Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Film challenge:Bounty - 'Sweet Bounty' - Kortirion

Title: Sweet Bounty
Author: Kortirion
Characters: Two sons and Amah
Rating: G
Source: AU - post WR
Disclaimer: ...one of the bits The Professor forgot to mention... ~_^
Notes: In the UK there is a commercial confection called ‘Bounty’ bars. – I couldn’t resist! And the Amah...? Has had a few outings as my OFC - hailing originally from Arnor, she’s the former companion/bodyguard of the Brothers Mir when they were boys, now a retired retainer.

“In Saruman’s larders were many exotic foods. As the two Hobbits searched, they found packets of sweet, white shreds, dried from the coconuts of Far Harad, and jars of liquid chocolate from Umbar – when one fell into the other they discovered this confection, and in celebration - they named it ‘Bounty’.”

Amah presented sweetmeats to the two small boys. When her back was turned, she heard:

“Is she making this up?” whispered Elboron.

“Don’t know,” shrugged Eldarion, “Papa said ‘only believe half of what she tells you’ - especially if it’s about him!”

“Mine too...!”

Amah hid a secret smirk...
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