Aearwen's Little Bits: 19. To Lose Forever

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19. To Lose Forever

He kept his eyes on the trees, on the turn in the road ahead. Anything. But the whisper in his heart persisted:

Turn! One more wave, Ada - please!

He couldn't.

In those brief, horrible moments, he'd tried to explain that which no Elf could truly understand - what it was like to lose forever. He alone understood that kind of grief - and would again. But he knew that nothing would bring the reality clearer to Arwen than this.

If he turned, waved, he would not be able to leave.

And so Elrond looked straight ahead - and wept.

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: Aeärwen

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 09/03/11

Original Post: 11/08/08

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