Lbilover (ex_lbilover) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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Yellow Challenge

Title: Courage
Author: Lbilover
Characters/Pairing: Frodo Gardner, Sam Gamgee
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: LotR
Disclaimer: Just borrowing Tolkien's wonderful characters. I promise to return them unharmed.



Frodo tried to duck past, but his father had eyes in the back of his head, seemingly.

"Come here, Frodo-lad."

Feet dragging, he did.

"You've been fighting."

"Yes, sir. Some lads called Frodo of the Ring a yellow-bellied coward," he said hotly.

"Did they now? And whyfore?"

"'Cause he didn't fight in the Battle of Bywater."

"No more Mr. Frodo did.”

“But Sam-dad…”

“Hush.” A warm hand settled on his shoulder. “I’ll not scold you, for you’ve a quick temper like me. But never forget, Frodo-lad, that sometimes it takes the greatest courage of all not to strike a blow."

~end~

Tags: author: lbilover, challenge: rainbow: yellow, character: sam
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