59. 3017 - Timeline and Characters SPOILERS
March 1st Denethor sees Thorongil in the Palantír (late evening); Supper with Boromir; Faramir still in Pelargir.
March 2nd Weekly Council meeting.
March 3rd Thorongil/Gollum (Palantír); Boromir remembers a battle by the Falls of Rauros and the Nindalf (lost 67 men); Supper with Denethor - discussing Faramir and Osgiliath.
March 4th Faramir returns from Pelargir; Nuncheon with Denethor, Boromir and Faramir.
March 5th Boromir and Faramir visit Indis' grave in Rath Dínen - go on to Mindolluin; Denethor sees the past in the Palantír; then Finduilas; Misses daymeal with his sons; They also miss it - stay too long on the mountain; Boromir & Faramir begin search for Denethor.
March 6th Denethor awakes in the tower; Meets Faramir in his rooms; Reunion and breakfast with Boromir and Denethor and Faramir; Faramir and Boromir discuss Denethor's behavior; Great Hall - Boromir contemplates the King and the Steward's role; Boromir and Faramir have words - ends in friendly tussle; Húrin chastises them; Denethor sees attack on patrol at Henneth-Annûn by Easterlings; Sees Easterling army amassed at the Wetwang (Nindalf); Sends errand-rider to Henneth-Annûn to warn them; Boromir takes a company and rides north to prepare for battle (pre-dawn).
March 7th Full Council meeting; Denethor & Faramir bid each other good night; Denethor looks for signs of Boromir; Sees Henneth-Annûn in rest - knows rider has not arrived; Denethor confused - Faramir calms him; Boromir arrives Amon Dîn around 1am; Leaves around 4am; Arrives Cair Andros around 11am; Practice session with men around 6pm; Denethor sends Faramir to Osgiliath; Orders a full battalion to Henneth-Annûn under Faramir; Damrod and Mablung join Faramir.
March 8th Faramir arrives Osgiliath around 1am; Rests; Heads for Henneth-Annûn around 5am; Ambush at 11am; Faramir wounded; Boromir meets the enemy in battle at around 1pm; Battle over by 4pm; Company rests for the night; Denethor 'sees' Sauron; Damrod saves Faramir and leads the battalion back towards Osgiliath; Around 4pm - Damrod tends to Faramir's wounds; Resumes trip to Osgiliath; Faramir unconscious - arrows were poisoned; Denethor and Húrin discuss Warden's duties, wife for Boromir, and Faramir's duties; Denethor 'sees' signs of Boromir's victory and vision of Faramir; Faramir and company arrive Osgiliath around 8pm; Damrod decides to leave Osgiliath; Council meeting.
March 9th Boromir leads troops towards Henneth-Annûn; Damrod takes the wounded Faramir and a small company across the Pelennor to Minas Tirith 8am - the trip takes all day; Arrive 9pm; Denethor questions his choice of Húrin as Warden of the Keys; Denethor and Húrin discuss evacuation; Denethor stays by his son's side all night and most of the next day.
March 10th Denethor heads to Osgiliath; Stopped by Damrod; Sends Derufin instead; Boromir and company reach the pool near Henneth-Annûn; Boromir leaves his troops and heads with Arthad, his aide, to Henneth-Annûn; Leaves Henneth-Annûn around 1pm; Rider meets him and his company around 5pm; Boromir arrives at the Harad campsite at 6pm; Immediately departs with half a company towards ambush sight.
March 11th Boromir reaches the ambush sight around 2am; Knows Faramir must have commanded the troops; Searches for Faramir; Boromir leaves at 3am and arrives in Osgiliath at around 10am; Mablung and Derufin greet him; Derufin is temporary head of the troops at Osgiliath; Denethor spends half the day with Húrin and Imrahil; Mablung tells Boromir of attack and Faramir's wounding; Boromir and Derufin reunited; Boromir leaves for Minas Tirith around 2pm; Arrives in the City at 7pm; Immediately goes to the Houses; Faramir and Boromir are reunited; Boromir is too weary to meet with Denethor; He is excused; Denethor again spends the night at Faramir's sick bed.
March 12th Faramir wakes and shares a dream with Denethor; Their relationship strains even further; Denethor meets with Imrahil, Húrin and Boromir in his study; Boromir visits Faramir, then goes to captain Osgiliath; Council meeting.
March 22nd Boromir returns from Osgiliath; 'Rescues' Faramir from the Houses; Meets with Denethor and Imrahil
March 23rd Betrothal announcement; Awards given; Boromir heads towards Rohan; Denethor and the Palantír; Boromir meets with an angry Captain Guilin; Éomer sets out from the Mering Stream to Edoras; Faramir has relapse; Spring Festival (Tuilérë).
March 24th Boromir sets out from Amon Dîn to the Mering Stream; Faramir meets with Denethor; Ordered to Osgiliath; Boromir arrives at Eilenach.
March 25th Faramir's message reaches Boromir; Faramir starts out for Osgiliath; Boromir starts for Nardol and further; Denethor meets with Húrin and Imrahil regarding granaries and such.
March 26th Faramir wakes late afternoon and meets with Derufin; Council meeting.
March 27th Faramir, Derufin, Damrod and Mablung begin refortifying the garrison at Osgiliath; Denethor and Imrahil ride to the Harlond; Denethor turns aside and heads for Osgiliath; Faramir and Denethor meet.
March 28th Boromir reaches the Rohirric garrison at Mering Stream; Refused entry into Rohan; Denethor inspects the Rammas at the Forts and the Harlond.
March 29th Boromir leaves one company behind and rides with the other to Amon Anwar; Company attacked; Arthad in charge of the betrothal ceremony.
