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==Dwarf Summary==
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==Dwarf and Elf Introduction Summary==
  
=== Into the Silverdeep Mines ===
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===Dwarf Summary===
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==== Into the Silverdeep Mines ====
  
 
The Dwarf player is asked by [[Glóin]] for the player and his son [[Gimli]] to gather the dwarves working in the Silver Deeps to come to an assembly. [[Thorin]] and company are preparing to depart the [[Blue Mountains]] for the [[Lonely Mountain]] and Thorin wishes to make a show of it.  
 
The Dwarf player is asked by [[Glóin]] for the player and his son [[Gimli]] to gather the dwarves working in the Silver Deeps to come to an assembly. [[Thorin]] and company are preparing to depart the [[Blue Mountains]] for the [[Lonely Mountain]] and Thorin wishes to make a show of it.  
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[[Gandalf]] appears just as the player approaches the troll. Gandalf casts light upon the beast turning it to stone. Gimli thanks Gandalf for his aid, stating that Tvistur shouldn't have been down here digging. He says that many of the [[Dourhands]] haven't been paying much attention to the commands of Thorin. Gandalf says that in the elder days this hall was part of an Elf refuge where [[Skorgrím]], a lord of the Dourhands attacked attempting to obtain elven relics.
 
[[Gandalf]] appears just as the player approaches the troll. Gandalf casts light upon the beast turning it to stone. Gimli thanks Gandalf for his aid, stating that Tvistur shouldn't have been down here digging. He says that many of the [[Dourhands]] haven't been paying much attention to the commands of Thorin. Gandalf says that in the elder days this hall was part of an Elf refuge where [[Skorgrím]], a lord of the Dourhands attacked attempting to obtain elven relics.
  
=== Return from the Lonely Mountain ===
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==== Return from the Lonely Mountain ====
  
 
Seventy-five years after the death of [[Thorin|Thorin]] [[Dáin Ironfoot|Dáin]] of the Lonely Mountain sends Dwalin and a company of Dwarves to Thorin's Hall. The home was being watched by the [[Dourhands]] and the [[Longbeards]] find it to be in a state of disrepair. The dwarf Bolli sends the dwarf player to [[Nos Grimsong]] to aid him in his task to clean up the problems with the wild life of Thorin's Hall.
 
Seventy-five years after the death of [[Thorin|Thorin]] [[Dáin Ironfoot|Dáin]] of the Lonely Mountain sends Dwalin and a company of Dwarves to Thorin's Hall. The home was being watched by the [[Dourhands]] and the [[Longbeards]] find it to be in a state of disrepair. The dwarf Bolli sends the dwarf player to [[Nos Grimsong]] to aid him in his task to clean up the problems with the wild life of Thorin's Hall.
  
=== Sharpen your Skills ===
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==== Sharpen your Skills ====
  
 
Before Nos Grimsong can use your help he wants you sharpen your skills. After you finish he sends you back to Bolli, who then sends you to [[Dori]] in Frerin's Court.
 
Before Nos Grimsong can use your help he wants you sharpen your skills. After you finish he sends you back to Bolli, who then sends you to [[Dori]] in Frerin's Court.
  
=== Guards of the Silver Deep ===
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==== Guards of the Silver Deep ====
  
 
[[Dori]] suggests that the player confront the Dourhands. Dori says that the [[Olin]], the captain of the Silver Mine guards, and a few other Longbeards were left in charge of the protection of Thorin's Hall, but King Dáin has not received a report back from Olin in a long time.  
 
[[Dori]] suggests that the player confront the Dourhands. Dori says that the [[Olin]], the captain of the Silver Mine guards, and a few other Longbeards were left in charge of the protection of Thorin's Hall, but King Dáin has not received a report back from Olin in a long time.  
  
=== Silver-lined Cure ===
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==== Silver-lined Cure ====
  
 
The dwarf player finds Olin in the Guard House west of Frerin's Court. He is laying in bed, wounded and weak with poison. He asks the player to gather a type of mushroom called ''Nestadalas'' to use as an antidote.
 
The dwarf player finds Olin in the Guard House west of Frerin's Court. He is laying in bed, wounded and weak with poison. He asks the player to gather a type of mushroom called ''Nestadalas'' to use as an antidote.
  
=== Gormr's Deeds ===
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==== Gormr's Deeds ====
  
 
Once cured he tells the player that the other guards are dead and that the Dourhands left him here to die. He says that [[Gormr Doursmith]], the Dourhand steward is responsible and that he has been communicating regularly with a strange [[Men|Man]] dressed in red robes and [[goblins]]. Olin says that [[Dwalin]] must be informed of this.  
 
