vilya.

Elrond played a great part in the histories of the Second and Third Ages; he marched with Gil-galad and Elendil to the War of the Last Alliance, and was a leading member of the White Council. At the time of the Council of Elrond in 3018 (Third Age), he had dwelt in Middle-earth for some 6,500 years.
(taken from the Encyclopedia of Arda)

He set sail and left with the other Ringbearers but who knows what might happen on The Straight Road...

Elrond Peredhel appears in the works by J-R.R. Tolkien (especially Lord of the Rings, less so The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and various editions of The History of Middle Earth), and is the property of The Tolkien Estate. He appears here solely for the purpose of role-playing in [info]milliways_bar and other venues, from which no profit whatsoever is being made.
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