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1. The North of the World

It spread before him like a dream of some foreign star, colourless and cold. So this was the North of the World. Far in the distance, a teasing flame danced on darkened shores, almost beyond his sight. Fëanáro's treachery came alive by the light of fire. He knew then the swan ships would never return. They were abandoned by the one he foolishly chose to trust over the ageless wisdom of the Valar.

On a final breath, Fingolfin steeled his courage, and stepped onto the ice even as frigid winds howled down to whip his skin. He never looked back.


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: Darth Fingon

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Time of the Trees

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/16/08

Original Post: 01/08/08

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