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Treebeard

Other Names:
Fangorn
The Old Ent

Location(s): Fangorn Forest

Race/Species: Ent

Type/Kind: N/A

Dates: Time of the Trees? - Fourth Age

Spouse: Fimbrethil (conjecture)

Description:
"They found they were looking at a most extraordinary face. It belonged to a large Man-like, almost Troll-like, figure, at least fourteen foot high, very sturdy, with a tall head, and hardly any neck. Whether it was clad in stuff like green and grey bark, or whether that was its hide, was difficult to say. At any rate the arms, at a short distance from the trunk, were not wrinkled, but covered with a brown smooth skin. The large feet had seven toes each. The lower part of the long large face was covered with a sweeping grey beard, bushy, almost twiggy at the roots, thin and mossy at the ends. But at the moment the hobbits noted little but the eyes. These deep eyes were now surveying them, slow and solemn, but very penetrating. They were brown, shot with a green light. "
Ch. IV, "Treebeard", The Treason of Isengard, TTT

"Treebeard is Fangorn, the guardian of the forest; he is the oldest of the Ents, the oldest living thing that still walks beneath the Sun upon this Middle-earth."
Ch. V, "The White Rider", TTT

"Certainly the forest of Fangorn is perilous -- not least to those that are too ready with their axes; and Fangorn himself, he is perilous too; yet he is wise and kindly nonetheless."
Ch. V, "The White Rider", TTT

Contributors:
Anglachel - 12.20.02
Marta - 03.31.04

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