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!!!Mordirith

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!!!Mordirith!!!Mordirith, [[spoiler: Gothmog]]



* TheDragon: To the Witch-King as the Steward of Angmar [[spoiler: and as the Lieutenant of Minas Morgul]]. He also arguably becomes one to [[spoiler: Sauron in Epic Volume IV]].



* HeroKiller: As Mordirith, he is responsible for the deaths of Lorniel, Laerden, and Narmaleth. [[spoiler: As Gothmog, he kills Halbarad at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]



* IHaveManyNames: Mordirith, The False King, The Steward of Angmar.

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* IHaveManyNames: Mordirith, The False King, The Steward of Angmar.Angmar, [[spoiler: Gothmog, Lieutenant of Minas Morgul]]


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* VillainExitStageLeft: [[spoiler: After being defeated by Aragorn and the Grey Company, he flees back to Mordor with his tail between his legs.]]
2nd May '16 7:42:35 PM Gergich42
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* DeadPersonConversation: [[spoiler:Reappears in a NightmareSequence that the player character has for reassurance.]]
* KingIncognito: Inverted, the Rangers of the Grey Company each carry an imitation of the [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia Ring of Barahir]], heirloom of Aragorn's line, to confuse enemies if one of them is captured. The ruse fails Candaith when he tries to convince the leader of a host of Oathbreakers that he is Aragorn.



* KingIncognito: Inverted, the Rangers of the Grey Company each carry an imitation of the [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia Ring of Barahir]], heirloom of Aragorn's line, to confuse enemies if one of them is captured. The ruse fails Candaith when he tries to convince the leader of a host of Oathbreakers that he is Aragorn.

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* KingIncognito: Inverted, the Rangers SpiritAdvisor: Appears in one of the Grey Company each carry an imitation of the [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia Ring of Barahir]], heirloom of Aragorn's line, player's dreams to confuse enemies if one of guide them is captured. The ruse fails Candaith when he tries to convince the leader of a host of Oathbreakers that he is Aragorn.through their nightmare.



* UndyingLoyalty: Remains loyal to Golodir despite the latter's disappearance.

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* UndyingLoyalty: Remains loyal to Golodir despite the latter's disappearance.
disappearance and will go to great lengths to ensure Golodir's safety.



* RescueIntroduction

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* RescueIntroduction
RescueIntroduction: He is introduced being presented and released by Mordirith at the gates of Carn Dûm - only to witness his daughter's murder.



* RememberTheNewGuy: Of the Rangers gathered in Volume III Book 1, he is the only named Ranger that the player has never encountered before.



* BrownNote: [[spoiler:The Horn of Winter]] turns out to be the key to his defeat.



* BigDamnHeroes



* [[spoiler: TheMole: And he meant to kill Pendulf and weaken the Eastemnet all along.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheMole: And [[spoiler:And he meant to kill Pendulf and weaken the Eastemnet all along.]]



* [[spoiler:BigDamnHeroes]]

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* [[spoiler:BigDamnHeroes]]
PapaWolf: [[spoiler:When Isengard refuses to spare his daughter Ides if she stood in the way, he makes a rapid HeelFaceTurn.]]




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* SacredHospitality: A champion of this ideal when she and Thane Utred welcome the player to their town.




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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Is slain in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]




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* HeadbuttingHeroes: She harbors a deep dislike of Éowyn for many reasons, first and foremost for behaving like a gloryhound. Other quibbles are the lack of news of her husband Dúnhere from the Fords of Isen, the endless stream of refugees lead by Éowyn who overwhelm her small town and its resources, and finally resenting that her own daughter Dúnburg looks up to Éowyn and her shieldmaiden, gloryhound ways rather than taking after her own trade as a minstrel.



* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Two of his sons were already dead before the arrival of Nurzum, but three of his sons and several of his grandsons were killed by Nurzum, leaving him to grieve in his Mead Hall.

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* BadassGrandpa: Overcomes his own grief to participate in the final standoff against Núrzum.
* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Two of his sons were already dead before the arrival of Nurzum, Núrzum, but three of his sons and several of his grandsons were killed by Nurzum, leaving him to grieve in his Mead Hall.




