Radagast the Brown
"In your travels through the swamps did you happen upon a squirrel? A small red fellow, he should have returned a fortnight ago."
Radagast is a well-traveled Wizard, though perhaps not so well as Gandalf. He is less cunning than Saruman and less …
“I do not need your service, thank you, but I expect you need mine.”
Beorn is an enormous skin-changer and a master trainer of animals, who form his retinue. After the [[Battle of Five Armies]], he returned to his own lands and traveled to every …
Tall, strong and grim, Bard the Bowman was the captain of the guard of Lake-town under the previous Master, and he was the one who loosed the Black Arrow to pierce the heart of Smaug and save the North. From the line of Girion of Dale, Bard was the …
Gandalf the Grey
“There is more in you of good than you know, child of the kindly West. Some courage and some wisdom, blended in measure. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
Gandalf is always going about, …
Dain is Thorin's cousin, and became King Under the Mountain at Thorin's death, rather than his closer cousin [[:balin-3 | Balin]] - something that Balin has not forgotten.
As king, Dain is grim and direct. When he ruled the Iron Hills, he was king of a …
King Oropher of the Sindar was the first to found a Woodland Realm in Greenwood the Great thousands of years ago. He perished in battle during the War of the Last Alliance of Men and Elves which ended in the overthrow of Sauron and the destruction of …
Gloin is of course wealthy beyond imagining, being one of the original thirteen Dwarves to re-take Erebor. He has a home he maintains in [[Lake-town]] as well as in [[Dale]], and he is of course always welcome in the [[Lonely Mountain | Lonely Mountain]].
Elrond is lord of Imladris, the Last Homely House East of the Sea. Coming from Wilderland, it is of course the First Homely House, though that is an over-statement, given places like Beorn's House and the Mountain Hall, which are homely enough.
Master Waldemar took over after his predecessor stole the gold given to them for rebuilding Lake-town and fled into the Wild with it. It is said that he ultimately died of starvation in the trackless wilderness, driven by Dragon-sickness.
Since then, …
Anka is the widow of the previous Master of Lake-town, the one thought to have fled into the eastern Wilds with the gold intended for use in rebuilding Lake-town itself. He was never seen alive again, and those who traveled with him said that he likely …
Dwalin was only two years old when Smaug came to the Lonely Mountain and drove his people out. He barely survived, but until their return with Thorin, he had no living memory of what the mountain was like. He is much younger than his brother Balin, who …
Hartfast, son of Hartmut, is a greybeard but still unbent, who can bend a bow or swing an axe as well as his grandsons. He is Lord of Mountain Hall, tall and weathered, and grim as a dwarf. He and his folk consider those of Wood Hall to the east distant …