Challenge: Females - Dwarf
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Book/Source: The 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.
The New Lady in Waiting
A muted roar sounded from the center of the cluster of maidens who ran to the room's corners. Their elaborate gowns looked worse for wear. Standing alone, Queen Arwen's newest maid of honor cast angry eyes around the room. Her satin dress was torn, and Ingfjöa's beard was tangled. She stood, glaring, arms akimbo.
Arwen entered, looking around the room. She swallowed the laugh that threatened to burst out.
"Perhaps you would prefer wearing your armor or your leathers?" Arwen asked, approaching the young dwarf.
An unexpected smile quickly flared and she bowed deeply. "Ingfjöa Glóinsdottar, at your service, Majesty."