Challenge: Old English Writings - Calendar
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Fëanáro, Finwë
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.
A Scheduled Life
Fëanáro looked at the list on Finwë's desk: “Dinner with Fëanáro and Indis,” was preceded by “Meet with district heads re taxes.”
Raising his head, he glared at his father. “Is this what we've become to you, entries on your calendar?” He grabbed the page, crumpling it in his fist. “Perhaps mother didn't want to be pigeonholed into stolen moments of your scheduled life.”
“No! Míriel was … she was ...”
“What? What was she to you? Tell me the truth for once!”
“She was everything to me, my love, my life,” Finwë whispered.
“Then why did she leave us?”