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An alphabetical list of characters. Additional biographical details are taken from The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth by Robert Foster.

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Admant. Man. Servant of Berodin, ally of Berkin. Regular visitor to the Golden Goose, responsible for delivering and collecting letters sent between Berkin and Lëonórwyn, befriended by Gimli, provides valuable information about Berodin’s crimes and about Berkin’s situation, in The lady vanishes.

Aedihild. Woman. Formerly nurse to Berkin’s mother. Hid Mistress Amarri, escaped with her and Lëonórwyn to The Citadel, in The lady vanishes.

Æðelbert. Man. War Lord of Rohan. Father of Æðith. Has entered into an alliance with Chief Bergthórr beytill, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Æðith. Woman. Daughter of Æðelbert, War Lord of Rohan. Mentioned as a possible wife for Theodred (who calls her the Pig-woman of the North), in the The Water is Wide.

Ailhard. Man. Son of Ailhart. Sent to Minas Tirith by Eomer as part of Lëonórwyn's escort, found murdered in The Forest of Druadan, in The lady vanishes.

Alatáriël. Elleth. Daughter of Angaráto. Selfish, spoilt and infatuated with Legolas, dreams of becoming his 'Queen'. Attacks the Mistress of the Ceremony, is tried and found guilty of the crime in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Shadow Alatáriël. Is Shadow Legolas' betrothed in Shadowland.

Alchfrid. Man. Assassin, regularly hired by Berodin, and occasionally bribed by Berkin. Kills Eowulf and is seen by Eowyn wearing his coat, is followed to his hideout, and arrested the following day by Haldir and Captain Berctuald, when questioned by Aragorn, Eomer and Eowyn gives evidence against Berodin in return for land and a chance to make a new start, in The lady vanishes.

Amarië. Elleth. Wife of Arafinwë, mother of Eámanë. Beautiful, lively, observant. Interviewed by Aragorn and Gimli in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Amarri. Woman. Lëonórwyn's nurse. Travels to Minas Tirith with Lëonórwyn, is hidden by Berkin with Mistress Aedilhild, his mother's nurse, in The lady vanishes.

Amras. Elf. Formerly a border guard of Mirkwood, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Attended the Council of Elrond with Legolas. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, and is attacked, but not killed, by the merman, in The time of the Orcs has come.

Angaráto. Elf. Father of Alatáriël. Before joining the colony, he farmed a large estate in The Brown Lands, ruling the humans in the surrounding settlements like a warlord, and trading elven weapons to the Haradrim. Attempts to bribe Lord Caranthir to 'recommend' his daughter for the Harvest Rite, bribes the Mistress of the Ceremony to alter the Harvest potions, kills the Mistress of the Ceremony whilst defending Alatáriël, attacks Eowyn, is tried and found guilty of the crime, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Arador. Man. Son of the Reeve of Newhome. Intelligent, curious, and well read, especially about the drow; has an extensive collection of ethnic artifacts, including a map of The Underdark. Follows Haldir to Eryn Laeg, shows him a way into The Underdark, accompanies the rescue party as a guide, helps negotiate various dangers including an attack by the drow, crosses to the shadow world with Haldir, deduces the existence of a portal, accompanies Legolas, Eowyn and Haldir to Minas Tirith, with Haldir locates the portal and attempts to close it, helps rescue Wilawen, chooses to join the colony, in Shadowland.

Arafinwë. Elf. Pleasant wood elf from the rural settlement at Doro Lanthron. Husband of Amarië, father of Eámanë. Interviewed by Aragorn and Gimli, provides evidence of Angarato's protection racket, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Aragorn

Son of Arathorn and Gilraen. Born 1 March III 2931. Chieftain of the Dúnedain from III 2933; King of the Reunited Kingdom from 1 May III 3019. Also known as 'Elessar', 'Estel', 'Hope', 'Strider', 'Thorongil', 'Wingfoot'. Heir of Isildur through thirty-nine generations.

Revives Eowyn after she has been strangled by Angarato, helps investigate the murder of The Mistress of the Ceremony and presides over the trial of Angarato and Alatariel in My bow shall sing with your sword; leads a mission to save Eowyn and Haldir in To the sea to the sea! the white gulls are crying; presides over the Yuletide celebrations in The lady vanishes.


Shadow Aragorn
. Is taken prisoner by the drow, is rescued by Legolas and Eowyn, leads an army across the Anduin and, with Shadow Eowyn, defeats the invaders, in Shadowland.

Aredhel. Elleth. Daughter of Astaldo, niece of Garma Kindwolf. Named after the White Lady of the Noldor. Formerly Legolas' mistress, betrothed to Singollo Greycloak. Befriends Eowyn and accompanies her to Sad Glawar, enlisting the help of her uncle, and acting as Eowyn's translator when she addresses the Edair, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Arinna. Woman. Ran a brothel in Carhilivren now lives in Eryn Carantaur with Camthalion and Orodreth. Attempts to seduce Legolas, but takes pity on him and allows him to spend some time with Eowyn, buys Camthalion and Orodreth, offers Haldir a job, dislikes Faramir and tries to prevent him taking 'her' elves from her, abandons her house to follow them, is injured when the Early Bird is wrecked, is recognised by Figwit, in The strange sea road; follows her elves to Eryn Carantaur, in The usual suspects; gives Cyllien advice, in Shadowland.

Arwen

Daughter of Elrond and Celebrian. Born III 241. For nearly three thousand years she lived in contentment in Imladris and Lorien until in 2951 she met Aragorn. In 2980 they plighted their troth on Cerin Amroth and after the Ring War they married and she became Queen of Gondor. Had a brief affair with Legolas 'long before Aragorn was born' (mentioned in The time of the Orcs has come).

Secretly prepares Eowyn for the Harvest Rite in My Bow shall sing with my sword; arranges for Haldir to take Eowyn shopping in Minas Tirith in The lady vanishes.


Shadow Arwen
. Has adopted Shadow Eowyn's child, Meldon. Is taken prisoner by the drow, isrescued by Legolas and Eowyn.

Astaldo. Elf. Father of Aredhel. Named after the Vala, Tulkas. King Thranduil's Chief Counsellor for many centuries. Helps Eowyn complete her second task, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Baalhanno. Man. Magician. Illegitimate brother of the Hatja of Carhilivren, determined to seize power. Married to Hentmirë and has been hounding her for years. Turns Haldir into a baboon, tries to persuade Eowyn to admit him to Hentmirë's house, follows Legolas, Eowyn and Niqmaddu to the prison island, rescues Naqiya-Zakutu and tries to steal the djinn, destroys the Early Bird and attempts to kill Legolas and Eowyn in a landslide, flees to Kuri, turns the King and his courtiers into rats, uses the enchanted water to build a bomb, disguises himself as Hentmirë and tries to kill Legolas and Niqmaddu, is stopped by Hentmirë, in The strange sea road.

Bjarni Bergthórsson. Man. Son of Chief Bergthórr beytill. Known as Bjarni bjarki (Bjarni bear-cub), in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Banduil. Man. Son of Falemi. Object of Eowyn's childhood crush, sent to Minas Tirith by Eomer as part of Lëonórwyn's escort, found murdered in the ruins of Osgiliath, in The lady vanishes.

