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An old [[Wood-elf]] who served as butler in the Elvenking's halls in northeastern [[Mirkwood]], where he served King [[Thranduil]] (and presumably also Thranduil's son [[Legolas]]). It was Galion's love of wine that gave [[Bilbo]] a chance to free [[Thorin]] and his companions when they were imprisoned in Thranduil's halls during the [[Quest of Erebor]]. On a night of feasting, the butler drank deeply with his friend the captain of the guards: so deeply that both fell asleep. With the aid of the captain's keys and his [[Magic Ring]], Bilbo was able to rescue the [[Dwarves]] and organise a daring waterborne escape.
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An old [[Wood-elf]] who served as butler in the Elvenking's halls in northeastern [[Mirkwood]], where he served King [[Thranduil]] (and presumably also Thranduil's son [[Legolas]]). It was Galion's love of wine that gave [[Bilbo]] a chance to free [[Thorin]] and his companions when they were imprisoned in Thranduil's halls during the [[Quest of Erebor]]. On a night of feasting, the butler drank deeply with his friend the captain of the guards: so deeply that both fell asleep. With the aid of the captain's keys and his [[One Ring|Magic Ring]], Bilbo was able to rescue the [[Dwarves]] and organise a daring waterborne escape.

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An old Wood-elf who served as butler in the Elvenking's halls in northeastern Mirkwood, where he served King Thranduil (and presumably also Thranduil's son Legolas). It was Galion's love of wine that gave Bilbo a chance to free Thorin and his companions when they were imprisoned in Thranduil's halls during the Quest of Erebor. On a night of feasting, the butler drank deeply with his friend the captain of the guards: so deeply that both fell asleep. With the aid of the captain's keys and his Magic Ring, Bilbo was able to rescue the Dwarves and organise a daring waterborne escape.