|Background||'Take heart, for the battle here is ours, and though the foe now holds Tol Ascarnen, we will strike back and recapture the keep. Listen well, for I have an offer that you must consider strongly, ____.
'You are a proven warrior, a hero amongst the Free Peoples, and we ask this only of those who are willing. Lainedhel asked for assistance from the Rangers, and we have come to offer help. We have duties that need looking after elsewhere in Eriador, but if you are willing to stand there in our stead, we will remain here to fight the foes from the North.
'Think on this and speak to me when you have an answer to my request. I will wait here, friend.'|