The Tolkien Monster Encyclopedia
by Calle Mattsson
This page is devoted to all the monsters and races belonging to darkness.
Here you will find Orcs, Goblins, Balrogs and many more fearsome creatures.

Bilbo, Gandalf and the dwarves in the Misty Mountains met a thunderstorm - more than a thunderstorm, a thunderbattle (The Hobbit). They saw great stone-giants who were hurling stones at one another for a game, and catching them, and tossing them down into the darkness where they smashed among the trees far below. They could hear the giants guffawing and shouting all over the mountainsides.
The Mountain-path