Tangled Webs: 6. Beetlejuice - Dye/dye

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6. Beetlejuice - Dye/dye

Eldarion felt dreadfully thirsty. His mother had insisted that he visit the dyer's house
with her, but it was hot and he was bored. There was nothing to see bar rolls of cloth
and vats of dye. Suddenly he espied a beaker of delicious looking red juice. "May I
have a drink?" he asked.

"Yes," Arwen said absently.

Eldarion drank from the beaker. "It's poison!" he cried, his mouth dripping
scarlet. "Help, naneth, I'm dying!"

"You shall not die," said Arwen. "I hope, though you have learned a lesson in caution.
That "juice" was a dye made from squashed beetles!


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: Linda Hoyland

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/17/13

Original Post: 07/24/11

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