Author: Linda Hoyland
Book/Source: LOTR book-verse
Disclaimer - These characters all belong to the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien. This story was written for pleasure and not for financial gain
The two farmers sipped their mugs of ale, casting contemptuous glances at the man in the corner.
"Who might he be?” one asked his companion.
“One of them Rangers, I reckon.”
“Looks like a right ruffian to me,” grunted the first man. “How can decent folks sleep easy in their beds with the likes of them around? He looks as if he never did an honest day’s work in his life!”
Aragorn’s keen grey eyes glinted in anger, but he remained silent. Little did these people know of the dark creatures would destroy them without the Rangers’ protection.