Jay of Lasgalen (jay_of_lasgalen) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Jay of Lasgalen

The Road North

Title: A Journey Through Trees
Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Book: LOTR
Disclaimer: Tolkien’s, not mine.

Summary: Aragorn and the hobbits travel towards Imladris, while Elladan, Elrohir and Glorfindel search for them.

Part Four: The Road North. Elrohir asks an ally for news. Written for the 'Willow' prompt.

(The title for this series is inspired by the book by Roger Deakin)

12th October 3018

The Road North

Elrohir drew his horse to a halt, listening. All was quiet, but it was not the watchful, fearful silence there had been on the ride to Imladris. There was peace here. Willows trailed graceful branches in the stream and high overhead an eagle soared on hidden currents of air.

The land spoke of no threat, and he knew instinctively that the Nazgûl were far away. But where?

He gave a sharp cry and the eagle wheeled and drew closer, swooping down to hover above. The willows quivered in the draught of his powerful wingbeats.

“Gwaihir! What news from the north?”

[Sorry - the cut won't work for me]
Tags: author: jay_of_lasgalen, challenge: trees: willow, character: elladan, character: elrohir
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