EXT. MIDDLE EARTH MAP - DAY
DISSOLVING into the PARCHMENT MAP of MIDDLE-EARTH ... Slowly
drifting across the MAP towards the WEST ...
And thus it was a Fourth Age of Middle-
earth began, and the Fellowship of the
Ring, though eternally bound by friendship
and love, was ended.
Thirteen months to the day since Gandalf ,.
sent us on our long journey . . .
EXT. HOBBITON - DUSK
. . . we found ourselves looking upon a
familiar sight . . . We were home!
MATCHING MOVE: Revealing HOBBITON bathed in a WARM SUNSET ...
As FRODO, SAM, MERRY and PIPPIN ride into SHOT on PONIES ...
past ODO PROUDFOOT who shakes his head at the STRANGENESS of
INT. THE GREEN DRAGON INN - NIGHT
FRODO brings a round of drinks to the TABLE.
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Nearby a HUGE FUSS is being made of a LARGE PUMPKIN which has
been brought in to be shown off.
ANGLE ON: The FOUR FRIENDS look at each other. A WORLD of
experience now separates from their fellow HOBBITS.
Seated at a long table, the FOUR FRIENDS raise their glasses
. . . SAM eye is suddenly caught!
ANGLE ON: ROSIE COTTON who is serving behind the BAR . . .
SAM steels himself and leaves to go and TALK to ROSIE ...
FRODO, MERRY and PIPPIN exchange smiles as . . .
EXT. HOBBITON - DAY
On a BEAUTIFUL sunny day, SAM and ROSIE are MARRIED ... With
their dearest FRIENDS gathered around them . . .
ROSIE throws a beautiful bouquet of FLOWERS . . . it's caught
by PIPPIN who smiles in embarrassment ...