Mrs Tufty (fawsley) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Mrs Tufty

To heal and be healed

Title: To heal and be healed
Author: fawsley
Characters: Aragorn, Faramir
Rating: G
Warnings: None.
Book/Source: LotR RoTK
Disclaimer: Not my characters, JRRT's characters.
Note: For the The Dark challenge. And another couple of 50-word semi-drabbles from two POVs.

To heal and be healed

All night he has toiled.

The darkness seems endless, eternal, pierced only by a random lamp or guttering candle.

Is this gift in fact a dreadful curse?

So much is expected of him. Eager faces watching from the shadows make failure impossible.

These are his people. He is their King.


This cannot be night.

It is everlasting, eternal, a horror without end.

The dark surrounds him, invades him, is him.

Daylight? Sunlight? There are no such things. Simply dreams of a fevered mind.

Then gentle hands instil hope, bring renewal, impart love.

He is the Steward. This is his King.
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