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"there are Tolkien's latest thoughts, his best thoughts, and his published thoughts and these are not necessarily the same." — Tolkien's Legendarium
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In the earliest versions of the legendarium, Gothmog is described as the son of Morgoth and the 'ogress' Fluithuin or Ulbandi.[1] Both 'ogresses' and the idea that the Valar had children were discarded by Tolkien fairly early on.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin": "Notes and Commentary", Entries in the Name-list to The Fall of Gondolin, Gothmog