December 1 - 24 dancing dwarves: 2. Dec 1: twenty-four dancing dwarves

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2. Dec 1: twenty-four dancing dwarves

Gloín sat back with an easy laugh. He had left a group of young dwarves, decorating the Grand Hall in preparation for the Mid-Winter celebration, in the hands of his son Gimli. Small, colored cut gems were attached discretely to the mantle and sides of the large hearth, ready to sparkle as if on fire themselves when a fire was lit. Gilded adornments shone from the walls. The table glowed with sculptures created for this occasion.

Not much later, he returned to find instead twenty-four dwarves dancing, as the rest watched gleefully. Well, was this not a time to be grateful for one's gifts? Gloín had an admirable son, who was at this moment attempting to demonstrate skill in an elaborate dance. Ah, well, he was better at leading a group into battle than in following a number of elaborate steps to music. Gloín would be grateful for that.

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Author: HASA Workshop

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/10/06

Original Post: 12/03/05

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Yule Mathoms 2005 Collected - 24 stories - Owner: Yule Mathoms Challenge 2005
Thanks to Juno-Magic and Aranel Took, HASA members were presented with 24 cues to use to create presents of stories, drabbles, and poems for the Yule season in 2005. Many members contributed many wonderful "mathoms" for you to enjoy. Find them all collected here.
Included because: The first set of mathoms.

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