Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Times challenge - a Lifetime - 'A Rose By Any Other Name...?' : Kortirion

Title: A Rose By Any Other Name…?
Author: Kortirion
Character: Sam, plus Merry and Pip
Rating: G
Disclaimer: Tolkien - all belonga him

The door slammed with force enough to dislodge flakes of paint.

“But... but...” he sputtered. Alas, no reprieve – this was a mistake he would pay for! His shoulders slumped as he retreated. One look told them... though the almighty slam was a bit of a giveaway!

“She didn’t like them...?” said Pippin

Sam shook his head slowly, “I dunno why... these was the best I’ve grown all summer... lasses - if I’d another lifetime, I’d not understand them.”

Merry put a sympathetic arm around his shoulder, “Sam... d’you think perhaps... when Rosie said she liked flowers... maybe she didn’t mean cauliflowers...?”
Tags: author: kortirion, challenge: times: lifetime, character: merry, character: pippin, character: sam
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