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1. Beautiful

She holds up her hand to the light, turning it this way and that, admiring the play of the light upon the gem.

"Beautiful."

I am not sure which one of us murmurs it first, but our eyes lock for one second, and I am content.

She cannot be mine.

I have come to accept that.

She cannot be mine, no...

"Beautiful."

She smiles at me, and it is like the dawn after a nightmare.

I want to hate her- I want to seethe, to rage, to wail with envy and bitterness and hate...

"Beautiful."

But I cannot.

For I love her.

She cannot be mine, no...

...but forever and always, I will be hers.

"Beautiful."


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: Aruthir

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 2nd Age - Rings

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/20/11

Original Post: 07/20/11

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Beautiful

Adonnen Estenniel - 20 Jul 11 - 8:00 PM

Ch. 1: Beautiful

I really like what you've done here. This glimpse into Celebrimbor's mind is wonderful, especially in the way that you contrast Galadriel's beauty with her reaction to Nenya.


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