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Silmarillion the Good Parts Version 6 by spiegelscherben Silmarillion the Good Parts Version 6 by spiegelscherben
Chapter 6 part 2 - Of the Unchaining of Melkor

Editor's note:
Manwë let Melkor out of the prison the Valar put him in. This is explained with that Manwë was really nice and just couldn't understand evil.
In the meanwhile, Yavanna had grown two trees to replace the lamps Melkor had destroyed earlier. (The football is a reference to an old comic of mine which I haven't had time to vector yet.) No points for figuring out where this is headed...

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Then Manwë granted him pardon; but the Valar would not yet suffer him to depart beyond their sight and vigilance, and he was constrained to dwell within the gates of Valmar. But fair-seeming were all the words and deeds of Melkor in that time, and both the Valar and the Eldar had profit from his aid and counsel, if they sought it; and therefore in a while he was given leave to go freely about the land, and it seemed to Manwë that the evil of Melkor was cured. For Manwë was free from evil and could not comprehend it, and he knew that in the beginning, in the thought of Ilúvatar, Melkor had been even as he; and he saw not to the depths of Melkor’s heart, and did not perceive that all love had departed from him for ever.
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Herokiller12344 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
So basically, Melkor invented evil as a concept.
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japan-magpie Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
How cute is this?? Ungoliant is made of squee!
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cereus-cactus Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
Wow, Ungoliant is super cute the way you drew her ^_^
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FleurduFeu Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
"he asked really nice" oh manwe...
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Nerwen20 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
"He asked really nice" LOL. I always said Manwë was an idiot ;)
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ninquetari Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
He asked really nice!
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Their clothes' designs are great. :D
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iDance Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
"Oh, I let him out." :XD: I love these comics so much haha. Also Manwe's huge crown is adorable :D
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Kitt-Otter Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Cutest Melkor ever!!! "He asked really nice..." hehe... :D
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StrawberryJam1313 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011
Awww, Manwe is so adorable =D So is Melkor, actually... that's strange...
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Huinare Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so cute. The fact that I wanted to favorite it is actually what made me log on to my DA that I created six months ago and promptly forgot about. =D
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