Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Texture challenge - 'Velvet' - Memories of Velvet

Title: Memories of Velvet
Author: Kortirion
Character: Legolas [Aragorn & Boromir]
Rating : G
Disclaimer: All Tolkien’s – Kortirion merely gilds the lily.

Darkness became all enveloping dread, thick, cold; it caged him, pressing on his chest, stealing his breath. If he could just...
Touching Boromir’s velvet sur-coat had recalled childhood memories of seeking comfort from hound-puppies. Slipping into reverie, their warm velvety pelts cradled in his arms, solace for infant woes.

Legolas shuddered; even Mandos could not be so dark. He edged towards the sleeping men. Aragorn woke at his touch. He met Legolas’ shamefaced gaze, seeing the naked fear there. Motioning welcome, he created space. Legolas lay against Boromir’s warm velvet-clad back, comforted with memories of heavy softness sleeping against him.
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