Pelargir: 11. March 6-8, 3019: Coil

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11. March 6-8, 3019: Coil

From south-wall to keep, Pelargir was alert: from its walls Anduin was under watch.

In the Rows, war-rumor spread; barricades were readied, trebuchets manned. And guardsmen trained with city levies – save in Southron Town.

Varendur discussed barricades and discipline, promised men place, but uneasily. For his captain cautioned: others would decide the best use of Haradrim.

Use them but somehow! Varendur pleaded, for suspicion bred true and worse: bred resentment, deepened dangerous divisions.

Cats sometimes brought lizards, thinking to please, and the scolding broom surprised them.

Men, Varendur darkly thought, were cats, save that after brooms, they failed of surprise...

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: 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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