An early encounter between Gleowine the minstrel and the battle harp--and also between Gleowine and his future king, Theoden, son of Thengel.
Written for the Art's Desire challenge at the LOTR community (February 2017).
Inspired by Rohan icons created by Oshun for the July 2012 Art Challenge: Miniature.
Oshun comments on the icons: "It is part of my own personal, perhaps AU, canon to imagine that the Rohan as an oral culture made use of harps, including battle harps."
The icons, which depict riders and a harp, are here: http://www.lotrgfic.com/viewstory.php?sid=2184&chapter=1
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Warnings for canon violence.
Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Rohirrim, Rohirrim: Théoden, Rohirrim: Theoden's older sisters
Genres: Childhood, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: Gondor: the Pelennor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 617    |    Read Count: 390
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/25/17    |    Published: 02/25/17