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Across Arda's Ages  by Rhyselle

#1 - Why (The Years of the Trees Aman)

In Lórien, Finwë sat next to Míriel Serindë's motionless body, combing his fingers through his wife's long, dark hair.

“Fëanáro is growing so fast,” he whispered to her. “He ever is running from one shining thing to another, his eyes wide and his fingers reaching towards them.  I wish you could see him, dearest; flourishing, bright, and strong—and curious.  His favorite word is 'why', Míriel, and I fear that I'll not be able to give him all the answers he seeks.” 

His hand paused its stroking and, weeping, he asked, “What do I say when he asks why you left us?”


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