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* KilledOffForReal: He is killed in the siege of Hytbold.



* HeroicBSOD: The player finds him in this state after the second battle at the Fords of Isen.

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* HeroicBSOD: The player finds him in this state after the second battle at the Fords of Isen.Isen, guarding Prince Théodred's grave in the middle of the fords.




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* GoodIsNotNice: When the player first meets him, they are interrupting a private council. Harding proceeds to banish the player from the town of Harwick and not imprison them for no wrongdoing. Justified because any stranger could be suspicious and visit a calamity upon Harwick as that upon Langhold. He gets better in the end.




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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Takes the time to listen to Gwilhum, the emissary of Isengard, as well as his various brehurs and brehureses, with input from the player character, before deciding to [[spoiler:forgo an alliance with Saruman.]]
29th Apr '16 6:31:26 PM LoreDeluxe
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* KilledOffForReal: [[Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: [[Predictably, [[spoiler: Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[If he was persuaded to leave to Shire, he dies TakingTheBullet for Horn.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[If [[spoiler: If he was persuaded to leave to Shire, he dies TakingTheBullet for Horn.]]



* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: He is finally killed by the player and Gimli beneath Helm's Deep.
* [[Spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.]]

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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: He is finally killed by the player and Gimli beneath Helm's Deep.
* [[Spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.
Deep.]]
* [[spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.]]



* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[He can actually survive the Battle of the Pelennor Fields if Halros was convinced to leave the Shire.]]
* ThatManIsDead: [[If Halros dies in his place during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Horn remarks that the man who was Horn already died on the battlefield.]]

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[He [[spoiler: He can actually survive the Battle of the Pelennor Fields if Halros was convinced to leave the Shire.]]
* ThatManIsDead: [[If [[spoiler: If Halros dies in his place during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Horn remarks that the man who was Horn already died on the battlefield.]]
29th Apr '16 6:28:14 PM LoreDeluxe
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* KilledOffForReal: [[He is slain during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: [[He [[spoiler: He is slain during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]
29th Apr '16 6:27:36 PM LoreDeluxe
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* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler: As he lays dying, he is happy knowing that he is finally free from Mordirith and can at last be with Lorniel.]]



* KilledOffForReal: [[He is slain during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.]]



* DoomedByCanon: Halbarad will die during the battle of the Pelennor Fields, but at this point in the story he's still alive and well.

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* DoomedByCanon: Halbarad will die during the battle of the Pelennor Fields, but at this point in the story he's still alive and well. [[spoiler: During the battle, he is personally slain by Gothmog/Mordirith.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[Predictably, he meets his end on the Pelennor.]]




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* HeroicSacrifice: [[If he was persuaded to leave to Shire, he dies TakingTheBullet for Horn.]]



* [[spoiler: DirtyCoward: He much prefers his own followers do all the fighting and even begs for his life during his defeat.]]




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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: He is finally killed by the player and Gimli beneath Helm's Deep.
* [[Spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: Besides threatening to kill a young Rohirrim girl during his final encounter, his entire goal during the Battle of Helm's Deep is to sneak into the Glittering Caves and massacre the defenseless women and children of Rohan.]]



* DoomedByCanon: Like many of the Rohirrim to fall at the Pelennor Fields, this is literally the only thing the canon has to say about him.

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* DoomedByCanon: Like many of the Rohirrim to fall at the Pelennor Fields, this is literally the only thing the canon has to say about him. [[spoiler: This can be subverted however is Halros dies instead, otherwise Horn dies as he was foretold to do.]]


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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[He can actually survive the Battle of the Pelennor Fields if Halros was convinced to leave the Shire.]]
* ThatManIsDead: [[If Halros dies in his place during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Horn remarks that the man who was Horn already died on the battlefield.]]
23rd Apr '16 3:10:38 PM Gergich42
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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: It foreshadows her own death:
-->'In the dream I am climbing a long staircase, but there are no walls on either side. Shadows press close all around me, and far below a single light twinkles in the darkness. I can see no foes, but a great feeling of dread hangs upon me and I cannot breathe but with a great effort. I reach for Lanchigil, but he is gone; with my other hand I grasp Egnassigil, but it is too late! I am falling, falling, falling from the stairway, and before waking I hear a voice call out from a high place, 'It grieves me that they will no longer strike fear into the hearts of her foes.'