Berctuald. Man. Captain in the Gondorian Guard. A good, reliable man who leads the raid on Alchfrid’s hideout and is sent by Aragorn to rescue Eomer, Haldir and Gimli from Berodin’s house, in The lady vanishes.

Berengar. Man. Secretary and companion to Faramir. Travels to Carhilivren with Gimli, with Faramir accompanies Captain Oliel to Rihat, defends Lady Bint-Anath from bandits and is subsequently expected to marry her, persuades Faramir to arrange a match between Bint-Anath and the Hatja’s son, Lord Aperel, in The usual suspects.

Shadow Berengar. Faithful secretary and friend to Shadow Eowyn, in Shadowland.

Bergthórr beytill. Man. High Chieftain of the North Beornings. By-name means 'horse penis'. Travels to Mirkwood to negotiate an alliance with King Thranduil and Eomer King, bringing his son and daughter—and his daughter's nurse—with him, during the negotiations his activities in East Lorien and in the north of Rohan are exposed, is out-manoeuvred by Thranduil and forced to make substantial concessions, in Misrule in Mirkwood; attempts to threaten the joint cavalcade as it travels south along the Anduin, encourages Thorkell bogsveigir to challenge Berryn to a duel in The Water is Wide.

Berkin. Man. Son of Alrin, and heir to his vast fortune; nephew of Berodin. Was adopted by Berodin when his parents were mysteriously killed in the Forest of Druadan; was poisoned, kept prisoner and forced to sign over control of much of his fortune but, with the help of the loyal servant, Olemi, gradually learned to prevent many of his uncle’s crimes; was betrothed to Lëonórwyn at an early age and eventually forced to marry her. Takes care of Legolas when he is injured by the Bolus thrower, is rescued from Berodin’s house by Gimli, Haldir and Eomer, arranges safe passage through the ‘caves’ beneath the city, is given ‘a talk’ by Gimli, in The lady vanishes.

Shadow Berkin. Attempts to swim across the Anduin with a message for Faramir, is rescued by Legolas, helps Legolas' band of warriors secretly enter Minas Tirith, storm the King's House and release Aragorn, fights the drow at Gimli's side, in Shadowland.

Berodin. Man. Noble of Gondor, uncle of Berkin. Murdered Berkin’s parents and adopted Berkin in order to gain control of his fortune; involved in organised crime, extortion and kidnapping; employed various thugs, including own his servants, Osuald and Ricbert, and an assassin, Alchfrid, son of Aelbert; probably murdered his own wife; poisoned Berkin and kept him imprisoned. Arranges a marriage between Berkin and Lëonórwyn in The lady vanishes.

Berryn. Man. Formerly cartographer to King Elessar, now a citizen of Eryn Carantaur. Capsizes close to Minas Athrad and takes refuge in the castle where he encounters the merman and then the elven raiding party, is sent by Legolas to Eryn Carantaur to obtain information about the merman, provides Legolas with important advice and helps Gimli return the merman to the water, in The time of the Orcs has come; travels to Mirkwood, befriends the scholar Ornendil, helps identify a cure for Eowyn and begins to fall in love with Gunnhildr Bergthórsdottir, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade, is challenged to a duel by Thorkell bogsveigir, and is later joined by Gunnhildr in The Water is Wide; takes Eowyn to The Aelvorn, helps Fingolfin deduce what has happened to her, accompanies Legolas to the shadow world where he helps Berengar run Shadow Eowyn's headquarters by working as a messenger, in Shadowland.

Brentor. Man. Captain of the Sunlight. Takes Faramir and Haldir from Ithilien to Pelargir and advises them to look for Captain Oliel in the Staggering Pirate, in The strange sea road.

Camthalion. Elf. Formerly a border guard of Mirkwood, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Attended the Council of Elrond with Legolas. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, in The time of the Orcs has come; travels to Mirkwood, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; is kidnapped by slavers and bought by Arinna, in The strange sea road; accompanies Haldir to Eryn Laeg, but is drugged by the drow and is taken back to Eryn Carantaur where he helps Arinna watch over Cyllien, in Shadowland.

Caranthir. Elf. Chief Counsellor of Eryn Carantaur and a capable ruler when Legolas is away from the colony. Named after the fourth son of Fëanor. Happily married for three thousand years. Helps investigate the murder of the Mistress of the Ceremony in My bow shall sing with your sword; supervises the defence of Eryn Carantaur and maintains Eowyn's Orc map in The time of the Orcs has come; with Lord Fingolfin, organises the defence of the Divor Rocks, in Shadowland.

Carnëmírië. Elleth. Known as Mírië. Formerly Legolas' mistress, makes friends with Eowyn, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Colgan. Man. Eomer King's Chief Counsellor. Accompanies Eomer to Mirkwood to take part in the negotiations with Thranduil and the Beornings, helps uncover the Beornings’ activities in East Lorien, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide.

Culúrien. Elleth. Named after one of the two trees of Valinor. Sister of Tindomerel. She and her sister seduce Legolas during a Harvest Rite, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Cuthbert. Man. Royal Healer, friend to Berkin and to Master Dínendal. Visits Berkin and advises him that his condition is stable, discusses a hypothetical case with Dínendal, tends Legolas after he is injured by the bolus-thrower, in The lady vanishes.

Daelvist. Man. Aragorn's personal servant, in The lady vanishes.

Dínendal. Elf. Healer of Eryn Carantaur. Kind, gentle and caring. Examines the body of The Mistress of the Ceremony, tends Eowyn after she has been attacked by Angaráto and provides evidence about the Celebrant's potion at Angaráto's trial in My bow shall sing with your sword; travels to Dol Amroth, tends Senta, Elladan and Legolas in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying; volunteers to serve as a field healer, tends Eowyn, and is attacked by her, in The time of the orcs has come; travels to Minas Tirith at Aragorn's invitation, questions Master Cuthbert, and helps Haldir rescue Legolas, in The lady vanishes; travels to Eryn Lasgalen, tends Legolas and Eowyn after they have fallen in the Enchanted River, provides Eomer with a hangover cure, helps Eomer use the enchanted water to see Firith, revives Eowyn after she has been poisoned by Serinde's salve, falls in love with the serving elleth, Rothinzil, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade, tends the wounded, in The Water is Wide; travels to Eryn Laeg in search of survivors, volunteers to accompany Haldir into The Underdark to rescue Wilawen, shoots Haldir's bow after the March Warden is injured, is captured by the drow and forced to work in a brothel where he is known as 'the elf with magic hands', is rescued by Wilawen and escorted back to the surface by Pharaun, in Shadowland.

Shadow Dínendal. Examines Eowyn and detects that she is no longer mortal, in Shadowland.

Djinn. Accidentally summoned by Eowyn, clears the entrance to the prison island, is stolen by Baalhanno but returns to Eowyn the moment he is summoned, rescues the Early Bird and its crew and helps with repairs, traces Baalhanno to Kuri, in The strange sea road.

Donatiya. Woman. Elderly servant of Hentmirë. Takes care of Keret, in The usual suspects.

