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TThe Lord of The Rings1

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    Extended Edition Transcript

by Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, and Fran Walsh

based on the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien.

    I amar prestar aen??

    The world is changed.

    Han mathon ne nen??

    I feel it in the water.

    Han mathon ne chae??

    I feel it in the Earth.

    A han noston ned gwilith.

    I smell it in the air.

    Much that once was is lost. For none now live who remember it.

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    Dwarves and Men are enthralled by the beauty of the rings upon their fingers.>

    It began with the forging of the great rings. Three were given to the Elves, immortal, wisest and fairest of all beings. Seven to the Dwarf lords, great miners and craftsmen of the mountain halls. And nine, nine rings were gifted to the race of Men, who above all else, desire power. For within these rings was bound the strength and will to govern each race.

    But they were all of them deceived, for another ring was made. In the land of Mordor, in the fires of Mount Doom, the Dark Lord Sauron forged in secret a master ring, to control all others.

    wearing the One Ring upon his right hand. It begins to glow and an inscription appears as if written in red flame.>

    And into this Ring, he poured his cruelty, his malice, and his will to dominate all life. "One Ring to rule them all."

    begins its relentless attack on the inhabitants of Middle-earth.> One by one, the free lands of Middle-earth fell to the power of the Ring. But there were some who resisted. A last alliance of Men and Elves

    marched against the armies of Mordor, and on the slopes of Mount Doom they fought for the freedom of Middle-earth.

    Elves and Humans regard their enemies as the Orcs snarl back, taunting them. Then the Orcs attack the Alliance, rushing across the field that separates the two armies. The Elven lieutenant gives the command to the Elven archers to engage.>

    <arrows!)>>

    Orcs, taking down the first line of Orc defense. As the wave of the Orc infantry reaches the first line of the Elven troops, the Elves swing their swords up, slicing the Orcs as they come, one after the other down the line. Soon the Eves and the Men are fully engaged in combat, taking down many of the Orc troops. The leader of Men raises his sword in triumph.>

    Victory was near. But the power of the Ring could not be undone.

    in trepidation. The Dark Lord, towering over both Elves and Men, brandishes a mace and shows the Ring of Power glowing on his finger. In fear, some of the warriors back off. Sauron wields his mace, hitting a group of warriors and sends them flying across the field. He repeats it with another fell swoop. The leader of Men raises his sword to strike Sauron, but Sauron parries the blow and flings his adversary against the rock, crushing him to death. Horrified, one of the Men rushes to the fallen warrior.>

    It was in this moment, when all hope had faded, that Isildur, son of the King, took up his father's sword.

    down, shattering the blade. Sauron, with the Ring on his finger, reaches down towards Isildur. With a last desperate attempt, Isildur lets out a battle cry and strikes Sauron??s hand with the shards of the sword, slicing the finger that bears the One Ring. Sauron lets out a cry as the Ring is separated from him. He implodes, sending a shock wave throughout the battlefield, knocking the warring troops off their feet. His armor falls unto the ground, his body vaporised.>

    Sauron, the enemy of the free-peoples of Middle-earth, was defeated.

    The Ring passed to Isildur, who had this one chance to destroy evil forever. But the hearts of Men are easily corrupted. And the Ring of Power has a will of its own.

    returns from the battle. On the way, his troop, all but obliterated in the recent battle, is attacked by a band of Orcs. In the melee, Isildur grabs the chain and snaps it, putting the Ring on his finger, and immediately vanishes. He dives into the river. But the Ring slips treacherously off his finger and falls down to the river bottom. Isildur, visible again, is spotted by Orcs and killed by 3 arrows. His body floats down the river.>

    It betrayed Isildur to his death. And some things that should not have been forgotten were lost.

    History became legend, legend became myth, and for two and a half thousand years, the Ring passed out of all knowledge. Until, when chance came, it ensnared a new bearer.

    a round metal object, and closes its fingers around it.>

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    the Ring.>

    The Ring came to the creature Gollum, who took it deep into the tunnels of the Misty Mountains. And there, it consumed him.

    of decayed fish flesh and bones. Beyond them, Gollum, twisted and deformed beyond recognition by his 'precious', crouches with his treasure.>

    <Gollum!>>

    The Ring brought to Gollum unnatural long life. For five hundred years it poisoned his mind. And in the gloom of Gollum's cave, it waited. Darkness crept back into the forest of the world. Rumor grew of a shadow in the east, whispers of a nameless fear, and the Ring of Power perceived its time had now come. It abandoned Gollum.

    

    

    < It's wonderful to see you Gandalf!>>

    < Ooh! You didn??t think I??d miss your Uncle Bilbo's birthday?>>

    

    <of special magnificence.>>

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    <up anyway.>>

    cart makes its way past the fields of bright crops, over the bridge by an old mill, and past the market square.>

    <has this past Age . . . full of its own comings and goings, with change coming slowly, if it comes at all.

    destination. The hillside and the surrounds are lush and verdant - the Shire is a land of plenty.>

    For things are made to endure in the Shire, passing from one generation to the next. There's always been a Baggins, living here under the Hill . . . >>

    chapter.>

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< In the cart, Frodo and Gandalf are nearing Bag End.>

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more than usual.>>

    <and hours poring over old maps when he thinks I'm not looking.>>

    hands in his pockets. Suddenly an expression of alarm comes over his face, as he digs urgently into his pockets and turns them out, becoming more frantic.>

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    item. Finally he digs deeper into his waistcoat pocket, and with a huge sigh, pulls out the object and closes his palm over it, closing his eyes in acute relief.>

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    stares deliberately at the scenery.>

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    <barely involved. All I did was give your uncle a little nudge out of the door.>>

    <of the peace.>>

    <believe it? You haven't aged a day.>>

    <Gandalf's hat and staff> Oh, here we are. Tea? Or maybe something a little stronger? I've got a few bottles of the Old Winyard left. 1296 --very good year. Almost as old as I am! Hahaha!

    hunt for refreshments.>

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    then bumps his head onto the beam and utters an "Ooooff ". Nursing the pain he enters Bilbo??s study and sees the map of the Lonely Mountain mounted on a frame. He picks it up to examine it. Meanwhile, Bilbo is pottering around in the kitchen.>

    <that it matters, you come and go as you please. Always have done and always will. You caught me a bit unprepared, I'm afraid. We've only got cold chicken and a bit of pickle ... Oh, there's some cheese here- oh no, that won't do. Err, we got raspberry jam and an apple tart ... Not much for afters, I'm afraid. Oh, no -we're all right! I've found some sponge-cake. I could make you some eggs if you like-- oh. Gandalf?>>

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    < You don't mind if I eat, do you?>>

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    is a sudden, incessant knocking on the door and a woman shouting: "Bilbo! Bilbo Baggins!">

< I'm not at home!>>

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