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5. Saying Farewell - by Imhiriel
His armour was packed, ready to be taken to the ship: He and Eärwen had decided together, in long discussions, that he should lead his host to Middle-earth personally.
Finarfin turned to his wife and drew her in for a last, wordless embrace.
At length she whispered, her voice threatening to break, "Bring them back to me, please! Bring our children home!"
He had to blink a few times. "Eärwen, you know I can not promise..." He stopped, shook his head helplessly. "I will try to find them."
He dropped a kiss on her brow. Her lips.
Then he left.
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