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Fire of Orthanc

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The '''Fire of Orthanc''' was a mysterious substance used by [[Saruman]] to blast the culvert of [[Helm's Deep]].  It is traditionally believed to be gunpowder.
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The '''Fire of Orthanc''' was a mysterious substance used by [[Saruman]] to blast the culvert of [[Helm's Deep]].  It is usually assumed to be gunpowder.
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The Fire of Orthanc was a mysterious substance used by Saruman to blast the culvert of Helm's Deep. It is usually assumed to be gunpowder.