March 30th Denethor senses the Palantír only shows his sons when they are dead; Boromir is surrounded and taken captive; Orcs wait until nightfall, then prepare to leave; Faramir comes to Boromir in a dream; Éomer rescues Boromir; Long night's vigil over Boromir's broken body; Éomer sends errand-riders to Minas Tirith to notify Denethor of Boromir's wounding;
April 1st Mardil meets with Éomer; Mardil sends troops to find and destroy the Orcs; Denethor and Faramir both have misgivings.
April 2nd Boromir worsens - decision made to bring him to Minas Tirith; Rohirrim ride as scouts; Healer refuses to let them leave that night; Tends Boromir.
April 3rd Healer says Boromir is strong enough to move; Three Gondorian companies (one that was left by Boromir at the Mering and two from Amon Anwar) leave with Éomer's éored for Minas Tirith.
April 7th Boromir and company reach Nardol. Council meeting.
April 8th Lady Míriel enters Minas Tirith; Boromir reaches Eilenach; Ethuil begins (spring); Spring Ball is held in Merethrond; Treachery discovered at Boromir's camp.
April 9th Faramir rides to Amon Dîn; Receives new mount; Rides to Eilenach and meets with Boromir, Mardil and Éomer.
April 10th Betrothal ceremony rescheduled; Boromir reaches Amon Dîn; Mardil returns to Amon Anwar; Éomer accompanies Boromir; Faramir sends healer under guard to Edoras; Concerns of treachery in the City.
April 11th Boromir arrives in Minas Tirith; Denethor hears the tale of Boromir's journey.
April 12th Boromir wakes; Denethor has second thoughts about Míriel; Denethor meets with Éomer.
April 14th Council meeting; Boromir and Míriel meet.
April 15th Betrothal ceremony.
April 21st Miriel leaves for Dol Amroth.
May 20th Faramir and Damrod leave for the southern fiefs.
May 30th Attack on the homesteads of Anórien; Boromir and Arthad leave for Cair Andros; Miriel notified not to come to Minas Tirith for Loëndë.
June 21st Mithrandir comes to Minas Tirith; Hirgon placed in charge of errand-riders; sent to Cair Andros with orders for Boromir
Loëndë Midsummer's Day (June 22nd our calendar). Council meeting. Imrahil does not attend.
June 24th Tarostar hanged as traitor; two more supply wagons to sent to Cair Andros; Hirgon is made Captain of Errand-Riders
June 25th Faramir arrives at Dol Amroth; Míriel accosts him in Finduilas' garden; Miriel dies; Damrod takes knife meant for Faramir; Galador arrested.
June 28th Boromir battles Easterlings; Arthad dies in battle; Egalmoth becomes Boromir's Aide; Belegorn becomes Denethor's aide.
June 29th Faramir leaves Dol Amroth; Galador and wife banished to Athrad; Battleof Cair Andros continues.
June 30th Boromir returns to garrison of Cair Andros, then heads for Minas Tirith; discovers massacre.
August 1st Boromir returns to Minas Tirith; meets with Mithrandir and Denethor.
August 5th Faramir departs Dol Amroth after the mourning period.
August 15th Imrahil arrives in Minas Tirith; Faramir arrives at Pelargir; stays for three days; meets with Lord Amandil.
August 22th Faramir returns to Minas Tirith with undulant fever.
Sept. 5th Faramir's fever finally breaks
Sept. 19th -20th Council meeting.
Yáviérë Harvest festival (Sept. 21st our calendar).
Oct. 19th Faramir made Captain of Henneth-Annûn.
Oct. 20th Faramir leaves for Henneth-Annûn whilst Boromir leaves for Amon Dîn.
Mettarë Midwinter day; last day of the year 3017 (December 21st our calendar).
Yestarë New Year's Day (December 22nd our calendar).
Amlach Henneth-Annûn Captain
Amlaith Denethor's third aide in three years
Argon Master Warden of the Houses of Healing
Arthad † Boromir's aide after Derufin leaves him; does various duties in Minas Tirith whilst Boromir is in Rohan; dies at Battle of Cair Andros.
Baranor Aide to Captain Guilin at Amon Dîn; father to Beregond; Recalled to Minas Tirith and made tutor for esquires.
Belegorn Lieutenant under Mardil at Amon Anwar; recalled to Minas Tirith as Denethor's aide.
Beregond Guard at the Causeway Forts; promoted to Captain of Amon Dîn; demoted and made Boromir's aide.
Damrod Ranger from Henneth-Annûn
Derufin Of Blackroot Vale - Aide to Boromir
Dirhavel Healer - Osgiliath
Egalmoth Lieutenant in Boromir's company; becomes his aide
Éomer Third Marshal of the Riddermark
Galador Father of Míriel
Galdor Promoted to Captain of Amon Dîn
Gelmir Acting commander of Osgiliath; Captain
Guilin † Captain of Amon Dîn; then Captain in Boromir's company; Dies at the Mering Stream
Gwathmor Father is friend of Imrahil; Belegorn's father
Gwinhir Captain of the garrison at Pelargir - 2997; given the post again in 3017
Hador Cair Andros Captain
Hirgon Lieutenant in charge of the outpost at the Causeway Forts; Promoted to Captain of Errand-Riders
Húrin Warden of the Keys
Ivriniel Sister of Prince Imrahil
Lothíriel Daughter of Prince Imrahil
Mablung Ranger from Henneth-Annûn
Mardil Captain of Amon Anwar
Míriel † Cousin of Prince Imrahil, betrothed of Boromir of Gondor
Nerdanel Wife of Prince Imrahil
Ragorn Captain; member of Denethor's personal guard
Tarostar Lieutenant in charge of Errand-Riders Company
Tarranor Boromir's horse (remembrance)
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