They walked as it were in a black vapour wrought of veritable darkness itself that, as it was breathed, brought blindness not only to eyes but to the mind, so that even the memory of colours and of forms and of any light faded out of thought. Night had always been, and always would be, and night was all.
("The Two Towers")
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For we put the thought of all that we love into all that we make.
The authority is not granted you to deny the return of the king!
I stand in Minas Anor, the Tower of the Sun; and behold! the Shadow has departed! I will be a Shieldmaiden no longer, nor vie with the great Riders, nor take joy only in the songs of slaying. I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
He stands not alone. You would die before your stroke fell.
Yes, I am here. And you are lucky to be here too after all the absurd things you've done since you left home.
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