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.
Saruman the white (also known as Curumo,
Curunír) was the leader of the Istari sent to Middle Earth to
Sauron. He became obsessed with the rings of power and this lead to
He wanted the one ring for himself. He gathered armies of orcs,
and dunlendings to help him take over Middle Earth. He made a big
when he used Orthanc´s palantír. Sauron, who also had a
caught him and enslaved his will. So it came to be that the leader of
Istari became one of Sauron´s allies. After the war of the ring
called himself Sharkey. He thaught that the name, which he had been
by the orcs, was a sign of affection from their side. He did not know
sharkû means "old man" in black speech.