Seven Deadly Sins: 7. Gluttony: A Short Cut to Mushrooms (Merry/Pippin)

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7. Gluttony: A Short Cut to Mushrooms (Merry/Pippin)

Endless miles on short, dull, tasteless rations; always hungry with no prospect of a decent meal ahead. Pippin knows what Merry's thinking:

"Farmer Maggot's mushrooms..."

"Don't."  Merry groans. "Bilbo's seed cake."

"Stop it," wails Pippin.  "Baked ham. Fresh bread. Apple-pie and ice-cream..."

Dozing beneath bushes at midday they both have visions: Tables groaning with food, more than you could ever eat. It could all be yours, if not for this mad quest. If the Ring had...a different keeper...

On the march again, Merry looks uneasily round, mutters in Pip's ear:

"I had the strangest dream –" 

Pippin grimaces.

"Me too."

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: Azalais

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/13/12

Original Post: 05/18/11

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