lindahoyland (lindahoyland) wrote,

Change - Not Worth Waiting for

March 3: Vinyamar
Today's Challenge:
Some people have difficulty embracing changes and moving on. Write a story or poem or create artwork that shows the consequences of refusing to change.

Back to Middle-earth 2011-03-03

Title: Not worth waiting for
Author: Linda Hoyland
Characters/Pairing: OMC, OFC, Aragorn
Rating: G
Warnings: none
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 crowd pressed close to the barrier that stood where the great gate once was.

“He is coming now!” cried a young woman.

“What do we want with a king?” enquired an old man. “Haven’t the Stewards served us well enough for nigh on a thousand years? Who is this Elessar anyway? Why can’t Lord Faramir rule over us?”

“Elessar is a new king for a new age,” said the young woman.

“New age it might be, but why does everything have to change?” grumbled the greybeard. ”Well, I’ve waited long enough, I’m going home.” He turned and shuffled away.

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Tags: btme2011, drabbles

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