A Ring of Nine Watchers: 1. Gimli -- Merry

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1. Gimli -- Merry

I've got it at last! Topaz -- the brown-gold hue of the "elder cousin's" eyes. That's what I call them: the Cousins, Old and Young. Not that Elder is anything but young himself. He's got a handful: keeping one topaz-eye on the youngest, the other on his older kinsman, and doing his best to learn all he must... and grow up. I see it in his apple-cheeked face. Still, he cannot hide his shudder at those howls. Even the most seasoned of us feels his blood freeze. He's yet to learn to mask it. He'll catch on, soon enough. Or die. 

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: Aiwendiel

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 09/18/09

Original Post: 07/30/09

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