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"All that I have done today has gone amiss"

Aragorn, Ch. 1:  The Departure of Boromir, The Two Towers

 

At first, he did not truly understand that death had struck.  That so mighty a man had so quietly smiled, paled and died strained Aragorn's belief.  He tightened his grip on Boromir's fingers; but to no avail.  The tide of life had receded, leaving the warrior's sword-hand limp and cool.  

Aragorn felt the tears slide down his face before he realized that he had shed them.  The man born to be his Steward was slain, slain on his watch, slain while he himself had taken not even a scratch.  

Stars and Stones and Tree!   What shall I say to Denethor?

 


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Story Information

Author: Raksha

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/25/09

Original Post: 04/09/08

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Gone Amiss

Larner - 07 Sep 08 - 11:36 PM

Ch. 1: Gone Amiss

Oh, but I can so imagine Aragorn asking exactly that--what do I tell his father?  For he remembers probably the little boy and the pride the child's father had in him.

Lovely.


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