The Good Earth: 5. The Secret Garden

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5. The Secret Garden

 The Secret Garden

Come, I have something to show you." Taking his wife's hand, Aragorn led her through long neglected paths of the Citadel. "Close your eyes!" They rounded a corner. Arwen almost stumbled and was steadied by Aragorn's strong hands. "You can look now."

Arwen opened her eyes and gasped in wonder. Elanor and niphredil grew in abundance amongst lush grass. A clear stream trickled past beneath the shade of verdant limes. Rosebushes hedged the secluded garden, red and white blossoms releasing heady scents.

Arwen joyfully embraced her husband. Here she could feel at home within the bleak stones of Minas Tirith.


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: 08/12/11

Original Post: 10/25/10

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