Seven Deadly Sins: 4. Envy: In Their Halls of Stone (Gimli)

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4. Envy: In Their Halls of Stone (Gimli)

As Tharkûn's staff lights the soaring vaults of Dwarrowdelf, Gimli's heart swells with pride and joy. Yet later, alone on watch, envy gnaws at his soul; Our greatest work lost to Orcish scum! What right have they –

If It were yours...
Hairs rise on the back of his neck. The Seven were rightfully your forefathers'; lost through thieving or treachery. The One could make Durin's people great again!

Gimli's hand finds the axe in his belt. He shakes his head. The treachery was Sauron's. I am pledged to this quest; I will not be less loyal than Men... or Elf.


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: Azalais

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/13/12

Original Post: 05/18/11

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