Elrond looked about him and nodded in satisfaction. "This will do," he informed Gil-Galad's lieutenant. "This will do very nicely."
It was an extraordinarily beautiful place. The Bruinen tumbled from the Hithaeglir into a narrow gorge via several waterfalls; and the music of the falling water gave an air of peace to the hidden valley filled with tall, graceful trees. The approach was treacherous and difficult to find, something that could prove useful in a stronghold.
"What will you call it?" the lieutenant asked.
"Imladris," Elrond replied, "and my home shall be the Last Homely House East of the Sea."
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