In Tolkien's legendarium, Middle Earth was initially on a flat world and linked to Valinor (where the Valar/Angels/blessed Elves are), but Eru (God) split the lands at the end of the Second Age, turning Middle Earth into a round world a.k.a. Earth, and "removing" Valinor from the physical plane. At the time of theā€¦ » 4/09/14 8:14am 4/09/14 8:14am