Author: Linda Hoyland
Characters/Pairing: Aragorn, Faramir, Imrahil
Book/Source: LOTR book-verse
The Prince of Ithilien, his smiling lady at his side, moved confidently amongst the guests, celebrating a peace treaty he had negotiated on his King’s behalf.
Imrahil turned to the King. “It is good to see Faramir prosper after all he suffered, “ he said.
Aragorn smiled. “My Steward reminds me of a strange tale told in the East concerning the phoenix, a golden bird that burns itself on a pyre, then emerges from the flames reborn to soar aloft,” he said. “Faramir’s trials have given him a unique strength and wisdom that no other in my kingdom could match.”