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Tiny Tales  by shirebound

Challenge:  "Travel"
Word Count: 100

Sam beamed when Legolas complimented the speed with which he tied up the packs.

“It’s an easy knot,” Sam explained. “My uncle taught me.” He untied the lashing on one pack and started over. “The coney comes out of the hole, travels around the clearing, and back in the hole. See?"

Legolas smiled. The hobbit’s lessons had been far more innocent than his own. He could still hear his tutor’s voice as his small hands grasped a length of rope...

“Remember, young one. The Balrog travels out of its lair, encircles its prey, and back into the darkness it goes...”

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