wormwood_7 (wormwood_7) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Whale Song - "Moonlight"

Author: wormwood_7
Characters: Finduilas, Boromir.
Rating: G
Warnings: none
Source: LOTR
Disclaimer: These characters belong to Tolkien.

Whale Song

When Finduilas was young she heard the whales sing in Belfalas Bay a moonlit night in November. The song washed gently ashore, mixed with moon-crystals and sea-foam. She gathered cold foam in her hands and lifted it to her ear. Imagined she heard a tiny speck of song each time a bubble shattered.

The boy tugs at her hand and Finduilas returns to her dusky room with a start. The thin hum in her head still there. Boromir looks at her...worried.
She pulls him close, whispers into his ear:
Do you know...once I heard the whales sing, in Belfalas Bay... 
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