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.
The Long Road Home, part 1
She could not think of either her journey, or what awaited her.
“You will need clothes.”
“You should take jewellery.”
“Take this medicine with you, then you must see a healer as soon as you arrive,” her husband’s voice.
“My family will see to that,” her mother said.
Their conversation, concerning her, flowed over her.
Her children packed her bags with careful gifts, filled with the love she could no longer feel.
It was not until she arrived in Valinor that she found the simplest note.
“Beloved Celebrían, your mother holds my heart – yet still it travels with you, Adar.”