Once cured he tells the player that the other guards are dead and that the Dourhands left him here to die. He says that [[Gormr Doursmith]], the Dourhand steward is responsible and that he has been communicating regularly with a strange [[Men|Man]] dressed in red robes and [[goblins]]. Olin says that [[Dwalin]] must be informed of this.  
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The player talks to Dwalin who says that some elves have been telling him about goblins using dwarven pick axes. He believes the Dourhands might be involved but he needs some proof that the Dourhands and the goblins are working together.
 
The player talks to Dwalin who says that some elves have been telling him about goblins using dwarven pick axes. He believes the Dourhands might be involved but he needs some proof that the Dourhands and the goblins are working together.
  
==Elf Summary==
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===Elf Summary===
  
=== The Refuge of Edhelion ===
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==== The Refuge of Edhelion ====
  
 
While visiting [[Edhelion]], the refuge comes under attack by a clan of dwarves called the [[Dourhands]]. The Elf player is requested by [[Talagan Silvertongue]], the master of the refuge, to defend the establishment. He informs the player that the leader of the Dourhands, [[Skorgrím]], is attempting to capture some of the ancient relics kept at the refuge. He tells the player to take some weapons from a fallen elf and prepare for battle. Suddenly in the distance a horn call comes forth. Talagan recognizes it as the horn call of [[Elrond]]. He asks the player to aid Edhelben.
 
While visiting [[Edhelion]], the refuge comes under attack by a clan of dwarves called the [[Dourhands]]. The Elf player is requested by [[Talagan Silvertongue]], the master of the refuge, to defend the establishment. He informs the player that the leader of the Dourhands, [[Skorgrím]], is attempting to capture some of the ancient relics kept at the refuge. He tells the player to take some weapons from a fallen elf and prepare for battle. Suddenly in the distance a horn call comes forth. Talagan recognizes it as the horn call of [[Elrond]]. He asks the player to aid Edhelben.
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Edhelben leads the player to the east-gate where Skorgrím arives with new reinforcements and a [[Snow Troll]]. When they reach the east-gate, Edhelben says he will defend the gate and instructs the player to find Dorongúr Whitethorn and aid him defending the west-gate. The player fights his way to the courtyard where he arrives while the troll destroys the western gate. At the moment that the troll wants to kill the player and Dorongúr Elrond and his army arrive. Elrond kills the troll and he and Dorongúr rush to the halls of Edhelion. There he surrounds Talagan who in a last attempt to save the relics destroys the entrance of the halls. The stones crush Skorgrím and his Dourhands, but Talagan dies too.
 
Edhelben leads the player to the east-gate where Skorgrím arives with new reinforcements and a [[Snow Troll]]. When they reach the east-gate, Edhelben says he will defend the gate and instructs the player to find Dorongúr Whitethorn and aid him defending the west-gate. The player fights his way to the courtyard where he arrives while the troll destroys the western gate. At the moment that the troll wants to kill the player and Dorongúr Elrond and his army arrive. Elrond kills the troll and he and Dorongúr rush to the halls of Edhelion. There he surrounds Talagan who in a last attempt to save the relics destroys the entrance of the halls. The stones crush Skorgrím and his Dourhands, but Talagan dies too.
  
=== Elrond's Premonition ===
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==== Elrond's Premonition ====
  
 
Six centuries later Elrond feels that a great evil stirs near the ruins of Edhelion and sends his sons and a company of elves to Edhelion. Merethan, a member of the company, tells the player that Dorongúr Whitethorn wishes to speak him.
 
Six centuries later Elrond feels that a great evil stirs near the ruins of Edhelion and sends his sons and a company of elves to Edhelion. Merethan, a member of the company, tells the player that Dorongúr Whitethorn wishes to speak him.
  
=== Meditating on the Past ===
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==== Meditating on the Past ====
  
 
The player meets up with Dorongúr who has returned to the refuge with the company of Elves. He tells the player that he must contemplating the past to glean wisdom from it.   
 
The player meets up with Dorongúr who has returned to the refuge with the company of Elves. He tells the player that he must contemplating the past to glean wisdom from it.   
  
=== Plague among the Trees ===
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==== Plague among the Trees ====
  
 
Dorongúr sends the player to the corpse of the once beautiful trees of Edhelion. These trees are infested with foul and twisted insects. The player slays these insects and is sent to Dorollas by Dorongúr.  
 
