Today in Middle-Earth: the Chamber of Mazarbul, the Bridge of Khazad-dûm, and the fall of Gandalf (January 15th, 3019 T.A.)
With a terrible cry the Balrog fell forward, and its shadow plunged down and vanished. But even as it fell it swung its whip, and the thongs lashed and curled about the wizard’s knees dragging him to the brink. He staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. ‘Fly, you fools! ’ he cried, and was gone.