Title; First Flowering
Characters; Two Ithilien Elves.
For the 'Cut' 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.
Tindómë looked at herself this way and that in the mirror. The pale, fine, fabric of her dress moved with her and swirled in soft pink drifts around her feet.
“Beautiful!” her friend said. Then, “Sit down whilst I do your hair for you.”
She picked up the comb and slid it through Tindómë’s thick, wavy hair, before working in first the jewels and then the roses. Roses cut that morning from the first bushes to bloom here in Ithilien; a sign of earth renewed.
“There!” she said, finally satisfied, “It is time to go out and meet your bridegroom."