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* KilledOffscreen: [[spoilers:Sigileth dies offscreen in the Battle at the Tower of Dol Guldur.]]




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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: He disappears before the Battle of the Hornburg while scouting and isn't heard from again.




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* TamperingWithFoodAndPoison: She meets her end at a feast held in her honor in this manner.



* IHaveNoSon: The reception of his son Horn when the latter, the player character, Nona, and Corudan arrive at Eaworth is dripping with this. Horn insulted Grima Wormtongue and was thus sentenced to serve at the outpost of Stangard, however, he has now defied the King's wish and returned to Rohan before his sentence was complete.

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* IHaveNoSon: The reception of his son Horn when the latter, the player character, Nona, and Corudan arrive at Eaworth is dripping with this. Horn insulted Grima Wormtongue and was thus sentenced to serve at the outpost of Stangard, however, he has now defied the King's wish and returned to Rohan before his sentence was complete. \n Ingbert is also displeased that Horn is a traveling companion of Nona, a woman of the Dunlendings and the sworn enemies of teh Rohirrim.



* ArrangedMarriage: She is betrothed to Éomer, but with the death of his cousin Théodred and his new status as the heir to the throne, such a match would not be appropriate. Thane Sparhafoc asks the player to break the news to her gently.

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* ArrangedMarriage: She is betrothed to Éomer, but with the death of his cousin Théodred and his new status as the heir to the throne, such a match would not be appropriate. Thane Sparhafoc asks the player to break the news to her gently.gently, news which she does not take well.



* BrownNote: Thrymm wields the Horn of Wildermore, which when blown weakens the Huorns.
* IdentityAmnesia: [[After he is thrown into the wilderness, he forgets his own identity, only knowing that he had a hatred of Orcs. What breaks him out of his amnesia is seing Cyneberg's face.]]

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* BrownNote: Thrymm wields the Horn of Wildermore, which when blown weakens the Huorns.
Huorns. [[spoilers:This becomes key to Núrzum's demise.]]
* IdentityAmnesia: [[After [[spoilers:After he is thrown into the wilderness, he forgets his own identity, only knowing that he had a hatred of Orcs. What breaks him out of his amnesia is seing Cyneberg's face.]]



* KissingCousins: One of her concerns over her arranged marriage, aside from the fact that neither party are particularly willing, is that she and Boromir are first cousins.

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* KissingCousins: One of her concerns over her arranged marriage, aside from the fact that neither party are is particularly willing, interested, is that she and Boromir are first cousins.


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!!!Bert Bartleby
A travelling trader found as Bingo progresses along his journey in major settlements, always with his loyal companion Old Rattlesacks, his horse.
7th Feb '16 8:04:22 PM Gergich42
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!!The Lossoth of Forochel
A group of people who inhabit the shores of the Ice-bay of Forochel. They are distrustful of outsiders.



[[folder:Gondorians]]
!!!Lothiriel
Daughter to Imrahil, the Prince of Dol Amroth, she leads the city while her father is away at war to the east.
* ArrangedMarriage: Unwillingly brokered by Denethor between her and his son Boromir.
* KissingCousins: One of her concerns over her arranged marriage, aside from the fact that neither party are particularly willing, is that she and Boromir are first cousins.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Corsairs of Umbar]]
!!!Jajax

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!!!The Lossoth of Forochel
A group of people who inhabit the shores of the Ice-bay of Forochel. They are distrustful of outsiders.
2nd Jan '16 11:01:21 AM Gergich42
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\n* OnlySaneMan: Compared to Theodore Gorse, who dismisses one of the finest Dwarven trinkets as a fake.





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\n* SmallNameBigEgo: Proclaims himself the "Master Treasure Hunter" and is first seen regaling Haley Meadowsweet of his past exploits.


