Character: Gandalf the Grey
Source: LotR: book/movie
Disclaimer: All Tolkien’s – Kortirion only borrowed the toys.
Five they sent to contend with Sauron. Our Order was to combine in power; Saruman the White, of Air, Radagast the Brown, of Earth, the Blue Istari of Water, long departed to the East - and myself, of Fire. Yet we fell apart.
I am loathe to travel this road, knowing my task is incomplete – but, it was the Ring-bearer’s decision. They forbade us to contend power for power with Sauron, our skills were to stay within the boundaries of the Edain.
Forgive me – I must break this prohibition.
And he stood forth upon the bridge.
“You - shall - not - pass!”