Title – Inner Strength
Author: Linda Hoyland
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
Elrond looked up as Aragorn quietly entered the room.
“How is he?” the Man asked anxiously, glancing towards the vast bed,which made the Hobbit that lay there appear even smaller. Frodo looked thin and pale.
“I have successfully removed the shard. He will live,” said Elrond.
His words caused a rare smile to light up Aragorn's grim features. He took Frodo's small hand in his own larger one, delighting in the realisation that warmth had returned to the limb.“Frodo's inner strength is truly remarkable,” he mused. “Who could fail but to love and admire him?"