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Written by Alcardilmë

13 February 2011 | 157 words

Boromir’s Lament (A drabble)
Written by: Alcardilmë
Fandom: Lord of the Rings
Paring: N/A
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Summary: Boromir ponders the wiles of the Valar


Boromir’s Lament

I know ‘tis not my place to complain. For, in truth, I am the one who has inherited the noble look of Númenor. I have inherited the strong arms, quick reflexes, and keen eyes of the men of Westerness. Yet, there is one thing that I have not inherited. And I find it most irksome.

Perhaps none notice. My strong jaw line, my muscular arms, my full lips, all command attention. It is such a little thing that vexes me. And yet – I cannot let it go!

Why, by all the Valar, does Faramir have hair more luxurious than mine?


I’m sorry! I couldn’t resist. In the movie, did not poor Boromir have the scrawniest locks and Faramir’s hair was full and luxurious. Drove me nuts!!!

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eh! eh! eh!
Really good and funny.
Boromir’s problem probably was that he went to the same airdresser of Aragorn.

— lille mermeid    13 February 2011, 18:56    #

Hilarious – I can see his face, remembering the feeling as he touched “little brother’s” hair, so very soft and tempting and then seeing himself in the mirror with a coiffure “à la serrated knife” Poor Brom! ;-)

— Minkicat    14 February 2011, 21:22    #

Ha, he wants it all, doesn’t he? Even the hair :) Personally, I actually thought Boromir had the better hair in the movie, although they both could have fared better, really… But in any case, I can totally see him obsessing over something like this. Don’t see him envying his brother’s wits, do we now? ;p

December    8 March 2011, 14:21    #

Boormir can be such fun to play with! Thanks to all for your kind (???) words. I’m sure Boromir accepts your sympathy. Do you think Faramir knew? g

alcardilme    9 March 2011, 05:43    #

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