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White Tree - Harbinger

Title – Harbinger

Author: Linda Hoyland Characters/Pairing: Aragorn

Rating: G Warnings: none Book/Source: LOTR book-verse

Disclaimer: The characters are the property of the Tolkien estate. This drabble is written for pleasure, not profit.

 

 

 

Of all the wonders that Minas Tirith had to offer, this was the one he most wanted to see. It stood beside a fair fountain and was more closely guarded than the Steward himself by wing-helmed guards.

 

Thorongil had heard of this scion of Nimloth from those who had beheld the tree’s venerable ancestors. This was the symbol of Elendil’s line still present in Gondor. 

 

He drew near and felt like weeping before the long dead tree, the branches bleached like bones.

 

Thorongil turned away trying to envision it renewed.

 

  The White Tree might be dead, but Elendil’s heir lived! A/N You can read a 200 version of this on my own LJ .I felt the subject needed more than 100 words,so wrote 2 versions to abide by the rules here. http://lindahoyland.livejournal.com/181709.html

Tags: author: lindahoyland, challenge: trees: white tree, character: thorongil
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