Kin-strife for Christmas: 12. Heat

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12. Heat

All hail, Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing", and the power of the hyphen...

From the wharf, Anduin gleams like crystal in sun's long light. The river runs slow; the air is heavy with its own stillness. From Rath Tirin to The Bottle, to Violin Street, guardsmen make rounds and arrests. The afternoon heat's a dizzying blood-letter:

"Piss-locked, caste-crossed, monkey-holed – "

"Sheet-wearing, dirt-faced, fork-tongued –"

"Feckless, cock-strutting, tall-leg, Elf-spit – "

"– Longneck filth-eating –"

" – sweetstink, horseshit-selling – "

" – Ship rat, cloud-headed, Sunset sea-swillers– "

" – swine-porking defilers of–"

" – cookied sons of whores!"

"Moon-brained bastards," Haldarion mutters, as they pass a knot of Northmen. "Choke them with their own pendants!"

Ambarin just sighs.

Prompt: bottle, wharf, violin, moon, monkey, fork, hole, lock, sheet, pendant, crystal, cookie, letter

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.

Story Information

Author: Dwimordene

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: 3rd Age - The Kings

Genre: General

Rating: Adult

Last Updated: 12/24/08

Original Post: 12/06/08

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