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Woodwork Challenge: Peg - Tuning the Strings

Title: Tuning the Strings
Challenge: Woodwork - Peg
Author: Himring
Characters/Pairing: OMC/OFC
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Book/Source: The Silmarillion
A/N: Emlinn is a harper and has been chosen by Maglor as a student. Her husband Oderen is a woodworker. Both are Sindar.
(These are characters of mine from my story The West Wind Quartet, but I think that is all you need to know to make sense of the drabble.)
Disclaimer: Not Tolkien, not PJ--not for profit.

One of the tuning-pegs is worn out. She needs a new one, at once, for tomorrow is her first lesson with Maglor Feanorion! Normally, she would be capable of whittling it herself, but tonight she’s all thumbs. He takes the knife away and sets about making one for her, while she paces, restlessly.
He’s not seen her like this, ever. It stings but he does his best. He doesn’t ask: Maglor?! Emlinn, what have we got to do with the likes of him?
She takes the whittled peg and kisses him on the mouth.
“Wish me luck!”
And he does.

Tags: author: himring, challenge: woodwork: peg, character: oc, character: ofc
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