For the 'The Road' 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.
This drabble is part of a series for the 'Film' challenges, featuring Éowyn, this one follows 'Observation'.
He had rejected her! She had thought, before the dark-haired elves arrived amidst the Grey Company, that he was coming to see her as someone he could love.
She would have been his queen, his helpmeet; she would have loved him with her all.
But he had rejected her. He had, he said, chosen the road that he would tread… and had gone to certain death.
There was nothing left for her in this life if he walked the Paths of the Dead.
She took up the sword; a quick and valiant path to join him in the next life.