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January in The Lord of the Rings

The Fellowship flees Moria after Gandalf fights a Balrog

They awake to daylight entering the cavern, and soon discover Balin's tomb (the Chamber of Mazarbul) in which they find a book that recounts the Dwarves failed attempt to retake Moria. The Fellowship is attacked by orcs and cave trolls; Frodo is saved from a spear by his mythril coat. Gandalf fights a Balrog, and is forced to destory the bridge of Khazad-Dum. He and the Balrog are cast into the Abyss, while the rest of the Fellowship escapes from Moria into Dimrill Dale. After weeping Gandalf's "demise" they head from Dimrill Dale to Lothlorien. They rest at the River Nimrodell, where they soon encounter Haldir and other elves. Haldir brings them up into the trees where they stay the night.

These major characters were present

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Bilbo Baggins
  • Peregrin Took
  • Meriodic Brandybuck
  • Aragorn
  • Legolas
  • Gimili son of Gloin
  • Smeagol (Gollum)
  • Boromir

In the calendar of the Shire, there are 12 months each with 30 days, so there will be no results for the 31st of any month, and February will have entries on the 29th and 30th.

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