• War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.

    J.R.R. Tolkien (2012). “The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings”, p.656, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt