‘Is there none whom you would name? In whom do my people trust?’
‘In the house of Eorl,’ answered Háma.
‘But Éomer I cannot spare, nor would he stay,’ said the king; ‘and he is the last of that House.’
‘I said not Éomer,’ answered Háma. ‘And he is not the last. There is Éowyn, daughter of Éomund, his sister. She is fearless and high-hearted. All love her. Let her be as lord to the Eorlingas, while we are gone.’
‘It shall be so,’ said Théoden. ‘Let the heralds announce to the folk that the Lady Éowyn will lead them!’
Abed: Okay. You both fall back, exhausted but still entwined.
Annie: Okay, great. I stroke her hair lovingly and spoon her for the appropriate amount of time before leaving.
Troy: And how long is that?
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