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DruedainEdit

I will suggest that the statues were themselves Druedain. I recall two stories, I believe in the Lost Tales; in one, a man comes upon an empty house with a statue of a Druedain. He began to make himself comfortable and hangs his coat on the statue, at which point it informed him that it was in a sort of meditative state and asked him to kindly take his coat.

In another story, a family either knows or hired as a manservant a Druedain. At one point he carves a statue of another Druedain and explains that the depiction died and the statue is a memorial. One day when only the family's child is home, the cottage catches fire and the child screams for help. A Druedain runs out of nowhere and stamps the fire out (in a manner that ensures great damage to itself), then runs back in the direction of the statue, which is later found in the same place- except its feet are blackened with soot and cracked from intense heat.

This would also hint at the nature of Druedain as being golem-like creatures made of stone from the Earth; not themselves of the major races but more akin in nature to animals than more than before. Thus a dead Druedain would be expected to be a statue.

Refuted by the author himself. Check UT, section The Drúedain. Drûg were human, not golems: they are listed among the Edain as a (strange) breed, not alien creatures. Thus Drûg bodies would decay like other humans' bodies. Nowhere are the statues referred to as Drûg: they're always called statues, and while they may have been "empowered" once there is no reason to assume they were somehow petrified Drûg. -- Jordi· 14:33, 3 April 2006 (UTC)

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Not the subject of multiple independant secondary sources as required by WP:NN and does not have any real world content as clarified by WP:FICT [[Guest9999 22:36, 18 August 2007 (UTC)]]

merge article?Edit

I'd suggest merging this into Minor places in Middle-earth, but such a task is beyond me.Jungleboy63 (talk) 13:14, 28 May 2018 (UTC)

Per Talk:Rohan (Middle-earth), it has now been merged into White Mountains (Middle-earth). De728631 (talk) 21:19, 13 January 2020 (UTC)
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