Leithian Script: Act III: 20. Scene XV

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20. Scene XV

A Boy, A Girl & A Dog
The Lay of Leithian Dramatic Script Project



--"Faithful as a hound," the adage old,
yet how shall faith be held with faithlessness?
Of little use to have a form both strong and bold
when mind and heart are held in such distress--

[On the terrace in front of the Gates Huan is lying down like a statue of a lion, while the sentries give him uneasy looks, wondering what he's doing there and if he senses something they can't. A party of hunters rides up from out the woods, Celegorm in the lead, and dismount, some of them leading the horses, others carrying the game. Celegorm notices his Hound when the rest of the pack goes up to greet him. (Needless to say, it's somewhat loud.)]

Celegorm: [unpleasantly surprised]
What are you doing here? You're supposed to be entertaining the Princess Luthien. If you're not going to do that -- you should have been attending me. We could have used you, you know.

[shakes his head]

Now, you go back to Her Highness' rooms and stay this time, boy.

[Sadly Huan gets up and walks in with the rest of the party, while the other hounds make worried noises when he doesn't respond to them.]

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Story Information

Author: Philosopher At Large

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 1st Age

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/25/03

Original Post: 08/16/02

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