Jay of Lasgalen (jay_of_lasgalen) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Jay of Lasgalen

Title:  Searching

Author:  Jay of Lasgalen

Word Count: 100

Characters:  Thranduil

Disclaimer:  Tolkien’s, not mine.

Author Notes:  For the ‘Lost’ Challenge





Desperate now, Thranduil searched further downstream.  How could such a small elfling wander so far, in such a short time?  He had turned his back for only a second, but his son had vanished.


His mind was filled with terrifying images and dread.  There were so many dangers to befall a child; spiders, wolves – and the swift, cold river. 


Then, the call he longed for and dreaded.  “My Lord!  Over here!”


Flaming torchlight revealed a muddy, tear-streaked elfling; peacefully asleep among the protective roots of a mighty oak.  Thranduil bent; scooped him up with a kiss.  “Legolas.  Come home now.”




(Damn Word!  I apologise for the wierd insert, but I can't get rid of it.)





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