Nine For Mortal Men: 2. Aventurine

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2. Aventurine

As we fall, the world changes colour.

 In happier circumstances, I would be enthralled.

 Red turns to green turns to black…

 I care not.

 Down I fall, down falls my city, my country, my people…

 The world drowns screaming about me, scorched by flame and sundered by earthquake…

 I care not- I cannot care- I am transfixed by the jewel in the ring I was given by the Lord of Gifts.

 It blazes before my eyes, blazes with promise of unholy vengeance against those who would see me and mine die this day.

 Gazing into the jewel, I am lost.

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: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/26/13

Original Post: 06/26/13

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