December 2006 Birthday Challenge

Greywing's Birthday Gifts 2006

4. Never Again, by Jay of Lasgalen

   
Never Again  

Elrohir groaned as he woke very, very reluctantly.  The light was too bright; the birdsong too loud.  There was a pain in his head as if all Aulë's dwarves were hammering in concert, and a taste in his mouth like scrapings from the hens' barn.

 

He opened one eye cautiously.  Elladan stood over him; maliciously, deliberately sober.  "Still asleep, little brother?  I was awake early this morning, and now it must be nearly noon."

 

Dimly he recalled dinner last night.  He groaned again, pulling a pillow over his head.

Valar, what did the Dwarves put in their ale?

 Never again.

Happy birthday, Greywing!

Jay


This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

   

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Author: Greywing

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Last Updated: 01/11/07

Original Post: 12/19/06

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