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01 April 2009 @ 07:03 pm
B2MeM Prompt 31: Tomorrow or Yesterday  
B2MeM was a lot of fun, and a lot of work. My thanks go out to all those who organized it.

Here's my final prompt:

Drabble, Maglor, G.

Choices

I looked at the sunlight glinting on the water, soft in the dawn, running the events of the previous day through my mind: the Silmaril burning me; my tossing it into the Sea that I had slept next to last night, listening to the crashing waves; the burn that I had only been able to treat with my drinking water and a clean shirt torn into strips as a bandage; my wandering down the shore singing in pain and regret. Yesterday had been the culmination of everything that had occurred since the Darkening. But tomorrow… tomorrow I could start again.

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The phrase "singing in pain and regret" is taken directly from the Silmarillion.
 
 
whitewave16whitewave16 on April 2nd, 2009 08:47 am (UTC)
It's good that he has decided to live and start anew. His wandering and unknown fate is one of the saddest parts in The Sil.
Independence1776indy1776 on April 2nd, 2009 03:08 pm (UTC)
Yeah, it is good. I agree that his wandering is one of the saddest parts of the Silm. :(