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<b>Dairuin</b> was a servant of the house of [[Barahir]] in [[Dorthonion]]. After [[Dagor Bragollach]] he continued resistance against [[Morgoth]]'s forces under Barahir's command. At last Barahir had only twelve men of which Dairuin was one. He was killed in [[First Age 460]], when [[Sauron]] attacked Barahir's camp after [[Gorlim]] had deceived them. Only [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]], son of Barahir, survived being out of camp during the final attack.
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'''Dairuin''' (died {{FA|460}}) was a member of [[Barahir's Outlaw Band]].
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== History ==
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Dairuin fought in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] under the command [[Barahir]]. He was part of a small group of men loyal to their lord that survived.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref> The survivors formed a small band and lived as [[Barahir's Outlaw Band|outlaws]] in [[Dorthonion]], near [[Tarn Aeluin]].
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They lived in hiding for some time, until [[Morgoth]]'s agents captured [[Gorlim]] and coerced him into giving the location of their hideaway. [[Orcs]] were sent to raid it, and succeeded. Dairuin and the other outlaws were killed. Only [[Beren]] survived, as he had been away on an errand.<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref>
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Revision as of 12:18, 4 November 2012

Dairuin
Adan
Biographical Information
DeathF.A. 460
Tarn Aeluin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Dairuin (died F.A. 460) was a member of Barahir's Outlaw Band.

History

Dairuin fought in the Dagor Bragollach under the command Barahir. He was part of a small group of men loyal to their lord that survived.[1] The survivors formed a small band and lived as outlaws in Dorthonion, near Tarn Aeluin.

They lived in hiding for some time, until Morgoth's agents captured Gorlim and coerced him into giving the location of their hideaway. Orcs were sent to raid it, and succeeded. Dairuin and the other outlaws were killed. Only Beren survived, as he had been away on an errand.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"


Barahir's Outlaw Band
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