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  • Updated 14 July 2002
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One of the many names for the race of Men, who awoke long after the Elves, the Firstborn. 'Aftercomers' is a translation of the Elvish name Hildor, a word also seen in the name Hildórien, the Land of the Hildor, the eastern region where the first Men awoke into the World.

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