Instant Drabbling: 4. March 27, 2005: Impromptu Instant Drabbling

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4. March 27, 2005: Impromptu Instant Drabbling

surrender, hammer, gleam, priority

Gatherers - Meril

Everything reminds him of her. The half-finished sculpture, her drawings on the wall, a hammer sitting atop the gleaming pile of copper: everything she left behind, gathering both dust and his hatred.

Bitterness rises in his throat. Let her be damned, and let her "priorities" rot. I will not surrender.



fear, pain, death, sword

Leave It Unspoken - Meril

"It was madness…"

Her brother’s voice broke the silence, and she flinched. It had been madness: nothing but pain, blood, her blade against her people, and the overwhelming fear that

this could be the end, oh Eru, why?
Look at the blood,
the bodies
Listen to the screams.

Mother’s people, her kin,
my kin,
our kin.

Why?

Oh, Eru! Save us!
I
didn’t know, didn’t know, didn’t
know
that it would be like this.

He’s bleeding
red blood
flowing-dripping-pouring
onto the white-white sand..

She’s dying
choking-gasping-rasping
last-last-very-last
breath

Save me…


She shivered. "Leave it, Finrod. Do not talk about it."



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: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/28/05

Original Post: 03/20/05

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