Eámanë. Elleth. Daughter of Arafinwë and Amarië. Seduces (or is seduced by) Gimli during the Harvest Rite, is interviewed by Aragorn and Gimli, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Eldarwen. Elleth. Daughter of Gelmir, astronomer of Eryn Carantaur and Orelindë. Seduces Lord Fingolfin at the Harvest Ceremony, is interviewed by Lord Caranthir, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Elerossë. Elf. Servant of Eryn Carantaur. Provides evidence that Gimli was asleep in bed at the time of the murder, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Elfwine. Man. Son and heir of Eomer and Lothiriel. Is taken to Dol Amroth to be ceremonially named in To the Sea, to the Sea! Appears in Legolas' dreams as the nineteenth King of Rohan in The lady vanishes.

Elladan. Elf. Son of Elrond and Celebrian, identical brother of Elrohir, brother of Arwen, brother of Aragorn (by adoption). Mischievous and worldly but a deadly orc hunter. Attends the Harvest Rite and (with his brother) befriends the woman, Richardis, in My bow shall sing with your sword; travels to Dol Amroth, is kidnapped by Wolfram but rejected by Herzog because of his half-elven nature in To the Sea, to the Sea!; sings a bawdy song in The lady vanishes.

Elrohir. Elf. Son of Elrond and Celebrian, identical brother of Elladan, brother of Arwen, brother of Aragorn (by adoption). Mischievous and worldly but a deadly orc hunter. Attends the Harvest Rite and (with his brother) befriends the woman, Richardis, in My bow shall sing with your sword; travels to Dol Amroth in To the Sea, to the Sea!; sings a bawdy song in The lady vanishes.

Elros. Elf. Palace Cook of Eryn Carantaur. Named after Lord Elrond's brother. Fond of Maranwe, the scullery maid. Reports her missing in My bow shall sing with your sword; (unsuccessfully) gives Eowyn cooking lessons in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the cavlacade and is temporarily put in charge of Thorkell bogsveigir, in The Water is Wide.

Emliet. Woman. Wife of Lord Glarimar. Flirts with Legolas during a Yuletide feast, gives him valuable information about Lord Berodin, his servants and the Golden Goose, and persuades him to help her set up a home for fallen women, in The lady vanishes.

. Elf. Palace Steward of Eryn Carantaur. Responsible for organising the banquets (including the ice sculptures). Initiates the search for Maranwe in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Eofred. Man. Captain of Eomer's Guards. Travels to Eryn Carantaur with news of the birth of Prince Elfwine and an invitation to his Naming Ceremony, enjoys the hospitality of the elves and later describes it to his wife, helps Eowyn take care of Legolas after he has been poisoned by Wolfram, forms part of the rescue party, in To the Sea, to the Sea! Travels to Mirkwood as part of Eomer's cavalcade and leads the search of The Carrock in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Eofred's wife. Woman. Nurse to Prince Elfwine in To the Sea, to the Sea!

Eomer

Son of Eomund and Theodwyn, nephew of Theoden King, brother of Eowyn. Born III 2991. Eighteenth King of Rohan. Before the Ring war he was Third Marshal of the Riddermark; after the war he became King of Rohan and renewed the Oath of Eorl with King Elessar. Married Lothiriel, daughter of Prince Imrahil of Dol Amroth, in III 3020.

Invites Legolas and Eowyn to his son's Naming Ceremony and helps rescue Eowyn from Wolfram in To the Sea, to the Sea! the white gulls are crying; discovers the bodies of three Rohirrim buried in the snow and helps rescue Legolas in The lady vanishes; leads the cavalcade after Legolas is enchanted by the Enchanted River, helps King Thranduil negotiate with the Beornings, becomes involved with the woodland sprite, Firith, and, with her help, obtains the antidote to save Eowyn's life in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Rohan in the great cavalcade, in The Water is Wide.


Shadow Eomer
. Is estranged from his sister, Shadow Eowyn, but comes to her rescue and helps defeat the drow, in Shadowland.

Eowyn

Daughter of Eomund and Theodwyn, niece of Theoden King, sister of Eomer. Known as 'The White Lady of Rohan' and 'The Lady of the Shield Arm'. Born III 2995. Trained as a Shieldmaiden, before the Ring war she attempted to protect her uncle from Grima Wormtongue. During the war she met and fell in love with Aragorn and followed him into battle, slaying, with help of Meriadoc Brandybuck, the Witch King of Angmar and his Fell Beast at the Battle of Pelennor Field. As a result she was affected by the Black Breath but was revived by Aragorn. Whilst in the House of Healing she met Faramir and married him soon after. The marriage was not a success and she gradually came to accept that she and Faramir could no longer live as husband and wife. During this time she fell in love with Legolas.

At Faramir's suggestion she attends Eryn Carantaur's first Harvest Rite and is selected as Legolas' harvest Queen, helps Legolas investigate the murder of the Mistress of the Ceremony, and returns with him to Caras Arnen where, together with Faramir, they petition Aragorn to annul her marriage by decree, in My bow shall sing with your sword; travels with Legolas to Dol Amroth for Prince Elfwine's Naming Ceremony, foils Wolfram's attempt to kidnap Legolas, is herself kidnapped but manages to disable Wolfram, is rescued by Legolas, Aragorn, Gimli and Imrahil, and cures Legolas of the Sea Longing, in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying; travels to Minas Athrad as part of a military expedition, is wounded by a poisoned blade and falls under the influence of the Merman, whom she eventually kills, in The time of the Orcs has come; travels to Minas Tirith for the Yuletide celebrations, helps Legolas and Gimli investigate the disappearance of Leonorwyn, disguises herself as 'Dernhelm' and rescues Legolas from Lord Berodin's house, in The Lady vanishes; travels to Mirkwood to persuade King Thranduil to give his permission for her marriage to Legolas, completes three tasks set by him—sorting his correspondence, collecting tax arrears and obtaining a quantity of healing salve—is mortally wounded in the course of the final task but is revived by a substance that leaves her immortal, then is formally betrothed to Legolas, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; is kidnapped by slavers and taken to Far Harad where she is bought by Hentmire, discovers the djinn, and helps Legolas, Faramir and the Magus Niqmaddu defeat the evil magician Baalhanno and avert war between Carhilivren and Kuri, befriends the immortal King Shamash and invites him to Eryn Carantaur, in The strange sea road; encounters Wolfram in the Souk and is helped by Ribhadda, attempts to rescue Cyllien, falls into the sea and is rescued by Wolfram (and the djinn), with Legolas visits the Circus and travels to Rihat to find Keret's mother, Riya, attempts to rescue Cyllien a second time and is again saved by Wolfram, in The usual suspects; falls into The Aelvorn, befriends Shadow Legolas, helps Legolas rescue Aragorn and bonds with Shadow Eowyn's son, Meldon, fights the drow at Legolas' side, in Shadowland.


Shadow Eowyn
. After Shadow Faramir's death, leads the people of Caras Arnen to a refuge south of the hills, personally leads resistance to the drow, sends a message to Shadow Legolas asking for help, has a brief affair with Haldir, secures the services of a drow mercenary, plans the final attack on the drow encampment, befriends Hentmire and confesses to having borne Shadow Legolas' child, with Lord Fingolfin and Captain Drago leads the people of Caras Arnen in the final battle, chooses to be with Legolas and their son, in Shadowland.

