For none now live who remember it.

It began with the forging of the Great Rings. Three were given to the Elves, immortal, wisest and fairest of all beings. Seven to the Dwarf lords, great miners and craftsmen of the mountain halls. And nine, nine rings were gifted to the race of men, who, above all else, desire power. But they were, all of them, deceived, for another Ring was made. In the land of Mordor, in the fires of Mount Doom, the Dark Lord Sauron forged in secret a master Ring, to control all others. And into this Ring he poured his cruelty, his malice and his will to dominate all life. One Ring to rule them all.

(Source: thorinds)

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"I’m going on an adventure!"

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The enemy? His sense of duty was no less than yours, I deem. You wonder what his name is, where he came from. And if he really was evil at heart. What lies or threats led him on this long march from home. If he would not rather have stayed there…in peace.

(Source: killbilled)

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evankart:

The day Legolas came back home.

evankart:

The day Legolas came back home.

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princefili:

an unexpected journey:

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the desolation of smaug:

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the battle of five armies:

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redeaddie:

ladyintheattic:

i cannot believe that we were robbed of this book scene

This is no joke. These are direct lines from the book.

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