Characters: Elrond, Maglor
Book/Source: The Silmarillion & Inspiratoin by this art by Jenny Dolfen.
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.
“Now put your hand here, and the other there, and let your fingers feel the vibrations. Yes, that's right.”
Two dark heads, one large and one small, bowed close together. A melodious voice explained patiently, while large hands guided small ones on the instrument.
Another movement, brows knitted in concentration, some tinkling sounds emerged.
A smile lit the grave face of the adult.
“Well done, Elrond! Now try it again.”
The boy looked up with a nod, shoulders sagging with visible relief. Slowly, the frightening stranger had changed into a stern protector and then a kind mentor.