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Trees Challenge. New Leaf. Spring-Day.

Title: "Spring-Day."
Author: Curiouswombat
Characters: Eldarion and his new governess.
Rating; G
Source: post LotR
For the Trees challenge - New Leaf.

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.

Continuing the series of glimpses into life in Eldarion's classroom when he is a very little boy.



Spring-Day.





It was Spring-Day; the annual celebration of new life.

This year Firiel, and two guardsmen, would accompany Eldarion to the Spring Fair as his parents had been awake all night.

“A sister,” he told her.

“How wonderful!”

“I suppose so, but I wanted a brother.”

So did every little boy, she thought, ruefully.

“But,” he brightened, “Nana picked a good name. Lasainiel – new leaf – as her birthday is Spring-Day.”

He paused, looking a little puzzled.

“Although I don’t understand why Ada said that it was probably fortunate, then, that Uncle Legolas didn't visit us at the end of last spring…”


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I'm going to miss Firiel now that this challenge is over!
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: trees: new leaf, character: eldarion, character: oc
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