HA Anniversary Drabbles: 2. That Which is Fairest

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2. That Which is Fairest

Three strands she gave me, ere we left Lorien. One, radiant as warm gold. Another, cool luster of mithril. The third… ah, the third! Some metal never mined, mithril and gold both, yet surpassing either. So must the light of the two trees have shone, caught mingled in jewel-stuff. I had thought their faces ugly, bald cheeked and bare chinned. Fair to each other, I supposed, but never to my eyes matching the comeliness of full luxurious tresses. Then I beheld her, and realized I had been blind. Her gift opened my eyes. Now I see so much more beauty.

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: Elana

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/17/12

Original Post: 04/18/04

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