'I fear we may have been deceived, (your name), for this scroll is written in Black Speech and may say nothing of value. I cannot say, for Black Speech is not a tongue with which I am familiar. Even so, I would know what this says.
'Perhaps the Elf Laerdan may have some proficiency in this writing. He is an old friend of my father's and is here in Gath Forthnír.
'Take the scroll to him and ask him his opinion. If it may help us free my father, then we must learn its secrets at once!'
You retrieved the scroll from Raghnall, but it was written in Black Speech, which Lorniel is unable to translate.
Talk to Laerdan
Bring the scroll to Elrond Halfelven
|Book VII, Chapter 1: Hidden in Shadow||46||Angmar||Eastern Malenhad|
|Chapter 2: Crossing the Shadow||46||Angmar||Gath Forthnir|
|Chapter 3: Opening the Way||47||Angmar||Gath Forthnir|
|Chapter 4: Dwarf Mastery||47||Rivendell||The Last Homely House|
|Chapter 5: What Is Needed||48||Thorin's Gate||Thorin's Hall|
|Chapter 6: Thror's Hammer||48||Thorin's Gate||Thorin's Hall|
|Instance: Thror's Hammer||48||Thorin's Gate||Skorgrim's Tomb|
|Chapter 7: The Key Forged||49||Thorin's Gate||Thorin's Hall|
|Chapter 8: The Gates of Carn Dûm||49||Angmar||Gath Forthnir|
|Instance: The Gates of Carn Dûm||49||Angmar||Gath Forthnir|