Characters: Bitty Boromir and Faramir, Prince Imrahil, Nanny
Disclaimer: Not mine, merely borrowed from various sources. Nanny appears courtesy of edoraslass.
Author’s Note: Flogging Molly’s “Salty Dog” is not the “Salty Dog” I was looking for, but those lyrics work out much, much better.
Prince Imrahil brought them home sandy, sunburnt, and overtired, as usual.
“Nanny! Uncle taught us some sailor’s songs!” Boromir bounced madly on the bed while I pulled Faramir’s boots and socks off. Salty dog, he murmured, smiling in his sleep, as Boromir began to sing.
“Left ya for the starvin' crows,Imrahil clapped his hand over Boromir’s mouth. “It’s a pirate song, Boromir, not to be sung in the presence of ladies,” he said sheepishly.
Hoverin' like hungry – ow!”
I tried to hide my grin; my gleeful brothers had taught me that very song when I was just Boromir’s age.