wormwood_7 (wormwood_7) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

As the World Spins, So Do We - "A Merry Heart" Challenge

Author: wormwood_7
Characters: Faramir, Elboron
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Source: LOTR
Disclaimer: These characters belong to Tolkien.

As the World Spins, So Do We

Faramir looks into the untouched whiteness and rubs his tired eyes.

She sleeps...curled up like a fern-frond...born early...at the winter-solstice...when even the light is delicate.

Elboron stands beside him in silence, seemingly contemplating the white puffs of his breath. Faramir looks down and feels a jolt of defiance. This sombre mood is not what she needs.
He lifts his son up and spins him around in rapid sideways motion into the snow-covered field. When he looks back he sees wild circular tracery, filling with shadow as the light fades...on the shortest day.

As the light grows stronger, so will she.
Tags: author: wormwood_7, challenge: gifts: merry heart, character: faramir, character: other canon character
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