Title: When The Wind Blows...
Characters: Gimli and Legolas.
For the Good Earth challenge – ‘Grasslands.'
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.
They were travelling together to Helm’s Deep – he had promised Gimli that he would spend time in the Glittering Caves.
Last time they had crossed this grassland they had hardly paused; had no time to admire the view or hear the birdsong.
But now – now the wind blew across the plain, making the grass move in waves, with a sound like pebbles rolling in the tides’ edge. A corncrake cried – mournful as a gull.
Legolas wished for the bustle of the fort, the silence of the caves. If he could not be free of sea-longing here, miles inland, then where?