Alternate Perspectives Challenge

Quarry

1. Quarry

   
   
   
oh, we likesss it, we do, yesss, don’t we, preciousss? oh yes, yes we do, preciousss better in here, yesss. cool, damp -- no nasssty sun to burn our ssskin, no. like home, it issss ...home, home... that one iss looking back. ssssshhhh he cannot see usss - not with those little eyeses. not in the dark. clever, clever we are. yess, cleverer than rangersss, cleverer than wizardssss. do you feel that, preciousss? it pullsss, oh, it pullsss...
The Preciousssssss.
do you hear that, preciousss?
The Precioussss.....
it singsss to us..... oh, we wants it, we wantssssss it. gollum, gollum, gollum
the Precioussss
singsss
bah -- that nasty wizard, always watching the bagginsssss. we hates the wizard to piecesss, we do. we do not forget, do we, precioussss? no, we do not forget his fire - the fire, the fire always one watching, yesss. never all sleep at once, no. always keep the bagginssss in the middle, yesss oh, keep the bagginsss safe, oh yessss. thiefcheatsneakburglar oh, they think they are so quiet, so ssssneaky. think they will passs through the mine unseen. perhaps we should wake some orcses, preciousss? perhaps we should wake some goblinses? perhaps we should wake some orcses, preciousss. perhaps we should wake some goblinses. gnashingbitingchokingstrikingkillingburglarbagginsss then we takes the Precioussss, oh, yes we do. we takes it and we hides in the minesss they will not find usss, will they, precioussss? no, precioussss....not even that ranger will find us, no, not in the minessss no, preciousssss. not that smelly elf or dwarf or wizard will find ussss. clever, clever we are. cleverer than elveses and dwarveses and orcses and wizardsssss oh, it wants usssss...... it is crying for ussss...... gollum, gollum, gollum
the Preciousss
is crying....oh, it hurts usss, it hurts usss... what's that, preciousssss? what's that, precioussss? goblins. orcses. they have waken the orcses. they have waken the goblins. it will not be long now, precioussss. no, not long at all, precioussss. we will be patient, preciousssss. we must be patient, precioussss.
gollum

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Author: EdorasLass

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 04/06/08

Original Post: 05/19/05

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