Character Introductions

Rhiannon

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I'll work on lists like this for all the episodes. Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in flashbacks or telepathic communication.

Season 4, Episode 1

Frame:
  • Bilbo
  • Gandalf
  • Balin
Main Story:
  • Turgon
  • Idril
  • Ecthelion - helps Turgon set up camp; one of the ten guards Fingolfin brings to negotiations
  • Glorfindel - helps Turgon set up camp; guards Fingolfin's camp; first to speak to Cirdan and Celeborn; one of the ten guards Fingolfin brings to negotiations
  • Fingolfin
  • Angrod
  • Fingon
  • Rhogrin - with Fingon and Fingolfin when they meet the Messenger from Maglor's camp; angry and wants to pursue Messenger but held back; guards Fingolfin's camp; working at forge before Fingolfin comes in to reforge Ringil; goes to Maglor's camp to accuse him of kidnapping Fingon; one of the ten guards Fingolfin brings to negotiations
  • Feanorian Messenger - delivers news that Maglor is king and of the burning of the ships; learns of the crossing of the Helcaraxe; flees in order to avoid confronting Fingolfin
  • Feanorian Guards - two appear with Feanorian Messenger; guard Maglor's camp; ten go to the negotiations
  • Cirdan
  • Celeborn
  • Falathrim
  • Fingolfinian Guards - guard Fingolfin's camp; seven go to the negotiations
  • Maglor
  • Curufin
  • Diriel - works with Curufin to advise Maglor; keeps peace between Curufin and Celebrimbor
  • Amras
  • Celebrimbor
  • Galadriel
  • Finrod
  • Thingol*
  • Melian*
  • Melkor (in Valinor)*
  • Feanor*
  • Finwe*
  • Gothmog
  • Mairon
  • Troll - forced into sunlight by Mairon and Gothmog; turns to stone
  • Orcs - forced into sunlight by Mairon and Gothmog
  • Morgoth
  • Falathrim Messenger - sent by Celeborn to Doriath
  • Off-Screen Voice 1 - worried about Fingon's disappearance
  • Off-Screen Voice 2 - worried about Fingon's disappearance
  • Thorondor - watches Fingon hike around Thangorodrim; carries Fingon up to the ledge above Maedhros; carries Fingon and Maedhros away from Thangorodrim
  • Caranthir
  • Celegorm
  • Huan
  • Maedhros
  • Orc Messenger - tells Morgoth that Maedhros has been freed; slain by Morgoth
 

Rhiannon

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I'm keeping track of the movements of some of the minor characters even if they do not appear for the first time. Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in Galadriel's vision.

Season 4, Episode 2

Frame:
  • Balin
  • Gandalf
  • Bilbo
  • Dis - confronts Gandalf about the deaths of Fili, Kili, and Thorin; follows behind Balin, Gandalf, and Bilbo
  • Dwarves - patrons at the inn Balin, Gandalf, and Bilbo visit
Main Story:
  • Maedhros
  • Maglor
  • Curufin
  • Fingolfin
  • Fingon
  • Turgon
  • Finrod
  • Angrod
  • Aegnor
  • Galadriel
  • Mablung
  • Sindar Guards - there when Trader Dwarves arrive
  • Norn
  • Trader Dwarves - carry their wares into Menegroth
  • Thingol
  • Beleg
  • Celeborn
  • Fingolfinian Guards - go with Galadriel and Celeborn to Doriath; patrol border; confront Diriel's party but allow them to enter the camp
  • Aredhel
  • Celegorm
  • Feanorian Guards - patrol border; ready to go on patrol led by Caranthir
  • Diriel - leads party bringing provisions to Fingolfin's camp
  • Female Feanorian Elves - led by Diriel; bring provisions to Fingolfin's camp
  • Huan
  • Ecthelion - leader of Guards that confront Diriel's party
  • Female Fingolfinian Elves - accept provisions brought by Diriel's party
  • Feanorian Elves - most of the Feanorian camp is there to cheer for Maedhros when he first emerges wearing Feanor's crown; interact with Maedhros and Maglor as they go around the camp
  • Caranthir
  • Morgoth
  • Mairon
  • Gothmog
  • Luthien
  • Sindar Elves - attend feast in Menegroth
  • Melian
  • Fingolfin's Army - the entire army goes over to the Feanorian camp
  • Amras
  • Feanor*
  • Finwe*
  • Finarfin*
  • Earwen*
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in a vision Melian shows to Thingol.

