Decision, A: 8. As though to breathe were life!

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8. As though to breathe were life!

As though to breathe were life!

Do I stay or do I go?

We have become old in our happiness, my Undomíel and I. And Gondor - does Gondor yet need me? She needs a king, I do believe. Her people need one to love. They will have one who shines like a star.

How I love him, this Eldarion of mine, himself grown old, though his form is young.

If I leave, I will not see any of them again.

But to rest at last! And –

In the blink of an eye, I will know; know more than any journeyman in this world.

I go.

By Earmire

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: HA Writers Group

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/30/03

Original Post: 08/11/03

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