Adonnen Estenniel (alphien) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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"Arrow and Horn" - Archery Challenge

Title: Arrow and Horn
Author: Adonnen Estenniel (alphien)
Characters/Pairing: Boromir, unnamed Uruk
Rating: PG
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.
Tags: author: alphien, challenge: summer sports: archery, character: boromir, character: orcs
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