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.
were like great figures seated upon thrones. Each had three joined
and three heads facing outward, and inward, and across the gateway. The
heads had vulture-faces, and on their great knees were laid clawlike
They seemed to be carved out of huge blocks of stone, immovable, and
they were aware: some dreadful spirit of evil vigilance abode in them.
They knew an enemy.Visible or invisible none could pass
Sam Gamgee had to use the phial of Galadriel to gain entrance into
Ungol where Frodo was held captive (LotR3).