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Narya
12/12/17 11:12 pm
Oh, ziggy, btw, are you happy with Friday or is Saturday easier for you? I can do either.
Narya
12/12/17 03:27 pm
Great pair of chapters, ziggy and cheeky! I'm so excited to see what happens next.
NelyafinweFeanorion
12/12/17 02:12 pm
Ok Ziggy Thursday it is for me!
cheekybeak
12/12/17 10:28 am
I managed it :-) and even got the next chapter up early! Not my best, but it was a busy day. That's my excuse.
ziggy
12/12/17 07:26 am
@Cheekybeak- Haha! Serves you right for the last curved ball:D Nelya- yes, fine. You do Thursday, I'll find it easier doing Friday anyway.
NelyafinweFeanorion
12/12/17 01:14 am
Ziggy do you have Thursday too? If not I can do Thursday instead of Friday if someone else wants to pick up Friday? Let me know!
cheekybeak
12/12/17 01:05 am
Oh, seriously, Ziggy?? What are you doing to me?! How do I follow that???
cheekybeak
12/12/17 12:58 am
Me!
ziggy
12/12/17 12:16 am
OK- sorry ! Who's next?
ziggy
12/11/17 10:41 pm
I am onto the next chapter but got home very late- apologies. Scribbling away as we speak (sort of)
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The Game by Himring

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A true drabble (100 words in MS Word) written for Tolkien Weekly on LiveJournal for the prompts "snowball" and "ball of the foot"

Lalaith has an idea. She makes a snowball—just a loose fistful of snow—and, rising up on the ball of her feet to take aim, hurls it straight into the bushes. Giggling, she runs forward to find Turin showered in snow.
‘Snowballs, Turin! Come play snowballs!’
But her brother is staring at her with a peculiar expression.
‘Turin! Turin hurt?’
He shakes his head.
‘Turin sad?’
She puts her hand in his. He grasps it, a little tightly, but Lalaith doesn’t protest. Why didn’t he want to play? But he’s looking happier, holding her hand, so it’s all right.

Chapter end notes:

A longer version of this scene forms part of my ficlet "Snowballs", written for Dreamflower for Fandom Stocking 2014 and posted to the AO3, MPTT and SWG archives.

The two versions were written more or less simultaneously.

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