The Watchman THE WATCHMANThe Watchman2 years ago in Romance More Like This
It was well known that Thorin Oakenshield was a hard head, stubborn to his very core and had a determination so fierce that he had chosen to take back Erebor with only thirteen dwarves and a Hobbit. It was his stubbornness that had ultimately caused his demise on the battlefield, something he would never back down from. He had defended his decision voraciously since arriving in the Haven. He had refused to go forth without his entire company and so he had sat in the Haven for nigh on seventy years, watching as each member of his company went through life without him. Kili and Fili, bless their hearts had crossed through to the Haven mere moments after he had and after much discussion – a word Thorin used lightly here for discussion between his two nephew could only be translated through fists – had elected to wait with him. Dwarves are uncannily loyal to those whom they love if they so choose to be.
So it was that Thorin had picked his place to watch the goings on
Masquerade - Prologue MASQUERADEMasquerade - Prologue2 years ago in Humor More Like This
Thorin stared incredulously at the heavy parchment in his hand for a moment and then up at his nephews, who were fairly beaming with pride. Thorin’s eye drifted back to the parchment and then back to his nephews, to the parchment and to his nephews and then – with nary a sound – lay down the parchment for good and interlaced his fingers and fixed his nephews with a stare that would have sent any reasonable dwarf running for the hills.
“Boys . . .” he began slowly. “This . . .”
Their twin grins didn’t fade however and Thorin was seriously beginning to regret his decision, very quickly. “Kili, Fili when I gave you permission to organise my annual day of birth celebrations this is not what I had in mind”
The blonde dwarf nodded. “We know Uncle” Fili said cheerfully.
His brother mirrored the gesture. “We know you too well” Kili added.
“Which is why –”