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.

Brown-coloured humans who worshipped Sauron and helped him battle the people of Gondor. After the ring was destroyed they surrendered and were spared. They are powerful warriors, almost as strong as trolls; ´and out of Harad black men like half-trolls with white eyes and red tongues´. Called Swertings by the people of the Shire.