- From the lowest dungeon to the highest peak it climbed. ascending in unbroken spiral in many thousand steps, until it issued at last in Durin's Tower carved in the living rock of Zirak-zigil, the pinnacle of the Silvertine.3.5 — Book 3 Chapter 5 — The White Rider (80% in)
- Gandalf would ascend into the tower, to discuss deep things beyond their comprehension in the high chambers of Orthanc.3.10 — Book 3 Chapter 10 — The Voice of Saruman (54% in)
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