It was just an act... Oh my goodness, why does this make me think of something that might happen in S3 of Sherlock (Pippin representing John, and Merry representing our favorite high-functioning sociopath, Sherlock)
Samwise Gamgee's speech. I always think if him remembering all the good in the world when he says this so I put this collage together. Lord of the Rings Two Towers Samwise the Brave Frodo Aragorn Legolas Pippin Merridoc Brandybuck Faramir Eomer Eowyn Gandalf
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" by J.R.R. Tolkien. The brilliance and wonderment to be found in 'The Fellowship' is worthy of any adventure seeker. Herein lies beauties that entice the imagination and draw forth the heart from their captive state of mere contentment in the world, when infinite pleasures and adventures awaits.