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[edit] Proper Name

In The Two Towers, Gollum refers to the two watchers as the “Silent Watchers” on pages 840 and 926. This could be wrong since Gollum isn’t exactly known for being reliable. However, later on page 839, Gorbag also refers to the two watchers as the “Silent Watchers”. While neither of these two characters are reliable sources of information, it cannot be a coincidence that they both use that same term despite never meeting each other. This suggests that the proper name of the two watchers are the “Silent Watchers”. The quotes are as follows in chronological order:

"Nothing moves on the road that they don’t know about. The things inside know: the Silent Watchers."
Gollum in The Two Towers, The Black Gate is Closed
"He will come out of the Black Gate one day, one day soon. That is the only way big armies can come. But away down west He is not afraid, and there are the Silent Watchers."
Gollum in The Two Towers, The Black Gate is Closed
"See here – our Silent Watchers were uneasy more than two days ago, that I know."
Gorbag in The Two Towers, The Choices of Master Samwise

—— Dour1234, 15 May 2022 (UTC)