Author: Adonnen Estenniel (alphien)
Characters/Pairing: Boromir, unnamed Uruk
Book/Source: The Lord of the Rings
Disclaimer: Setting, characters, and genius belong to the Tolkien Estate. I make no money from this.
The horn rang. Echoed.
He allowed himself a smile. Did the Great-man think his noise would avail him? Fool. Fools, the lot of them.
His eyes glowed with deadly light. The movement in his arms was fluid, suave--nearly graceful. He fit the arrow to the bow. Squinted at the gasping Great-man.
The horn rang again. Desperately.
For a moment, watching red-bright blood bubble at the other's lips, he felt guilt. A moment. Short, then gone. Guilt had no place in him.
The arrow flew at the Great-man's chest. Killed.
The horn fell from slack fingers. Silent. Cloven in two.