we'll ride in the gathering storm

Oh no no, take me from my misery
There's no such, thing as living comfortably
There's no such, thing as going home
I'm not formed of myself alone
All the others, they just fade to black.

Here was one with an air of high nobility such as Aragorn at times revealed, less high perhaps, yet also less incalculable and remote: one of the Kings of Men born into a later time, but touched with the wisdom and sadness of the Eldar Race.


Middle-earth shields ll part one
characters of endor


Peter Jackson movies parallel || Thorin and Isildur 

 It was in this moment, when all hope had faded, that Isildur, son of the king, took up his father’s sword. Sauron, enemy of the free peoples of Middle-Earth, had been defeated.

↮ We were leaderless, defeat and death were upon us. That is when I saw him; the young dwarf prince facing down the Pale Orc. He stood alone against this terrible foe, his armour rent, wielding nothing but an oaken branch as a shield… Azog the Defiler learned that day that the line of Durin would not be so easily broken.

Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.


I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.


tolkien’s own paintings for the silmarillion

a description for the heraldic devices can be found here

the women are the strong ones, truly.

Noro lim, Asfaloth, noro lim!Run fast, Asfaloth, run fast!

Noro lim, Asfaloth, noro lim!
Run fast, Asfaloth, run fast!

‘Few now remember them,’ Tom murmured, ‘yet still some go wandering, sons of forgotten kings walking in the loneliness, guarding from evil things folk that are heedless.’


this could have been way longer thats all im saying