lindahoyland (lindahoyland) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Wingfoot - Running

Title: Wingfoot
Author: Linda Hoyland
Characters/Pairing: Aragorn, Faramir
Rating: G
Warnings: none
Word count: 100
Book/Source: LOTR book-verse
Disclaimer - These characters all belong to the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien. This story was written for pleasure and not for financial gain.
With grateful thanks to Julia for the plot idea

“Why does Éomer call you Wingfoot?” Faramir asked Aragorn soon after a visit from his wife's brother.

“Because of the speed at which Legolas, Gimli and I ran in pursuit of Merry and Pippin when they were captured,” Aragorn explained.

“I wish I could have seen you then,” said Faramir.

“You can, I will race you to yonder oak.”

“But it was years ago when you raced across Rohan!”

“You think I am too old?”

“No, but...”

“Come then!”

The two men sprinted towards the oak, the older man easily outpacing the younger by a length. Wingfoot still had wings.
Tags: author: lindahoyland, challenge: summer sports: running, character: aragorn, character: faramir
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