Why Bilbo Baggins? Perhaps it is because I am afraid and he gives me courage. (x)
While I can honestly say I have told you the truth, I may not have told you all of it. I am old now, Frodo. I’m not the same hobbit as I once was. I think it is time for you to know what really happened.
What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea. Resilient… highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it’s almost impossible to eradicate. An idea that is fully formed - fully understood - that sticks; right in there somewhere.
The Force is with you young Skywalker. But you are not a Jedi yet.
"Will you come with me to the mountains? It will hurt at first, until your feet are hardened. Reality is harsh to the feet of shadows. But will you come?"
- C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce (via larmoyante)