Ch. 85 – Demon

Demon – Denethor POV – 2 of 2

In which Denethor understands what is left for him to do.

*****

Some promises should never be made.

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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. 79 – Queen

Queen – Finduilas POV – 1 of 2

In which the queen chastises three of her faithful stewards and takes up again the contest with Beruthiel.

*****

The force of the past no longer can be held in check, and Finduilas struggles not to drown in the deluge.

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Ch. 74 – Watch

Watch – Finduilas POV – 2 of 4

In which we watch a Steward be sly, a spy be recruited, a captain be disappointed, a Warden be forward, a Hound be healed, a danger be seen, a wish be voiced, a watcher be warned, a hot-head be stupid, and a tragedy unfold.

*****

Finduilas is trying to keep an eye on everything, especially Denethor, but things are starting to multiply.

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Ch. 73 – Law

In which a fox talks, a baby grows up, a better bone is found, a tree is wise, a fool is honest, a fiend is eluded, a promise is made, a net is cast, and the Queen lays down the law.

*****

Much to Mr. Snarly’s relief, I might add. The boy is not the best at setting boundaries, especially where sex is concerned.

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Ch. 68 – Hallowed

Hallowed – Finduilas POV – 1 of 1

In which a snake slithers in, a prisoner is paraded, the Rohirrim show off, an inquiry is launched, a gift is offered, a fate is pondered, a friend is mourned, a queen triumphs, hope trumps certainty, and someone we love dearly is destroyed.

*****

On hallowed ground – a temple, a sacred place, a marriage, a friendship – choices must be made. When there is no right to be chosen over a wrong, how do you decide?

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