Do we leave Middle-Earth to its fate?
Do we let them stand alone?
How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart, you begin to understand, there is no going back?
I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.
The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
The Edge of Night
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.
"It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door," he used to say. "You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to."
“Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on on the story.”
There can be no triumph without loss. No victory without suffering. No freedom without sacrifice.