Wilt thou take Túrin Turambar?

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'But Túrin sped far before them, and he came to Cabed-en-Aras, and stood still; and he heard the roaring of the water, and saw that all the trees near and far were withered, and their sere leaves fell mournfully, as though winter had come in the first days of Summer. 'Cabed-en-Aras, Cabed Naeramarth!' he cried. 'I will not defile your waters where Níniel was washed. For all my deeds have been ill, and the latest the worst.' Then he draw forth his sword, and said: 'Hail Gurthang, iron of death, thou alone now remainest! But what lord or loyalty dost thou know, save the hand that wieldeth thee? From no blood wilt thou shrink! Wilt thou take Túrin Turambar? Wilt thou slay me swiftly? And from the blade rang a cold voice in answer: 'Yea. I will drink thy blood, that I may forget the blood of Beleg my master, and the blood of Brandir slain unjustly. I will slay thee swiftly.' JRR Tolkien: Unfinished Tales: NARN I HÎN HÚRIN The Tale of the Children of Húrin HIGH-QUALITY PRINTS AVAILABLE HERE

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