The Flame Imperishable

“Therefore I say: Eä! Let these things Be! And I will send forth into the Void the Flame Imperishable, and it shall be the heart of the World, and the World shall Be;” — Silmarillion, Ainulindalië

Also known as the secret fire, as in “I am servant of the Secret Fire.”

I didn’t realize how hard the Ainulindalië was going to be to draw, but nothing really had a corporeal form at first, and there was only briefly light outside of Aman until the rise of Man.

  1 comment for “The Flame Imperishable

  1. March 29, 2016 at 9:30 am

    The Flame of Anor is simply the Sun, and nothing else. More specifically, it is the Dawn. Gandalf meant quite literally that

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