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Ilinsor

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Ilinsor was a Vala in The Book of Lost Tales. He was a Súru, one of the servants of Manwë and Varda, and later chosen as a steersman of the Moon for Silmo could not do it. The greater brightness of the Sun made him envious, therefore he chased the stars.[1][2]

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "VIII. The Tale of the Sun and Moon", pp. 192-5
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "IX. The Hiding of Valinor"