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.
"This is an ancient Elvish blade. Forged by my kin."
“I am sorry. Sorry you have come in for this burden. Sorry about everything. Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on the story.”
All shall fade.
Rohan had come at last.
your heart is free; have the courage to follow it
Martin Freeman in the "Over The Hill" behind the Scenes