The old man’s flat face and dark eyes showed nothing, but his voice was sullen with displeasure.
The stair was dark, but on the roof-top the glare of the Mountain could still be seen, though it was dying down now to a sullen red.
The vast vapours that arose in Mordor and went streaming westward passed low overhead, a great welter of cloud and smoke now lit again beneath with a sullen glow of red.
The sullen shrivelled leaves of a past year hung on them, grating and rattling in the sad airs, but their maggot-ridden buds were only just opening.
The wind blew, and the trumpets sang, and arrows whined; but the sun now climbing towards the South was veiled in the reeks of Mordor, and through a threatening haze it gleamed, remote, a sullen red, as if it were the ending of the day, or the end maybe of all the world of light.
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She changed from outgoing child to sullen teenager.