8. Gold Shall Have No Dominion
Today's Challenge (Day 6):
Greed is good! Write a story or poem or create artwork that will prove or disprove this statement.
Gold Shall Have No Dominion
Why am I here? Gimli asks himself the question the endless waves repeat over and over. What makes me think I have any right...
Against his heart, inside his jerkin, the crystal's weight presses; he brings it out, reverently undoes its wrapping. Within their sparkling transparent setting the gleaming strands rest just as he once lovingly coiled them.
You could have asked for gold, gems, riches. Yet the memory of her grace, beauty, generosity was more than all these.
"I wondered whether you had brought it." Legolas is smiling. "Fear not, Elf-friend; the Lady will not have forgotten."
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