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How *do* dead elves get to the Halls of Mandos anyway? And once they get there, what do they say to one another?
Fingolfin could feel his temper rising, predictable, and yet he could not stop it. His years of kingship vanished in the mist. He was the younger, less talented, less cherished brother again, but one with a list of grievances that had grown very long.
“What more did you want of me?” he said. “I gave my word. He is my father too, and he was king of all of us!"
Characters: Fëanor, Fingolfin
Chapters: 3 Completed: Yes
Word count: 7328 Read: 493
Published: April 18, 2017 Updated: April 18, 2017
Translation from the original Quenya courtesy of the Alqualondë Cultural Understanding Project
Translation from the Sindarin by the Shire Library and Archives Service
Translation from Westron copyright Faculty of History, University of Oxford (Interdimensional Outreach).
As is standard practice for ACUP-SLAS-FoH(IO) projects, Sindarin-form names have been retained in English translation.
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2. "Then Melkor set new lies abroad in Eldamar, and whispers came to Fëanor that Fingolfin and his sons were plotting to usurp the leadership of Finwë and of the elder line of Fëanor and supplant them" by bunn [Reviews - 1] (1804 words)
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