"They called him the Winter Soldier.Supposed to be the KGB’s secret weapon. A guy who could pass for american and slip behind enemy lines or cross borders without raisin’ an eyebrow. Deadly with a knife or a rifle… even deadliner hand-to-hand. And since he was a ghost, half the time they weren’t even sure if it was an accident or a murder. Story went that they kept him on ice and only woke him up for the big gigs.”
the lord of the rings + the rangers of the north [+ elrond’s twins]
"In those days no other Men had settled dwellings so far west, or within a hundred leagues of the Shire. But in the wild lands beyond Bree there were mysterious wanderers. The Bree-folk called them Rangers, and knew nothing of their origin. They were taller and darker than the Men of Bree and were believed to have strange powers of sight and hearing, to and understand the languages of beasts and birds. They roamed at will southwards, and eastwards even as far as the Misty Mountains; but they were now few and rarely seen. When they appeared they brought news from afar, and told strange forgotten tales which were eagerly listened to; but the Bree-folk did not make friends of them."
I’ve been fortunate enough to be working in this industry for seven years now, and throughout that, I’ve seen kids come and go. I’ve seen people become successful and I’ve seen some people fall flat on their ass. So my line has always been, I’m Jamie, and I grew up in the English countryside. That’s who I am. I have a tattoo on my leg of a bird called a house martin that goes back to roost at my parents’ every year, and that means to me that’s my roots and I’m never going to forget that.