curiouswombat (curiouswombat) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

"Wisdom Challenge" - "Defining 'Wise'"

Author; curiouswombat
Title; Defining 'Wise'.
Source: LotR
Characters; Eldarion and Firiel, his governess.
For the ' Wisdom ' challenge.

Disclaimer: The characters in this story do not belong to me, but are being used for amusement only, and all rights remain with the estate of JRR Tolkien.

Defining 'Wise'

“Daer-ion nín,” his Lordship said, “I think I have spoken enough about great Doriath.”

As Eldarion looked questioningly at his great grandfather, Lord Celeborn continued, “For, I am sure, if I begin to describe the thousand caved Hall of Elu Thingol, decorated and made beautiful with jewels beyond counting, exactly which way our conversation will go.

“Instead,” he went on, “if Firiel is willing to let you, we will go and look for very small insects in Nana’s garden.”

As Firiel nodded he winked at her! Then said, “It is a wise teacher who knows when to change the subject…”
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: gifts: wisdom, character: eldarion, character: firiel
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