Christmas 2006 Challenge : The Twelve Days of Tolkien: 2. Parting (Arwen , Elrond)

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2. Parting (Arwen , Elrond)

They walked in silence together. Strange, now they no longer had forever to speak, that no words came. Elrond's eyes never left Arwen, gathering every precious detail to hoard for all eternity. To him she appeared pale and wan, and it seemed that some of the brilliance had already faded out of her grey eyes.

Tears glittered in those silvery pools now, and Elrond could not bear it; this fair face was not meant for sadness.

"Do not cry, " he said, reaching out to touch Arwen's cheek.

His own were wet with the first tears in five hundred years.

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: Greywing

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/11/07

Original Post: 01/07/07

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