Ann (just_ann_now) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Ann
just_ann_now
tolkien_weekly

For the "Shyness" challenge: "Thanks-giving"

Title: Thanks-giving
Author: Annmarwalk
Characters: Gimli, anonymous fc
Warnings: None
Disclaimer: Not mine, merely borrowed.
Author’s note: For the “Shy” challenge. Actually, a prequel to another drabble,Shades of Stone


Thanks-giving

‘Twas the oddest sight, reminding me of something I’d seen, what, forty years ago?
A dwarf, running his hands lovingly over incised stone, as though reading by fingertip the tales within.

“Good sir –” I said, shyly; he turned, startled. “You touch that stone as few others have. My lady Finduilas always did, that same worshipful way. She was of the soft seacoast lands, they say, but learned to love our city, the warmth and color of its walls. Thank you for –”

“ ’Twas nothing,” he said gruffly, and moved on; but he seemed (to my mind) to be smiling.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 15 comments