Character: Frodo, Gollum
Disclaimer: Tolkien made Middle-earth known to us - all rights are his.
Frodo held it out. He could feel the heat... from more than the mountain’s fire. Just as his fingers opened - thoughts uncoiled into his mind like striking snakes.
I am yours!
He turned to face Sam’s pleading eyes...
“No – it is mine... won with great pain...”
...and vanished from sight.
Howling in anguished fury... Gollum bounded past the startled hobbit. The creature wrapped himself around a thing invisible, and the two fought tooth and nail for possession.
Sam heard Frodo scream – then saw him...
Gollum smiled... "Preciousssss....!" Coiling around it blissfully even as he fell...