Faramir: “Never fitted me either. Boromir was always the soldier. They were so alike, he and my father. Proud… stubborn, even. But strong.”
Pippin: “I think you have strength, of a different kind. And one day your father will see it.”
I wake up in the morning and I wonder
Why everything is the same as it was;
And I can’t understand,
No I can’t understand,
Why life goes on the way it does.
Why does my heart go on beating?
Why do these eyes of mine cry?
Don’t they know it’s the end of the world?
It ended when you said goodbye.
middle-earth meme: five scenes (3/5) ➝ denethor sends faramir to osgiliath
“You wish now that our places had been exchanged… that I had died and Boromir had lived.”
“Yes. I wish that.”
The Shire must truly be a great realm, Master Gamgee, where gardeners are held in high honor.
middle-earth meme: eight characters (2/8) ➝ faramir, captain of the rangers of ithilien
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. He was a captain that men would follow, that he would follow, even under the shadow of the black wings.
The enemy? His sense of duty was no less than yours, I deem.