Unfinished Drabbles: 8. Aglarond (Legolas)

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8. Aglarond (Legolas)

You said, Are your lord's halls not fair? And yes, they are as fair as craft can make them, with their carved chaplets of stone. But it is an elegance that endeavours to conceal their nature, not to celebrate it.

Here, stone has husbanded a garden. Such a garden as grew before Anor rose: white branches and gold-veined saplings, graceful as a dancer's arms. I stand within the garden; I hear the echo of the living waters that have shaped it.

Here, stone speaks where oak and beech are quiet; and you, my friend, have words, and I have none.


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: Wild Iris

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/01/05

Original Post: 04/23/04

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