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Old 09-27-2002, 06:06 AM   #41
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For some weird reason the ride of the Rohirrim when they enter the Pelennor Field and the heroic deeds of Eowyn and Merry - the grief of Eomer and the death of Theoden, always seem to bring a tear to my eye - Im not sure why - but it does. It doesn't make me sad - just the tear. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 09-27-2002, 06:34 AM   #42
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I agree that all of the scenes mentioned in this thread are very touching -- I would add:
  • Hurin's sad reunion with Morwen
  • Finrod's farewell to Beren
  • Huor meeting Turgon at the Nirnaeth

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Old 09-27-2002, 09:00 AM   #43
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The whole inredibly sad story of Lúthien& Beren made me cry my eyes out... then, of course Thechoises of master Samwise
and stangly a part of Galadriels mirrorr:
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I will diminish, and go into the west and remain Galadriel
I mean, she´s practically saying, her power is gone and she knows it. I find that very touchuing, because Galadriel was so mighty for so long and now she admits her power´s faded.
And finally, a scene that sometimes makes me want to cry because I´m so happy is the Faramir/ Eowyn story.
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and she looked at him, and her winter faded and she understood.
Or at least think that´s the quote... can´t really remeber. Ok, that´s about it.... but I do agree with most of the said stuff.

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Old 09-27-2002, 12:01 PM   #44
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I think the most touching part is 'A Conspiracy Unmasked' and Merry and Pippin reveal they are coming along too. It brings a tear to my eye each and every time i read it.
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Old 09-30-2002, 06:29 PM   #45
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I love the part where Gimli, Frodo, and Sam look into Kheled-zaram and see the crown of Durin, waiting until he wakes from sleep.
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Old 10-03-2002, 05:52 PM   #46
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Well, I know this is late but i just got in last night and i love reading these things. I cried reading alot of the other's moments. Mine are when Sam thinks Frodo is dead after Shelob attacks, when Pippin is smashed under the troll, when Merry returns after fighting the Nazgul, and of course the enind when Frodo leaves. I did cry some in the appendixs when I read of the others deaths and partings.
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Old 10-03-2002, 06:56 PM   #47
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I was moved by the whole section of TTT in which Frodo and Sam were going through the pass of Cirith Ungol and later when they encountered Shelob (a pity I looked at the end of the book and so knew that Frodo would live...). And, of course, the part where Frodo and Gandalf leave and Sam, Merry and Pippin return to the Shire.

I was also saddened by the last sentence of the trilogy--"well, I'm back"--because then I knew that I had to leave Middle Earth and that it would never be filled with quite as much wonder and emotion as when I first read it. Those three words just seemed so final...
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Old 10-03-2002, 10:08 PM   #48
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For me it was the departure at the Grey Havens. It was then that I saw the quest completed and all was finished. I just hate finality. I finally had the sense of the fellowship truly breaking and things would never be the same. Even though, that with the exception of Frodo the remaining of the fellowship hung around and still had relationships, you knew that all was coming to a complete end. Also, I personally knew that the book was ending and I was finally having to leave such a fantastic place as M.E and come back to reality.

But you know what they say... I good things must come to an end....
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Old 10-04-2002, 08:58 AM   #49
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The last pages of the story of Aragorn and Arwen, where he dies and she suddenly becomes old, and lays herself down to die among the elanor and niphredil of Lorien.
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Old 10-04-2002, 04:00 PM   #50
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I dunno if someone mentioned it, but I think the saddest part was when Turin fights the dragon (I don't have the Silmarillion with me) and falls. Then his sister/wife thinks he's dead, throws herself in the river, and when he wakes up and finds her gone, he commits suicide. *sniffsniff* Romeo and Juliet deal here...
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Old 10-04-2002, 04:04 PM   #51
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I think it's when Frodo leaves Sam, Merry, and Pippin at the Gray Havens, and everyone's crying...

Including me.
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