Author: Aeneid (adraefan)
Characters: Faramir, Elboron
Source: Fourth Age speculation, bookverse.
Disclaimer: All Tolkien, not mine.
Notes: For the Green challenge.
Stepping out onto the portico, into a world of green. He remembers in a vague sort of way when all this was muddy, trampled, overgrown. And he sees his son darting from tree to tree, further down the neatly-trimmed lawn. Raising his eyes, distant mountains loom silent and subdued in the hazy air.
Over the drone of summer insects, he hears giggling.
“Elboron?” he calls.
Another flick-flick of movement. The son of a ranger, indeed.
He pretends to study a passing cloud as he takes his tea. The bushes beside him rustle.
And then, the high-pitched attack:
“Ai! Ai! Ai!”