lindahoyland (lindahoyland) wrote,

Gift Giving

Title: Gift Giving
Author: Linda Hoyland
Characters/Pairing: Aragorn,Eldarion, OMC
Rating: G
Warnings: none
Word count: 100
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.

“There are so many things!” Eldarion gazed wide eyed at the market.

“Naneth will love whatever you choose,” Aragorn reassured him.

“Maybe I can be of assistance?” Ambassador Tahir approached from the Harad quarter. “I will show you my lady’s favourite stall.”

Almost hidden in a corner was a tiny table presided over by an ancient dark skinned merchant. On it were trays piled high with exquisite wares.

“I like this.” Eldarion chose a necklace of silver filigree adorned with tiny roses.

Tahir bade the merchant wrap a brightly enamelled dish with the necklace. “A gift of friendship,” he smiled.
Tags: commerce, drabbles

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