Sins of the Fathers: 1. Sloth: The Sin of Samwise

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1. Sloth: The Sin of Samwise

Basking. It felt so good, lying on the sun-drenched grass, green and soft beneath him.

“Come on!”

“Not now, Frodo.”

The smell of stew cooking in the kitchen; a breeze carrying the rich aroma and the sound of his beloved gently singing to herself.

“But Faramir said there were dwarves on the Old Road! If we hurry we might see them!”

“I’m busy, Frodo.”

“You’re doing nothing, Pa.”


As he closed his eyes again his wife was singing a sweet Elvish ditty. He smiled and went back to his contemplation of nothing in particular.

His adventuring days were behind him.

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: SheBit

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/01/05

Original Post: 05/12/05

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