The Immortal Powers
IN Valar & Maiar you learn about Balrogs, as well as other greater spirits (good and evil) inhabitong J.R.R. Tolkien's marvelous world. These immortal beings, the mighty Ainur, helped shape middle-earth -- The place Elves call Endor. Their story dominates much of the contininets troubled history. Fallen Ainur, Morgoth, Sauron, and the Balrogs, forever haunt the land, twisting Endor's peoples and perverting it's politics. Faithful Valar, like Orome and Aule, serve as patrons fo the free peoples, Wise Miair, like Gandalf and Tom Bombadil, act as caretakers of the balance of things. Each has a place in Eru's scheme, and each has a story that colors the grand saga of Middle-earth.
Inside you will find:
Overvews of the general nature and history of all the "holy Ones"
Valar, or "Powers" the high gaurdians of the world
Mair or "Hands" the immortal servants of the Valar
Wizards - The five Maia emisaries sent to Middle-earth in the third age
Complee character stats for ICE's Middle earth Role Playing Rolemaster, and Lord of the Rings adventure game.