A Drabble by Any Other Name...?: 1. Nineteen Weary Wargs

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1. Nineteen Weary Wargs

"I have a gift for you, Father. For the Year End celebration." Legolas felt a bit silly all of a sudden. Not two nights ago, his company had chased a large herd of wargs far south. Legolas killed nineteen wargs that night. In a sudden urge, he took from each a tooth and later linked them into a chain. He decided to present his father with it, as a symbol of his dedication to freeing their realm from the Darkness. But now he thought, what if the King merely saw them as teeth?

King Thranduil looked at the teeth hanging from a simple cord. He smiled slowly. "From the battle the other night, yes? Thank you, Legolas. I shall wear it tomorrow night at the celebration." Relieved, Legolas smiled his thanks then and left his father's office.

Thranduil looked at the necklace thoughtfully. "A child of Mirkwood indeed."


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: docmon

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/15/08

Original Post: 12/04/05

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A Drabble by Any Other Name...?

Nieriel Raina - 08 Oct 06 - 4:48 PM

Ch. 1: Nineteen Weary Wargs

Oh I LOVED this....so... so Legolas! Only in Mirkwood, Eh? Yours collects warg teeth, mine makes pets out of warg pups. Don't you just love the elf?

I love Thranduil in this btw. Very nice.

NiRi

A Drabble by Any Other Name...?

docmon - 09 Oct 06 - 5:40 PM

Ch. 1: Nineteen Weary Wargs

warg pups as pets, eh? sounds interesting. This was part of a Yule challenge last year. I didn't get very far (it was to be one for each day before christmas), but they were fun to write. Thanks for the feedback!

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