Fandom: LOTR RPS
Pairing:: Viggo Mortensen, Elijah Wood
Feedback: yes, please
Disclaimer: this is not true, I made it up.
Archive: yes, just let me know
Notes: Thanks to anatsuno who pronounced it readable. I wrote this for azrhiaz on her birthday and plumb forgot to post it. HBD, sweetie!
It's a swirling upside-down world that Viggo has stumbled into, like no other movie he's ever worked on.
In the vortex, the still center, is a certain charismatic young man who treats it like a combination of "let's pretend," and a day job. Everybody's drawn to him, wants his attention, as if his confidence would rub off onto them.
Viggo's no better than any of them -- he knows that -- which lets him sympathize when things go wrong. Viggo offers a shoulder to cry on and a helping hand to everyone, except Elijah, who just gets the shoulder. Hands off.