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  • The Gate of the Year, a lord of the rings fanfic

    [ad_1] The Gate of the Year The characters are the property of the Tolkien Estate. No profit has been, nor will be made from this story. I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year ‘Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.’ And he replied, ‘Go into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way!’- Minnie Louise Haskins 1908 With grateful thanks to Raksha It seemed that half of Minas Tirith wanted to see the new King light the Mettarë fire. For the first time in living memory, the people of Gondor celebrated the festival with hope. Many had lost loved ones and fighting continued in the South and East, but Sauron was no more, the air was no longer foul with ash, but fresh and sweet, and the King had returned. Anxious not to detract attention from the King and Queen, the Steward stood a little to the side. He pulled his cloak more tightly around his shoulders. Faramir’s memories were still painful at times, as were his war wounds, yet he was […] More

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