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Give Me Freedom, Give Me Fire by Fernstrike

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In the week after the beginning of Dagor Bragollach, an elfling and his mother flee their settlement near the Fens of Serech. With his father's fate unknown and his home destroyed, the elfling considers what is to come next.

Rated: General
Characters: Original Character(s)
Challenges: Revolution
Genres: General
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Word count: 1976 Read: 76
Published: March 05, 2017 Updated: March 05, 2017

Story Notes:

Written for the February Challenge, "Revolution".

Revolution, as a concept, is all about the people on the ground - so this is about an ordinary family of elves caught up in a terrible event. The prompt I received for this challenge was the song "Wavin' Flag" by K'naan (let us here take a moment to be nostalgic about FIFA 2010).  I've worked in some allusions to the song's lyrics in several places of the tale - it’ll be exciting if you can spot them! Here's a link to the lyrics.

I hope you enjoy the story!