And look! Faramir! While he's not a major favorite of mine, I've always had a fondness for him just because he's Boromir's younger brother. Now that Boromir's been gone, Faramir's been promoted to leading "in all perilous ventures" (p. 645). Good for him!
And didja notice that the guys with Faramir all have grey eyes? Yup, them too. Maybe it's a Dunedain thing?
"Know, little strangers, that Boromir son of Denethor was High Warden of the White Tower, and our Captain-General: sorely do we miss him" (p. 641).
"Wise man trusts not to chance-meeting on the road in this land" (p. 644).
"May the light shine on your swords!" (p. 644).
To his astonishment and terror, and lasting delight, Sam saw a vast shape crash out of the trees and come careering down the slope (p. 646).
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