StarSpray (silverstarspray) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
StarSpray
silverstarspray
tolkien_weekly

Birds Challenge: Nightingale - Family Resemblance

Title: Family Resemblance
Author: SilverStarSpray
Characters/Pairing: Elrond, Lindir, Gil-galad
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: Silmarillion
Disclaimer: Tolkien's the genius, not me.

Climbing an apple tree in search of fruit, Elrond discovered a nightingale's nest, complete with a cluster of little brown eggs. The mother suddenly alighted on a branch scant inches from his face, to peer at him with bright, beady eyes. He blinked, and she sang a few notes, hopping back and forth on the branch as though she expected him to respond in kind.

Below, Gil-galad laughed. “What's wrong, Elrond? Don't you know its speech?”

Elrond scowled at him. “Do I look like Melian to you?”

“Actually,” said Lindir, “you really do.”

Elrond threw an apple at his head.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments