Gandalfs apprentice's 2005 Birthday Drabbles
1. Wizardry - double drabble by Dwimordene
Aragorn and Gandalf, two peas in a pod. Observe: "Pippin glanced in some wonder at the face now close beside his own, for the sound of that laugh had been gay and merry. Yet in the wizard's face he saw at first only lines of care and sorrow; though as he looked more intently he perceived that under all there was a great joy: a fountain of mirth enough to set a kingdom laughing, were it to gush forth." - "Minas Tirith", ROTK, 33. "[Aragorn's] face was sad and stern because of the doom that was laid on him, and yet hope dwelt ever in the depths of his heart, from which mirth would arise at times like a spring from the rock" - "Appendix A", ROTK, 385-386. Hope that does well by your namesakes, Gandalf's Apprentice!
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