"Keep your eyes shut…"
"Cel'…" Elrond protested. Celebrían had been anxious and excited the entire trip, and now demanded he close his eyes?
"Please …" Her melodious voice plead. "Humor me for but a little while longer."
She had done so much for him already since his arrival, it was impossible to deny her. He closed his eyes and, for good measure, put his hand over them. "Better?"
The carriage rounded a corner. "Look now," she directed He did - and then gaped at the beautiful house. "Do you like it?"
"Welcome home," she smiled. "Welcome to Barvedui."