The Tower of the Cunning Mind: 4. The Treasure Unsought

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4. The Treasure Unsought

 The Treasure Unsought

            "We found nothing of value in the river," the captain of his searchers told him, "but in the valley of an unnamed tributary we found a settlement of very small folk, half the size of Men, living together in a single great burrow dug into the banks of the stream.  And in one room we found a Man's bones, and with it, this."

            A leathern bag, once dyed green, bound with a dried lock of dark hair.  And inside----

            "The Elendilmir!" he breathed.  "And what of those who had it?"

            "We dyed the river red with their blood, my lord."


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: Larner

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 08/11/11

Original Post: 07/03/11

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