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Scenes from the birth and death of a city.
Ten years after the destruction of the One Ring, the Steward of Gondor looks back and remembers the War. AU, darkish. Written for the December 2007 onlist Quickie Challenge at HASA.
Arwen catches herself pacing and laughs. One would think that she has enough experience of Aragorn’s absence to bear it more easily, yet after forty years of betrothal and twenty of marriage, she is still this impatient for his return. … Continue reading
Aragorn caught Arwen’s glance as they watched Eldarion at sword practice. He treats this as a game. Yet how can it be otherwise in these days of peace? “Real battle is not a practice match with a friend. He’ll learn … Continue reading
“Begetting day? Wait, Elves celebrate their what?” Rose asked incredulously. “Our begetting day,” Legolas replied calmly. “So everyone, once you have children, everyone knows that you, when you…” She turned red. “But Rose, you and Sam have nine children; do … Continue reading
“But what of the Elves?” Merry asked, poised to take notes for his book. Arwen answered first. “Rivendell knew when the hobbits crossed the Misty Mountains and moved to the Angle.” “I doubt an Elf of Mirkwood ever saw any … Continue reading
“Orcs in the High Pass? Are you certain?” Elladan sounded almost offended at the idea as he questioned the scout. Elrohir had laughed. “What? You thought they would not return to the mountains? There are only a few, but we … Continue reading