Sins of the Fathers: 2. Greed: The Sin of Feanor

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2. Greed: The Sin of Feanor

What Doom would you place upon your sons?
Your people begged your aid - you heard them not;
In darkness they hammered ‘pon your door;
But that light was yours alone;
What price that sacred shining?
A greed it was to keep it from them;
That they should weep in shadow;
That greed shall be your Doom;
No peace shall you know;
No welcome in the Blessed Lands;
All your ends shall be to evil;
Dispossessed ever you shall be;
And when others ask what wrought this Doom;
Tell them of the light you kept;
And of the darkness in Aman.

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: 06/01/05

Original Post: 05/12/05

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