Collections - Vol. 2: 19. Mercy

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19. Mercy

My cousin screams in pain. His right arm bleeds from the wrist down, he is naked, and there is evidence that even the vultures could not await his death. His red hair is dark with sweat, his dirty face streaked from tears he shed. I cannot free him from the shackle Morgoth imprisoned him in. No key will unlock it, and to use something to pry it off would cause Maedhros more pain. I have no choice, and tell him so. "Yes, Fingon, anything! Free me!" Sighing, I take my knife and begin to cut his wrist below the shackle...

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: isilelensar

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: Adult

Last Updated: 03/08/06

Original Post: 10/26/05

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