A love story

A Drabble Games fic requested by @nuvoleincielo, featuring Thorin

37: “I care too much about you to just leave you alone like this.”
100: “You’re worth way more than you think.” 


You were propped on a stack of pillows in bed, forlornly clutching a handkerchief and still catching your breath from your most recent fit of coughing, when the door of your bedchamber was nudged ajar by an unexpected visitor.

Thorin’s blue eyes smiled kindly on you as he peeked into the room before swinging the door fully open to enter, bearing a tray with a teapot and mug, and you beamed in spite of your misery.

“What are you doing here?”

“Who better to care for my ghivashel when she is ill?” He filled the mug with steaming liquid and came to your side, sitting on the edge of the bed as he handed you the cup and urged you to drink.

A sip of the medicinal brew soothed your throat, despite its bitterness on your tongue, and you sighed with relief.

“You really shouldn’t stay, Thorin,” you said guiltily, “it might be catching.”

“I care too much about you to just leave you alone like this,” he smiled, gently smoothing your pillow-mussed hair.

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What has been seen cannot be unseen and so it is hard to look behind to a time when one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s most iconic creations, the character of Thorin Oakenshield, was anything but what we know him to be from Peter Jackson’s film interpretation of “The Hobbit”. It’s hard because there are major differences …
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“I think Richard Armitage, especially, as an actor, has an extraordinary trajectory. And what’s great about it is, you care about him. He has this grandeur and stature as a character, but then he disintegrates before your eyes - and it’s heart breaking. Then you become invested in him coming back. He’s got to be the Thorin we know and care about. But that’s the thing: does he?”

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