engarian (engarian) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Living Through Death by Erulisse (one L)

Title: Living Through Death
Challenge: Celebrate - Coming of Age
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Gilraen, Aragorn, sons of Elrond
Rating: PG
Warnings: None.
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.

Living Through Death

The rain was pouring down. Aragorn had been restless all day, interrupting her embroidery time after time.

A crack of lightning and roar of thunder almost masked the sharp knock at the door. Pulling it open, she found one of the sons of Elrond who pushed his way past her. Behind him, she saw the rain-blurred image of his twin going towards the lean-to where the horses sheltered.

“You must leave. Now! Pack a bag for you and the boy. We must be on our way in an hour.”

By the time the dawn broke she had grown very old.
Tags: author: erulisse, challenge: celebrate: coming of age
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