He’s one of the best supporting characters in literature. He bumbles right into the story, seemingly by accident and becomes one of the hero’s greatest allies.
I am, of course, talking about none other than Samwise Gamgee.
My husband and I have been rewatching our LotR movies in preparation for The Hobbit (no, before you think it, let me assure you we’re not the people who dress up in weird costumes to see a movie.) I think the sign of a great movie/story is that every time I watch it, something new strikes me. (more…)