Nine For Mortal Men: 4. Heliotrope

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4. Heliotrope

I grin, though long years have passed since I had lips.

 Monstrous men call me now- monstrous and murderous and malevolent...

 …but I care not.

 My Master bids me, so I must obey.

 A glimpse of my Ring is all I ask- another glimpse of the beautiful fire burning within its darkness...

 I wear it no longer yet feel it still.

 This feeble Alliance of Men and Elves shall fall before us, shall scatter like fieldmice before the thresher.

 My master has promised me this and I believe him.

 Another glimpse of my Ring is the only reward I need.

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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