in dfifferent versions of the story Arien is a Maia of either Vána or Varda. I think she fits better as a follower of Varda because of the fire-light connection, though she could certainly have assisted Vána from time to time on her projects.
Part 278: Mooning over her
Next time: Part 279: Outpouring of grief
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Original story by and copyright to J R R Tolkien, ed. C Tolkien: Primarily based on the Silmarillion, but incorporating ideas from the 12-volume History of Middle Earth series.
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