No one knows for sure what started the Second Age. No one really understands how it started. There are some that believe it was the Deeping Delv that sought knowledge to close to the infernal powers. Perhaps it was the rough skinned Ork that pushed humans to the brink. What is clear however that the harrowing of the Second Age brought man to brink of extinction.
Beyond the events that are chronicled here were the factors of plague, starvation and famine…
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