Man of Many Faces: 11. A Feast of Lemons

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11. A Feast of Lemons

All the guests of the King and Queen of Gondor were enjoying a sumptuous feast; all that is; save the envoy from Variag, who appeared most ill at ease.

The lords and ladies tittered behind their hands as he visibly struggled to select the proper cutlery

Then came the fish course; Anduin trout garnished with slices of lemon. Unsure how to proceed, the envoy ate the sour slices of fruit, much to the mirth of his dining companions.

Aragorn Elessar glared. He put a slice of lemon into his own mouth, as did Arwen Undómiel. Embarrassed, the guests fell silent.

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: Linda Hoyland

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/19/09

Original Post: 05/01/09

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