Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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Deadly Sins challenge - Gluttony - 'The Warrior's Portion' : Kortirion

Title: The Warrior’s Portion
Author: Kortirion
Character: Aragorn
Rating: G
Source LotR/Movieverse?
Disclaimer: Tolkien made the world of Middle-earth, Kortirion made this drabble in respectful admiration.


He hungered, and thought, though he stuffed himself, he’d never be filled again. Aragorn was used to short rations, hastily snatched... perhaps he was becoming soft, losing his Ranger’s hardiness... But oh, he yearned for salt, for ripeness, for...

Stupid, stupid... You act the glutton, and he...

There were no more words. Aragorn savoured the moment, hungry as a beggar at the feast. He sniffed the tang of leather, sweat and steel... licked the salt from his own lips, tasted blood, earth and old leaves as he touched fingers to mouth before stroking the man’s hair back...

Go softly... captain... Brother...
Tags: author: kortirion, challenge: 7sins2:gluttony, character: aragorn
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