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Scatha the Worm

Location(s): Grey Mountains

Race/Species: Beasts & Monsters

Type/Kind: N/A

Dates: III late 1900's

[The songs of Rohan] tell that [Fram] slew Scatha, the great dragon of Ered Mithrin, and the land had peace from the long-worms afterwards. Thus Fram won great wealth, but was at feud with the Dwarves, who claimed the hoard of Scatha.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The House of Eorl

Then Éowyn gave to Merry an ancient horn....

'This is an heirloom of our house,' said Éowyn. 'It was made by the Dwarves, and came from the hoard of Scatha the Worm. Eorl the Young brought it from the North.'

The Return of the King, LoTR Book 6, Ch 5, Many Partings

Elena Tiriel 9Oct05

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