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.

According to a hobbit rhyme, a race of winged insects called hummerhorns was said to have battled a questing knight. Wheter these ferocious insects were of giant size, or the knight was of some diminutive race, or wheter the tale was a product of hobbit humour cannot now be learned.