Eärengil's drabbles: 9. Elves at play

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9. Elves at play

A birthday Insta-Drabble (tm). The words were: Mock – book – play – finite – knots – impartial. The request was made by someone who would turn 23. As a joke, we said that if you could - believably - include Feänor there would be a bonus.

“21… 22… 23… 24… 25! I’m turning now!” Idril yelled into the air. She was playing hide-and-go-seek with other elflings on Aman. It was such a fine day, they’d grown tired of books, mock discussions, finite calculations and other lessons. She strongly suspected Feänor had reached the end of his patience with the noise, the yelling. It was the weather, the teacher had said before sending them out to play. They had chosen the first to go seek by “impartial” means: it hadn’t occurred to them that strings with knots could be felt even if they could not be seen.

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: Eärengil

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/27/05

Original Post: 03/27/05

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