Tauriel reached out and brushed Kíli’s cheek. Immediately, they flung themself into her arms, sobbing. Tauriel stroked their hair, holding them tight.
“I don’t know what I expected,” they mumbled into her chest. “But not for her to hate me.”
yes, you’re seeing things correctly…this is a space au update! It’s only been 5 months… i’m not dead, and neither is Kili! In this chapter Fili and Kili reunite with Dis, much to her surprise, + a bunch more stuff happens that you should totally read to find out about.
Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love. Why Bilbo Baggins? Perhaps because I am afraid, and he gives me courage.