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* MeaningfulRename: He eventually selects the name Stout-heart to replace his old name, [[spoiler:Dourhand]], a reflection of his change of allegiance.
26th Dec '15 12:19:18 PM Gergich42
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[[folder:Hobbits]]

!!!Celandine Brandybuck

!!!Mundo Sackville-Baggins
A relative of Lobelia and Lotho Sackville-Baggins, he is captured by Blackwold brigands under the impression that he is the "Baggins" the Black Riders have been looking for.

!!!Bounder Boffin

!!!Mayor Will Whitfoot

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[[folder:Men of Eriador]]

!!Men of Bree-land

!!Eglain

!!Treg Gallorg

!!Trev Duvardain

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* TheDeterminator: No matter how hopeless it seems and no matter how often Gárwig and the player attempt to dissuade her, there is nothing keeping Cyneberg from searching for any sign of Thrymm Red-beard.




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* DespairEventHorizon: Léoflad and the refugees from the Entwade were slaughtered before they reached Aldburg. This, combined with what he feels is Théoden's inactions, drives him to march to Edoras [[spoiler:and attempt to murder Éowyn. Luckily Éowyn and the player are able to subdue him.]]



* TheCavalry: He leads the cavalry that arrives for the First Battle of the Fords of Isen.



* TheCavalry: He leads the cavalry that arrives for the First Battle of the Fords of Isen.

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* TheCavalry: He leads the cavalry that arrives for the First Battle of the Fords of Isen.



!!!Ellen Fremendon
Wife of Dúnhere, the Thane of Underharrow. She is tasked with hosting refugees as they pass through her town to Dunharrow.

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!!!Ellen Fremendon
Fremedon
Wife of Dúnhere, the Thane of Underharrow. She is tasked with hosting refugees as they pass through her town to Dunharrow.
Dunharrow, a task which she resents.



* FlorenceNightinggaleEffect: Appears to have fallen for Cúthing, son of Thane Cútha, while taking care of his wounds.

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* FlorenceNightinggaleEffect: FlorenceNightingaleEffect: Appears to have fallen for Cúthing, son of Thane Cútha, while taking care of his wounds.


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* IdentityAmnesia: [[After he is thrown into the wilderness, he forgets his own identity, only knowing that he had a hatred of Orcs. What breaks him out of his amnesia is seing Cyneberg's face.]]


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[[folder:The Ballad of Bingo Boffins]]
!!!Bingo Boffin
A gentle-hobbit of Michel Delving, while planning a dinner for his neighbours, he finds a map in a cookbook and decides to seek out an adventure.
* CompletelyMissingThePoint: When Bilbo offers his praise for his writing, all Bingo can hear is "there's not enough excitement" and that his story may become a snoozer.
* NonActionGuy: Not once does he participate in any fights. Justified because it is his first time out of the Shire.

!!!Willem Whiskers
A lynx that the player character and Bingo help set free in the Stone-Trolls' Glade.
* AlliterativeName: '''W'''illem '''W'''hiskers.

!!!Haley Meadowsweet
Haley is a woman first encountered being regaled by Theodore of all his treasure exploits. [[spoiler:She is the Master Treasure Seeker.]]


!!!Theodore Gorse
Theodore is a "Master Treasure Hunter" of the finest calibre, first encountered in the Forsaken Inn. He is about to retire, if not for that last treasure which has stumped him.


!!!Spalvi
Spalvi is a Dwarf who Bingo and the player encounter, injured in the Misty Mountains by Corcur hill-men who have stolen his possessions. [[spoiler:He is actually a Dourhand Dwarf.]]
* EyepatchOfPower: Sports an eyepatch for unclear reasons.
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Turns on his Dourhand brothers and frees Bingo from captivity because he doesn't want to associate with them any longer.]]
* StickyFingers: [[spoiler:He stole Skórgrim's Star, the Rothstone, when he escaped from Gabilazan with Bingo.]]

