Return of the King - Drabbled, The: 1. Minas Tirith

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1. Minas Tirith

War is kindled; its cry spreads west like dragons flying from the beacon-hills. Gondor calls for aid- to whomever will listen.

They are alone, cornered, bereft of their children. The wind brings whispers, not comfort. The river carries ill tidings. The darkened sky shouts doom.

And they must wait... wait... wait and find their place in the great board, until the pieces move. But they have sworn, in peace, war, and until the world’s end; little though they be against the gathering gloom, each one stares proudly at fate. Gondor shall not perish- not yet. Hope and memory shall live.


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.

Story Information

Author: HA Writers Group

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/21/04

Original Post: 09/19/03

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