As Queen of Elves and Men she dwelt with Aragorn for six-score years in great glory and bliss…And Frodo went to the King as he was sitting with the Queen Arwen by the fountain, and she sang a song of Valinor, while the Tree grew and blossomed
The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.
lord of the rings gif meme: best death scene → If you’re going down, you might as well take a fallen maia with you
“And thus it was: a fourth age of middle-earth began and the fellowship of the ring, though eternally bound by friendship and love, was ended.” - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
“Your duty is with your people,’ he answered.
“Too often have I heard of duty,” she cried. “But am I not of the house of Eorl, a shield-maiden and not a dry-nurse? I have waited on faltering feet long enough. Since they falter no longer, it seems, may I not now spend my life as I will?”
“Few may do that with honour,” he answered. “But as for you, lady: did you not accept the charge to govern the people until their lord’s return. If you had not been chosen, then some marshal or captain would have been set in the same place, and he could not ride away from his charge, were he weary of it or no.”
“Shall I always be chosen,” she said bitterly. “Shall I always be left behind when the Riders depart, to mind the house while they win renown, and find food and beds when they return?”