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Author Topic: Tides of Change  (Read 88 times)

Faramir

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Tides of Change
« on: August 24, 2019, 10:17:27 PM »
With pebble-strewn sand beneath his boots, Faramir stood stark and alone on the shore. The last light of day danced on the waves, the sea neither calm nor entirely at peace. In his ears rumbled the ocean's song, a low and ceaseless roar, punctuated by the chatter and laughter of gulls - and of men.

The promontory had been his mother's home. Along these very shores Finduilas had walked, breathing deep the briny, restorative air, back when she was a childless maiden, and before her health began to fail her. Both as a boy, and as a man, it was here in Dol Amroth that Faramir felt closest to his mother, despite his memories - a scant and precious handful, often ruminated over - all having been forged in Minas Tirith. The shores and wild headlands had been a balm during his youth, when the loss was acute.

But this was not like the visits of his childhood, when pale skin was made rosy by long hours in the Gondorian sun, and sea salt stiffened fine hair that was prone to tangles at the best of times. Happy memories of sailing catamarans with his capable cousins remained untarnished despite long years far from the sea, and despite the weight of adult - and more specifically noble - responsibilities.

Duty ought to weigh heavy now, as he stood as an emissary of the Steward. Lothíriel, his beloved cousin, resplendent and so very grown up, was betrothed. The news buoyed hearts made heavy by Mordor's gloom - which remained ever murky on Minas Tirith's horizon - and no other denizen of the White City rejoiced more than Faramir. Even if his dull garb did belie his joy, his body clothed in black and shades of deepest grey, Denethor having chosen those solemn colours for himself and for those of his house.

On behalf of the Steward, the second and lesser son had borne a coffer of coins. Although the official gift, it had struck Faramir as impersonal. Gold was cold, unfeeling, and said little of the bond between the family members; certainly nothing of the kinship between the cousins. Which was precisely why the ranger carried with him a small box, its delicate and sentimental contents worth more to him than all the wealth of Gondor's treasury.

The briny sea air shifted then, the breeze changing its direction, carrying with it the hum of celebration more clearly, as well as the soft sound of quiet footfall, and Faramir realised he was no longer entirely alone.

 


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