Rating: G …but angsty
Source: FotR – Parth Galen
Disclaimer: Tolkien’s - who doubtless looked into some disbelieving eyes.
There’d always been ‘befores’ in his life to look back on, things to savour, some to regret, but he always knew he’d go on... for every ‘before’ was an ‘after’.
Boys didn’t die – though he was a different child after his mother passed, his brother even more so... Young men dare only imagine the first ecstasy of hands skimming yearning flesh... of burning kisses... and after - cannot imagine existence without those molten, heated pleasures.
Seasoned warriors certainly push away fears before battle... but now... so strange a thing... where once there'd been the world... now, there was no af...