RiverOtter's 2005 Birthday Presents: 3. Stronger Songs

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3. Stronger Songs

Stronger Songs

Fangorn felt it in the water, in the earth, in the air. A song echoed through all creation: those who would not be hasty should prepare to leave. Beleriand would fall.

Hey dol! merry dol! ring a dong dillo!

A strange creature danced toward him, his blue cap-feather flitting in the morning breeze.

Tom Bom, Jolly Tom, Tom Bombadillo!

This was no Elf! Fangorn tried to make sense of the nonsense coming from his lips, but without success.

Come sing with Tom now, walk beneath the willows!

Yes, they would journey together, for a while. Fangorn would learn these new hasty songs.

Note: The first two lines of Tom Bombadil's song come from The Fellowship of the Rings, "The Old Forest"

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: RiverOtter

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/14/05

Original Post: 04/29/05

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