Yesterday, I Burnt The Sky: 4. Coastland

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4. Coastland

from the Tolkien Weekly prompt, "coastland.

When he first appeared, with hair like kelp, long, matted, dripping, and black as the depths, the village elders were cautious. "See how he wanders along," they said, "nary a footprint behind him! And always singing."

She approached him in the evening, on behalf of the village, as the sun bled on the waves, bringing warm biscuits, tea, and her own comb.

He only used one hand; the other had been scorched by hellfire. When he finished eating and brushing his wet, sandy hair, he returned her things, smiled waveringly, and climbed to his feet.

He was gone by morning.


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: rawr_balrog

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/16/10

Original Post: 03/16/10

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