Of Fire And IceWarning: Fingon/Maedhros slash.Of Fire And Ice8 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Not graphic or anything (probably PG-13/R, but for gory mankyness, not sex), but if you don't like slash, don't read it!
There's ice in his bones. The chill sinks deep.
But all the way, through the ice and the dark, through the bitterness that chills their bodies and the greater bitterness that chills their hearts, he carries a flame with him that keeps him warm.
Sometimes, the chill near overcomes it, and it dims to an ember, red-gleaming in the dark of his mind. Sometimes, he's so weary he feels he could die (and behind him, on that icy road, are the bodies of those who have), and the flame is all that keeps him moving, though his limbs are stiff with cold and weariness.
When ice groans in the night, when a crevasse opens at their feet, gaping like a hungry monster to swallow them, when rocks come crashing down from some high precipice above, cracking and crushing all in their path, he remembers that flame, and he keeps moving.
When he st