Lalia Took's Pride: 6. The Glutton -- Gluttony

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6. The Glutton -- Gluttony

The Glutton

            Lalia's nurse looked at the heavily laden tray she was to bear back to her mistress's bedroom and groaned, "That's thrice the amount any decent Hobbit would want for a snack at bedtime!"

            Cook shrugged.  "She's a glutton—no two ways about that," she agreed.

            Lalia's eyes lit up as the bed tray was set across her ample thighs.  "Oh, yes!" she said.  "I do appreciate having more of tonight's puddings!"  She took up the large spoon provided her and dug out a generous bite of currant cake.

             But when finished she whimpered, "If only I could eat more!"

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: Larner

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/25/10

Original Post: 10/04/10

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