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

Caught Red Handed

Title:  Caught Red Handed
Author:  Jay of Lasgalen
Characters/pairing:  Elladan, Elrohir, Erestor.
Rating:  G
Warnings:  None
Disclaimer:  Tolkien's, not mine.

For the 'Sweet' Challenge.

Caught Red Handed



They slipped into the garden unseen, scaling the high wall with the ease of long practice, then slid into the long glasshouse.  The air was warm and fragrant, enticingly sweet. 


Elrohir hovered cautiously by the door.  “Are they ready yet?”  he whispered.


Elladan darted forward, parting the dark leaves.  The berries were plump and ripe, and glistened mouth-wateringly.  “Yes!  Come on, El!”


Kneeling between the neatly-tended rows, they began to gorge on the sweet fruit – until a tall shadow suddenly loomed over them.  “Elladan!  Elrohir!  Why are you in the strawberry beds?”


Elladan looked up, red-stained and sticky.  “What strawberries?”

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