Title; Sailing into the sunset
Challenge: Unmentionables; compass
Characters: Ithilien Elves.
The Telerin sailors seemed sure that they were sailing in the right direction. “Day break behind us, sunset on the bow…” There was not even a compass beside the ship’s wheel.
Tindómë really wished there was, because she wanted to see what it did when the vessel ‘took the straight road’. She had a hunch it might go haywire.
She mentioned it to Gimli and, to her delight, he winked conspiratorially and took what looked like a large silver locket from his pocket. Flipping the lid he revealed the quivering needle.
“Those lads are quite right”, he said. “Due West…”