Thus he came alone to Angband's gates, and he sounded his horn, and smote once more upon the brazen doors, and challenged Morgoth to come forth to single combat. And Morgoth came.
Shadow self : the hidden side of you. The beast that hides because it knows how ugly and terrible it is. So much sadness. Early abandonment
Beren and Luthien from Tolkien's Silmarillion. Ahhh, going back to good ol' Tolkien! These two are the main characters of the Tale of Luthien, a sad story where an Elf maiden falls in love with a mortal man. READ IT. Art by: http://lleayhe.deviantart.com/
But at that last word of Fëanor: that at the least the Noldor should do deeds to live in song for ever, he raised his head, as one that hears a voice far off, and he said: ‘So shall it be! Dear-bought those songs shall be accounted, and yet shall be well-bought. For the price could be no other’… ~ The Silmarillion, Chapter 11 (Artwork: Vala : Manwe by noei1984)
Minas Morgul by MagusVerus.deviantart.com on @deviantART
Morgoth Bauglir and Hurin Thalion by Sergey Musin http://www.visualart.me/work/3791
With shadows [Morgoth] hid himself and his servants from Arien, the glance of whose eyes they could not long endure; and the lands near his dwelling were shrouded in fumes and great clouds. ~ The Silmarillion, Chapter 11 (Melkor by formenost on deviantART)