The Roots of the Ivy and Other Stories of Middle-Earth

Aranel Took's LOTR Fanfiction

The Roots of the Ivy and Other Stories of Middle-Earth: Aranel Took's LOTR Fanfiction
Aranel Took's LOTR Fanfiction
Chapters: 1  •  Words: 100  •  Rating: General
Challenge: There and Back Again Writing Exercises  •  Prompt: 1 - Drabbles! Compose a drabble of exactly 100 words.

His calloused hands caressed the wall before him, fingertips brushing lovingly over gem and ore, delicately exploring creases, curves and edges.

His eyes drank in the beauty, the perfection, of this place. Colorful veins painted a map across the dark stone. Above him and around him, mineral columns glittered in yellow, pink and white.

He pressed his hands flat to the cool surface, bits of quartz digging into his palms, and he could feel the whole world pressing back--every mountain, every hill, every stone.

Within this glittering temple, within the living rock, Gimli son of Gloin touched Aulë himself.

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