All these hands: 1. Warm Hands

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1. Warm Hands

My hands were numb and slick with water and ice, so I could not hold onto her. Silently, blindly, I searched for her, through the frigid crystals; we swam in a jewelled, aquamarine swamp. I thought she found me when the warmth came. Even in the coldest of places, she had a mother’s warmth.

I was pulled out; mother wasn’t. Hours later, I wondered why we never waited for the ice to move.

Long years will pass before I can find her hand again, but when alone, I feel her warmth wrap about me as I did before we parted.

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: Elithien

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 1st Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 11/21/03

Original Post: 11/06/03

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All these hands

Larner - 21 Sep 08 - 6:43 PM

Ch. 1: Warm Hands

Sad.  Poignantly written.

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