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An Orc of Cirith Ungol

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An Orc of the Tower of Cirith Ungol in the service of Shagrat. After the battle in the Tower between Shagrat's garrison and the rebellious Orcs under Gorbag's command, Shagrat was left grievously wounded, and Radbug attempted to take advantage of his commander's weakened state. We are not told precisely what his offence was, but we do know his punishment: despite his wounds, Shagrat still had the strength to squeeze out Radbug's eyes.



We have no specific notes on Orkish pronunciation, so the guide given here assumes that Radbug's name follows a basic Elvish pronunciation scheme. In practice, the more natural 'ra'dbug' is probably as likely to be correct.

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