Title: The Swallow
Prompt: "'For our spring and our summer are gone by, and they will never be seen on earth again save in memory.'" (Galadriel, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Farewell to Lórien") Write or create art about a character who has reached old age.
Summary: Having said his last farewells to the Shire, Merry visits Edoras and its King one final time.
Words: c. 4200
Characters/genre: Merry, Pippin and Eomer: musings on mortality
Warning: This is not a deathfic. However, it does involve characters in the closing stages of their lives, discussing issues relating to death and mortality. Many people reading it have cried, although they do stress that they are "good tears."
The Swallow (Link leads to the B2MeM LJ)