curiouswombat (curiouswombat) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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Unmentionables; Compass; Sailing inti the Sunset

Continuing from the previous drabble, we are still on a ship heading west...

Title; Sailing into the sunset
Challenge: Unmentionables; compass
Characters: Ithilien Elves.
Rating: PG;
Source: LotR.





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…”
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: unmentionables: compass, character: gimli
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