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Written by Susana

19 September 2011 | 56124 words | Work in Progress

Title: Perspective
Author: Susana
Series: Desperate Hours
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Rating: PG
Genre: Action
Warning: AU
Summary: Arwen Undomiel may live to see her three thousandth birthday, but someday she will be gone. And who will help her grandchildren to keep a proper perspective on their mistakes, then?
Disclaimer: All recognizable elements are Tolkien’s
A/N: This is set around F.A. 26. For perspective, Eldarion would be about 25 years old. Faramir is about 60.

Arwen the Queen swept her twin grandsons, her baby son Eldarion’s sons, into her arms to comfort them. “There, there, my little loves,” she crooned softly to little Elros and Kader, “Others have made the same mistakes, they are not so great. Soon enough, you will be able to accomplish this task, with no trouble at all.” The twins, thus reassured, rushed off to rejoin their playmates. Soon enough, they were happily playing again with their cousin Ecthelion, Faramir’s youngest son, who was less than three years their elder.

“Soon enough,” thought Arwen, “In only the blinking of an eye. But who will comfort my great-great-grandchildren, when I am gone? Who will grant them the gift of perspective?”

“My grandchildren.” Faramir answered, though Arwen had not spoken aloud. “Or your brothers, for however long they bide. But there is time enough, Naneth Arwen. Boromir gave me the same comfort, though he only had five years more on Middle Earth than I. Do not fret, dear Naneth. Our time as mortals is little, yes, but there is enough.”

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6 Comment(s)

Oh these are wonderful. Eldarion is such an astute child :)

— Maria    Thursday 14 October 2010, 1:28    #

A very interesting beginning. I look forward to reading more!

— Ria    Thursday 14 October 2010, 3:05    #

I love these father-son moments, they’re so perfect and heartwarming.

— Anna    Monday 20 December 2010, 17:55    #

Just lovely!

— Linda    Tuesday 11 January 2011, 9:58    #

This is so lovely to read! It’s light and bright and makes me smile or chuckle during reading. Very enjoyable, I hope you update soon.


— Aneyrin    Wednesday 2 February 2011, 15:56    #

Cute, cute, cute story.
Thank you for sharing it with us.

— lille mermeid    Monday 16 May 2011, 15:50    #

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