27. Where Both Our Hearts May Rest
Today's Challenge (Day 12): Elves are one with Nature. What about Men? Hobbits? Dwarves? Write a story or poem or create artwork where the way different races relate to Nature is shown.
They know, without words, when they have found the right place. Half a league outside Alqualondë; close to the sea and the ships and singers of Legolas' Teler kin, the green hillside dappled with woodland, sheltered by the dazzling rose-coloured cliffs of the Pelóri soaring behind.
Legolas wanders among the trees, murmuring to them, listening; then climbs a little further uphill to where Gimli sits, running his hand over a vein of quartz in an outcrop of granite, lost in thought.
"Good stone, this," the Dwarf murmurs absently. "'Twill build us a solid house." They both nod; content.
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