For the 'Master and Commander; Far Side of the World' challenge.
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.
This drabble is part of a series for the 'Film' challenges, featuring Éowyn, this one fits between the third and fourth one.
As they made their way to Dunharrow she watched him, and his companions, covertly. He was certainly master of himself; a commander of men even though he deferred to Théoden King.
Once or twice, she thought, the elf noticed how hungrily she watched the man. Legolas, in his otherness, reminded her of the female to whom, she had been told, Aragorn had given his heart.
But, surely, a man could be turned to see the value of a love here at his side, rather than one lost forever, at the far side of the world, beyond the reach of men…