Ereinion means "Scion of Kings" thus the title, a words play between the epessë and the complicated parentage. By the way I recommend Tehta's humorous story which inspired me to make a double-portrait of the "son kings", not just a portrait of one parentage variation and also to give such title - The Scion of Kings by Tehta
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The original in b&w:
and Gil-galad's possible father:
Love the drawing, he looks amazing both ways!
I always thought that even if Fingon was excluded at first, in the end it is the most sensible option as his father. Mostly because he has no part in the fall of Nargothrond, and he is to much clever to let Turin being near his sister. And since in the Silmarillion looks like Maedhros passes the crown to the oldest of the House of Fingolfin and so on... he had to be Fingolfin's descendant to be crowned, I believe.
Just an opinion though
But as we'll never know, nothing is definitive
Excellent work! They both look dashing!
(Ah, Gil Galad's father is a complicated story but Fingon was the first to be confirmed as not his father. I had read it was a typo in the first published edition which Tolkien wanted to be corrected. And then many versions came up about which his father is. I think Orodreth is the most common.)