Author: Adonnen Estenniel (alphien )
Characters/Pairing: Elanor Gamgee, Fastred of Greenholm
Book/Source: The Lord of the Rings
Disclaimer: Setting, characters, and genius belong to the Tolkien Estate. I make no money from this.
She found him on the road to Bywater, mumbling one of Old Baggins’s songs under his breath.
His eyes sparkled when he saw her. “Hullo, lass,” he said. “How do you find yourself?”
His musky scent overpowered her, and she struggled to find her tongue. She gasped, “I’ve something for you.”
“For me?” Thick brows rose.
Choking on her own embarrassment, she thrust a small bundle in his hands before fleeing to the safety of home.
He shook his head in bemusement. Then laughed aloud.
Gleaming in the center of his palm lay a single curl, shorn from Elanor’s head.