Ch. 83 – Lost

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?

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Ch. 82 – Vinitharya

Vinitharya – Denethor POV – 2 of 2

In which mistakes are made.

*****

Chapter action takes place between early June, 2986 and mid-October of the same year.

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Ch. 77 – Suffice

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.

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Ch. 59 – Exchange

Exchange – Denethor POV – 2 of 2

In which Denethor must enter into a number of exchanges to get what he needs – words, thoughts, lessons, promises, kisses, vows, blows and confessions. Some given, some taken, all have their price.

*****

Halmir and Beregar should compare notes on how to deal with irritating headstrong relatives. Or they should just observe Brandir. When the Fool decides to stop fooling around, even Denethor steps lightly.

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