Warnings: Sexual predator creepiness (implied)
Disclaimer: Not mine, merely borrowed.
Summary: ANGRY ÉOWYN IS ANGRY
For the "Thresh" challenge.
After the reaping comes the threshing. It is women’s work, exhausting and mindless, leaving too much opportunity for thinking. The way he's always looking at her, his glance sliding appraisingly along the curves of her body, no matter how hard she tries to disguise them. It makes her feel unclean, then angry at the injustice of it all. She wants to turn those thoughts away, fight them away, beat them away, beat them, beat them -
The other women on the threshing floor glance at each other, then move away, leaving her to her fury, battering helplessly at the wheaten stalks.