Long ago the men of the mountain swore an oath to the last king of Gondor, to come to his aid, to fight. But when the time came, when Gondor’s need was dire, they fled, vanishing into the darkness of the mountain. And so Isildur cursed them, never to rest until they had fulfilled their pledge.
Behold the Argonath, the Pillars of the Kings!
Thirty Days of LotR: Day 02, Favourite location
The River Anduin and the Argonath
“He’s one of them rangers. Dangerous folk they are - wandering the wilds. What his right name is I’ve never heard, but around here, he’s known as Strider.”
lotr + gandalf the grey“So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. There are other forces at work in this world Frodo, besides the will of evil.”
lord of the rings + the return of the king scenery