Ereinion. Elf. A green-elf, living on the very southern tip of Eryn Lasgalen. Sends a stream of dispatches to Thranduil describing the activities of the Beornings in East Lorien, which Thranduil overlooks but which Eowyn discovers in the course of her first task, appointed Thranduil's agent, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Faramir

Son of Denethor II, brother of Boromir. Born III 2983. A gentle and discerning man, a lover of lore and music and an reader of men's minds. Before the Ring war he was Captain of the Rangers of Ithilien. During the Ring war he led the retreat from Osgiliath, fell under the Black Breath and was almost cremated alive by his father. He was cured by Aragorm and, whilst recovering, met Eowyn in the House of Healing. They were married soon after and Faramir was made Steward of Gondor, Prince of Ithilien and Lord of Emyn Arnen. Fell in love with his secretary soon after his marriage.

Sends Eowyn to Eryn Carantaur and petitions Aragorn for an annulment in My bow shall sing with your sword; helps investigate the villainy of Lord Berodin in The lady vanishes; tracks Legolas and Eowyn to Far Harad and uses his diplomatic skills to avert a war between Carhilivren and Kuri in The strange sea road; together with Berengar accompanies Captain Oliel to Rihat in search of Oliel's wife, persuades Bint-Anath to give up Berengar, persuades Gwirith to return to Gondor with Oliel, helps protect Ribhadda from Abdi's men, helps Ribhadda expose Abdi but is too late to prevent Abdi's death, arranges a marriage between Bint-Anath and the Hatja's son, Lord Aperel, in The usual suspects.


Shadow Faramir
. Killed by the drow in the initial attack on Caras Arnen, in Shadowland.

Fëanáro. Elf. See Vardamir.

Feärwen. Elleth. Serving elleth in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Figwit. Elf. Real name: Aegnor. Formerly of Imladris, he escorted Arwen to the Grey Havens, was captured by slavers, taken to Carhilivren, acquired by Baalhanno and imprisoned on the island where he befriended the roc and trained her to recognise elves. Sends the roc to find an elf and is brought Valandil and Wilawen, is kidnapped by Naqiya-Zakutu, is rescued by Wilawen and Valandil, is injured when the Early Bird is wrecked, recognises Arinna, finally lays Naqiya-Zakutu to rest, in The strange sea road; decides to return to Eryn Carantaur with the others and bids the roc farewell, in The usual suspects.

Findecáno. Elf. A healer. Father of Nerwen, one of the ellith chosen to take part in the Harvest Rite in My bow shall sing with your sword; travels to Minas Athrad in The time of the Orcs has come; tends Legolas with smelling salts in Shadowland.

Fingolfin. Elf. Counsellor of Eryn Carantaur. Named after the legendary King of Beleriand. Noble, wise and scholarly. Admires Legolas and his reasons for founding the colony. Fond of Eowyn, gives her lessons in Elvish and elven customs. In the Third Age, he lived at Imladris, acting as a roving ambassador for Lord Elrond, helping to maintain relations with King Thranduil and with the men of the Misty Mountains. Helps investigate the murder of the Mistress of the Ceremony and is seduced by Eldarwen during the Harvest Ceremony in My bow shall sing with your sword; makes Eofred feel welcome in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying; travels to Eryn Lasgalen as the representative of the people of Eryn Carantaur, coaches Eomer in the niceties of elven custom, and helps Eowyn complete her first task in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; with Lord Caranthir supervises the defence of the Divor Rocks in Shadowland.

Shadow Fingolfin. After talking to Eowyn, deduces that she has passed from Middle-earth to Shadow Middle-earth, persuades Legolas and Eowyn to stay in Shadow Eryn Carantaur to talk to Shadow Legolas, travels to Emyn Arnen as part of Legolas' advance party, saves Shadow Eowyn's life and acts as her second in command after Captain Drago's death, in Shadowland.

Finrod. Elf. Formerly a border guard of Mirkwood, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Attended the Council of Elrond with Legolas. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, recognises and is attacked by Fëanáro (Vardamir), in The time of the Orcs has come.

Firith. Woodland sprite. Left alone in Lothlorien, she falls in love with Eomer and follows him to Mirkwood, where she helps him uncover the Beornings’ activities in East Lorien, and summons the north wind to help him find Serindë, and bring her and Singollo back to Thranduil’s Halls with the cure for Eowyn, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Florestan. Man. Secretary to Eomer King, his father was secretary to Theoden King. Falls in love with Senta in To the Sea, to the Sea!; travels to Minas Tirith, finds his sister, Lëonórwyn, missing and asks Legolas and Eowyn to help find her in The lady vanishes; travels to Mirkwood with Eomer in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Galathil. Elf. Footman to Legolas and Eowyn, in Shadowland.

Gelmir. Elf. Astronomer of Eryn Carantaur. Husband of Orelindë, father of Eldarwen. Interviewed by Lord Caranthir, gives evidence at the trial of Angaráto and Alatáriël, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Gerhal. Man. Landlord of The Four Alls, the tavern where Legolas and Eowyn stay on the way to Minas Tirith, in The lady vanishes; is duped by the 'outlaw prince' in The servant and the Lady.

Geruil. Man. Father of Wilawen.

Shadow Geruil. Man. Father of Shadow Wilawen. Owns a curio shop in Minas Tirith that houses a portal to The Underdark. Provides Haldir and Arador with valuable information, permits them to use his shop and its contents, gives Arador the onyx cat, in Shadowland.

Gimli

Son of Gloin. Born III 2879. In 3018 he accompanied his father to Imladris and was chosen to represent the Dwarves in the Fellowship. He was the first dwarf to enter Lorien since Durin's Day and, whilst there became a close friend of Legolas and devoted to Galadriel. After the Ring war he took a group of elves to live in Rohan and became Lord of the Glittering Caves.

Attends the Harvest Rite and gives Legolas moral support during the investigations into the murder of the Mistress of the Ceremony in My bow shall sing with your sword; attends Prince Elfwine's Naming Ceremony as one of the child's sponsors, helps rescue Eowyn from Wolfram and bring Legolas back from the sea in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying; joins the orc hunt, captures an Uruk Hai, finds the location of the merman's nest and helps defeat him in The time of the Orcs has come; helps uncover the villainy of Lord Berodin, befriends Admant, Esmare and Berkin, helps Eowyn rescue Legolas, seals the Queen's potting shed and gives Berkin 'a talk' in The lady vanishes; travels to Mirkwood and takes part in negotiations with the Beornings, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Rohan in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; travels to Far Harad with Berengar, helps Legolas track down Wolfram's hideout, helps protect Ribhadda from Abdi's men, makes friends with Hentmirë and with Keret, in The usual suspects; follows Legolas into The Aelvorn and crosses into the shadow world, travels to Emyn Arnen and Minas Tirith as part of Legolas' advance party, helps storm the King's House and free Aragorn, teaches Berkin to use an axe and fights beside him against the drow, chooses to return to Eryn Carantaur with Legolas and Eowyn, in Shadowland.


