Fliewatuet's Flimsy Ficlets: 8. A Captain's Duty

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8. A Captain's Duty

A Drabble

"Captain! A moment, if you would?"

Thorongil stopped mid-stride, just outside the Steward's office, and turned to face Denethor warily. He was tired, sore and hungry and though the day was still young, he only wished to wash off the dirt of the road and sleep. As it seemed, the Steward's son had other tasks for him in mind.

"My son was most delighted to hear of your return and asked to see you at once."

Denethor's face was a mask, unreadable as always.

His decision made, Thorongil sketched a bow. "Lead the way. I would not keep him waiting."

A/N: This drabble was written in response to Rachel's request at the HASA birthday card forum (in 2005). She asked for something with Thorongil and Boromir as a toddler.

Happy birthday!

Posted: 2006-11-04

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: fliewatuet

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/07/12

Original Post: 07/29/04

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