December 9 - 16 singing eagles: 6. Untitled - by Wolfwind

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6. Untitled - by Wolfwind

 From _The Hobbit_ "Queer Lodgings":  "The lord of the eagles became in after days the king of All Birds and wore a golden crown, and his fifteen chieftains golden collars (made of the gold the dwarves gave them)."

When I noticed that there were sixteen eagles mentioned there, I just had to make something work!

The lords took to the air.  Sunlight glittered off the gold the dwarves had gifted them.  They had accepted graciously, knowing the small ones meant to honor, though eagles had no need of such adornment.

Their followers rose behind them, wing after wing.  They hovered above the camp, their collective shadow darkening the land below as they waited.

The King began the song, voice ringing across the sky.  This was the true mark of a leader among eagles, the source and symbol of his power.  The chieftans joined in.  The sixteen bards, leaders of their people, sang the warriors home

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: HASA Workshop

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/11/06

Original Post: 12/03/05

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Playlists Featuring the Story

Yule Mathoms 2005 Collected - 24 stories - Owner: Yule Mathoms Challenge 2005
Thanks to Juno-Magic and Aranel Took, HASA members were presented with 24 cues to use to create presents of stories, drabbles, and poems for the Yule season in 2005. Many members contributed many wonderful "mathoms" for you to enjoy. Find them all collected here.
Included because: The ninth set of mathoms

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