3 Sam Steps Up

The Lord Of The Rings: The Re­turn Of The King

SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine - - Greatest middle-earth moments -

There are many lovely Sam mo­ments spread through­out the Rings tril­ogy – we almost fea­tured his “Sam­wise The Brave” speech from the end of The Two Tow­ers, for in­stance – but noth­ing can beat his fi­nal act of bro­man­tic love on the slopes of Mount Doom. “I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry you!” he tells Frodo, scoop­ing him up off the floor and stag­ger­ing up the side of the vol­cano to their des­tiny. The mu­sic swells. So do our hearts.

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