Challenge: Sounds Like - Hair-raising
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Elladan, Elrohir, Glorfindel
Warnings: Mention of character death.
Book/Source: The Books of JRR Tolkien
Disclaimer: Tolkien built the sandbox, I only play with the bucket and shovel that he left for me. No money, profit or non, is made from the publication of this story.
Sparks flew from the campfire, as the dark trees seemed to creep closer to the small group of three.
“We were funneled onto a narrow pathway,” he said, “a steep cliff on one side and a sheer drop-off on the other. Behind us, Gondolin was now a blazing funeral pyre.”
Glorfindel paused, looking at the twins. The hair-raising story of Idril's escape had them enthralled.
“Suddenly, a Balrog stepped in front of us threatening all with fiery death. I drew my sword and hastened to engage the enemy in battle.”
“What happened then?” asked Elrohir, his eyes wide.