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Trivia / The Children of Húrin

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  • Fan Nickname: "The Narn," shortened from Narn i Chîn Húrin.
  • Quote Source: Curse
  • What Could Have Been: The Dragon-helm, Túrin's ancestral helmet with an image of Glaurung the Dragon, disappears partway through the story and it is temporarily replaced by a Dwarf-made masked helmet. Tolkien's notes indicated that Túrin was supposed to come by it again and wear it when he faces Glaurung, but left no version of the text detailing it.
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  • X Meets Y: Middle Earth meets (depending on your preferences) The Saga of the Volsungs, a Sophocles tragedy, or the Kullervo bits of The Kalevala.


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