Glarimar. Man. Husband of Lady Emliet and regular visitor to the Golden Goose. Tries to persuade Legolas to betray Eowyn in the brothel, and sees more than he expected; in The lady vanishes.

Golradir. Elf. Captain of the Palace Guard of Eryn Carantaur. Prickly and hot-headed. Helps investigate the murder of The Mistress of the Ceremony in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Shadow Golradir. March Warden of Shadow Eryn Carantaur. Travels to Emyn Arnen as part of Legolas' advance party, helps Legolas scout the drow encampment, attacks the drow to create a diversion and delay their attack, is Shadow Legolas' second-in-command in the final battle, in Shadowland.'

Gunnhildr Bergthórsdottir. Woman. Daughter of Chief Bergthórr beytill. Travels to Mirkwood, with her nurse, as part of her father's entourage, is initially shy and withdrawn (and forced to wear a veil) but blossoms with the kind attention of Gimli and Legolas, helps tame the bear, is chosen by Gimli as his Queen of Misrule, is attracted to Berryn (and he to her), in Misrule in Mirkwood; is the innocent cause of a duel, and later joins the cavalcade, in the The Water is Wide.

Haldir

March Warden of Eryn Carantaur. Brother of Rumil and Orophin. March Warden of Lorien during the Ring war, favourite of Galadriel. Led the company of Elves at Helm's Deep and was grieviously injured but rescued by Eowyn who supervised his treatment herself (as told in My bow shall sing with your sword).

Prevents Angarato from strangling Eowyn in My bow shall sing with your sword; attempts to rescue Eowyn from the Apothecary's shop and is kidnapped by Herzog and imprisoned with Eowyn on the galley in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying; helps organise the orc hunt and defeat the merman in The time of the Orcs has come; takes Eowyn shopping, leads the raid on the assassin's hideout, helps rescue Legolas and Berkin, declares his love for Eowyn in The lady vanishes; provides Legolas with moral support in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; together with Faramir tracks Legolas and Eowyn to Far Harad, is temporarily transformed into a baboon then, still under the influence of Baalhanno's magic, attempts to kill Legolas but, after having had his love for Eowyn removed by magic, helps Figwit kill Naqiya-Zakutu in The strange sea road; becomes involved with Cyllien (and asks her to return to Eryn Carantaur with him), makes friends with Ribhadda, helps rescue Eowyn, Cyllien and Hentmirë from Wolfram and Vardamir, helps protect Ribhadda from Abdi's men, helps Faramir and Ribhadda expose Abdi, in The usual suspects; travels to Eryn Laeg to investigate the suspicious deaths, enters The Underdark to rescue Wilawen, is injured in a fight with the drow, with Arador is sucked into the starlit lake and passes into the shadow world, has a brief affair with Shadow Eowyn, travels to Minas Tirith as part of Legolas' advance party, with Arador discovers the portal and defends it, chooses to return to Eryn Carantaur with Legolas and Eowyn, in Shadowland.


Halmant. Man. Secretary to Aragorn, in The lady vanishes.

Halrand. Man. One of Eomer King's company, Captain Eofred's lieutenant, friendly with Valandil, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Hasdrubal. Man. Sailor on the True Friend. Cruel to the slaves, in The strange sea road.

Hatja. Man. Ruler of Carhilivren. Sails to Kuri to launch a pre-emptive attack, is dissuaded by Faramir, in The strange sea road.

Heðinn austmannaskelfir. Man. Beorning. By-name means 'terror of the eastmen'. Accepts Eomer's drinking challenge and is defeated by Eomer and Gimli (with Firith's help), in Misrule in Mirkwood; brings a message for Thorkell bogsveigir in The Water is Wide.

Hentmirë. Woman. Daughter of the merchant, Mursilis. Very rich, but lonely. Buys Legolas at the slave market because she wants an elf, then buys Eowyn to make him happy, gradually begins to treat them as friends, is being blackmailed by Baalhanno, makes Faramir and Haldir welcome, breaks down when Haldir is turned into a baboon and admits that she is married to Baalhanno, sails to the prison island on the Early Bird, saves Faramir from the storm, helps repair the boat, sets Legolas and Eowyn free, sails with them to Kuri, follows Legolas ashore, is attacked by Baalhanno, attempts to warn Legolas, is healed by Niqmaddu, is given a bottle of enchanted water by King Shamash, in The strange sea road.

Herzog. Man. Apothecary of Dol Amroth. Sells Senta abortifacient herbs and the little yellow bird, Sweep, hires Wolfram to kidnap an elf and provides elfsbane to subdue him, rejects Elladan, dresses Wolfram's leg wounds and provides a powerful anodyne, kidnaps Haldir, arranges passage to Far Harad for himself, Haldir, Wolfram and Eowyn on the Sea-Maiden, attempts to bribe Haldir to collaborate with him in return for Eowyn, attempts to bribe Legolas to set him free in return for immortality for Eowyn, casts a Sea Longing spell on Legolas, and is condemned to death (?) in To the Sea, to the Sea!

Hildë. Woman. Landlady of The Four Alls, the tavern where Legolas and Eowyn stay on the way to Minas Tirith, gives Eowyn a Yuletide gift, in The lady vanishes.

Hob (known as Hobbie). Human boy. Travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade, goes into the Forest in search of the dead body and sees two 'wolf-men', in The Water is Wide.

Idril. Elleth. Daughter of Tathar, a highly respected sword smith. Is chosen to take part in the Harvest Rite, befriends a young soldier of Gondor, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Imrahil

Prince of Dol Amroth, father of Lothiriel, wife of Eomer. Of Numenorian origin and known as Imrahil the Fair. Fought at The Battle of Pelennor Field. Misunderstood Legolas' friendship (as told in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying).

Attends the Harvest Rite and is overheard by Eowyn arguing with Legolas in My bow shall sing with your sword; hosts Elfwine's Naming Ceremony, helps rescue Eowyn from Wolfram and bring Legolas back from the sea in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying.


Ipi
. Woman. Works for Arinna. Is ordered to wash and dress Legolas in preparation for the slave market, in The strange sea road.


Legolas

Son of King Thranduil of the Woodland Realm. Took part in The Council of Elrond and was chosen to represent the Elves in the Fellowship. In Lorien he made friends with Gimli. Fought at Helm's Deep, followed the Paths of the Dead, and fought with distinction at Pelennor Field and before the Gates of Mordor. Whilst in Southern Gondor, however, he saw the sea for the first time and the sight awakened in him the Sea Longing. In Rohan he had met and fallen in love with Eowyn and, after her marriage to Faramir, he led a number of elves from the Woodland Realm to Eryn Carantaur, in South Ithilien, where he founded a colony that gradually attracted elves from all over Middle Earth, and men, and some dwarves.

