He and his mother lived quietly alone, in a deep part of the ElfTide wood.  At some point, the yearning for more crept into his life - and he kissed his mother goodbye and went to wander.  He passed through the great capital of Calenmir, and found it a bit too large for a man use to a solitary life.  He traveled to Turangol and as found, while crowed - it suits his current desires.