Looking south on Vine Street as seen from the Hollywood Freeway, ca. 1950s. Spotlights illuminate the sky wih beams of light. From left to right are the: Capitol Records Building, The Broadway-Hollywood Building, and the Hotel Knickerbocker. Source: LAPL
I reward loyalty with loyalty. I reward disloyalty with distance.
Gollum Sadness40-The domination of the Ring was much too strong for the mean soul of Smeagol. But he would have never had to endure it if he had not become a mean sort of thief before it crossed his path...A kind of answer cd be found in trying to imagine Gollum overcoming temptation...By temporizing...he weakened himself for the final chance when dawning love of Frodo was too easily withered by the jealousy of Sam before Shelob's lair. After that he was lost.'-Letters of JRRT