Performs his first Harvest Rite, with Eowyn, investigates the murder of the Mistress of the Ceremony, travels with Eowyn to Caras Arnen and they and Faramir petition Aragorn to annul Eowyn and Faramir's marriage, in My bow shall sing with your sword; travels with Eowyn to Dol Amroth to attend Prince Elfwine's Naming Ceremony, is poisoned and almost kidnapped by Wolfram, takes part in the rescue of Eowyn whilst still under the influence of elfsbane, is further ensorceled by Herzog and nearly drowns himself in the sea but is drawn back to reality by Eowyn, in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying; leads a military expedition to Minas Athrad and duels with the merman for Eowyn, in The time of the Orcs has come; travels to Minas Tirith for the Yuletide celebrations, investigates, with Eowyn and Gimli, the disappearance of Leonorwyn, is captured by Lord Berodin then rescued by Eowyn, Gimli, Eomer and Haldir, in The lady vanishes; travels to Mirkwood to persuade his father to give him permission to marry Eowyn, confronts several of his early lovers, comes to the amorous attention of a skinchanger, and is officially betrothed to Eowyn in a ceremony conducted by his father, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; is kidnapped by slavers and taken to Far Harad, where he is bought by Hentmire and, helped by Eowyn and Faramir and the Magus Niqmaddu, he defeats the evil magician Baalhanno and averts a war between Carhilivren and Kuri, in The strange sea road; with Eowyn and Gimli tracks down Wolfram's hideout, senses that Eowyn has fallen into the sea and persuades Keret to return the djinn by making a deal with him, with Eowyn visits the Circus and travels to Rihat to find Keret's mother, Riya, helps protect Ribhadda from Abdi's men in The usual suspects; follows Eowyn into The Aelvorn and crosses into the shadow world, persuades Shadow Legolas to send help to Shadow Eowyn, leads an advance party to Emyn Arnen and Minas Tirith, storms the King's House and rescues Aragorn from the drow, with Eowyn bonds with Shadow Eowyn's son, Meldon, fights with Aragorn in the final battle, chooses to return to Eryn Carantaur with Eowyn, in Shadowland.


Shadow Legolas. Founder of Shadow Eryn Carantaur, betrothed to Shadow Alatáriël. Discovers Eowyn in his bedchamber and admits that he has been dreaming of her, grudgingly makes her and Legolas welcome, is persuaded by Legolas to raise an army and join Shadow Eowyn at Caras Arnen, drops the vial of herbal tonic that Alatáriël has packed for him, suffers withdrawal symptoms and falls into a deep healing sleep, wakes to hear that Eowyn has borne him a child, fights beside Aragorn and Eowyn in the final battle against the drow, chooses to be with Eowyn and their chid, Meldon, in Shadowland.

Lenwë. Elf. Treasurer of Eryn Carantaur. Timid. Helps investigate the murder of The Mistress of the Ceremony in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Lëonórwyn. Woman. Sister to Florestan. Was betrothed to Berkin at an early age and inherited her grandfather’s fortune. Travels to Minas Tirith, tmarries Berkin, is kept prisoner, escapes with Berkin’s help and, disguised as the boy, Fidélin, hides in the Golden Goose until she is found by Legolas and taken to the safety of The Citadel, goes with Legolas to find Mistress Amarri and helps the women escape, in The lady vanishes.

Lessien. Elleth. Quiet, but intelligent and strong-willed, chosen to learn the mysteries of the Harvest Rite and become Eryn Carantaur's permanent Mistress of the Ceremony. Observes the Mistress of the Ceremony altering the Harvest Potions, conducts the Harvest Rite after the Mistress of the Ceremony is murdered, in My bow shall sing with your sword; answers Eowyns questions, in Shadowland.

Lindorië. Elleth. Known as Lindë. Formerly Legolas' mistress, now the mistress of one of his childhood friends, Voronwë. Attempts to make Eowyn uncomfortable at the Welcoming Feast, later attempts to seduce Legolas, is attacked by the bear but rescued by Eowyn, whilst convalescing suggests a foursome between herself and Legolas, Voronwë and Eowyn, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Maeglin. Elf. Formerly a border guard of Mirkwood, then a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Attended the Council of Elrond with Legolas. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, and is killed by the merman, in The time of the Orcs has come.

Maglor. Elf. Librarian of Eryn Carantaur. Helps Berryn identify the Merman and discover his weakness in The time of the Orcs has come; discovers the precedent of Decree 12: The case of Melethron and Gwilwileth in Ancient Laws of the Silvan Elves, for Lord Fingolfin, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Mahtan. Elf. Fletcher. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party in The time of the Orcs has come.

Maranwë. Elleth. Scullery maid of Eryn Carantaur. In love with Legolas. Dallies in Legolas' bedroom and overhears The Mistress of the Ceremony 'preparing' Legolas for the rite, witnesses the murder and is kidnapped by the murderer, gives important evidence at the trial of Angaráto and Alatáriël, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Merman. Creature of the sea. Comes ashore at Minas Athrad to find a mate, gathers together and controls large numbers of orcs and Uruk Hai, attempts to kidnap Eowyn, is defeated and killed (?) by Eowyn and Legolas, is returned to the water by Gimli and Berryn, in The time of the Orcs has come.

Milkherem. Man. Slave trader from Far Harad. Captain of the True Friend. Captures Legolas and Eowyn in Ithilien and takes them to Carhilivren, refuses the ransom offered by Legolas, sells them at the slave market, in The strange sea road.

Míriel. Elleth. Legolas' personal serving elleth. Gentle and good-hearted. Has a mild crush on Legolas but fantasises about Eomer. Finds the body of The Mistress of the Ceremony, informs Captain Golradir, is interviewed by Legolas and Eowyn and provides vital evidence about the 'third person', runs to fetch Dínendal and Legolas after Eowyn has been attacked, brings Eowyn's sword, in My bow shall sing with your sword; decorates Legolas and Eowyn's chambers for Yuletide, in The time of the orcs has come.

Shadow Míriel. Does not recognise Eowyn, in Shadowland.

Mistress of the Ceremony. Elleth. Name unknown. Sent to Eryn Carantaur by King Thranduil to coach Legolas in the mysteries of the Harvest Rite. Makes many enemies and is subsequently murdered, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Mutallu. Man. Captain of the Early Bird, Hentmirë's boat. Dearly loves and is loved by his mistress, rescued her from Baalhanno shortly after her marriage. Sails the Early Bird to the prison island, with Eowyn supervises the djinn's repairs, sails the boat to Kuri, helps Faramir reach the Hatja's ship, in the The strange sea road.

Naqiya-Zakutu. Woman. Former Queen of Kuri and guardian of the Fountain of Youth, under Baalhanno's influence she attacked Carhilivren and she and her followers were sentenced to life imprisonment on the island. Is disturbed by Valandil when he explores the prison, kidnaps Figwit, is thwarted by Valandil and Wilawen, is rescued by Baalhanno and taken to Kuri, after his death is left wandering aimlessly through the Palace, is finally laid to rest by Figwit, in The strange sea road.

Nerwen. Elleth. Daughter of Findecáno, a healer. Is chosen to take part in the Harvest Rite, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Niqmaddu. Man. Magician. Son of the Great Niqmepa. Is hired by Faramir, restores Haldir to his true form, admits to having imprisoned Naqiya-Zakutu on the island, flies Legolas and Eowyn to the island, helps them rescue Valandil, Wilawen and Figwit, travels to Kuri, helps free King Shamash and defeat Baalhanno, magically removes Haldir's love for Eowyn, in The strange sea road; advises Haldir to be patient, in The usual suspects.