[[/folder]]
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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: For disobeying Théoden and returning to Edoras, Gléowine is sentenced to ride by Théoden's side and compose the ballad for what may be the king's final ride to battle.
* DrowningMySorrows: After his banishment, he is found hung over in Snowbourn, and one quest has the player try a variety of [[HideousHangoverCure hangover cures]] to sober him up.




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* IHaveNoSon: The reception of his son Horn when the latter, the player character, Nona, and Corudan arrive at Eaworth is dripping with this. Horn insulted Grima Wormtongue and was thus sentenced to serve at the outpost of Stangard, however, he has now defied the King's wish and returned to Rohan before his sentence was complete.

!!!Lufa
Wife of Thane Ordlac of Oserley. Daughter of Gísling and granddaughter of Thane Gísil of Garsfeld.
* ArrangedMarriage: Lufa was married to Thane Ordlac for political reasons.
* TheBait: The player uncovers a plot to murder her. Ordlac's plan? Have the player stand guard at her house and wait for the attackers to come.
* UnwantedSpouse: According to her, once they were married, Ordlac set her aside and never even stayed with her in their house.




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* DespairEventHorizon: The death of his only remaining councilor, Egbalth, drives him to this. He eventually snaps out of his depression with the player's help.
* FaceDeathWithDignity: After the deaths of the members of hi council, he sends away all the townsfolk of Middlemead to Edoras and plans on invoking this trope in the face of the invading forces, however the player character snaps him out of his depression and he finds the will to live again. Fortunately, both the player character and Mágla manage to escape alive.

!!!Meregyth
The daughter of Thane Sparhafoc of Fenmarch. She is betrothed to Éomer, Third Marshall of the Mark and Reeve of the Eastfold.
* ArrangedMarriage: She is betrothed to Éomer, but with the death of his cousin Théodred and his new status as the heir to the throne, such a match would not be appropriate. Thane Sparhafoc asks the player to break the news to her gently.
* FlorenceNightinggaleEffect: Appears to have fallen for Cúthing, son of Thane Cútha, while taking care of his wounds.



!!!Lufa
Wife of Thane Ordlac of Oserley. Daughter of Gísling and granddaughter of Thane Gísil of Garsfeld.
* ArrangedMarriage: Lufa was married to Thane Ordlac for political reasons.
* TheBait: The player uncovers a plot to murder her. Ordlac's plan? Have the player stand guard at her house and wait for the attackers to come.
* UnwantedSpouse: According to her, once they were married, Ordlac set her aside and never even stayed with her in their house.

!!!Meregyth
The daughter of Thane Sparhafoc of Fenmarch. She is betrothed to Éomer, Third Marshall of the Mark and Reeve of the Eastfold.
* ArrangedMarriage: She is betrothed to Éomer, but with the death of his cousin Théodred and his new status as the heir to the throne, such a match would not be appropriate. Thane Sparhafoc asks the player to break the news to her gently.
* FlorenceNightinggaleEffect: Appears to have fallen for Cúthing, son of Thane Cútha, while taking care of his wounds.




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* BrownNote: Thrymm wields the Horn of Wildermore, which when blown weakens the Huorns.
* NeverFoundTheBody: After Núrzum tosses Thrymm into the wilderness, he is treated as dead even though no body was found. No body was used for his funeral. However, because of this trope and despite the odds, it gives Cyneberg hope that Thrymm may still be alive.
* RedHeadedHero: Thrymm's distinct appearance and his status as the hero of Wildermore makes him one, especially since the Rohirrim, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg barring the people of the Stonedeans]], [[PeopleOfHairColor tend to have blond hair]].



* [[spoiler:InTheBack: Murdered by a traitor this way.]]

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* [[spoiler:InTheBack: Murdered InTheBack: [[spoiler:Murdered by a traitor this way.]]




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* SacredHospitality: Subverted; if they're not actively hostile (re: attacking) the player character, then they accept the player into their homes begrudgingly, at least initially.
-->"The Uch-gwirod[[note]]The Ox-spirit[[/note]] requires us to give welcome to duvodiad[[note]]The Dunlendish term for outsiders[[/note]]."
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