Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Characters: Elrond, Elladan, Elrohir
Warning: Do not eat or drink while reading!
Disclaimer: Tolkien's; not mine.
Summary: Written for the 'Candlelight' challenge.
Whispers and muffled laughter alerted Elrond more surely than any alarm cry. He followed the sounds to a dusty alcove, half hidden between tall bookshelves.
By the flickering light of a single candle, Elladan and Elrohir were huddled together over a small, illustrated book. Elrond watched them for a moment, then coughed. “What have you got there?”
Elladan looked up with a guilty start, and Elrohir slammed the book shut. “Nothing! We were just … nothing.” They fled.
With a sigh, he replaced the book and carefully locked the cabinet. How had they stumbled across his collection of Dwarven erotica?