Short, Occasionally Sweet: 28. Do figments have eyes? (Pippin, Merry)

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28. Do figments have eyes? (Pippin, Merry)

“It’s a figment of your imagination.” Merry shrugged off Pippin’s fears casually as he carefully divided the food in the pan into equal portions. Moria’s dark pressed down, but the small fire was cheerful. Pippin was not so lightly dismissed. “I saw them, Merry, as clearly as I see you. Eyes in a face, just as the fire flared up. I was looking out into the tunnel and I saw them. Then I heard footsteps, even though we were all here and resting.” “So, go tell Strider or Gandalf. There’s nothing I can do about it.” “Bother Gandalf again? No!” 3/17/05 Speed Drabble challenge entry using flare shrug figment portion

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Story Information

Author: Gwynnyd

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/08/09

Original Post: 11/16/04

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