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==Déagol/Sméagol relationship==
 
==Déagol/Sméagol relationship==
 
*Déagol is Sméagol's cousin.
 
*Déagol is Sméagol's cousin.
**Tolkien only calls him Sméagol's ''friend'' in ''The Lord of the Rings'', though in ''The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien'' he writes that Déagol was "evidently a relative (as no doubt all the members of the small community were)" of Sméagol’s.<ref>{{L|214}}</ref> This misconception probably dates from ''[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]'' by [[Robert Foster]] and ''[[Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia]]'' by [[David Day]]. (See: [http://greenbooks.theonering.net/questions/files/020101.html Green Books' Q & A])
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**Tolkien only calls him Sméagol's ''friend'' in ''The Lord of the Rings'', though in ''The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien'' he writes that Déagol was "evidently a relative (as no doubt all the members of the small community were)" of Sméagol’s. This misconception probably dates from ''[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]'' by [[Robert Foster]] and ''[[Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia]]'' by [[David Day]].<ref>[http://greenbooks.theonering.net/questions/files/020101.html]</ref>
  
 
==Gollum's age==
 
==Gollum's age==

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