Warnings: song fic (sort of), mild angst
Disclaimer: Maglor is a character by Tolkien. The song "Merry little Christmas" is by the songwriters Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane and was first sung by Judy Garland.
A/N: Not all that merry, sorry!
Maglor walks along the deserted promenade. It is a long time since he was a prince. An empty aluminium can keeps him company for a while, rolling along in the night wind. As he passes a street lamp, its colour is revealed as purple. Sparkling grape juice? He drops it in a bin.
The wind turns; music wafts from the pier. Happy golden days of yore. Maglor frowns. Someday soon we all will be together, if the fates allow. The promise tinkles out over the water, miles and miles of black waves. Until then we'll have to muddle through somehow…