Anger consumes me when I receive your letter, and I have only one
Why do you take this deadly path? Do you think to find glory
there? There is no heroic sacrifice in certain death.
Why do you turn your back on duty? You are needed here, to lead
our troops into battle at my side, to lead them if I fall. For
battle, assuredly, will come.
Why did Elrond suggest you
for this foolhardy mission? Are his own sons too dear to him? Why
must he risk you, my only, my beloved son, my life?