Azalais (azalaisdep) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Seven Deadly Sins Challenge, Greed - Not All is Gold that doth Glitter

Author: azalaisdep
Title: Not All is Gold that doth Glitter
Characters: Boromir, Legolas
Rating: G
Source: LoTR
Disclaimer: Middle-earth belongs to Tolkien and his heirs: I wander there for fun, not profit

Not All is Gold that doth Glitter

He sets his face against the insidious whispers:  It should be yours! It is rightfully yours... for he has sworn to protect the little folk, and a son of the House of Mardil will not break his oath.

But it comes to him in dreams; shows him the glittering armies he could lead to defeat the Dark Tower forever. He devours the visions, greedy for victory, hungering -

No!  He wrenches himself away, sobbing for breath. Do not torment me thus!

A steady hand on his shoulder.  “You dreamed, I think,” Legolas says softly; and the illusion is shattered, for now.
Tags: author: azalaisdep, challenge: 7sins2:greed, character: boromir, character: legolas
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