Seeking – Denethor POV – 1 of 4
In which Denethor seeks for answers to what he has found, and finds more things for which he needs answers.
This is the first of four relatively gentle chapters. Think of it as the calm before the storm.
Mostly, it’s an excuse for me and Mr. Snarly to tromp through history and geography and try to figure out what’s going on in the rest of Middle-earth. Things have been awfully quiet since Captain Skulking Eagle left town.
Brandir comes back to Minas Tirith a little less grieved and Beregar slowly recovers from his own harrowing. Imrahil is becoming a prince of the same caliber as his sister. Halmir continues to be angry with both of his pig-headed kings. And maybe, just perhaps, there is a little thaw going on between the High Warden and the Lord Steward. Maybe.
There’s also a cameo by a character who was in the very first piece of fanfiction I ever wrote, a great, sprawling, crazy, flawed 10th Walker fic that let me figure out how not to write fanfiction. The critics panned it, but it’s still the best one of that benighted sub-genre ever written. Heh.