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2. The Research Project — Larner

The Research Project
by Larner

Ferumbras examined Bilbo Baggins's study with distaste.  Papers, books, and diagrams littered every surface, with a stack of five thick tomes on the floor.  "What is this?" he asked, indicating the stack of paper filled with Bilbo's spidery script that lay in the middle of the desk.

Bilbo looked about himself, obviously distracted.  "This?  Oh, nothing really, I suppose.  Was writing to Gandalf, explaining what I've learned of how it is that the feathering patterns on arrows help them fly."

Ferumbras found himself rolling his eyes.  Only Bilbo Baggins would want to waste time exploring why something like that worked!


This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

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Author: Elena Tiriel

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Completion: Complete

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Last Updated: 04/04/10

Original Post: 03/15/10

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