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troll-men of Far Harad are mentioned in The Return of the King and goes like this |+|
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|−|"...East rode the knights of Dol Amroth driving the enemy before them: troll-men and Variags and orcs that hated the sunlight." |+|
|−|Also during the battle of Pelennor Fields there’s a reference, |+|
|−|"...Easterlings with axes, and Variags of Khand, Southrons in scarlet, and out of Far Harad black men like half-trolls with white eyes and red tongues." |+|
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|−|But no one knows if it’s a reference referring to large men who’s compared to trolls or Troll-men. In the second reference there mentioned half-trolls, so some people think that, troll-men could be a cross breed between men and trolls of some sort. Maybe it’s referring to the Olog-hai that is a sort of cross breed between troll and orc or uruk-hai. Because of that the Olog-hai has something near human intelligence.[[ Image: 1137309402_thumb.jpg]] |+|
Revision as of 13:27, 12 May 2009
The Troll-men were a people in league with Sauron during the War of the Ring. They were probably the same as the black men like half-trolls with white eyes and red tongues that were said to come from Far Harad.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"