POV – Bilbo
In which Bilbo wrestles with the fallout of his actions in Yule and considers how to stave off temptation.
This marks the end of Lithe. I will be taking a break from posting for a month as I deal with some large and exciting (but exhausting) changes at work.
When I’m back, I’ll probably have a few short stories and some supporting materials to post, then we’ll be on to the next story, Century.
Thank you for reading.
Demon – Denethor POV – 2 of 2
In which Denethor understands what is left for him to do.
Some promises should never be made.
Continue reading Ch. 85 – Demon
Fall – Denethor POV – 1 of 2
In which the year and fate both turn into the fall.
Finduilas gives Denethor a last gift – her time.
Lost – Finduilas POV – 1 of 1
In which fate and free will, pride and faith, and the solace of eternity are addressed.
Why do the Powers insist that the Children are in need of redemption?
Continue reading Ch. 83 – Lost
King – Denethor POV – 1 of 2
In which Denethor attends a festival, digs holes, begs forgiveness, confronts a mystery, receives a gift, discharges a debt, searches for things lost, and learns more than he really wanted to know.
Denethor completes his first year of rule, and is angry that everyone still longs for Thorongil. Especially himself.
Continue reading Ch. 81 – King
Steward – Denethor POV – 2 of 2
In which a stone would like to have a word with Denethor.
Denethor is going to find out just how right his father could be.
Continue reading Ch. 78 – Steward
Denethor POV – 1 of 2
In which Denethor cannot allow himself to question whether it will be enough, nor to consider what is missing.
Faramir joins the family and, for a very brief moment, everything seems to be moving in the right direction.
This chapter takes place over almost a year’s time span, from Faramir’s birth in early July 2983 through late May, 2984. I also toss in a little climate change commentary.
Continue reading Ch. 77 – Suffice