Pelargir: 20. March 10, 3019: Throw

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20. March 10, 3019: Throw

'Twas dark before dawn when klaxons rang: Corsairs upon the river!

Signal fires followed. "They've made landing," Varendur read grimly as his fellows grabbed gear. He turned to Chadhi. "They'll strike here hardest, to open the harbor. Be wise – remove to a more innerly row."

"Nay," Chadhi refused. "Our home is here."

"Then stay within!" Ajhinaš held his shield. "Thank you, lady."

"War makes hard thanks," she warned. Presenting the shield: "Your mother speaks: with it, or on it."

"Princely thanks!" exclaimed Menarion.

"Enough! To the walls," Varendur ordered. But he bowed to Ajhinaš. "Valar save you!"

Then he departed.

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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