engarian (engarian) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

The Charm of Embroidery by Erulisse (one L)

Title: The Charm of Embroidery
Challenge: Old English Writing - Charm
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Fëanáro, Finwë, Míriel Serindë
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: The Silmarillion

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.

The Charm of Embroidery

Fëanáro returned home from Lórien in a foul mood. Finwë found him later, fingering one of the large embroidered tapestries hanging in the central hall.

“Did you get any answers to ease your mind, my son?” he asked.

“No. What brought the two of you together?”

“I saw her stitching, singing a song softly as her needle moved and the colors filled the space. She might have been singing a charm, but whether or not – she entranced me and I had to have her in my life. From that point, I wanted to be the blank fabric for her broidery.”

Tags: author: erulisse, challenge: old english writings: charm
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