Clipped wings

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Panu Hakkarainen

"Fly you little fool. Fly, as you have wings. Mine are forever gone."Summer came with all of its colors and joys but little does it ment for Aldarian now. Her physical condition had somewhat improved from the Spring and she could now stay up and even walk without aid but no-one, who had seen her last Autumn, would have recognized her to be the same woman. Gallant posture and brisk pacing had changed to bent stance and carefull stepping. Yes, Elrond had managed to save her for life but even his healingskills had their limits and Aldarian had suffered too grave internal wounds. Those would never completely heal and she would not be the same ever again.And this knowledge was the worst for Aldarian to bear. Her wounds could still be very painfull if she moved suddenly or without care. But worse than this was the knowledge that her body could not anymore fullfill the desires and ambitions of her mind and soul. Still she could not let go of those dreams and her pride, mixed now with uncontrolled bitterness, burned her like consuming fire. To her it was also a bitter humiliation to be seen as a pitifull being. Her pride could not stand to see others to pity her and made the situation even more dire.So as the summer passed, she started to avoid others and stayed more and more alone. Her moods changed from melancholy and apathy to a fierce self pity and raging bitterness. Elrond grew worried and consulted her situation with Gandalf. But little it was what they could do. Thus it was so that in the house of Elrond she alone was left without happiness and peace....I have been a little bit busy with other things lately. And now that I got to drawing again I felt that I would like to illustrate my Middle-Earth related novel (Last heiress of Cardolan). It has been some time from the last picture so here it is. Aldarian and Last heiress of Cardolan is (c) to me.Middle-Earth is (c) to J.R.R. TolkienĀ 


Published More than a year ago

Category Fantasy



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