Cameos: 3. Yare

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3. Yare

YareA double drabble


Yare: Of a ship; moving lightly and easily; answering readily to the helm; easily manageable. (from the OED)

Candle light flickered from the newly-rebuilt windows of Húrin's House in Emyn Arnen. Drowsy, Lothíriel listened to plans of ambush on renegade Southrons hiding in the forested hills nearby. The retirement of a certain shieldmaiden was the topic at hand. Faramir persisted that his wife stay at home; Éowyn would only burden the rangers as well as endanger herself.


Éowyn was abnormally subdued. Lothíriel knew that her cousin's wife was often at a loss trying to function like a Gondorian princess. How did the women of Gondor behave when they disagreed with their men? Perhaps she should set the example?


"…and that's my final word, Éowyn."


A quiet laugh to his right caught Faramir's attention and he blinked. Lothíriel, who had insisted on joining the council with Eowyn, rose from the table.

 "Oh Faramir, it's a good thing you're handsome because you're not always bright." She then whispered in his ear before leaving the chamber. Faramir colored slightly but smiled.

"Right. I'll remember that," he muttered, rubbing his eyes.


Éowyn quirked her eyebrows up, "Lothíriel said I could go?"

 "No, she said you didn't need my permission." He cleared his throat, "She said you've killed more impressive things than me." 

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: medea_smyke

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: 3rd Age - Post-Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/06/09

Original Post: 09/15/08

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