18. Did You Know?
Shyly he approached, and Elrond backed away discretely so he could say the words in his heart.
"Master Gamgee," Galadriel greeted him.
"I wanted to thank you," he muttered. "For your gift, I mean. Did you know?"
"How much it would be needed, to restore the Shire?"
Grey eyes twinkled, and her answering smile was as enigmatic as ever. "Namarië, Samwise Gamgee."
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