Monthly Archives: December 2016

Coda

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the story Becoming

March, 2953 Times might be dark, but at least there was hope in the return of Isildur’s Heir, Halbarad thought, and laughed at the unintentional pun. “Care to share the joke?” the unwitting object of his mirth asked from the … Continue reading

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Star

This entry is part 12 of 14 in the story Becoming

October, 2952 Stop fidgeting, Aragorn told himself. It’s only one speech… And I know very well how much this means to Dírhael. Still, I’d as lief received my star among my company alone, or when we were in Imladris, so … Continue reading

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Retreat

This entry is part 11 of 14 in the story Becoming

August, 2952 Aragorn tried to rub the sleep from his eyes without stumbling over a rock – or my own feet – at the same time. The Rangers had only stopped twice for a short rest all night, and he … Continue reading

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Orcs!

This entry is part 10 of 14 in the story Becoming

August, 2952 Stand still, beast, Halbarad muttered, but the wild goat he was following wandered on ahead, oblivious of its danger. Any shot I take now will only wound him, and I don’t fancy a chase through this terrain; or … Continue reading

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Troll country

This entry is part 9 of 14 in the story Becoming

August, 2952 Halbarad started to shiver as soon as he stepped into the river. The water’s icy cold, for all that it’s a fair summer’s day. I should have kept my boots on… no, I’d rather keep them dry if … Continue reading

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Elves!

This entry is part 8 of 14 in the story Becoming

July, 2952 “Stop trying to burn a hole through that hill with your eyes, and go collect some more firewood,” Halbarad said to Aragorn as he passed him carrying two buckets of water. “They won’t be here any quicker for … Continue reading

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Scout

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the story Becoming

June – July, 2952 It’s probably wrong to even think it, and I wouldn’t say it out loud, but so far the Ettenmoors have been almost boring, Halbarad thought. The landscape’s a bit rockier than before, but that’s all. I … Continue reading

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Patrol

This entry is part 6 of 14 in the story Becoming

April – June, 2952 Halbarad was getting impatient. As is Estel, he thought as the other got up to pace. “Will you stop that?” he finally snapped after Aragorn had paced around the clearing at least twenty times. “Please do,” … Continue reading

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