hhimring (hhimring) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Birds Challenge - Eagles: In Long Swift Lines

Title: In Long Swift Lines
Author: Himring
Characters/Pairing: Landroval, Meneldor
Rating: PG
Warnings: none
Book/Source: The Lord of The Rings; The Hobbit; The Silmarillion
Disclaimer: I don't own anything in the Legendarium and stand to gain nothing worth mentioning.

‘Ours is a proud heritage,’ the Eagle mother told her brood, ‘for our ancestor, Thorondor, bore elven princes away through the fumes of Angband to safety, yea, he snatched the fallen king’s body from the grasp of Morgoth himself! And even I, his lesser descendant, helped to rescue dwarves from orcs and from fire. Fili was the name of the youngling I carried…’

‘Fly on!’ cries Landroval, urgently. Meneldor, buffeted right and left by the tumultuous winds of the eruption of Orodruin, remembers his mother’s words, takes courage and darts down through hot ash, snatching Sam’s body up and away.
Tags: author: himring, challenge: birds: eagle, character: other canon character
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