Meril's Drabbles: 29. battle-thoughts (Rider of Rohan)

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29. battle-thoughts (Rider of Rohan)



No, dismiss the anxiety.

(so the scops sing in Meduseld)

But in my innermost heart…
Fear, wrenching
Gut-twisting nausea—


Deep breath.


Raise blade,
adjust shield—

Look up,
(Béma, guide me)
into heavy skies…

Think one last time of her face, and


words: dismiss, innermost, best
theme: Riders of Rohan

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: Meril

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 09/22/08

Original Post: 08/31/04

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