Short, Occasionally Sweet: 45. Practice Makes Perfect (Boromir)

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45. Practice Makes Perfect (Boromir)

Plonck. Boromir's fingers tangled in the strings. Grimacing at the discord, he tried again. Plonck. Again!

"Sir?" Boromir's voice broke. He gave the corporal his best smile and indicated the guitar slung on the trooper's back. "Could you teach me that song about the ladies of Lamedon?"

"You must enthuse them." Boromir addressed the recruiters. "Like this!" He grabbed the nearby lute, voice ringing out over the chords, "Rise and fight for Gondor!"

The elves passed the lyre and sang absurd verses. Boromir laughed heartily, until it was thrust at him. Ready, he easily picked out the melody, and sang.

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: Gwynnyd

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/08/09

Original Post: 11/16/04

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