There are few Numenorean heroes with a more remarkable history than Isildur – or a more ambiguous persona. He was capable of great deeds. At great cost to himself he saved the seed of the White Tree from under the nose of Sauron and bore it to Middle Earth. Even after Isildur was long dead, Sauron poured all his malice and hatred against the city he founded – Minas Ithil. [More]