Tolkien Gateway


Revision as of 04:35, 3 October 2012 by (Talk)
"The wise will stay here and hope to rebuild our town..." — Master of Lake-town
This article needs to be rewritten to comply with Tolkien Gateway's higher standards...
"Who told you, and who sent you?" — Gandalf
This article or section needs more/new/more-detailed sources to conform to a higher standard and to provide proof for claims made.

Gongs are evil beings that appear in The Book of Lost Tales, the earliest version of what would become The Silmarillion. In his commentary, Christopher Tolkien remarks that they are obscurely related to Orcs, perhaps as a sub-race of the species. There are no references to Gongs in J.R.R. Tolkien's later legendarium and the author appears to have abandoned the concept.