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Hero (G) Print

Written by Númenora

10 April 2006 | 237 words

Title: Hero
Author: Númenora
Characters/Pairing: Boromir and Faramir
Rating: G
Warnings: Warm and Fuzzy, un-betaed.
Timeline: TA 3003 (Minas Tirith)
Book or movie-verse
Disclaimer: Neither character is mine.
Word Count: 200
Summary: A big brother’s true purpose is revealed.

Boromir patted his horse’s flanks while waiting for Faramir to go
for their ride. His smile froze seeing Faramir hastily wipe away
tears from his face.

“What did he say?” He asked in concern, approaching.

“It doesn’t matter—it never matters,” Faramir’s sadness belied his

“It matters to me,” large hands rifled through red waves.

Boromir hated Denethor’s cruelty to his little brother. Faramir’s
beautiful face should never show hurt—his lovely eyes were meant to shed tears of joy, not sorrow; and his mouth was made for smiling and laughter, not sobbing.

Well, he would fix this.

Since they were small, he always had two ways of making Faramir
laugh: Tickling (which Faramir no longer appreciated) and…

Boromir stepped back and with his right arm sweeping low, he bent at the waist. “May I have the honor, sir?” Without waiting for his reply, he swept Faramir up into his strong arms, twirling them

Faramir’s delighted laughter rose high to the top of the stables as
they continued to dance, frightening the nesting birds in the
rafters, but singing to his big brother’s heart.

“Now,” Boromir said as he sat Faramir back on his feet, “That’s much better.”

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1 Comment(s)

I like the way Boromir tried to amuse Faramir!
Have i already said you are very talented?!

— Anastasiya    Sunday 18 October 2009, 11:19    #

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