104. Knowing Better
Write a story or poem or create artwork featuring unanswered requests, prayers or pleas.
Too often had he stared up at the stars, praying for strength, for aid.
His father was ever at sea, and his mother jumped from Sirion's cliffs. Neither ever returned. Maglor ignored his pleas and brought him to live among strangers in Lindon. He'd never seen his foster-father again. Elros abandoned the life of the Firstborn and took ship to the west, never to return. Gil-galad had been cruelly cut down in the fiercest battle. He wouldn't see him again until he sailed.
Now, Elrond watched Celebrían move through their chambers like a ghost and knew better than to pray.
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