Nolofinwë. Elf. Formerly Elrond's personal sword smith, now a citizen of Eryn Carantaur. Re-forged the sword of Elendil. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, keeps watch on Fëanáro (Vardamir), follows Eowyn into the castle and attempts to protect her from the merman, in The time of the Orcs has come; forges the sword that Legolas gives to Eowyn on Sweetheart's Day, in The Gift.

Norwas. Man. Son of Gerhal and Hildë, landlord and landlady of The Four Alls, in The lady vanishes.

Olemi. Man. Nominally servant of Berodin but loyal to Berkin and the memory of his father, acting as Berkin's agent in the outside world. Clever and reliable, physically resembles Faramir. Helps Berkin prevent the murder of Brandir son of Borondir by bribing Alchfrid, helps Berkin prepare for his wedding, helps Berkin tend Legolas after he had been injured by the bolus-thrower, tends Penda and the bolus thrower after they have been shot by Haldir, in The lady vanishes.

Oliel. Man. Captain of the Hunter. Has been searching for his wife (who was taken by slavers) for seven years. Takes Faramir and Haldir from Pelargir to Carhilivren, introduces them to the slave liberator, Bodeshmun, takes Faramir to the house of the Magus Niqmaddu, in The strange sea road.

Olivan. Man. Mayor of Minas Tirith and friend to Berkin, holds a large part of Berkin’s fortune in safe-keeping. Introduces Gimli to Berodin at a Yuletide Feast, in The lady vanishes.

Orelindë. Elleth. Wife of Gelmir, the astronomer of Eryn Carantaur, mother of Eldarwen. Is interviewed by Lord Caranthir in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Orin. Man. Aragorn's stable boy. Discovers the bodies of Rosemant, Theodort and Ailhard in the snow, in The lady vanishes.

Orodreth. Elf. Formerly a border guard of Mirkwood, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Attended the Council of Elrond with Legolas. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, defends the perimeter from Orcs during the attack that allows Eowyn to escape, in The time of the Orcs has come; travels to Mirkwood and, with Valandil, fetches water from the Enchanted River for Eomer, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; is kidnapped by slavers and bought by Arinna, in The strange sea road; defends the Divor Rocks, in Shadowland.

Orophin. Elf. Brother of Haldir. Formerly a border guard of Lorien, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Is sent, with his brother, Rumil, to Minas Athrad by Lord Caranthir, to investigate the sudden appearance of several bands of orcs, reports his findings to Legolas, later travels back to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, escorts Berryn to Eryn Carantaur then back to Minas Athrad, protecting him from an Orc attack on the way, in The time of the Orcs has come; enters The Underdark to help Haldir rescue Wilawen, takes charge of the rescue party after Haldir is lost, is captured by drow and forced to work in a brothel where he proves popular (though planning his escape), is rescued by Wilawen and escorted back to the surface by Pharaun.

Osuald. Man. Thuggish servant of Berodin, bullies the other servants and takes particular delight in tormenting Berkin. Cannot read or write or sign his own name. Takes part in the attack on Mistress Aedihild’s house that results in Legolas’ being injured by the bolus thrower, is ordered to kill Legolas but is tricked by Berkin into letting him live, seeks help from another household in an unsuccessful attempt to prevent Gimli, Haldir and Eomer from rescuing Berkin, is arrested with his master, in The lady vanishes.

Penda. Man. Servant of Berodin. Is shot by Haldir during the raid on Berodin’s house, in The lady vanishes.

Ricbert. Man. Thuggish servant of Berodin. Witness to Berkin’s marriage; possibly the father of Lady Emliet’s lady’s maid’s child, in The lady vanishes.

Richardis. Woman. Lady's maid to Queen Arwen. Becomes mistress to Elladan and Elrohir in My bow shall sing with your sword; dresses Eowyn's hair in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying.

Rimush. Man. Slave of Hentmirë, in The strange sea road.

Roc. Giant bird. Friend of Figwit. Finds Valandil and snatches him and Wilawen from the True Friend, takes them to the prison island, later carries them back to Carhilivren to find Legolas and Eowyn, then returns them to the island to rescue Figwit, in The strange sea road; says farewell to Figwit, in The usual suspects.

Rosemant. Woman. Lëonórwyn's lady's maid. Travels to Minas Tirith with Lëonórwyn, disguises herself in Lëonórwyn's clothes in order to act as a decoy, is found murdered in The Forest of Druadan, in The lady vanishes.

Rosie. Woman. Barmaid of The Sparking Clog, a tavern in Caras Arnen, in My bow shall sing with your sword.

Rothinzil. Elleth. A serving elleth at King Thranduil's palace, formerly Legolas' mistress. Named after the ship of Earendil. Is ordered by King Thranduil to seduce Legolas, but fails, is attacked by the bear and discovered by Legolas and Eowyn, is treated by Master Dínendal, falls in love with him, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade, in The Water is Wide.

Rumil. Elf. Brother of Haldir. Formerly a border guard of Lorien, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Is sent, with his brother, Orophin, to Minas Athrad by Lord Caranthir, to investigate the sudden appearance of several bands of orcs, reports his findings to Legolas, later travels back to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, escorts Berryn to Eryn Carantaur then back to Minas Athrad, protecting him from an Orc attack on the way, in The time of the Orcs has come; enters The Underdark to help Haldir rescue Wilawen, is captured by drow and forced to work in a brothel but is beaten with a snake whip, is rescued by Wilawen and escorted back to the surface by Pharaun.

Senta. Woman. Lady's maid to Imrahil's daughters. Left pregnant after her betrothed was killed in a hunting accident. Buys abortifacient herbs (and the little yellow bird, Sweep) from Herzog, suffers a miscarriage and is tended by Eowyn, wins the heart of Eomer's secretary, Florestan, in To the Sea, to the Sea!; asks Legolas and Eowyn to help find Florestan's missing sister, in The lady vanishes.

Shamash. Man. King of Kuri. Was submerged in the enchanted water as a child and is immortal. Is turned into a rat by Baalhanno but restored to his proper form by Niqmaddu, helps Legolas and Eowyn defeat Baalhanno, is injured by Haldir, makes peace with the Hatja of Carhilivren but insists that his aunt with be treated with compassion, admires Eowyn, gives Hentmirë and Wilawen each a bottle of enchanted water, in The strange sea road.

Silwyn. Woman. Mother of Eomer's secretary, Florestan, and Lëonórwyn, in The lady vanishes.

Singollo. Elf. March Warden of Mirkwood. Named after the legendary King Thingol, known as Greycloak and Collo. The son of King Thranduil's groom, childhood friend of Legolas and Voronwë, protected from bullying by elfling Legolas; betrothed to Aredhel daughter of Astaldo. Is forced to tell Thranduil about Serindë, accompanies Legolas to Esgaroth in The lady vanishes; helps Legolas and his friends search for the bear, goes to Eryn Aras with Legolas, Gimli and Haldir to find Eowyn, brings Serindë back with the cure for Eowyn, wins the game of hide-and-seek with Legolas and Eomer, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Snorri blátönn. Man. Beorning. By-name means 'black tooth'. Accepts Eomer's drinking challenge and is defeated by Eomer and Gimli, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Sweep. Little yellow bird. Is bought by Herzog from a trader of Far Harad and sold to Senta, in To the Sea, to the Sea!

