2. Delicate Question - MerryK
Imrahil smoothly slunk to where his standard-bearer stood, and nodded in the direction of the newly-finished coronation. "You are in luck, Breged," he said with a chuckle.
"I was born so, lord, else I should not have lasted thirty years as your standard bearer."
"Well, oh greatest target among my forces, and so clearly blessed, shall you now finish what you promised concerning yon Captain Thorongil?" said Imrahil slyly.
"And ask him his age?" asked Breged, his one eye scarcely visible beneath his bushy crop.
"The reaction should interest me," said Imrahil, smiling rather wickedly.
Breged grinned fiercely. "I will!"
A/N: Breged is Sindarin for "suddeness, violence"
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