From Across the Net – “A Friend Who Sticks Closer than…a Hobbit? What the Inklings Teach Us About Friendship”

“I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.” – Frodo Baggins in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

From Across the Net – “What Hath Gondor to do with Geneva?”

‘I wonder,’ said Frodo. ‘But I don’t know. And that’s the way of a real tale. Take any one that you’re fond of. You may know, or guess, what kind of a tale it is, happy-ending or sad-ending, but the people in it don’t know. And you don’t want them to.’