- Wormtongue has returned to Saruman and tells him of Gandalf the White.
- He also mentions the dwarf, the elf, and the man who traveled with him.
- He describes a Ring worn by Aragorn in great detail. Saruman recognizes it as the Ring of Barahir.
- He knows Gandalf thinks he's found Isildur's heir, but he doesn't believe it.