Battle upon the Quays: 1. Battle upon the Quays

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1. Battle upon the Quays

Crackling flames cover our shouts of triumph: the young heir to Dol Amroth - only lightly guarded!

Eager to secure this prize, we press the attack, force the Swan-knights into the warren of the port-district.

The prince laughs at the challenge, apparently unperturbed.

Soon the reason becomes obvious: Far from getting lost, the Gondorians turn the flame-illuminated maze to their advantage, exploit every nook and cranny.

Inconceivable!

I alone make it back to the burning quays.

Somehow, I am not surprised when, materialising out of the billowing smoke, a sword points at me, held - I don't doubt - by the famed Thorongil.

~*~

A/N:
- Title is taken from the corresponding passage in RotK, Appendix A I (iv).

17.11.06 B-drabble for Roh_wyn, who wanted to read something featuring corsairs, preferably with Imrahil and/or Aragorn as Thorongil.


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: Imhiriel

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: Action

Rating: General

Last Updated: 08/25/11

Original Post: 08/10/07

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