Dorongúr sends the player to the corpse of the once beautiful trees of Edhelion. These trees are infested with foul and twisted insects. The player slays these insects and is sent to Dorollas by Dorongúr.  
  
=== Befouled Pool ===
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==== Befouled Pool ====
  
 
Dorollas wishes to restores Edhelion in his former glory and asks you to kill the foul slugs that inhabit the pool of water in Edhelion.  
 
Dorollas wishes to restores Edhelion in his former glory and asks you to kill the foul slugs that inhabit the pool of water in Edhelion.  
  
=== Scouting the Ruins ===
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==== Scouting the Ruins ====
  
 
Dorollas then sends the player to Elladan who was send here by his father. Dorollas wants that you help Elladan in quiet the evil in this land.
 
Dorollas then sends the player to Elladan who was send here by his father. Dorollas wants that you help Elladan in quiet the evil in this land.
  
=== The Halls of Edhelion ===
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==== The Halls of Edhelion ====
  
 
When Elladan went to the pool of water in Edhelion he was attacked by many Goblins. Elladan managed to drive them out Edhelion and wants that you search the dead for clues. On the corpses of the Goblins you found many dwarven-made pick-axes. The player then informs Elladan that the goblins were carrying dwarven pick axes.  
 
When Elladan went to the pool of water in Edhelion he was attacked by many Goblins. Elladan managed to drive them out Edhelion and wants that you search the dead for clues. On the corpses of the Goblins you found many dwarven-made pick-axes. The player then informs Elladan that the goblins were carrying dwarven pick axes.  
  
=== The Longbeards ===
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==== The Longbeards ====
  
 
Recently a company of [[Longbeards]] from [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]] arrived in Thorin's Hall. Elladan sends the player to Dwalin, their leader.
 
Recently a company of [[Longbeards]] from [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]] arrived in Thorin's Hall. Elladan sends the player to Dwalin, their leader.
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The player finds [[Dwalin]] in Frerin's Court to the west of the mine. He states that others have also told him about goblins carrying dwarven pick axes. He suspects that the [[Dourhands]] are up to their old ways yet again. He says that one of his guards were poisoned by the Dourhands and he thinks that they might be working with the goblins but he needs proof of this.
 
The player finds [[Dwalin]] in Frerin's Court to the west of the mine. He states that others have also told him about goblins carrying dwarven pick axes. He suspects that the [[Dourhands]] are up to their old ways yet again. He says that one of his guards were poisoned by the Dourhands and he thinks that they might be working with the goblins but he needs proof of this.
  
==Merger Summary==
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===Merger Summary===
  
=== Goblin Prowlers ===
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==== Goblin Prowlers ====
  
 
Dwalin sends the player to the areas west of Frerin's Court and find prove that the Goblins and Dourhands work together. You slay one of the Goblins and finds a dwarf-made sword on his corpse. The player brings the blade to Dwalin who's now sure of the alliance between the Dourhands and Goblins.
 
Dwalin sends the player to the areas west of Frerin's Court and find prove that the Goblins and Dourhands work together. You slay one of the Goblins and finds a dwarf-made sword on his corpse. The player brings the blade to Dwalin who's now sure of the alliance between the Dourhands and Goblins.
  
=== Goblins in the Crags ===
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==== Goblins in the Crags ====
  
 
Dwalin learned from the Elves of Edhelion that [[Elrohir]] went into the Mirkstone Tunnels to confront the Dourhands. He wants you to go with him and finds out why the Dourhands have allied themselves with the Goblins.  
 
Dwalin learned from the Elves of Edhelion that [[Elrohir]] went into the Mirkstone Tunnels to confront the Dourhands. He wants you to go with him and finds out why the Dourhands have allied themselves with the Goblins.  
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The player meets up with Elrohir who says that he found a letter signed by Marrec. It was delivered to the Dourhands and states that they can return [[Skorgrím]] to life if they pledge their allegiance to the [[Iron Crown]].  
 
The player meets up with Elrohir who says that he found a letter signed by Marrec. It was delivered to the Dourhands and states that they can return [[Skorgrím]] to life if they pledge their allegiance to the [[Iron Crown]].  
  
=== Skorgrím's Tomb ===
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==== Skorgrím's Tomb ====
  
 
The player quickly reports back to Dwalin who says that they must act quickly to end this madness. With haste the player and Dwalin make their way to the tomb of Skorgrím.  
 
The player quickly reports back to Dwalin who says that they must act quickly to end this madness. With haste the player and Dwalin make their way to the tomb of Skorgrím.  

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