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Old 12-18-2006, 11:55 PM   #24
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"Small comfort will those two have in their companionship: they will gnaw one another with words."
"Yes," said Gimli. "But that ain't good enough. What if they find someone else to gnaw?"

"I highly doubt Treebeard or any of the other Ents will be foolish enough to get in teeth range of those two. And besides, Ents have thick bark," Legolas chimed in.

"What if they start biting each other?" Pippin asked.

"Good!" Gimli replied. "I hope they kill each other, and the more painful their deaths the better."

"There is one small flaw in your hope, Gimli son of Gloin," Gandalf said. "If they fight, most likely one of them will win. If that happens, one of them is left without a foe to slay him."

"Explain to me again why we didn't kill them when had the chance," Gimli said.

"The quality of mercy is not strain'd, Gimli son of Gloin." Gandalf replied.

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