Fliewatuet's 2005 Birthday Presents: 5. "Herblore" by JunoMagic

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5. "Herblore" by JunoMagic

She sat in the herbarium, a quiet hall in the Houses of Healing, where all the herblore of Gondor was kept and the herbs to go with it. Roses of Imloth, the dried leaves of Culumalda trees…

And, now, after years of being spurned as an old wives’ folly: athelas.

Even dried and pressed, the leaves exuded their pungent fragrance. Carefully she retraced the long leaves.

It was a quandary. How should she phrase her comment?

Athelas? Asëa aranion? Or kingsfoil?

She thought of the king. Those bright grey eyes. That touching smile. That gentle voice.

She began to write…

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: fliewatuet

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 05/02/05

Original Post: 04/13/05

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