two unnamed characters
All of Arda belongs to the Professor
(but my ranger was born there...)
The Longest Day
They sang through the night, joy burning in them as their fire burned - down to just the memory of light. As the first rays of the sun broke through the trees, they doused their flame and turned their faces to the sky.
“Once, all of Arda lived by starlight,” the ranger began, taking the child’s hand, “so no one could have known that as they woke that day, something unbelievable would wake with them. But as they rose and lifted their arms to the stars, light blazed forth for the first time, streaming down to kiss their upturned faces…”