Sam is an excellent fellow, and would jump down a dragon’s throat to save you, if he did not trip over his own feet.

Well, you’ve left out one of the chief characters: “Samwise the Brave.” I want to hear more about Sam. Frodo wouldn’t have gone far without Sam.

The horn of Helm Hammerhand shall sound in the deep. One last time.


And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy? How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened?

For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.

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