Short Accounts of Middle-earth: 9. Unbearable Parting (Legolas)

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9. Unbearable Parting (Legolas)

Unbearable Parting

Death. It was something Legolas had never truly understood, never accepted, yet now he stared it in the face. Where once had been life, now he looked upon frozen features, pale and blank, and knew beyond doubt that the shell that had once housed his friend was empty.

Gone. For an elf, death was not the end — was not final, not forever, and thus there remained some hope. But now…

He looked again at the frozen face, cold and lifeless, and at last knew that their goodbyes had been the end.

And it was then his soul screamed in denial


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: Nieriel Raina

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 08/05/14

Original Post: 09/07/09

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