engarian (engarian) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Flying Without Wings by Erulisse (one L)

Title: Flying Without Wings
Challenge: Winter Sports - Sledding/Sleighing
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Ecthelion, Helyanwë (OFC), Glorfindel, Landroval (OC)
Rating: G
Warnings: None
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.

Flying Without Wings

"He's not moving," Ecthelion said. "Look. Landroval is flying down to check on him."

"He's picking him up. Let's hitch up a sleigh. We can meet them on the north plateau."

They quickly removed their skates and ran to the stables. A short time later they approached the eagle which was keeping Glorfindel pinioned within his interlaced wings. Leaping from the sleigh bed they bowed deeply.

"Lord Landroval, thank you for returning our foolish friend to us," Helyanwe said.

"He was amusing to watch," the eagle rasped, skreeing in a manner almost like laughing. "He almost flew with no wings."

Tags: author: erulisse, challenge: winter sports: sledding, character: ecthelion ii, character: glorfindel, character: oc, character: ofc
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