- Brego carries Aragorn to Helm's Deep, and along the way they spot Saruman's massive army headed there as well.
- Everyone is glad to see Aragorn arrive. Erwin is especially glad but the Evenstar necklace reminds her of his other lady friend.
- Aragorn delivers the bad news of the approaching army and Théoden begins preparing his people for battle by nightfall.
- Aragorn asks Théoden to call for help, but Théoden says no one will come. They are alone.