Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

'Oaths' challenge - Promises Made

Title: Promises Made
Author: Kortirion
Character: Lord Elrond
Rating: G
Source: The Council of Elrond – movie!verse
Disclaimer: Tolkien whispered to PJ what to do; Kortirion only lurks in the corner yearning to be part of it.

"You have my sword."

"You have my bow."

" ...And my axe."

They bound themselves with impetuous oaths - vows that might yet be sealed with their blood. Elrond watched them carefully, each caught in the moment, moved to promise their arms, and their bodies, to the little one’s aid. The man also watched.

" ...then Gondor will see it done."

Would this proud lord come to cede his inheritance to the rightful king? One he sneered at as a ‘mere ranger’? For the briefest moment, Elrond thought he heard another pledge, as if borne on the air from afar.

" ...My Captain ...my King..."
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