Characters: The House of Telcontar.
Source: LotR (The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen).
For the Eat, Drink and be Merry challenge – ‘Birthday’.
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.
He didn’t want it to be his birthday.
He didn’t want everyone to know how old he was, how long it was since his birth.
He didn’t like it that his friends all looked older than he did, even if they were younger.
He knew how it would be – nobles, courtiers, friends, and even servants, all smiling and proffering gifts; then muttering behind their hands that he didn’t look his age.
Arwen sighed. Sometimes it was difficult to see the advantages of a bloodline that included Maia, elf and Numenorian, in various proportions, when you were as small as Eldarion.