Title: An Autumn Journey
Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Characters: Elladan and Elrohir
Disclaimer: Tolkien’s, not mine.
Summary: Elladan and Elrohir seek information after news from the Shire. A story told in a series of drabbles for the ‘Harvest’ challenge. Part Three - Oldest And Fatherless, for the Reap prompt.
Oldest And Fatherless
“Well now, come now, Tom’s a-seeing double! Come inside, my starlight friends, and tell me what’s your trouble!”
Elladan gave his brother a long look and tried not to roll his eyes.
“Master Iarwain, we seek news,” Elrohir explained patiently. “Strangers have been seen in the Shire – do you know of them? Have they passed through the Forest?”
“Hoom now, come now, why are you a-fretting? Tom knows all the answers, and outside the sun is setting.” He disappeared indoors.
As they followed him into the low-roofed house Elladan whispered, “You reap what you sow, brother. This was your idea!”