Season 4, Episode 3

Frame:
  • Bilbo
  • Gandalf
  • Balin
  • Dis - splits off from the party to go to Erebor
  • Merchants - Men and Dwarves selling things in the market outside Dale
  • Customers - Men and Dwarves buying things in the market outside Dale
  • Man - complains about price of toys; complains about Bard not doing anything about prices
  • Woman - complains about price of oats; wants shutters to make her house look like houses in old Dale
  • Dwarf - sells farm implements; complains about Dain not doing anything about taxes
  • Hat Merchant - tries to sell Balin and Bilbo hats; surprised that Bilbo is a Hobbit
  • Gimli - looking for a new haft for his axe; not named yet
  • Dwarf Merchant 1 - wants to help his brother find space to set up a stall outside Dale
  • Dwarf Merchant 2 - runs the stall beside Dwarf Merchant 1
  • Dwarf Craftsman 1 - talks about repairs in Dale
  • Dwarf Craftsman 2 - talks about repairs in Dale
  • Leather Merchant - sells leather; confused why Dwarves are buying so much
  • Dwarf Leather Buyer - buys leather for armor
  • Wine Merchant - sells wine; mentions that the Elves are buying less
  • Pipe-Weed Merchant - sells pipe-weed
Main Story:
  • Fingolfin
  • Aredhel
  • Celegorm
  • Celeborn
  • Ecthelion - announces Angrod's return to Fingolfin
  • Angrod
  • Edhellos - greets Angrod when he returns; disapproving of Angrod when he fights Caranthir
  • Fingolfinian Guards - return from Doriath with Angrod
  • Galadriel
  • Melian
  • Luthien
  • Daeron
  • Thingol
  • Mablung
  • Fingon
  • Turgon
  • Finrod
  • Aegnor
  • Maedhros
  • Maglor
  • Caranthir
  • Curufin
  • Amras
  • Student Singers - Luthien's students who perform in a concert in Menegroth
  • Audience - watches the concert in Menegroth
  • Fingolfinian Elves - watch Angrod and Caranthir fight
  • Orodreth
  • Student Dancers - Luthien's young students in a dance class
  • Idril
  • Morgoth*
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in Turgon and Maedhros' memories.

