curiouswombat (curiouswombat) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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The Hardest Month.

Title: The Hardest Month.
Author: Curiouswombat
Characters: Aragorn
Rating: G
Source: Pre-Ring War
For the Eat, Drink and be Merry challenge – ‘wine’.


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The youth sat, propped by pillows, in his bed. She had expected to bury him alongside his father and yet he lived; wounds healing, fever gone.

The woman placed a bowl of steaming broth, made with the last of the winter’s bacon, in front of the man at the table. It was hardly a fitting feast for one who had given her back her only son.

Then she remembered.

“Wine!” she said, lifting down a stone jar covered in dust.

Aware of the honour, but expecting little, Aragorn raised the cup, and a shaft of liquid summer warmed him through.


Disclaimer: The characters in this story do not belong to me, but are being used for amusement only, and all rights remain with the estate of JRR Tolkien.
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: drink: wine, character: aragorn
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