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Haldir - Third Age

Meaning: Lost Road gives it as Hidden Hero, there are also arguments for Tall One

Location(s): Lothlórien

Race/Species: Elf

Type/Kind: Nandor/Silvan

Dates: ? - IV

Siblings: Orophin and Rúmil

Description:
Haldir is a border guard of Lórien, watching the "northern fences". The movie shows him as more of a commander than is evidenced in the book.

It is known that he has traveled more widely than other Sylvan Elves of Lórien:
"But there are some of us still who go abroad for the gathering of news and the watching of our enemies, and they speak the languages of other lands. I am one. Haldir is my name."

We know little else, except his apparel and wood-craft:
"They were clad in shadowy-grey, and could not be seen among the tree-stems, unless they moved suddenly."

Ch 6, Book 2, Lothlórien, FoTR, LOTR

Contributors:
Dim Genesis - 12.30.02
Lyllyn 12.30.02
Elena Tiriel 1.10.04

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