It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

First Meetings and Other First Lines

2. First Battle

A sudden darkness fell upon the small group of armed men standing in the clearing as the sun vanished behind a passing cloud, and with it a sickening wave of cold fear washed through the tense body of the young ranger of Ithilien, as he stood braced for the attack in this, his first battle; his breath coming out in soft gasps from fear or anticipation, he could not tell, and his nerves as taut as the strings of a Dol Amroth harp.

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Author: acacea

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/04/04

Original Post: 03/15/04

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