Great Pymurg, I have fallen at last. Wilt thou let this be the end of my journey? If so then I shall accept Thy Judgment. But if thou willest me to fight on then I shall take up the mantle of Freedom once more. I wish to grow old with my beloved Minty and to be Ruler of Kings but no dwarf can live forever. Whatever Thou decidest, Thy will be done!
They never found his body. They said he was headed into orc country, and it's not safe to try and track it down. But we'll build a statue to him by the entrance of his home caverns. Farewell to Kestrel, stout of heart, strong of arm, and light of spirit! Your singing will always ring in our hearts.
We break from Kestrel the Wanderer to share caption from old times:
Today is: 18th October (GMT), in history on the 18th of October, 1893 AD the following birth happened:
Sidney Holland: Prime Minister of New Zealand (1949-57)