With thanks to Raksha.
The characters are the property of the Tolkien estate.
(The G-rune)- like Gandalf is no goon.
The boy watched while the Wizard copied from the ancient scrolls
Why do you keep drawing a little tree?” Faramir asked, unable to contain his curiosity any longer.
“That is the G rune, by which I sign my name,” Gandalf explained.
“G? But your name is Mithrandir.” The boy sounded bewildered.
“It is, but in the North, they call me Gandalf. I have many names.”
”However do you remember them all?”
Gandalf’s eyes twinkled.” I cannot always, my dear boy, so that is why I sign my name with a rune, lest I forget which guise I am travelling under!”