Title: “… but it's hot”
Characters/Pairing: Aragorn, Éowyn
Source: LotR, movie-verse (TTT)
Disclaimer: Middle-Earth belongs to Tolkien, I'm just playing a bit with it for fun.
Note: Many thanks to shadowycat for looking this over! All remaining faults are my own.
As they walked on, Aragorn started to feel queasy. Burping softly, he tamed his stomach down by sheer willpower, but only a frantic sip from his spirits bottle saved him from the disgrace of losing his meal in front of everybody.
What's wrong with me? I've eaten worse before with less trouble.
He caught her smile, grimacing in reply which cost him his concentration, following it up with the loudest belch he had ever heard, much to the amusement of his audience.
By the Valar, I'll never eat anything like that again. That woman can fight, but surely not cook.