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The enemy surged forward, some against the Deeping Wall, others towards the
causeway and the ramp that led up to the Hornburg-gates. There the hugest Orcs
were mustered, and the wild men of the Dunland fells. A moment they hesitated ...
On that side a narrow path ran round towards the great gate, between the wall
and the sheer brink of the Rock. Together Eomer and Aragorn sprang through the
door, their men close behind. The two swords flashed from the sheath as one.
At last Aragorn stood above the great gates, heedless of the darts of the enemy.
As he looked forth he saw the eastern sky grow pale. Then he raised his empty
hand, palm outward in token of parley. The Orcs yelled and jeered. 'Come down!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - www.librarything.com
My absolute favorite story, but as an adult I have a hard time with the heavy use of passive voice and the simple verbs. Granted, Tolkien wrote the book for children, but I can only give 4 stars for the language and the slow passages. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - williemeikle - www.librarything.com
This book changed my life. Before it I was a spotty 14 year old hooked on my science studies. Then I read LOTR, and, at the same time, discovered women existed and.....but thats enough of that. You ... Read full review
The Departure of Boromir
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