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A Winters Tale - Ski Gondolin

Title: Ski Gondolin
Author: Erulisse (one L)
Characters/Pairing: Glorfindel
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: The Silmarillion


Summary: There’s a mountain, there’s snow…there must be skiing. Come visit the newest winter resort in Middle Earth – Gondolin (chalets are in the process of renting now…reserve yours while there are still some available).


Disclaimer: Tolkien built the sand box; I only play with the bucket and shovel that he left for me. No money, profit or non, is made from the publication of this story.



Ski Gondolin


A strong friendship formed between the eagle, Landroval, and Glorfindel. The warrior brought rabbits to the aerie as gifts, and they talked often. When Landroval was fully grown, the two often flew together over Gondolin.

Today, with a fresh snowfall waiting in the heights, Glorfindel summoned his friend. While the eagle flew towards him, he attached his foot boards and secured his hand sticks. Landroval landed on the crenellation of the nearby wall.

Bowing deeply, Glorfindel smiled, saying “Looks like powder on the eastern slopes.” Mounting the shoulders of his friend, the two took off to explore the back bowls.
Tags: author: erulisse, challenge: shakespeare: winter's tale, character: glorfindel
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