Meriadoc-'Merry'-Brandybuck

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Ladies and gentlemen, some of the 100000 reasons why I will love the Lord of the Rings movies and the cast till the end of times.

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‘You can trust us to stick to you through thick and thin – to the bitter end. And you can trust us to keep any secret of yours – closer than you yourself keep it. But you cannot trust us to let you face trouble alone, and go off without a word. We are your friends, Frodo. Anyway: there it is. We know most of what Gandalf has told you. We know a good deal about the ring. We are horribly afraid–but we are coming with you; or following you like hounds.’

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“Their faces were as a rule good-natured rather than beautiful, broad, bright-eyed, red-cheeked, with mouths apt to laughter, and to eating and drinking. And laugh they did, and eat, and drink, often and heartily, being fond of simple jests at all times, and six meals a day (when they could get them).” - Concerning Hobbits

whatever you do, don’t imagine gandalf watching merry and pippin be mischievous and worry about them because they remind him of fili and kili.

don’t imagine him shouting “FILI! KILI!” when they get too close to the fireworks.

don’t imagine bilbo hearing him, a tear sliding down his face.

just don’t.