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Birthday fic for Inzelbeth-Liz

For Inzilbeth_Liz for her birthday.

Cue 29: Wrongful accusation

Discord Sown


“But, my Lord Father, this policy will hurt many innocent people!”

“Do you believe my judgment faulty, Faramir?”

“No! But we would be ill advised to commit to a law that would be a hardship to so many.”

*


After the Council was dismissed, one minor lord lingered. “Why does your son repeatedly argue against you, Lord Denethor, and undermine your authority?”

Three times in the last year had Faramir countered the Man’s suggestions, demonstrating that they were self-serving and against the best interest of the realm. But still the apparent defiance was unwelcome.

Boromir would not speak to me so.

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( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
julchen11
Apr. 16th, 2016 11:43 am (UTC)
What a gift, what a beautiful gift, my dear.
Thank you so much for sharing.

"Boromir would not speak to me so."

Simply perfect!
blslarner
Apr. 18th, 2016 06:21 am (UTC)
Thank you so! I suspect Denethor tended to idealize his older son, particularly once he was gone from his presence.
addie71
Apr. 16th, 2016 01:27 pm (UTC)
Beautifully done. I can easily image this scene.
blslarner
Apr. 18th, 2016 06:21 am (UTC)
I'm so glad it appears to fit right in. Thanks!
lindahoyland
Apr. 17th, 2016 01:24 am (UTC)
We need more like Faramir! this shows his character well.
blslarner
Apr. 18th, 2016 06:22 am (UTC)
I am so glad you feel it is well within his character, Linda. Thanks so!
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