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middle-earth meme: five locations [1/5] imladris

“Frodo was now safe in the Last Homely House east of the Sea. That house was, as Bilbo had long ago reported, ‘a perfect house, whether you like food or sleep or story-telling or singing, or just sitting and thinking best, or a pleasant mixture of them all’. Merely to be there was a cure for weari-ness, fear, and sadness.“  (The Fellowship of the Ring, p. 293)

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If Sauron is defeated, and Aragorn made king and all that you hope for comes true, you will still have to taste the bitterness of mortality. Whether by the sword or the slow decay of time, Aragorn will die. And there will be no comfort for you. No comfort to ease the pain of his passing. He will come to death, an image of the splendour of the kings of men in glory undimmed before the breaking of the world. But you, my daughter, you will linger on in darkness and in doubt, as nightfall in winter that comes without a star. Here you will dwell, bound to your grief, under the fading trees, until all the world is changed and the long years of your life are utterly spent.

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So uhm I’ve finally decided to share with you all the tattoo I got almost two weeks ago. :D

Then yes you can say it’s a Barduil tattoo, because yes it’s one of the meanings, but there are many others (like, at least 7 to be exact) some of which are not even The Hobbit related, so yeah, don’t judge me thanks. :3

Tattoo by Amo (Bruskull)