Characters/Pairing: Gríma, Éowyn
Book/Source: Lord of the Rings
Disclaimer: Characters belong to Tolkien. No profit reaped by myself, aside from a wealth of intellectual giddiness.
Gríma typically found gold overrated. He preferred deep, noble colors–cobalt, mahogany, sable–uncommon in Rohan.
But there was something about Éowyn’s hair. Actually, it was probably the young woman’s quiet restlessness he’d noticed first; though different in kind than his, yearning toward horses and blades, it was similar in degree.
From Meduseld’s porch he silently watched her tear over snowy fields far below. She rode a white horse and went white-cloaked that cloudy morning. Only the gold stream of her hair broke winter’s monotony. It looked quite well against white, as it did against green, black, blue…