... after the fall of Gil-galad, Master Elrond abode in Imladris gathered there many Elves, and other folk of wisdom and power from among all the kindreds of Middle-earth, and he preserved through many lives of Men the memory of all that had been fair; and the house of Elrond was a refuge for the weary and the oppressed, and a treasury of good counsel and wise lore. --- JRR Tolkien, Silmarillion.
MUME's RivendellThe Last Homely House of Elrond is located in Rivendell, which is one of the last conclaves of Elves remaining in Middle-earth. Rivendell is a haven for all that is kind and just, and no evil will pass its borders.
This is a haven of good surrounded by the wild and evil things of the east. Elrond Half-elven rules wisely there, with his household; there are shops, a resting-place, and wise guild masters. Evil people are not welcome there! The only entrance from outside is across a ford at a location which is governed by Elrond's magic powers!
However, hunting and travel anywhere near Rivendell is dangerous, and only the bold, the strong, or the rash will go there. Furthermore, in wintertime Elrond's control over the ford is less, and the haven is not as safe.
You can get anything you desire in the peaceful land, be it merrymaking and
song, or reflective thought. All is provided in the
beautiful city. Visitors should be warned that Rivendell is well-hidden from
anyone's eyes, and anyone leaving it would not be able to
return easily unless they
|See also:||ARDA, BREE, BLUE MOUNTAINS, FORNOST, GREY HAVENS, SHIRE, SEEK, LÓRIEN, THARBAD|
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