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

Better Safe Than Sorry

Title: Better Safe Than Sorry
Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Characters: Elladan, Elrohir, Bilbo
Rating: G
Source: LOTR
Disclaimer: Tolkien's; not mine.

Bilbo continues to share some of his special recipes with the elves of Imladris.  Written for the 'Cold' prompt.

Better Safe Than Sorry

Elladan and Elrohir returned from patrol very late; cold, wet and mud-splattered.  As they crossed the silent hallway Bilbo pattered in, carrying a steaming cup.

"Oh, hello!  I was just making myself a little nightcap."  He blinked, taking in their appearance. "Bless me, you're soaked!   Here, have this before you catch your deaths of cold!"  He thrust the cup at Elrohir.

Elrohir was about to explain that they did not suffer from colds as mortals did, but delicious scents of wine, cinnamon and nutmeg reached him.  He took a warming sip.  "Thank you.  ‘Tis better to be safe than sorry!”

Tags: author: jay_of_lasgalen, challenge: ailments: cold, character: bilbo, character: elladan, character: elrohir
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