Two Towers - Drabbled, The: 11. The Palantír

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11. The Palantír

Whilst his friends sleep under the thornbushes, a restless halfling ponders - upon beds and answers unforthcoming. The first he cannot have, he knows. Perhaps the second he can find, he thinks. A stone is all he needs.

But the Stone, too, answers him not, hearkening instead to one of its kind. Words unspoken and a gaze from afar, captivate, till the wizard calls. He is seen.

Flight is essential.

Hence they fly, wizard and halfling, towards war, hastened by a shadow, the Stone left in the hands of a rightful heir. And the halfling gets some rest and many answers.



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: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/21/04

Original Post: 09/11/03

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