Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

'White' challenge - Tempting Fate

Title: Tempting Fate
Author: Kortirion
Word Count: 100
Characters: Them again!!
Adult: None
Disclaimer: That strange whistling noise? - The good Professor… spinning like a top!!

“His own height!”
“No! Half that!”
“They’re hardy creatures… “

Rumil and Orophin fell silent as Haldir passed them, white-faced with fatigue. Pippin perched on his shoulders, cheerfully chattering. Orophin rolled his eyes.
“Definitely his own height!”
Legolas approached them, “What’s this?”
Rumil grinned, “Here’s one will know – we’ve need of expert opinion.”
Legolas smiled courteously, “If I may be of assistance… “

Haldir passed again, tight-lipped, bearing Pippin and a large bowl of apples. Legolas looked inquiringly at Rumil.
“We’re debating how high the hobbit will bounce if Haldir drops him off the stair. Care to make a wager?”
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