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."
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