Season 4, Episode 4

Frame:
  • Ravens - appear throughout
  • Dwarf - packs up his wares from the market
  • Bard - greets Bilbo, Gandalf, and Balin; takes Bilbo, Gandalf, and Balin on a tour through Dale; greets Dain; confronts Dain about his militarism; greets Thranduil
  • Ragna - greets Bilbo, Gandalf, and Balin; sings Bilbo's song; greets Thranduil
  • Man - Raven perches on his arm
  • Bilbo
  • Gandalf
  • Balin
  • Dain - greets Balin and Bilbo; concerned about Dragons; greets Thranduil
  • Dwarves - perform various militaristic duties in Erebor
  • Thorin Stonehelm - reports to Dain about the Dragonwatch
  • Dragonguard - marches into Dale; is intimidating; attends Ragna's concert
  • Citizens - are afraid of the Dragonguard; attend Ragna's concert
  • Mother - comforts her scared child
  • Child - afraid of the Dragonguard
  • Thranduil - arrives
  • Elven Warriors - arrive
Main Story:
  • Thuringwethil - everything seen through her point of view, but she does not appear on screen until the end
  • Elf - plays a harp while watching horses in Ard-galen
  • Finrod's Workers - building Minas Tirith
  • Finrod
  • Turgon
  • Ecthelion - announces Cirdan's arrival to Turgon
  • Cirdan
  • Feanor*
  • Noldor* - attend Feanor's speech in Tirion
  • Elenwe* - looks at Turgon from across the square at Tirion
  • Fingon
  • Aredhel
  • Scouts - mix of Noldor and Sindar; scout around Ard-galen; led by Fingon and Aredhel
  • Sindar Families - picnic on Ard-galen
  • Annael - picnics on Ard-galen, ignores Fingon's warning
  • [Annael's Wife] - picnics with Annael
  • [Annael's Son] - plays with Aredhel, gives Aredhel a flower crown
  • Dorthonion Soldiers - practice military formations under Edhellos' command
  • Edhellos - drills troops; talks about Dorthonion's defenses with Finrod, Angrod, and Aegnor; explains to Finrod why she has become Angrod's herald
  • Angrod
  • Aegnor
  • Celegorm
  • Curufin
  • Hunting Party - leaving Celegorm and Curufin's fortress
  • Huan
  • Amras
  • Hunters - return to Amras' camp
  • Maglor
  • Maglor's Guards - keep watch with Maglor
  • Caranthir
  • Caranthir's Workers - building Keep Helevorn
  • Maedhros
  • Soldier 1 - sparring with Maedhros
  • Soldier 2 - convinces Maedhros to take a break
  • Opponents - practice swordplay with Maedhros
  • Soldiers - patrol borders with Maedhros
  • Morgoth*
  • Fingolfin
  • Fingolfin's Entourage - visits Himring with Fingolfin; takes part in and watches tournament
  • Maedhros' People - take part in and watch tournament
  • Fingolfinian Soldier - is co-judge of Maedhros and Fingolfin's match
  • Ravens - appear throughout
  • Mairon
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in Galadriel and Celeborn's memories.

Season 4, Episode 5

Frame:
  • Galathil - tells Bilbo the story of the Mereth Aderthad
  • Bard - gives gifts to Thranduil and Dain
  • Ragna - present at feast
  • Thranduil - gives gifts to Bard and Dain
  • Dain - gives gifts to Thranduil and Bard
  • Men - present at feast
  • Elves - present at feast
  • Dwarves - present at feast
  • Bilbo
  • Gandalf
  • Balin
  • Legolas - helps in the presenting of gifts
Main Story:
  • Mairon
  • Thuringwethil
  • Noldor - attend Mereth Aderthad
  • Sindar - attend Mereth Aderthad
  • Falathrim - attend Mereth Aderthad
  • Green-elves - attend Mereth Aderthad
  • Turgon
  • Fingolfin
  • Fingon
  • Aredhel
  • Finrod
  • Orodreth
  • Galathil - attends Mereth Aderthad; shares news with Celeborn
  • Angrod
  • Aegnor
  • Edhellos - attends Mereth Aderthad; mentions that the Noldor are keeping a secret within Mairon's hearing
  • Cirdan
  • Maedhros
  • Maglor
  • Galadriel
  • Celeborn
  • Luthien
  • Daeron
  • Beleg
  • Mablung
  • Meril - dances with Orodreth
  • Glorfindel - attends Mereth Aderthad
  • Ecthelion - attends Mereth Aderthad
  • Idril
  • Noldo Mairon - Mairon's Noldo disguise; overhears Edhellos mention secret; insults Daeron; plays music that causes people to argue with each other
  • Sinda Mairon - Mairon's Sinda disguise; insults Maglor
  • Noldo Thuringwethil - Thuringwethil's Noldo disguise; insults Daeron; warns Cirdan about the Sons of Feanor
  • Earwen*
  • Cuivienen Elves*
  • Noldor*
  • Teleri*
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in Telchar's story.

