Maedhros and Maglor, after Maedhros' rescue from Thangorodrim. Maedhros is slowly coming to terms with being alive, and being maimed.
From J. R. R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion
, though this scene in question was sparked by my own fanfic: [link]
Why the sword? Fëanoreans don't send get well cards. They send get well swords.
Painted with Dr Martin's Liquid watercolours on Canson paper. Look! I can do green now! Even turquoise!
Detail shots here: [link]