“You’re lookin’ for proof of the afterlife? Well, I don’t suppose the ghosts care whether or not we believe in ‘em.
"But, yes, I’ve heard the Indian. When I take the boat out early and
the water is calm. The Micmac call him 'Wave-singer.' Once I even saw
him. Looked like a brave with his hair in long braids, but he was
dressed all queer, not how you’d expect for a Redman.
“What was he singin'? Saddest song you ever heard. Not even the Micmac
can understand the words, but he must have lost every last thing that
Author's Note: the Micmac are a Native-American people who live in New England.
Valar Editor's Note: Maglor "wandered ever upon the
shores, singing in pain and regret beside the waves." "Of the Voyage of