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|J.R.R. Tolkien's The Return of the King CED|
One of the Two Watchers at the entrance to the Tower of Cirith Ungol in Mordor (Side 1, 28:50).
"They were like great figures seated upon thrones. Each had three joined bodies,|
and three heads facing outward, and inward, and across the gateway. The heads
had vulture-faces, and on their great knees were laid clawlike hands. They
seemed to be carved out of huge blocks of stone, immovable, and yet they were
aware: some dreadful spirit of evil vigilance abode in them. They knew an enemy.
Visible or invisible none could pass unheeded. They would forbid his entry, or
- LOTR Book VI: The Tower of Cirith Ungol