Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Rating: G (ish)
Disclaimer: Tolkien's, not mine.
Summary: Thorin finally gets a look at Elrond's book ...
Author Notes: This drabble series has taken on a life of its own! I dread to think what the next prompt will bring. Written for the 'Lamplight' prompt.
A Fair Exchange
Closing the door again, he chose a page at random. By Mahal, it was even better than Elrond promised! It was worth yielding his map for. The dwarf-maid’s axe gleamed sharp and bright, and he imagined running his fingers through her silky beard …
Intent, he did not hear the door open behind him. “Uncle? What have you got there?”