Many Guises and Many Names: 10. Clothes Make the Man (Celeborn)

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10. Clothes Make the Man (Celeborn)

His wife's doings had long ceased to astonish him, but Celeborn did not speak until her elegant figure, straight and commanding as a mallorn, vanished through the door. "She is very concerned with presentation," he said carefully. "It is a Noldorin obsession."

Aragorn cast a critical eye on his fine embroidered sleeves, his broad shoulders moving restlessly beneath the silvery cloth. "I prefer a plainer look."

"Humor her. It matters little; my granddaughter will have eyes only for the man beneath the cloak, be it kingly or tattered."

And he smiled at the mingled hope and surprise in Aragorn's eyes.

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Story Information

Author: Gandalfs apprentice

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/02/08

Original Post: 04/16/05

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Many Guises and Many Names

RS - 03 Jan 07 - 2:50 PM

Ch. 10: Clothes Make the Man (Celeborn)

"It is a Noldorin obsession"...Love that line! I love the fact that Celeborn was "sort of" involved with Galadriel's "doings".

This just tickled me!

Many Guises and Many Names

Larner - 19 Dec 07 - 3:56 PM

Ch. 10: Clothes Make the Man (Celeborn)

Humor her indeed!  Heh!  But Celeborn is right, of course!

Love it, GW.

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