wormwood_7 (wormwood_7) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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The Stranger - "Hammer"

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

The Stranger

The pond has frozen overnight and turns an opaque eye fringed by white, grassy lashes towards the sky. Eowyn lifts a large piece of ice and looks at her son through the cloudy pane.
The cracked surface makes his soft features distort and sharpen...and for a moment it seems the one looking back isn’t the boy she knows, but a stranger...watching from a place and time unknown. Eowyn shudders and the ice-sheet is crushed to smithereens. Elboron starts hammering the pieces together...happy...unconcerned. 
Eowyn kisses the top of his hat and pulls him closer...away from the pointed shadow of the apple-tree. 
Tags: author: wormwood_7, challenge: ironmongery: hammer, character: elboron, character: eowyn
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