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TIME - July 15

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Today in Middle-earth.

July 15, 3018 (S.R. 1418)
1. Gandalf is held prisoner atop Orthanc.
(not from the appendices)
..."...a dark smoke hung and wrapped itself about the sides of Orthanc. I stood alone on an island in the clouds; and I had no chance of escape, and my days were bitter. I was pierced with cold, and I had but little room in which to pace to and fro, brooding on the coming of the Riders to the North.'"

2. Frodo makes his plan to leave the Hobbiton while enjoying a splendid summer in the Shire.
(not from the appendices- no text)
...Frodo walked the paths and visited the valleys and hills he had travelled so often with Bilbo, and some of his own. He'd always found solace on his wanderings, but now he felt apprehensive as he rested in a grove of trees and enjoyed the soft breeze from the West.

July 15, 3019 (S.R. 1419)
1. Frodo speaks with Aragorn and Arwen.
(not from the appendices)
..."...Frodo went to the King as he was sitting with the Queen Arwen by the fountain, and she sang a song of Valinor, while the Tree grew and blossomed. They welcomed Frodo and rose to greet him; and Aragorn said:
...'I know what you have come to say... ...you wish to return to your own home. Well, dearest friend, the tree grows best in the land of its sires; but for you in all the lands of the West there will ever be a welcome. And though your people have had little fame in the legends of the great, they will now have more renown than many wide realms that are no more.'
...'It is true that I wish to go back to the Shire,' said Frodo, 'but first I must go to Rivendell. For if there could be anything wanting in a time so blessed, I missed Bilbo; and I was grieved when among all the household of Elrond I saw that he was not come.'
...'Do you wonder at that, Ring-bearer?' said Arwen. 'For you know the power of that thing which is now destroyed; and all that was done by that power is now passing away. But your kinsman possessed this thing longer than you. He is ancient in years now... ...and he awaits you, for he will not again make any long journey save one.'
...'Then I beg leave to depart soon,' said Frodo.
...'In seven days we will go,' said Aragorn. 'For we shall ride with you far on the road, even as far as the country of Rohan. In three days now Éomer will return hither to bear Théoden back to rest in the Mark, and we shall ride with him to honour the fallen. But now before you go I will confirm the words that Faramir spoke to you… …you are made free forever of the realm of Gondor; and all your companions likewise. And if there were any gifts that I could give to match with your deeds you should have them; but whatever you desire you shall take with you, and you shall ride in honour and arrayed as princes of the land.'
......Queen Arwen said: 'A gift I will give you. For I am the daughter of Elrond. I shall not go with him now when he departs to the Havens; for mine is the choice of Lúthien... ...I have chosen, both the sweet and the bitter. But in my stead you shall go, Ring-bearer, when the time comes, and if you desire it. If your hurts grieve you still and the memory of your burden is heavy, then you may pass into the West, until all your wounds and weariness are healed. But wear this now in memory of Elfstone and Evenstar with whom your life has been woven!'
...And she took a white gem like a star that lay upon her breast hanging upon a silver chain, and she set the chain about Frodo's neck. 'When the memory of the fear and the darkness troubles you, this will bring you aid.'"





4th draft of TH:AUJ Geeky Observation List - May 1, 2013



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It's time for some BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 7 2013, 3:20am
    He was a tough old cookie Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jul 7 2013, 3:46am
        So true! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 8 2013, 1:14am
    TIME - July 7 grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 8 2013, 1:11am
        It's time for some BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 8 2013, 4:35pm
            It's time for some more BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 9 2013, 11:13am
                "...men learned the crafts of the Entwives..." dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Jul 9 2013, 4:28pm
                    That's how I've thought it was! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 9 2013, 4:51pm
                TIME - July 10 grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 10 2013, 10:41am
                    Love the way Gandalf recounts this tale! cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Jul 10 2013, 11:23pm
                        Oh... me too!! :D grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 12 2013, 10:42am
                            You're SO welcome! :) cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Jul 13 2013, 3:51am
                    It's time for some more BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 11 2013, 10:39am
                        It's time for some more BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 12 2013, 10:39am
                            It's time for some more BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 14 2013, 3:43am
                                Dinner: a hobbit's delight! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Jul 14 2013, 12:03pm
                                    *smile spreads* grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 15 2013, 1:53am
                                        TIME - July 13 grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 15 2013, 2:28pm
                                It's time for some more BS! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 15 2013, 1:49am
                                    TIME - July 14 grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 15 2013, 2:23pm
                                        TIME - July 15 grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 15 2013, 2:25pm
                                            TIME - July 16 grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jul 16 2013, 9:23am

 
 
 

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