Jay of Lasgalen (jay_of_lasgalen) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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The Dawnless Day


Title:  The Dawnless Day
Author:  Jay of Lasgalen
Rating: Gen
Book:  LOTR
Disclaimer:  Tolkien's, not mine.

Written for the Rainbow Challenge: 'Indigo'


March 10, 3019

 

 

The Dawnless Day

 

 

Blue-black clouds the colour of a bruise began to well up in the East, an ominous shadow that poured relentlessly from Mordor. A dying sun lit the cloud base from beneath, casting an eerie light over the darkening land.

 

The cloud spread, blanketing the sky until only a small patch of clear blue remained through which a single star gleamed like an eye. A wedge of cloud shaped like a hand groped towards it and closed like a grasping fist, squeezing all light from the sky.

 

The star glimmered once and was gone, and darkness rolled unchecked across the land.

Tags: author: jay_of_lasgalen, challenge: rainbow: indigo
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