Bedtime: 2. Bedtime Nightmare

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2. Bedtime Nightmare

"I'm sorry you didn't bring your son with you," Legolas said, embracing the King. "Such a charming mix of both our races! How is the little demon?"

"As energetic as ever," said Aragorn. "Last week he attacked me with a toy sword, pretending to be Sam Gamgee at the Prancing Pony taking on the sinister Strider."

Legolas smiled. "I would have dearly loved to see that!"

"I asked Arwen to please omit any Gollum stories."

Legolas's smile broadened to a mischievous grin, and his eyes closed to slits.

"You would not!"

"Don't worry—I'll let him practice on me first."

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Gandalfs apprentice

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 4th Age

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/10/05

Original Post: 06/09/05

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Hope Unquenchable - 15 stories - Owner: Envinyatar
A collection of stories that, to me, illustrate the following quote from Appendix A: Aragorn's "face was sad and stern because of the doom that was laid on him, and yet hope dwelt ever in the depths of his heart, from which mirth would arise at times like a spring from the rock." In character stories that present the lighter side of Aragorn.
Included because: “Whatever you do, do not tell him about Gollum.” No further explanation needed.

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