Today in Middle-Earth: Frodo and Sam are captured by Faramir and taken to Henneth Annûn (March 7th, 3019 T.A.)
’Elves do not walk in Ithilien in these days. And Elves are wondrous fair to look upon, or so ‘tis said.’
’Meaning we’re not, I take you,’ said Sam. ‘Thank you kindly. And when you’ve finished discussing us, perhaps you’ll say who you are, and why you can’t let two tired travellers rest.’
The tall green man laughed grimly. ‘I am Faramir, Captain of Gondor,’ he said. ‘But there are no travellers in this land: only the servants of the Dark Tower, or of the White.’
’But we are neither,’ said Frodo. ‘And travellers we are, whatever Captain Faramir may say.’
One day our paths will lead us there, and the tower guards shall take up the call: “The Lords of Gondor have returned!”
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5/8 behind the scenes photos → the two towers
Tolkien read-along: Book II Chapter II ‘The Council of Elrond’
'This is the hour of the Shire-folk, when they arise from their quiet fields to shake the towers and councils of the Great.'
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