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Aragorn II Elessar ([personal profile] rangerandking) wrote2016-11-01 08:39 pm


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[personal profile] castintofire 2016-11-07 11:51 am (UTC)(link)
What Aragorn did not know, Maedhros probably did. He would give his knowledge to Aragorn as they went, helping steer him true. It could be helpful to have an Elf as old as Maedhros at one's side!

He watched the pacing, understanding the need and wishing he could do the same. It would make Elrond fuss, and Aragorn as well. So he stayed still in his sickbed, willing his body to settle.

"There are paths few know into Mordor. When the time comes, we will find them." He raised a brow. "I will not stay here, for if I stay too long, there is no doubt in my mind Sauron will find me and lay waste to all that is beautiful and serene about this Valley."

His gaze hardened and he shook his head. "No. I will leave these borders soon. They are already defended, and the Lord of this Valley knows it. My bond was closer to Elros, Aragorn, though I love Elrond dearly." More than he could say. "I ask nothing of you except to let me keep you as safe as is possible while doing what is needed."
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[personal profile] castintofire 2016-11-07 12:13 pm (UTC)(link)
Aragorn was not the sort of Man to act on such a wish. He was a Good Man, which Maedhros could see already. He didn't see fighting at Aragorn's side as an obligation. He wanted to be there, knowing that with Aragorn's Light, good things could only happen. Aragorn was estel.

"I may know more," he allowed. "Not many, I am sure." How better to spy on one's enemy than to find ways unseen into that stronghold?

A hint of a flush touched the Elf's ears. "I believe it to be the other way around. You inspire hope without expecting it or keeping any for yourself." There was much he could discern from the Man by even a short conversation, and just how well he'd once known Elrond and Elros.

"He made his choice," he answered simply. "I am glad to have had the chance to bid him farewell.

"Nor will I abandon you."