Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Kortirion
kortirion
tolkien_weekly

Weather challenge - Dust Storm: 'My Eyes Are Dim...' : Kortirion

Title: My Eyes Are Dim...
Author: Kortirion
Character: Frodo and Sam
Rating: G
Source: RotK…
Disclaimer: Tolkien created Middle-earth and all who dwell therein.


Frodo coughed weakly, gasping in the thickened air he tried to shield his face with one hand. His throat itched, assaulted by the fine, whirling grit. Normally sure-footed, he caught his toes on something barely seen and stumbled, cursing feebly through parched lips. He must... have... water...

Streaming eyes, half-blinded by the frenzied billowing clouds, glimpsed a way ahead... water!

He grasped the kitchen pump-handle, working it furiously till the water flowed and he could douse his face.

Sam emerged from the dust storm, carpet-beater in hand.

“Oh sorry, Mr Frodo, I should ‘a warned you it was rug-beating day!”
Tags: author: kortirion, challenge: extreme weather: dust storm, character: frodo, character: sam
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 23 comments