Season 4, Episode 6

Frame:
  • Elves - present at feast
  • Men - present at feast
  • Dwarves - present at feast
  • Bard - present at feast
  • Dain - present at feast; asks Gandalf about translating document
  • Thranduil - present at feast
  • Gandalf
  • Bilbo
Main Story:
  • Cirdan
  • Turgon
  • Talagand - (Salgant); leads the group of Noldor Craftspeople that go with Cirdan
  • Teleri Sailors - sail
  • Noldor Craftspeople - travel with Cirdan's people to Eglarest
  • Gwilwileth - Thuringwethil's Noldo disguise; tells CIrdan that Feanor burnt the ships; reveals clues about the Noldor stealing the ships from the Teleri
  • Orodreth
  • Meril - marries Orodreth
  • Meril's Father - attends Orodreth and Meril's wedding; happy about friendship between Noldor and Sindar
  • Meril's Mother - attends Orodreth and Meril's wedding; happy about friendship between Noldor and Sindar
  • Edhellos
  • Angrod
  • Galadriel
  • Aegnor
  • Finrod
  • Guards - guard Angrod and Edhellos; attacked by Cats
  • Cats - attack Angrod and Edhellos' party; capture Angrod and Edhellos
  • Tevildo
  • Fallen Elves - take Angrod in and out of his cell for torture
  • Dwarves - follow [Dwarf Leader] and Telchar; encounter Caranthir and his Elves
  • Telchar - leads party of exploring Dwarves; encounters Caranthir; befriends Caranthir; tells story of Eol
  • [Dwarf Leader] - leads party of exploring Dwarves; encounters Caranthir
  • Eol* - forges Anglachel and Anguirel; argues with Telchar
  • Mairon
  • Gothmog
  • Balrogs - try to get Orcs to endure sunlight
  • Orcs - hate sunlight
  • Fingolfin
  • Fingon
  • Maedhros
  • Celegorm
  • Beleg
  • Mablung
  • Thingol
  • Melian
  • Green-elves - watch eclipse
  • Ents - watch eclipse
  • Tom Bombadil - sings about eclipse
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in flashback as Angrod tells of the Kinslaying.

Season 4, Episode 7

Frame:
  • Bilbo
  • Balin
  • Gandalf
  • Dragonguard - almost fight the Elves and Men
  • Elves - almost fight the Dwarves
  • Men - almost fight the Dwarves
  • Dain - freed by Gandalf; decides to go back to Erebor
Main Story:
  • Galadriel
  • Celeborn
  • Finrod
  • Angrod
  • Beleg
  • Amras
  • Curufin
  • Caranthir
  • Caranthir's people - interact with Dwarves
  • Dwarves - interact with Caranthir's people
  • [Dwarf Leader] - meets Curufin and Amras; refuses to stop trading with the Sindar; agrees to pay tolls
  • Telchar - meets Curufin and Amras; gives Angrist to Caranthir
  • Thingol
  • Mablung
  • Guard 1 - announces Cirdan's arrival; tells Finrod and Angrod that Thingol will meet with them
  • Cirdan
  • Luthien
  • Guard 2 - takes Galadriel away
  • Guard 3 - takes Galadriel away
  • Feanor*
  • Noldor* - leave Valinor; kill Teleri
  • Teleri* - fight Noldor; die
  • Olwe* - dies
  • Earwen* - dies
  • Mandos*
  • Guards - drag Finrod and Angrod out of Thingol's throne room; present when Thingol delivers Ban
  • Melian
  • Court of Doriath - present when Thingol delivers Ban
  • Edhellos - defiantly resists Mairon's demands for more information
  • Mairon
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in flashbacks as Celebrimbor and Orodreth tell each other stories and in Edhellos' visions as the Spell of Bottomless Dread is placed on her.

