Voices of Middle-Earth: 21. Faramir's Awakening

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21. Faramir's Awakening

A follow-up to "Haven"....... ~*~Faramir's Awakening~*~ Who would lie idle When the King has returned? From out of a tortured tide I drifted, and before my slow gaze I beheld a figure whose head grazed the heavens as a mountain peak, old yet young, gladness and mystery melded in its deep music. Wisdom and valour rose in his sight like mighty statues flanking a stream of beauty and mercy that flowed in infinite abundance, the joyous susurration of its waters singing in my veins. A mist of healing fragrance rose therefrom laving my mangled senses as the fingers of an infant, innocence bestowing as my pierced and lacerated form he lifted and cradled in a pallet of kindness until the renewal of my own small power came to pass. And from time to time from within his storied light the face of a wounded princess loomed over his shoulder looking to me with eyes of wanting and lucent gloom. Then as I watched longer I saw a stellar gate promising untold treasure and straightway I knew the password to open it was “friend”….

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: Armariel

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 04/19/11

Original Post: 01/09/05

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