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Durin VI

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'''Durin VI''' ([[Third Age]] 1731 – 1980, lived 249 years) was a King of [[Durin's folk]] and ruled the great [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] city of [[Khazad-dûm]]. During the end of his reign the Dwarves, while mining for ''[[mithril]]'', awoke a [[Balrog]] that had hidden itself deep beneath the city. The monster began to wreck havoc on Khazad-dûm and slew Durin. Since the surviving Dwarves were unsure what type of monster they faced, the Balrog was simply called "[[Durin's Bane]]". Durin's son [[Náin I]] was slain shortly thereafter, leaving his grandson [[Thráin I]] to lead Durin's folk away from their ancestral home.
 
'''Durin VI''' ([[Third Age]] 1731 – 1980, lived 249 years) was a King of [[Durin's folk]] and ruled the great [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] city of [[Khazad-dûm]]. During the end of his reign the Dwarves, while mining for ''[[mithril]]'', awoke a [[Balrog]] that had hidden itself deep beneath the city. The monster began to wreck havoc on Khazad-dûm and slew Durin. Since the surviving Dwarves were unsure what type of monster they faced, the Balrog was simply called "[[Durin's Bane]]". Durin's son [[Náin I]] was slain shortly thereafter, leaving his grandson [[Thráin I]] to lead Durin's folk away from their ancestral home.
  

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Durin (VI)
Dwarf
Physical Description
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Durin VI (Third Age 1731 – 1980, lived 249 years) was a King of Durin's folk and ruled the great Dwarven city of Khazad-dûm. During the end of his reign the Dwarves, while mining for mithril, awoke a Balrog that had hidden itself deep beneath the city. The monster began to wreck havoc on Khazad-dûm and slew Durin. Since the surviving Dwarves were unsure what type of monster they faced, the Balrog was simply called "Durin's Bane". Durin's son Náin I was slain shortly thereafter, leaving his grandson Thráin I to lead Durin's folk away from their ancestral home.

Genealogy

  Durin V
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  DURIN VI
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   Náin I
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  Thráin I

Preceded by:
Durin V at some earlier time
King of Durin's Folk
III ???? – 1980
Followed by:
Náin I
Preceded by:
Durin V at some earlier time
King of Khazad-dûm
III ???? – 1980
Followed by:
Náin I