curiouswombat (curiouswombat) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Contronyms Challenge; bolt. And Sew it Begins.

Having mentioned two meanings of bolt when I posted the challenge, what came to me involved a third!

Title; And Sew it Begins....
Challenge: Contronyms; bolt
Characters: Arwen
Rating: PG;
Source: LotR.

He had gone. Set off in the hours before dawn with the others chosen to accompany Frodo the Ring-bearer.

Whilst other females of her people had sometimes taken up weapons, like Luthien, her fore-mother, Arwen had promised to remain here, under the protection of Father and his warriors, until the war is either won or lost.

But she could not sit here idle-handed, for then her fears might overcome her. She sketched out her design and then went purposefully to the storeroom to select a bolt of heavy blue silk, silver threads and white, for the device on Aragorn’s banner.
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: contronym: bolt, character: arwen
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