Title: "Moving On."
Source: post LotR
For the Lightning challenge.
Disclaimer: The characters in this story do not belong to me, but are being used for amusement only, and all rights remain with the estate of JRR Tolkien.
Following on from the previous drabbles, continuing the story of post-Galadriel Lothlórien...
The lightning-struck tree stood in the centre of Caras Galadhon as a symbol. A symbol that things were changing.
“This forest has given us much and we do not abandon it. We are leaving the mallorns to slumber gently, with our thanks.
“But the trees of the southern Great Green Wood have suffered long under the shadow of Dol Guldor and, just as Legolas Thranduilion is taking elves from his father’s people to help the trees of Ithilien recover, so we will help the trees of… East Lórien… to recover.”
Celeborn looked at the remaining Galadhrim.
“Are there any questions?”