When Out the Hellish Legion Sallied...

Houseless Ones, The

1. The Houseless Ones

The Houseless Ones

“The legends say that on this day, the dead walk.”

“Ha! I thought you did not fear the dead, Master Elf?”

Legolas shrugged. “The ghosts of men hold no terror for me. But my own people – they are the houseless ones, who refused the summons of Mandos. In denying death, they became trapped between Arda and the Halls. I have seen them, Gimli – wisps of mist; flickering flames rising out of the cold earth. They are restless. We should hurry.”

Around them, darkness spread; misty flames flickering slowly above unseen candles as pale lights and shadows grew.

The dead walked.

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Author: Jay of Lasgalen

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/30/04

Original Post: 10/30/04

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