The Potter's Wheel: 1. A Foe Ahead, Behind Us Dread

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1. A Foe Ahead, Behind Us Dread

For the LiveJournal tolkien_weekly "Potter's Wheel: Slip" challenge.

A Foe Ahead, Behind Us Dread

Breathing hard as they reach a starlit clearing north of the Forest Road, scuttling swollen horror evaded behind them, the two Elves exchange shaky smiles of relief.

"I think – we lost it..."

"No thanks to you," Taurlaegel gasps. "You need – to get quicker – on the draw!"

"And you to shoot straighter," his companion retorts. "I swear that one was horse-sized! Did you see those horrible pale eyes? And the legs..."

"Your Father'll – be livid if he catches us – what'd he say last time? 'Reckless young idiots'?"

Legolas punches his shoulder, grins.

"Then better hope we can give him the slip!"

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: Azalais

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Action

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/10/11

Original Post: 06/10/11

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