Marta's 2005 Birthday Drabbles
3. Outlandish/Exiled: A matched pair of drabbles - by Dwimordene
Outlandish Bob sighed when he saw them approaching. All over mud and grass stains—What, do they roll in the fields? he wondered—and wary eyes in weary faces, watching everything and everyone. As if, he thought, they did not trust the Bree-folk. "Well, handsome is as handsome does," he muttered. "Better look in a mirror, lads!" He was only glad they'd no horses, for he'd no desire to get that look from them, no matter they always paid. As if I'd do anything to them! Rangers. Bob shook his head. Aye lads, it'll be a long night in The Pony...
"Handsome is as handsome does"—Pippin, "Strider", FOTR
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