Lord of the Rings, The—Drabbled!

Two Towers - Drabbled, The

10. The Voice Of Saruman

The Voice Of Saruman

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It stood alone amidst the wreckage, one proud tower that withstood the avenging fury of the tree-shepherds. Isengard reduced to mere shards of rock and stone.

They entered, though they knew the danger ahead.

The Istar’s voice ensnared; they knew naught of what he said, only of how he did. Soft persuasion, sinister power.

Of things fair and wise he spoke, potent hatred cloaked in a suave tenor. One by one they fell under the spell, captivated - until the Horse Lord fought.

The serpent revealed its fangs. The fallen White, corrupted to Black.

But what a voice, Curunìr…..what a voice.

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by Sphinx

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.

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Author: HA Writers Group

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/21/04

Original Post: 09/11/03

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