Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Characters: Thranduil, OFC
Disclaimer: Tolkien's, not mine.
Summary: Thranduil's queen has a new interest. For the 'Mead' challenge
“Bees? Why do you wish to keep bees? They sting!” Thranduil protested.
“But they make a soothing sound when they browse among the flowers,” Telparian pointed out.
“They make honey – and I know someone with a liking for honey cakes!”
Thranduil could feel himself weakening. “True,” he admitted.
“And,” Telparian drew closer, her voice dropping. “There is a drink that can be fermented from honey – it is called the honeymoon drink. It bestows stamina, virility and potency.”
“What makes you think,” Thranduil enquired as he drew her towards the bed, “that I have any need of such help?”