Elrond paid little attention at first to the whispers on the edge of
his hearing, concentrating instead on the viciously complex treatise
“Go on – ask! While he’s distracted. He’s more likely to
Elladan appeared by his elbow. “Ada? Can me and El go to
the river to swim?”
“El and I,” Elrond corrected absently. Then he caught
himself. “I mean Elrohir
“Elrohir and I,” Elladan
Satisfied, he nodded. “Yes.”
Two bewitching smiles broke out. “We can? Thank you,
Ada!” The twins raced out, leaving Elrond feeling uneasy.
What had he just agreed to?