top fifteen characters from The Lord of the Rings (as voted by my followers)
number eight: Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took
"We hobbits ought to stick together, and we will. I shall go, unless they chain me up. There must be someone with intelligence in the party.”
'But it does not seem that I can trust anyone,' said Frodo.
Sam looked at him unhappily. ‘It all depends on what you want,’ put in Merry. ‘You can trust us to stick to you through thick and thin – to the bitter end. And you can trust us to keep any secret of yours – closer than you keep it yourself. But you cannot trust us to let you face trouble alone, and go off without a word. We are friends, Frodo.’
Lord of the Rings & The Hobbits requested by katoakenshield