Concerning Hobbits: 1. The Old Dorwinion

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1. The Old Dorwinion

"Promise me something?"

The wizard turns a baleful gaze on him and he regrets his words.

"Promise you something? A wizard never promises anything, Gerontius."

 Something glows in that gaze- something at once bright and brilliant and terrible…

 …but the old Hobbit matches it.

 "Even to a friend?"

 Eventually, the silence breaks.

 "At least, not things he cannot deliver."

 The Old Took nods, satisfied.

 "Would you like a drink, Gandalf? I have a South-Farthing maturing in the cellar?"

 Gandalf shakes his head.

 "Given time that will be perfect- but the Dorwinion will suffice for now."

 Gerontius shrugs.

 "You're the wizard…"

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: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 05/27/13

Original Post: 03/23/13

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