Clodia Metelli (clodia_metelli) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Clodia Metelli

Movie Challenge, Everything is Illuminated - Nostalgia

Title: Nostalgia
Author: clodia_metelli
Characters: Erestor.
Rating: K
Warnings: None
Book/Source: Silmarillion
Disclaimer: I am not J.R.R. Tolkien and I make no money from this.
Note: Late, sorry!


There had been a time...

... when twilight stretched endless, stars spattered in milky array across an eternal night. He remembered the brilliance of Wilwarin’s wings and Menelmacar’s belt shining and Valacirca swinging sickle-edged, a northern warning. White in the grass beneath Eglador’s grey branches bloomed the night-flower niphredil, springing up under Lúthien’s feet.

Fishing for starlight in the Esgalduin’s shimmering depths. He remembered that too.

And now –

– the stars faded nightly into glimmering pinpricks, extinguished by day –

Below rushed the Bruinen, foam-flecked in the summer sun. “I preferred twilight,” admitted Erestor. “Melinna laughs at me. But now everything is illuminated.”

Tags: author: clodia_metelli, challenge: movies 2010: illuminated, character: erestor
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