5. Cursed Commitment
"Please…" his mother pleaded. "Do not follow your father on this path."
His dark eyes met hers for barely a moment before he looked down, unable to face her tears.
"I must go with him," Celebrimbor said softly.
"You did not swear this oath. It is not too late for you to…" Her eyes turned angry, as she said spitefully, "And what of your loyalty to me? You will never be able to restore your father's honor. It will be the death of you."
Picking up his sword, Celebrimbor turned away replying, "I must go; he needs me. Farewell mother."
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