Jay of Lasgalen (jay_of_lasgalen) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Jay of Lasgalen

Grey Havens Challenge - To See The Sea

This is a recycled drabble, but I hope it fits the bill. It's set at the Grey Havens, and is not melancholy.

Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Title: To See The Sea
Word Count: 100
Character: Isengar Took
Disclaimer: Tolkien's not mine.

He passed through the Tower Hills. There before him, he saw it at last – exactly as imagined, as tales of childhood fantasy told. The Sea. A wide expanse of water, glistening in the sunlight, vanishing into the West beyond his sight.

At the Havens, he trotted onto the docks, watching in awe as sailors coiled ropes, unfurled sails, prepared to set sail. One looked up and hailed him. “You there! You looking for a job? We need someone small, nimble; to climb into the rigging. Think you can do it?”

Eager, he nodded. “Aye, sir!”

“Your name?”

“Isengar. Isengar Took.”

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