Tolkien Monster Encyclopedia
by Calle Mattsson
This page is devoted to
the monsters and races belonging to darkness.
Here you will find Orcs, Goblins, Balrogs
and many more fearsome creatures.
The Lieutenant of Barad-dûr was a black
Númenórean who could not resist the evil knowledge of
Sauron. He announced himself as herald and ambassador, the mouth of
and messenger of Mordor, when he came to meet the approaching army from
Gondor outside the Black Gates (LotR3). He showed them items belonging
to Frodo, told them to agree to Sauron´s terms and surrender.
rejected Sauron´s proposal and said: "Get you gone, for your
is over and death is near to you. We did not come here to waste words
treating with Sauron, faithless and accursed; still less with one of