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In the earliest unpublished versions of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s [[The Lord of the Rings]], the character who became [[Aragorn]] was called Trotter instead of [[Strider]] and was a hobbit instead of man. His name was derived from the fact that he had wooden feet after being tortured in [[Mordor]]. '('See [[The History of The Lord of the Rings]] Vol. VI)
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In the earliest unpublished versions of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s [[The Lord of the Rings]], the character who became [[Aragorn II]] was called '''Trotter''' instead of [[Strider]] and was a [[hobbit]] instead of [[man]]. His name was derived from the fact that he had wooden feet after being tortured in [[Mordor]]. ''(See [[The History of The Lord of the Rings]] Vol. VI)''

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In the earliest unpublished versions of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, the character who became Aragorn II was called Trotter instead of Strider and was a hobbit instead of man. His name was derived from the fact that he had wooden feet after being tortured in Mordor. (See The History of The Lord of the Rings Vol. VI)