Tabnit. Man. Sailor on the True Friend. Accepts a bribe from Legolas and takes him to see Captain Milkherem, in The strange sea road.

Taru. Man. Sailor on the Early Bird, in The strange sea road.

Taurnil. Elf. Formerly King Thranduil's bowyer, now a citizen of Eryn Carantaur. Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, with his fletcher, Mahtan, and his stringer, Fëanáro (Vardamir), in The time of the Orcs has come.

Theodort. Man. Son of Halael. Is sent to Minas Tirith by Eomer as part of Lëonórwyn's escort and found murdered in The Forest of Druadan, in The lady vanishes.

Theodred. Man. Son of Theoden King, cousin of Eomer and Eowyn. Is Eowyn's first lover, mentioned in The time of the Orcs has come and in The Water is Wide.

Thranduil

Son of Oropher, father of Legolas. King of the Woodland Realm, known as 'The Elvenking'. In III 2941 he led the Elven forces in the Battle of the Five Armies and during the Ring war he repulsed an attack from Dol Guldur. After the war he fixed his southern boundary at the Mountains of Mirkwood. Loves his son and is fiercely possessive. Also has a great love for jewels and riches.

Sends the Mistress of the Ceremony to Eryn Carantaur in My bow shall sing with your sword; objects to Legolas' marriage to Eowyn and insists that it is invalid (as told in The lady vanishes); sets Eowyn three tasks by which she might prove her worthiness, and finally accepts her as his son's betrothed, at the same time negotiating with the Beornings, in Misrule in Mirkwood.


Thorkell bogsveigir. Man. Champion to the Beorning Chieftain, Bergthórr beytill, and claims to be betrothed to Bergthórr's daughter. Tall, handsome, arrogant, a troublemaker. Briefly mentioned in Misrule in Mirkwood. Fights and loses a duel with Eowyn, becomes her property, and travels south with the cavalcade, in The Water is Wide. His by-name means 'bow swayer'.

Tindomerel. Elleth. Sister of Culurien. Known as Tindu. Formerly Legolas' mistress. She and her sister seduce Legolas during a Harvest Rite, in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Torael. Man. Aragorn's chief huntsman, in The lady vanishes.

Ulsil. Man. Patron of The Four Alls in The lady vanishes.

Valaina. Elleth. Seamstress of Eryn Carantaur. Alters Eowyn's coronation gown in My bow shall sing with your sword. Later becomes Eowyn's personal seamstress. Made the blue-leaf gown and the rose pink Naming Ceremony gown worn by Eowyn in To the sea, to the sea! the white gulls are crying, and the Yuletide gown and mantle given to Eowyn by Legolas in The time orcs has come; and the golden gown (that was singed) and the betrothal gown worn by Eowyn in Misrule in Mirkwood.

Valandil

Elf. Formerly a border guard of Mirkwood, now a border guard of Eryn Carantaur. Attended the Council of Elrond with Legolas.

Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, defends the perimeter from Orcs during the attack that allows Eowyn to escape, in The time of the Orcs has come; travels to Mirkwood, helps search The Carrock for traces of the bear, befriends Eomer and returns to the Enchanted River to collect water for him, in Misrule in Mirkwood; travels back to Ithilien in the great cavalcade in The Water is Wide; is kidnapped by slavers, snatched by the Roc (chained to Wilawen) and, after an adventure in the desert, is taken to Figwit's prison island, explores the prison, discovers the undead Naqiya-Zakutu, promises the spirits of the dead that he will lay her to rest, flies back to the mainland for help (with Wilawen), then returns to rescue Figwit, gradually falls in love with Wilawen and asks her to marry him, in The strange sea road; finally persuades Wilawen to say yes, and exchanges vows with her in The usual suspects; defends the Divor Rocks and is hit by a drow arrow, follows Haldir into the Underdark to rescue Wilawen, is captured by the drow and forced to work in a brothel but refuses and is badly beaten, is rescued by Wilawen and taken back to the surface by Pharaun, in Shadowland.


Vardamir. Elf. Stringer and villain! Travels to Minas Athrad as part of the raiding party, is recognised by Finrod (as having been involved in a plot to overthrow Elrond, take the Ring from Frodo and meet Sauron in battle), attacks him, then flees to Dol Amroth, in The time of the Orcs has come; teams up with Wolfram, tries to protect Cyllien but helps keep her prisoner, is captured by Haldir, treated well by Legolas and Hentmirë, and taken back to Eryn Caranatur to stand trial, in The usual suspects.

Voronwë. Elf. Named after the mariner elf, known as Himwë. Childhood friend of Legolas and Singollo. Lover of Lindorië.

Wilawen. Woman. Daughter of Geruil, a lapidary of Minas Tirith. Is captured by slavers, chained to Valandil and, with him, snatched by the roc and dropped in the desert where she helps him find an oasis and survive attacks by dragons, is recaptured by the roc and taken to the prison island, is tended by Valandil who has fallen in love with her, flies with him to Carhilivren to find Legolas and Eowyn, returns to the island to rescue Figwit, following the wreck of the Early Bird helps tend the injured, evades Valandil's offers of marriage, in The strange sea road; accepts Valandil, in The usual suspects; travels to Eryn Laeg as Master Dinendal's assistant, is kidnapped by the drow and taken into The Underdark, is rescued by Drizzt, found by Haldir and Valandil, recaptured by the drow and bought by the Mage Pharaun, after a spell misfires gives her control of Pharaun, with him and Drizzt, rescues the elves, sends them to the surface, crosses into the shadow world, persuades Pharaun to return her friends to 'wherever they want to be', and finds herself at Valandil's side, in Shadowland.

Shadow Wilawen. Woman. Is recognised by Arador as the daughter of his contact in Minas Tirith, finds food and quarters for Haldir's troops, in Shadowland.

Wolfram. Man. Clever, ruthless and possessed of uncanny instincts and the ability to 'do things without being seen'. Is hired by Herzog to kidnap an elf, takes Elladan but returns him when the half-elf is rejected, becomes obsessed with Eowyn and begins to stalk her, attempts to kidnap Legolas but is prevented by Eowyn who grievously wounds his legs, is treated by Herzog and given a powerful anodyne which, for a limited time, kills the pain and gives him the strength and speed of an elf, talks his way into the castle, kidnaps Eowyn and tries to take her to Far Harad, is beaten almost to death by Eowyn but disappears before he can be captured in To the Sea to the Sea!; teams up with Vardamir, follows Eowyn in the Souk, kidnaps Cyllien for Abdi, moves his hideout to the ancient quarter, tries to persuade Vardamir to kill Cyllien, is attacked by Eowyn but saves her from drowning, hides from Legolas by submerging himself in the water and breathing through a golden 'tube', disguises himself as a beggar and takes up residence outside Hentmirë's house living off her charity, enters the house to protect Eowyn from one of Abdi's thugs and is stabbed saving her, in The usual suspects.

Wystan. Man. Elderly healer skilled in lore and the interpretation of dreams. Travels back to Rohan in the great cavalcade, in The Water is Wide.

 

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