In the Shadow of Númenor: 1. In the Shadow of Númenor

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1. In the Shadow of Númenor



"The westering sun kindles the first star of the night: silver against green, bright beneath grey eyes. You are too much my brother, Thorongil, and so I wonder: What are you? 'Eagle of the Star' your name proclaims, and should not the name speak out the inward man? Whence the blood in your veins that carried you hither?

Know I not that red-running source? Soronúmë, the Eagle of the nightsky, saw his eyrie drowned long hence—Elenna, where stood Sorontil to welcome Manwë's messengers until the end. Therefore look not to me, puzzled, when I name thee anew: Prodigal Son."

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: Dwimordene

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/10/03

Original Post: 10/08/03

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Many Guises and Many Names - 24 stories - Owner: Elemmire
An on-going collection of stories that feature Aragorn in another guise (primarily but not exclusively as "Thorongil") as well as stories that include significant reflection or recognition. (C) means the story is connected to others an author has written; (SA) just means stand-alone.
Included because: Drabble-Denethor considers "Thorongil". (by Dwimordene) (C)

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