Exploring Middle-earth: Echad Candelleth Vanessa “Saffron” Price, Online Community Representative for Turbine, Inc. writes: Glóin, one of the thirteen companions of Thorin Oakenshield and friend of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, is a notable figure in Middle-earth’s history. Players will encounter Gloin in The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™, and can learn more about this famous dwarf and father of Gimli, in this week’s update on lotro.com! Characters of Middle-earth: Glóin