The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: Who is the Brother of Galadriel?

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: Who is the Brother of Galadriel?
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Warning: This article may contain spoilers for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power! Read at your own risk!

The double-header premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has a lot to unpack as it takes everyone back to the Second Age and one of the small yet pivotal roles in the series would be Finrod, Galadriel's bother, played by Will Fletcher.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: Who is the Brother of Galadriel, Finrod?

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: Who is the Brother of Galadriel, Finrod?
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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: Who is the Brother of Galadriel, Finrod?

Finrod is the brother of Galadriel who played a pivotal role in The Silmarillion during the First Age. Of all the older brothers of Galadriel, Finrod is the eldest one with Aegnor and Angrod as the second and third before Galadriel.

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Finrod left Valinor and joined the Fëanor. Finrod has an outstanding contribution in the First Age such as the establishment of Nargothrond where he worked with the elves on their Elven Kingdom. He also took part in the creation of Nauglamir, symbolizing the craftsmanship of the dwarves.

As the first-Elf in Middle-earth, he was the first one of his kind to have encountered the humans whom he taught Sindarin, the Elvish language, and being of help in various occasions.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: How Important is Finrod's Part in the Narrative?

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: How Important is Finrod's Part in the Narrative?
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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: How Important is Finrod's Part in the Narrative?

Because of his connection to the Barahir family, Finrod became connected to the family with a debt he had to pay to them. Finrod used his ability to enchant so they would look like orcs. Unfortunately, Finrod was imprisoned, captured, then killed by Sauron.

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From the trailer of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Galadriel makes a promise to her brother that his mission will be carried over and she will do everything in her power to avenge Finrod. His death sparked something within Galadriel for her to continue the fight.

Thankfully, reincarnation exists in the, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, and Finrod is one of the few characters to have experienced such in the lore where he got to Valinor with his wife, Amarië.

His death sparked something within Galadriel to continue the fight, especially which marks the beginning of the journey of Galadriel as she makes a promise to her brother that his mission will be carried over and she will do everything in her power to make it a success.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Episodes 1 and 2 are now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.