Red, White and Gold: 1. Blood and Fire

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1. Blood and Fire

Red upon the blades Shining as sun lit ruby Spilled upon the ground Pale swans burn, sinking Their red light a beacon bright To mark the passing The sea is crimson Washing this sin from the shore Flowing ‘bout their feet They fight to the last The silver elves of the Sea Their blue cloaks red stain’d The mothers cry out Clasping their little ones tight Their swaddlings red soaked Where are the white ships? Their masts are hewn and splintered Decks scarlet and slick What foul deed is this That turns brother on brother And turns red the sea

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: SheBit

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/14/05

Original Post: 05/12/05

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