7. Gardens soothe the soul
Sam had been in awe of this elf from the first time he’d seen him. Not only was it the first he’d really seen up close, but there had been something about him that made Sam… well… nervous. Master Frodo had told him plenty about the First Born, so it wasn’t that. Sam supposed he’d underestimated what “first born” really meant. But this elf had made that very clear. To regain his equilibrium a little, Sam had reverted to what he loved: gardens. And Rivendell’s gardens were exquisite. As a result, he couldn’t quite hide the grimace.
“Goodmorning, Master Gamgee”
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