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The Steward's Task

Linda Hoyland:
The Steward's Task:
G:
Short and Sweet:
102 words:
Raksha:
With thanks to Raksha for the idea:
Faramir has an important duty to perform:
102:



Aragorn stifled a threatened yawn. He forced himself to assume an alert expression as the poet recited a seemingly endless, and joyless, saga in praise of his own great deeds. He thought enviously of Arwen, excused the ordeal because of her pregnancy.

Beside him, Faramir listened with a rapt expression. Even so, Aragorn was puzzled as to why Arwen had been so insistent that the Steward attend.

The room was unpleasantly warm. Perhaps later he could..

A sharp dig in his ribs jolted Aragorn back to full wakefulness.

“The Queen warned me that I might have to wake you,” Faramir grinned.
Tags: 2010, challenge: short and sweet, july, month: 2010 july
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