11. 11 - The Hermit
He watched the messenger sent him by the head of their order with a feeling of unrest in his heart. He hated traveling far from Rhosgobel, there where he watched over the activities of Dol Guldur and Mordor with growing concern. The great spiders and rabid wolves, aided by orcs and wargs, had been gathering about the borders of Thranduil's lands; and once they passed that point they would march upon the Beornings, the Woodsmen, and the remaining horseherders of the Eotheod in the northern reaches of the Anduin. Who would sound the alarm if he was not there to send out his own birds?
But, if Curunír desired to speak to Gandalf, Radagast supposed he must go westward over the mountains. Perhaps he could stop to speak with Iarwain while he was abroad....
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