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Drabbles  by Lindelea

The Moon Sees Somebody I'd Like to See

‘Merry?’ says the little cousin, then ‘Merry?’ and ‘Merry? ...Merry? ...Merry?’ rising in pitch and volume.

At last the older cousin drags himself from the book of tales, heroic deeds, a knight shining from the page, saying, ‘What is it now, Pippin?’

As it turns out, Pippin really doesn’t want anything, or doesn’t know what he wants, unless you count Merry’s undivided attention. Yes, that’s it. That is what he wants.

And now he has it.

The older cousin watches by the bedside of a hero who felled a troll. What he wouldn’t give to hear ‘Merry?’ one more time...

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