Eliana turned around to stare at the home she was leaving behind. The sun was shining brightly over the green and brown fields and she could see the occasional person tending to them. The ground was warm beneath her shoes, making her resist the urge to take them off and feel the earth of the Shire one last time.
Filing the image into her memory, she spun and walked away, into the unknown. She had saved for years to do this; go away and see the world. Now she finally had the chance, and she was taking it. A map sat snugly in her knapsack along with some food and her arrows, which were in a special built in pocket. her bow was over her shoulder, while her sword hung at her belt.
No matter what she encountered, she felt ready to take it on.