Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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Preparations challenge: kortirion - 'For The Job In Hand'

Title: For The Job In Hand
Author: Kortirion
Character: Aragorn:
Source: pre-FotR
Rating:G
Disclaimer: He spoke, I wrote, but JRR owns the stories.
Notes: I was looking for something else but found this, originally posted for 'preparations' December '04 - so in SSP I'm reposting [but if the Mods don't agree I'll take it down], as it's sparked inspiration for another.

Dried fruits, sweet and plump, candied peel glistening with sugar, brandy-wine, rich and heady, bittersweet molasses thick as river mud, bread-crumbs soft, white as first snowflakes – yes, he had everything to make the Great Pudding for the Yuleday feast. Barliman looked on his gear, content he could do his job well.

Knife-blade, honed keen, sword oiled and razor-sharp, quiver full of new-fletched arrows; the bloodied rents from orc knives repaired in his much abused leather clothing. Aragorn sighed, with still bruised, stiff-muscled arms he pulled on his gear, preparing to leave; content with his job, keeping safe the winter feast.
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