Pelargir: 29. The Red Book, The King's Copy: Ghost

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29. The Red Book, The King's Copy: Ghost

On the thirteenth of March, the Dead swept the Corsairs from their ships, driving those before Pelargir's walls into Anduin, and Pelargir's defenders cleared them from the quarters they had won. Then from the inner rows they came King's men, grievously reduced.

For fierce had been the fighting – so fierce, despite the battle's swiftness, that, their ships manned and Minas Tirith still to take, the Corsairs risked no rebellion. In the quarters they captured, they put their male captives to the sword: no Dúnadan or Vale-folk lad over ten lived; of captured Pelargirite Haradrim, not one mother's son was spared.

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: Dwimordene

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: Adult

Last Updated: 12/18/10

Original Post: 12/05/10

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