Kin-strife for Christmas: 4. The Air Full of Eyes

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4. The Air Full of Eyes

T'was sunrise when Thrasja finished sweeping the violin spiders from their nightly webs at the tavern.

Ranilo paid her, pressed a kerchief of tavern fare upon her: "For Audila."

Departing, Thrasja walked towards the wharf. Streets monkeyed through The Bottle; she took a left when an alley forked.

Lately, she felt the sky too open, the air overbroad, the moon a baleful eye. Desperate times meant thieving; Thrasja fingered the knife in her kirtle. But: There's no one she thought.

Still, she paused watchful at her door. Nothing stirred. Sighing, she went within to await her brother's return.

Prompt: bottle, wharf, violin, moon, monkey, fork

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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