Today in Middle-Earth: Frodo,Sam and Gollum come to the end of the Marshes. (March 2nd, 3019 T.A).
At last Sam could bear it no longer. ‘What’s all this, Gollum?’ he said in a whisper.’These lights? They’re all round us now. Are we trapped? Who are they?’
Gollum looked up. A dark water was before him, and he was crawling on the ground, this way and that, doubtful of the way. ‘Yes, they are all round us,’ he whispered. ‘The tricksy lights. Candles of corpses, yes, yes. Don’t you heed them! Don’t look! Don’t follow them! Where’s the master?’