Author: Linda Hoyland
Word count: 100
Book/Source: LOTR book-verse
Disclaimer - These characters all belong to the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien. This story was written for pleasure and not for financial gain.
Faramir stood on the cliff top, his eyes following the skein of geese in their flight. Their mournful cries echoed his thoughts.
Summer had ended and it was time to return to the City, to return to the life of a soldier, to return to his father’s scornful gaze.
Faramir tried to cheer himself with thoughts of the glorious hues of the autumn leaves and the fresh feel in the morning breeze.
Why was he so loth to leave Dol Amroth? Did he suffer from sea longing or did he simply yearn to escape? Nevertheless, he would do his duty.