1. Part One: Earth
Maglor dug his toes into the dirt of his mother’s garden. The dark soil had absorbed the light of Laurelin, and it was warm to his small feet.
Nerdanel chuckled as she watched him, pausing with a trowel in her hand to flick a copper curl out of her face. “Are you having fun, little one?”
Maglor smiled. Of course he was having fun. This was his time for just him and Ammë, out in the garden, far from the smithy and the schoolroom. She would dig, and he would watch her. All things grew tall and beautiful for Ammë.
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