Pelargir: 10. Nai A-lehanoi Ta'alsheenoi, Briary Verses: Coil

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10. Nai A-lehanoi Ta'alsheenoi, Briary Verses: Coil

Tell of Nuvimeb!
Servant most blessed
Most high, most beloved.

Who was Nuvimeb?
What tribe, what khanate
Could claim: "She was ours"?

Who was Nuvimeb?
The guest most at home
The lowly most high
The crosser of mountains
The walker of deserts
Bearer of news
Who always returned
To her chosen lord

And that day she made him
To his own wife a stranger:
To his enemies,
She yielded naught.
Twenty times twenty
The wounds she bore,
As a man, as a warrior.

Who was Nuvimeb?
The Rose-maid of Harad,
For love of a people
Not her own kind.


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Story Information

Author: Dwimordene

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: Adult

Last Updated: 12/18/10

Original Post: 12/05/10

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