The backstory for my character is that once he was a reasonable okay guy but unfortunately he's turned into a bit of a maniac.
While situated in the valley of the Anduin River, the Hobbits lived close by the , the ancestors of the Rohirrim, and this led to some contact between the two.
It is one of their most noticeable traits.
Obviously the barefoot running muscles won't be up to snuff.
The use of a race of halflings has been taken up by fantasy authors including , , and.
The humans of Dale the city at the foot of the Lonely Mountain weren't as successful as the elves, though they were aided by the dwarves of Erebor.