23. Scene IV.ii
The Lay of Leithian Dramatic Script Project
BELOVED FOOL: BEYOND THE WESTERN SEA
[Elsewhere: the council chamber]
[Luthien who has again taken the floor, stands paused in mid gesture, tearful, distraught, and indomitably stubborn.]
He gave up a Silmaril for thee? Child, never let him go!
[Luthien stares at her, wary, not expecting anyone to be on her side any more, and thinking this has to be mockery -- the others present exchange dismayed looks: this is not working well at all.]
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