Season 4, Episode 8

Frame:
  • Dragonguard - goes back to Erebor
  • Dain - goes back to Erebor; confronted by Dis; gives Dis a workshop
  • Dori - guards gate of Erebor
  • Nori - guards gate of Erebor
  • Dis - confronts Dain about the lack of commemoration for Thorin and Fili and Kili; receives workshop from Dain
  • Thorin Stonehelm - Offered to Dis by Dain as her first student
Main Story:
  • Celebrimbor
  • Diriel
  • Prospectors - search for ore with Celebrimbor and Diriel; get attacked by Orcs and Werewolves; some are killed; some are captured; some are with Celebrimbor
  • [Prospector 1] - goes with Diriel; captured; helps with escape attempt; Diriel saves him from the Spell of Bottomless Dread
  • Prospector 2 - stays with Celebrimbor
  • Edhellos
  • Tevildo - tortures Edhellos; present when Morgoth returns
  • Mairon
  • Angrod (actually Mairon in disguise)
  • Gothmog - complains that Mairon's interrogations of Edhellos are not going anywhere; present when Morgoth returns; mocks Mairon for his lack of success in front of Morgoth
  • Orodreth
  • Maedhros
  • Orcs - capture Diriel and her Prospectors and take them to Angband
  • Werewolves - capture Diriel and her Prospectors and take them to Angband
  • Prisoners - Elves that have been captured and brought to Angband before Diriel gets there
  • Prospector 3 - wears distinctive yellow shirt; healer; found by dead Orodreth and Celebrimbor
  • [Noldo Prisoner 1] - servant of Celegorm; befriends Diriel; found by dead Orodreth and Celebrimbor
  • Thuringwethil - present when Morgoth returns
  • Draugluin - present when Morgoth returns
  • Boldog - present when Morgoth returns
  • Balrogs - present when Morgoth returns
  • Morogth's Court - present when Morgoth returns
  • Morgoth
  • Sinda Prisoner 1 - convinced to help with the escape attempt by [Noldo Prisoner 1]; found by dead Orodreth and Celebrimbor
  • Vampire - notices Orodreth and Celebrimbor as they approach Angband
  • Broken-Ankle Prospector - breaks ankle when he falls into the prison pit; tries to help with the escape attempt
  • Angrod (real Angrod)*
  • Noldor* - cross Helcaraxe; present for Feanor's speech in Tirion
  • Young Celebrimbor* - tries to steal Silmarils
  • Feanor*
  • Finwe*
  • Curufin*
  • Nerdanel*
 

NotACat

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  • Prospector 3 - wears distinctive yellow shirt; healer; found by dead Orodreth and Celebrimbor
  • [Noldo Prisoner 1] - servant of Celegorm; befriends Diriel; found by dead Orodreth and Celebrimbor
  • Sinda Prisoner 1 - convinced to help with the escape attempt by [Noldo Prisoner 1]; found by dead Orodreth and Celebrimbor
Just to check, did you mean these are all "found dead by Orodreth and Celebrimbor"?
 

Rhiannon

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Just to check, did you mean these are all "found dead by Orodreth and Celebrimbor"?
Yes. Edhellos was left for Celebrimbor and Orodreth find among a pile of dead bodies, all of whom were prisoners from the pit. Those three characters will be recognizable to the viewers, although Celebrimbor only recognizes Prospector 3.
 

Rhiannon

Active Member
Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in flashback as Orodreth tells about Edhellos' recovery and in Turgon's dream.

