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Starlight Challenge; In the Light of Memory.

Title: In the Light of Memory
Author: Curiouswombat
Characters: Boromir
Rating: G
Source: LotR
For the Starlight 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.

Continuing Boromir's adventures in Wonderland Rivendell.



In the Light of Memory



Soon they would leave. But first, Gandalf had explained, they would celebrate the Solstice according to the traditions of both Rivendell and the hobbits.

Both traditions required a night of feasting and song; but as dusk fell there would first be an Elven ceremony. All looked skyward until a voice cried out “First star!” and a song arose to Elbereth, star-kindler.

Then, in Boromir’s memory, there came a different voice, a different song –

“Star light, star bright,
First star I see tonight…”

And with a lump in his throat he recalled that his mother’s family had, reputedly, had elven blood.
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: light: starlight, character: boromir
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