“And you, Ring-bearer,’ she said, turning to Frodo. ‘I come to you last who are not last in my thoughts. For you I have prepared this.’ She held up a small crystal phial: it glittered as she moved it, and rays of white light sprang from her hand. ‘In this phial,’ she said, ‘is caught the light of Eärendil’s star, set amid the waters of my fountain. It will shine still brighter when night is about you. May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out. Remember Galadriel and her Mirror!’Frodo took the phial, and for a moment as it shone between them, he saw her again standing like a queen, great and beautiful.”
[Thorin is such a brave person, what is the bravest thing that you have ever done?] “Um, what is the bravest thing… I’d like to say I’ve run into a burning building to save a small child. But I haven’t, but I would.”HAPPY 43rd BIRTHDAY RICHARD ARMITAGE! [22.08.71]
It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt.
We do not.
So it begins…
Sorry for being MIA in the past few days. My workload took an unanticipated and unpleasant turn this week. I’m busy today and tomorrow as well, but I’ll be free after that.
See you then :)
The world is not in your books and maps, it’s out there.
Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill
Perhaps she was doing Margaery Tyrell an injustice. Perhaps the invitation was no more than a simple kindness, an act of courtesy. It might be just a supper.
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