Sins of the Fathers: 4. Envy: The Sin of Elros

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4. Envy: The Sin of Elros

Would you forsake your kin,
And dwell no more with them?
For you envy the Aftercomers their Doom
And would share in it.
It was a gift of the One to his children,
And as a blessing you behold it
Though you were born to ever-life.
Bound to Arda you will not be,
For you seek new horizons;
That is their gift, as you perceive it.
So share in that which you envy so
And see Vardamir share it also
And all your heirs after;
For the Doom of Man is upon all your line
As blessing or as curse.

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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