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Flash of Foresight

Flash of Foresight

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With grateful thanks to Raksha.

“You may see them now, my lord.” Denethor impatiently pushed past the waiting woman to see his wife and new son. He was vaguely disappointed. He already had the heir he needed. A daughter would have been nice; a child he need have no fear of being called upon to sacrifice in Gondor’s endless struggles against the Dark Lord.

Finduilas sat propped in the vast bed, clutching a small bundle, her face almost as white as the sheets. She looked exhausted. Denethor felt a stab of fear. The Healers had warned him she was not strong.

She smiled. “We have a fine boy, my lord. Another jewel for us to cherish. Would you like to hold him?”

Rather reluctantly Denethor took the babe from his wife and studied the tiny creature. Its face looked as wrinkled as an old man’s and was framed by a fuzz of black hair. Altogether, it was small and not too fair to look upon, though Finduilas seemed to think otherwise. Boromir had been a beautiful baby. Almost immediately, the infant began to howl.

With sudden foresight Denethor knew this child was destined to somehow supplant his brother.

Shuddering, he returned him to his mother.

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A/N

A companion piece to the New Arrival.I imagine these events taking place a few moments before the events in that ficlet.


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