Season 4, Episode 9

Frame:
  • Dain - goes to Ravenhill and talks to Roac
  • Ori - leader of the Dragonwatch on Ravenhill
  • Lookouts - part of the Dragonwatch on Ravenhill
  • Roac - talks to Dain and convinces him to go back to Dale
Main Story:
  • Celegorm
  • Huan
  • Boldog - leads first army of Orcs
  • Orcs - fight in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Trolls - fight in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Feanorian Scouts - keep watch on Thangorodrim with Celegorm
  • Finrod
  • Orodreth
  • Meril - asks Orodreth about Edhellos; helps healers during battle
  • Edhellos*
  • Angrod*
  • Aegnor*
  • Edhellos
  • Angrod
  • Aegnor
  • Dorthonion Captains - present while Angrod, Aegnor, and Edhellos discuss strategy; fight in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Arminas - leads party of Dorthonion Scouts that returns with news of the Orcs' movements; fights in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Dorthonion Scouts - follow Arminas
  • Dorthonion Messenger - wears distinctive necklace; volunteers to take a message to the Feanorians; killed by Edhellos
  • Fingolfin
  • Hithlum Army - fights in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Fingon
  • Aredhel
  • Turgon
  • Galdor - delivers letter form Cirdan
  • Hithlum Messenger - delivers Fingolfin's message requesting Turgon's aid
  • Glorfindel - present when Turgon receives Fingolfin's message; excited about going to war; has dream about Vinyamar; defends Vinyamar
  • Ecthelion - present when Turgon receives Fingolfin's message; excited about going to war; has dream about Vinyamar; defends Vinyamar
  • Egalmoth - present when Turgon receives Fingolfin's message; defends Vinyamar
  • Penlod - present when Turgon receives Fingolfin's message; defends Vinyamar
  • Talagand - present when Turgon receives Fingolfin's message; defends Vinyamar
  • Duilin - present when Turgon receives Fingolfin's message; defends Vinyamar; dives off a cliff to avoid some Werewolves
  • Edrahil - sent by Finrod to request aid from Doriath
  • Minas Tirith Soldiers - fight in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Hithlum Captains - a few captains who stay at Barad Eithel with Aredhel
  • Captain 1 - reports details about the second Orc army to Aredhel
  • Rhogrin - convinces Aredhel to let him be the messenger to Fingolfin; captured; overhears Mairon and Gothmog in Angband
  • Elenwe* - calls Turgon to come back to Vinyamar
  • Werewolf* - howls
  • Guilin - sent out by Finrod to scout in the Fens of Serech
  • Hithlum Soldier 1 - reports Orc attack on the eastern flank to Fingolfin
  • Vampires - fight in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Fingon's Archers - shoot at Vampires
  • Hithlum Soldier 2 - requests aid from Finrod
  • Gothmog - leads second Orc army; kills Edhellos
  • Balrogs - kill Angrod
  • Dorthonion Soldier 1 - asks Edhellos if she is okay; dies
  • Werewolves - attack Vinyamar
  • Idril
  • Curufin
  • Celebrimbor
  • Prospector 2 - dies
  • Amras
  • Feanorian Cavalry - fights in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Feanorian Infantry - fights in the Dagor Aglareb
  • Maedhros
  • Caranthir
  • Mairon
In the alternate version, there are no Balrogs, and Mairon kills Edhellos.
 

Rhiannon

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Bold characters appear for the first time. Characters with an asterisk* appear in flashback as Dwalin tells of the construction of the Dragon-proof gates.

Season 4, Episode 10

Frame:
  • Bard - talks about Dale's economic problems; discusses document
  • Ragna - talks about Dale's economic problems; discusses document
  • Gandalf
  • Dain - discusses document
  • Balin - discusses document
  • Thranduil - discusses document
  • Bilbo
  • Dwalin - tells Bilbo about the progress on the Dragon-proof gates
  • Dwarves* - work on the inscriptions for the gates
Main Story:
  • Ecthelion - fights leftover Orcs; talks with Curufin and Caranthir; encounters Sindar
  • Hithlum Soldiers - fight leftover Orcs
  • Curufin
  • Caranthir
  • Feanorian Archers - fight leftover Orcs
  • Beleg
  • Mablung
  • Sindar - arrive too late for the Dagor Aglareb; camp near Tol Sirion
  • Edrahil - returns with Sindar; recognizes Ecthelion
  • Noldor Army - combined forces of Fingolfin, Fingon, Aredhel, Finrod, Aegnor, Maedhros, Maglor, Amras, and Celegorm; return from Angband; camp near Tol Sirion
  • Finrod
  • Fingolfin
  • Maedhros
  • Fingon
  • Aredhel
  • Aegnor
  • Orodreth
  • Maglor
  • Celegorm
  • Amras
  • Celebrimbor
  • Turgon
  • Idril
  • Cirdan
  • Meril
  • Turgon's Guards - travel with Turgon to Barad Eithel and Minas Tirith
  • Huan
  • Telchar - forges Narsil
  • Fingon's Guards - travel with Fingon to Barad Eithel, Dorthonion, and Himring
  • Guard 1 - wonders why a fortress in Dorthonion is abandoned
  • Dreamer - a dream figure that switches between Turgon and Finrod
  • Rhogrin - works in Angband
  • Diriel - works in Angband
  • Balrog - drives slaves
  • Dorgna - an Orc in Angband; any resemblance to Elf lords, living or dead, is entirely coincidental
 
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