Pre-Elven forms of the Ainur

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Pre-Elven forms of the Ainur

Postby Elaini » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:58 am

If my memory serves me right, the Ainur chose to take the Elven form once they first saw the first Elves, being impressed by them.

So what kind of forms did they have before that happened? Light? Mist? Humanoid?
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Re: Pre-Elven forms of the Ainur

Postby Galin » Fri May 11, 2018 7:03 am

We know this much of Yavanna, anyway:

"In the form of a woman she is tall, and robed in green; but at times she takes other shapes. Some there are who have seen her standing like a tree under heaven, crowned with the Sun; and from all its branches..."

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