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Glorfindel and the balrog on the edge of the cliff by steamey Glorfindel and the balrog on the edge of the cliff by steamey
It was at that time that a balrog and a contingent of orcs ambushed their company. Glorfindel there accomplished his greatest deed, for he saved the lives of Tuor, Idril, and all the company when he defied the balrog. They fought long. According to The Fall of Gondolin Glorfindel stabbed it in the belly, but as the balrog fell it reached out and grabbed his long golden hair, pulling him back down over the edge of the cliff. He perished in the fall, but his body was borne up by Thorondor, and buried him with a mound of stones in the pass. On that mound grew yellow flowers (possibly celandine), despite its remote location.

Hmm...i've tried to depict Glorfindel as i imagine him, but i guess i`m failed(.He looks like Tilda Swinton in strange pose Oo
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ManorasFlame Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What an awesome picture of this scene!  
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The-Devi-stator Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
I like how your Glorfindel is armed with a sword and - well, not *staff* exactly, but close enough on first glance - thus echoing the other famous Balrog fight (I'm talking about Gandalf vs. Durin's Bane, of course). Was that intentional?
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steamey Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Oh, no). Its not the staff, Its a spear (should be, at least...). Apparently, it's my fault that I did this drawing so confusing.
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The-Devi-stator Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
No no, it isn't confusing, I did notice it's a spear! Sorry for being unclear.
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wilberarthur Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
Them Damn Balrogs and their tricks, always gotta be pulling people. I especially like how ,in this Depiction, his face shows no signs of fear it's more of a analyzing, cool headed, calculating glare. love it.
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Glorfindel is No 1 for Stupid Deaths in Middle-Earth xD Theoden and Ecthelion are quite close.

Very awesome pic :D
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steamey Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Ha-ha))))))Thanks)
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
Well, he died because a balrog pulled his HAIR.
Theoden was crushed under his own horse and Ecthelion drowned in his fountain xD
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steamey Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
I know,i know)Yeah,it really sounds funny)
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013
Well, you have to be especially stupid to die in a fountain.
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