The Fallen: 1. Introduction

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1. Introduction


Introduction: Welcome, readers, to the debris of a fallen fic! Originally, this was part of a small arc of unusual visions on the last Queen of Númenor, which I had never seen in fanfiction before and which I thought were somehow due. This one was based on the version given in the History of the Akallabêth of HoME XII: The Peoples of Middle-Earth, where Tar-Míriel/ Ar-Zimraphel turned to Ar-Pharazôn willingly. As I was writing it, however, I realised that to follow that version meant to show such a different view of events that people could be confused or at least weirded out if they didn´t have an explanation. And then those explanations began to pop inside my head, and they became a legion of plotbunnies biting my fingers and my ears, dragging me off this fic and into a new, much larger one where they could all find a home of their own. (Estimated date of publication: February 2007)

So what I did with the fic I had already written was to use parts for scenes and drabbles. Those drabbles and scenes are those that I have published here (sometimes I´m not even sure that they make sense), and they have no connection whatsoever with my still-unpublished Númenor Fic With Caps... the heroine´s character, for example, is substantially different.

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: Maeve Riannon

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/09/07

Original Post: 01/27/07

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