Azalais (azalaisdep) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Azalais
azalaisdep
tolkien_weekly

Gifts Challenge, Gold, Silver, Gemstones - The Glittering Caves

Author: Azalaisdep
Title: The Glittering Caves
Characters: Gimli, Legolas
Rating: G
Source: LoTR
Disclaimer: Middle-earth belongs to Tolkien and his heirs: I wander there for fun, not profit


The Glittering Caves


“Not far now,” Gimli reassures, feeling the tension behind him in his friend’s shallow breathing. He knows the moment they step beyond the narrow tunnel, boots suddenly ringing in much greater space.

“There!”  He holds the torch high; it gleams gold on Legolas’ hair, touches Gimli’s axe-head with silver, and…

sets a thousand thousand points of light dancing, across walls and ceiling of the great cavern; sparkling green and ruby and white from crystalline walls studded as if with gemstones. Legolas lets out a long, slow sigh.

“Yes… yes, you were right, Gimli. Such a sight is a great gift.”
 
Tags: author: azalaisdep, challenge: gifts: shiny gifts, character: gimli, character: legolas
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 19 comments