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'''Wolf''' is also used as a short form of '''[[Werewolf]]'''.
 
'''Wolf''' is also used as a short form of '''[[Werewolf]]'''.
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* Possibly wolves on the plains outside [[Bloemfontein]].
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{{quote|Only a few hundred yards beyond the houses [in Bloemfontein] was the open veldt where '''wolves, wild dogs''', and jackals roamed and menaced the flocks, and where after dark a post-rider might be attacked by a marauding lion.|[[J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography]]}}
  
 
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Revision as of 21:19, 21 February 2007

Wolf Riders by Guy Gondron.

Wolves were of old allied with the Dark Lord; Morgoth bred the two greatest of their kind, Draugluin and Carcharoth, and Sauron was wont to take the form of a great Wolf. The lesser kinds were sometimes used as steeds by the Orcs.

Wolf is also used as a short form of Werewolf.

Inspiration

"Only a few hundred yards beyond the houses [in Bloemfontein] was the open veldt where wolves, wild dogs, and jackals roamed and menaced the flocks, and where after dark a post-rider might be attacked by a marauding lion."
J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography