curiouswombat (curiouswombat) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

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The 'Fountain' Challenge. Dreaming of Flowing Water.

Author; curiouswombat
Title; Dreaming of Flowing Water.
Source: LotR
Characters; The post war Rohirrim.
Rating G.
For the 'Fountain' 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.

Dreaming of Flowing Water.

The cows eyed him sleepily but the horses were more alert. He spoke to them by name; promised them warm mash later. Beauty was heavy with foal; Grandfather’s Beald had covered her bare days before man and horse left with the éorlingas – both to end their lives far away. Father’s Greatheart stood beside her, returned home alone; his rider, too, buried on the Pelennor.

Those who returned spoke of Mundburg as beautiful even yet, with white walls and water fountains.

Osred stroked the mare and went back to the well muttering, “We could do with one of those, here.”
Tags: author: curiouswombat, challenge: water: fountains, character: oc
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