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Tree Challenge, Apple - Genesis

Title: Genesis
Author: clodia_metelli
Characters/Pairing: Erestor, OFC
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: Silmarillion
Disclaimer: I am not J.R.R. Tolkien and I make no money from this.


Genesis

They had argued over the first apple. Erestor, who had once tried to eat holly berries when he was very young, observed the strange fruit’s rosy skin and decided that it was probably poisonous. The red so vividly revealed by the recently arisen Sun struck him as a warning. Bauglir had scarred the starlit world too deeply to walk incautiously in this bright dawn; not all new saplings unfurling into daylight were to be trusted.

“It’s delicious,” said his incautious companion, ignoring him. “Try it.”

Juice dripped from her knife. She offered him half in the palm of her hand.

Tags: author: clodia_metelli, challenge: trees: apple, character: erestor
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