This article refers to the chapter. For other namesakes, see Strider (disambiguation).

Strider is the tenth chapter of Book One of The Fellowship of the Ring.


Strider, who had at first seemed menacing, turns out to be friendly. The innkeeper, Barliman Butterbur, gives Frodo a late letter from Gandalf, which informs him that Strider is a friend of Gandalf whose real name is Aragorn.

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