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Undead

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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Demons]]
 
*[[Demons]]
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*[[Wights]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*{{WP|Undead}}
 
*{{WP|Undead}}
 
{{references}}
 
{{references}}
 
[[Category:Undead]]
 
[[Category:Undead]]

Revision as of 00:16, 18 December 2010

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"For living or dark undead, I will smite you, if you touch him"
Éowyn

Undead were beings whom once had been alive (often Men) but which had been bestowed with an unnaturally prolonged existence. All such creatures seem to have been associated with Evil.

Contents

Groups

Names

The undead were known by many names:

Portrayal in adaptations

1982-97: Middle-earth Role Playing:

The Undead is a class of monsters, which includes Ghosts, Skeletons, Ghouls, and many others.[1]

2007-: The Lord of the Rings Online:

The Dead is a category of creatures, which includes wights, spirits, skeletons, and many others.[2] A related category is The Unseen, which includes the Nazgûl and related shadowy figures.[3]

See also

External links

References

  1. Ruth Sochard Pitt, Jeff O'Hare, Peter C. Fenlon, Jr. (1994), Creatures of Middle-earth (2nd edition) (#2012)
  2. Category:The Dead at Lorebook.lotro.com (accessed 18 December 2010)
  3. Category:Unseen at Lorebook.lotro.com (accessed 18 December 2010)