A Drabble by Any Other Name...?: 6. Warrior and Friend

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6. Warrior and Friend

I am a warrior. I fight because it is my duty, because of my love for Middle-earth, and for the people I have grown to love.

 

Now you say I must choose among those loves. If the honorable choice is to save Gondor, then I lose you. Without your friendship, the time I have sworn to remain east of the sea would become but an obligation. And if I say that you are more important to me than Gondor? Is it a dishonor to choose you at the cost of all else?

 

 

The warrior closed his eyes and turned away from his dearest friend to do the honorable thing.

 


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: docmon

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/15/08

Original Post: 12/04/05

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