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'''The Grey Havens''' is the nineth and final chapter, of the sixth and final book, of [[The Return of the King]], the final volume of [[The Lord of the Rings]].
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'''The Grey Havens''' is the ninth and final chapter, of the sixth and final book, of ''[[The Return of the King]]'', the final volume of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.
  
 
===Summary===
 
===Summary===
[[The Shire]]’s brief police state overthrown, the [[Hobbits]] rebuild the villages of the region. [[Sam]] opens the box [[Galadriel]] gave him and finds a small silver seed, which he plants. In the [[Party Field]], a sacred tree springs up to replace the old one. Many children are born that year. [[Merry]] and [[Pippin]] become heroes in the Shire, but [[Frodo]] quietly retires. That spring, Sam marries [[Rosie Cotton]], [[Farmer Cotton]]’s daughter, and they live at [[Bag End]] with Frodo.
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Now that [[the Shire]]'s brief police state was overthrown, the [[Hobbits]] rebuild the villages of the region. [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] opens the box [[Galadriel]] gave him and finds a small silver seed, which he plants. In the [[Party Field]], a [[Mallorn]] springs up to replace the old tree that was cut down. Many children are born that year. [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry]] and [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] become heroes in the Shire, but [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] quietly retires. That spring, Sam marries [[Rose Cotton|Rose Cotton]], [[Tolman Cotton Senior|Farmer Cotton]]’s daughter, and they live at [[Bag End]] with Frodo.
  
Frodo decides to travel to [[Rivendell]] to see [[Bilbo]]. Frodo entrusts to Sam a history of the War, written in part by Bilbo. Frodo, Sam, and others set out. As they enter the [[Woody End]], they meet [[Elrond]] and [[Galadriel]], who now wear two of the [[Three Elven Rings]]. Riding slowly behind the two elves is Bilbo himself. Sam and Frodo accompany the travelers to the Great Sea. When they reach the gates of the Grey Havens, they find [[Gandalf]] waiting for them. Beyond him is a great white ship, ready to sail to the West across the sea.
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Frodo decides to travel to [[Rivendell]] to see [[Bilbo Baggins]]. Frodo entrusts to Sam a history of the War, written in part by Bilbo. Frodo, Sam, and others set out. As they enter the [[Woody End]], they meet [[Elrond]] and [[Galadriel]], who now wear two of the [[Three Rings| Three Elven Rings]]. Riding slowly behind the two elves is Bilbo himself. Sam and Frodo accompany the travelers to the Great Sea. When they reach the gates of the Grey Havens, they find [[Gandalf]] waiting for them. Beyond him is a great white ship, ready to sail to the West across the sea.
  
Pippin and Merry appear, wishing to be present at Frodo’s departure. Frodo sadly bids farewell to his three friends and boards the ship. Gandalf entreats the three hobbits to enjoy each other’s friendship as they quietly return to the Shire. Sam enters his warm home, where he finds Rosie waiting. She puts their young daughter, [[Elanor]], in his lap, and Sam draws a deep breath and says, “Well, I’m back.
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Pippin and Merry appear, wishing to be present at Frodo’s departure. Frodo sadly bids farewell to his three friends and boards the ship. Gandalf entreats the three hobbits to enjoy each other’s friendship as they quietly return to the Shire. Sam enters his warm home, where he finds Rosie waiting. She puts their young daughter, [[Elanor]], in his lap, and Sam draws a deep breath and says, "Well, I'm back."
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[[Category:The Return of the King chapters|Grey Havens]]

Revision as of 23:16, 12 September 2012

The Return of the King chapters
Book V
  1. Minas Tirith
  2. The Passing of the Grey Company
  3. The Muster of Rohan
  4. The Siege of Gondor
  5. The Ride of the Rohirrim
  6. The Battle of the Pelennor Fields
  7. The Pyre of Denethor
  8. The Houses of Healing
  9. The Last Debate
  10. The Black Gate Opens
Book VI
  1. The Tower of Cirith Ungol
  2. The Land of Shadow
  3. Mount Doom
  4. The Field of Cormallen
  5. The Steward and the King
  6. Many Partings
  7. Homeward Bound
  8. The Scouring of the Shire
  9. The Grey Havens

The Grey Havens is the ninth and final chapter, of the sixth and final book, of The Return of the King, the final volume of The Lord of the Rings.

Summary

Now that the Shire's brief police state was overthrown, the Hobbits rebuild the villages of the region. Sam opens the box Galadriel gave him and finds a small silver seed, which he plants. In the Party Field, a Mallorn springs up to replace the old tree that was cut down. Many children are born that year. Merry and Pippin become heroes in the Shire, but Frodo quietly retires. That spring, Sam marries Rose Cotton, Farmer Cotton’s daughter, and they live at Bag End with Frodo.

Frodo decides to travel to Rivendell to see Bilbo Baggins. Frodo entrusts to Sam a history of the War, written in part by Bilbo. Frodo, Sam, and others set out. As they enter the Woody End, they meet Elrond and Galadriel, who now wear two of the Three Elven Rings. Riding slowly behind the two elves is Bilbo himself. Sam and Frodo accompany the travelers to the Great Sea. When they reach the gates of the Grey Havens, they find Gandalf waiting for them. Beyond him is a great white ship, ready to sail to the West across the sea.

Pippin and Merry appear, wishing to be present at Frodo’s departure. Frodo sadly bids farewell to his three friends and boards the ship. Gandalf entreats the three hobbits to enjoy each other’s friendship as they quietly return to the Shire. Sam enters his warm home, where he finds Rosie waiting. She puts their young daughter, Elanor, in his lap, and Sam draws a deep breath and says, "Well, I'm back."