Lalia Took's Pride: 2. Greed for Recognition -- Greed or Avarice

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2. Greed for Recognition -- Greed or Avarice

Greed for Recognition

            She held tightly to the pursestrings within the Great Smial, and insisted that the Tooks apply to her for remedies for their slightest wants.  Yet there were never any economies applied to the purchasing of food.  Starved as Lalia Clayhanger Took had been so much of her life for recognition and simple friendship, she refused to stint herself in the one commodity that had always brought her comfort—food.

            Themselves deprived of broad ability to express their talents, the ladies under Lalia's domination responded by cooking, and the Great Smial became renowned for the quality of the table set.


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: Larner

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/25/10

Original Post: 10/04/10

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