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[[Image:Luka Luka - Farewell to Fangorn.jpg|thumb|300px|''Farewell to Fangorn'' by [[Luka Luka]].]]
 
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The mates of the [[Ents]], who had their gardens in the regions later known as the [[Brown Lands]]. When [[Sauron]] blasted that region, the Entwives escaped into the wilds of [[Middle-earth]] and were lost to the Ents (or so the Ents themselves believed). There is some speculation that they may have went into northern [[Eriador]] but little evidence exists. One of the primary daggers on the survival of the Entwives is found in [[Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien##144|Letter #144]] by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] which states:
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'''Entwives''' were the mates of the [[Ents]], who had their gardens in the regions later known as the [[Brown Lands]]. When [[Sauron]] blasted that region, the Entwives escaped into the wilds of [[Middle-earth]] and were lost to the Ents (or so the Ents themselves believed). There is some speculation that they may have went into northern [[Eriador]] but little evidence exists. One of the primary daggers on the survival of the Entwives is found in [[Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien##144|Letter #144]] by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] which states:
 
:I think that in fact the Entwives had disappeared for good, being destroyed with their gardens in the War of the Last Alliance (Second Age 3429 – 3441) when Sauron pursued a scorched earth policy and burned their land against the advance of the Allies down the Anduin...
 
:I think that in fact the Entwives had disappeared for good, being destroyed with their gardens in the War of the Last Alliance (Second Age 3429 – 3441) when Sauron pursued a scorched earth policy and burned their land against the advance of the Allies down the Anduin...
  

Revision as of 19:26, 3 September 2006

Entwives were the mates of the Ents, who had their gardens in the regions later known as the Brown Lands. When Sauron blasted that region, the Entwives escaped into the wilds of Middle-earth and were lost to the Ents (or so the Ents themselves believed). There is some speculation that they may have went into northern Eriador but little evidence exists. One of the primary daggers on the survival of the Entwives is found in Letter #144 by J.R.R. Tolkien which states:

I think that in fact the Entwives had disappeared for good, being destroyed with their gardens in the War of the Last Alliance (Second Age 3429 – 3441) when Sauron pursued a scorched earth policy and burned their land against the advance of the Allies down the Anduin...
Entwife by Daniel Govar.

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