Here Strider turned aside, and soon they were lost in a sombre country of dark trees winding among the feet of sullen hills.
Following its line eastward with their eyes they saw the Mountains: the nearer foothills were brown and sombre; behind them stood taller shapes of grey, and behind those again were high white peaks glimmering among the clouds.
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Before she said anything, I knew it was bad news from her somber face.