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Merry Comforting Pippin by SapphireGamgee Merry Comforting Pippin by SapphireGamgee
This is for ~merrypsimon . I love these two, they're almost like brothers in the way they look out for one another. Awwww!
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Time-Moose Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I've never seen more perfect hobbit feet. :iconitsbeautifulmartin:
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SapphireGamgee Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much ^__^  Hobbit feet are fun to draw, actually...
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voidowl Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
perfect otp
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SapphireGamgee Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
They're one of my bromance otps, certainly ^__^
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beachelf Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
:iconthumbsupplz: Beautiful!

Please please please.. May I discuss LOTR trivia for a bit?

After the Ring was destroyed and Sauron defeated.. Aragorn, newly crowned as King Elessar, knighted Pippin. Merry who was knighted by King Éomer of Rohan as a Knight of the Mark for

Back in the Shire, they were instrumental in overthrowing Saruman's forces during the "Scouring of the Shire", and thus achieved much greater fame in their homeland than Frodo and Sam.

Pippin and Merry had became the tallest of Hobbits (because they drank Treebeard's "Ent-draught").. They were even taller than Bullroarer Took, who could ride a horse. (He's the hobbit who led the defense against the Orcs, led by the goblin Golfimbul, at the Battle of Greenfields. Bullroarer knocked Golfimbul's head off with his club, it flew through the air and landed a rabbit hole a hundred yards away, winning the battle and inventing the sport Golf)

Both Hobbits got married. Pippin married Diamond of Long Cleeve. They had one son, Faramir (he married Sam Gamgee's daughter Goldilocks). Merry married Estella Bolger (we do not know if they had children?)

Merry inherited the title Master of Buckland in year 11 of the Fourth Age. (the fall of Sauron began the Forth Age, "F.A.", of Middle Earth) .

In F.A. 13, Pippin inherited his father's title and became 32nd Thain (the traditional military leader) of the Shire. He held this position for 51 years.

In F.A. 63, Pippin retired and Merry stepped down as Master of Buckland.

In F.A. 64, Merry at the age of 102, and Pippin at the age 94, traveled back to Rohan, and then to Gondor. They both died in Gondor several years later. Their bodies were laid in Rath Dínen. (the Tombs of Kings and the pathway between the city of Minas Tirith and Mindolluin in Gondor)

In F.A. 120, Aragorn, King of Gondor died. Both hobbits were laid beside him.

What I love about this bit of the Lord of the Ring story (and your deviation).. Merry and Pippin are still together to this very day!

btw.. SapphireGamgee.. Are you a descendant of Sam?
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SapphireGamgee Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Don't you just love all the extra info in the Appendices? :D :D I love not only that Merry and Pippin remained bffs forever, but that Sam got to go over the sea to be with Frodo. Bromance ftw!

And I might be ;) (I'm practically a hobbit XD )
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MeiJay Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Student General Artist
Awww <3 I think that Merry and Pippin have a very special friendship. You did great at capturing that in this picture :D
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SapphireGamgee Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! I love their friendship ^__^
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shikamylove Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
i love them too. i totally thought they were twin brothers for the first 15 years of my life! O.o even if they're not, they have that sort of bond
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SapphireGamgee Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Heehee... It's easy to see that! They're both very close ^__^
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