and HAL became mental so the truth died with him.
LOL Good One
it was Sam's cousin Hamfast
might have seen one, but it turned out to be a
distantly related yet separate race of tree-people,
called "Huorns" ...one such as the individual,
"Old Man Willow" who captured Pippin & Merri as
they leaned, dozing against his trunk beside a brook.
Tom Bombadil saved them.