On the Edge of Night: 1. On the Edge of Night

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1. On the Edge of Night

There is darkness all around,
No dawn comes.
No laughter.
Silence is the only sound.

A morning without sunlight,
Blacker nights.
Still as death,
The air is heavy and tight.

A storm is coming here now,
Fear and ruin.
They will come.
As orcs shriek, the wolves will howl.

Where is there hope?  They see none.
We will die.
Doom is here.
They believe that all is done.

But beyond night, there is day.
Shadows flee.
Darkness quails.
Through black skies, there is a way.


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: Fool of a Took

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/14/14

Original Post: 01/14/14

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