“Look, I know you doubt me, I know you always have. And you’re right. I often think of Bag End. I miss my books. And my armchair. And my garden. See, that’s where I belong. That’s home. That’s why I came back, ‘cause you don’t have one. A home. It was taken from you. But I will help you take it back if I can.”
You will have to do without pocket handkerchiefs, and a great many other things, before we reach our journey’s end, Bilbo Baggins. You were born to the rolling hills and little rivers of the Shire, but home is now behind you. The world is ahead.
Mithrandir, why the halfling?– I do not know…Sarumon believes that only great power can keep evil in check. But, that is not what I have found. I’ve found that it is the small things. Everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keeps the darkness at bay. Simple acts of kindness and love.