Challenge: Fellowship - Companion
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Lothiriel and ?
Book/Source: Lord of the Rings
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 Boon Companion
"Do you prefer travel by horse or on foot?" he asked. "For your escape?" he added as he opened the gate.
She followed, stopping short as she heard a whimpering from behind them.
"Argh. He'll have to come with us, else he'll howl and my father will hear." She whistled sharply. A tall, shaggy beast the size of a small pony came from the darkness and sat by her side.
"This is a dog?" he gasped, his plans for romance disappearing as he heard its warning growl.
"This is my boon companion," she responded. "Now, which way to the docks?"