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Yuletide Calendar 21 & 22

December 23rd, 2011 (10:39 am)

Only two parts left to write!

Days 21 & 22

Click on the 'doors' to open!

21 22

Fandom: The Lord of the Rings, Fourth Age (after the War of the Ring)
Pairing: Legolas/Eowyn
Rating: G
Summary: Why are the trees in Eryn Hollen dying? Legolas and Eowyn investigate.
Disclaimer: The Lord of the Rings and its characters were created by JRR Tolkien and brought to the screen by Peter Jackson. No offence is intended and no profit is being made by borrowing them for use in this story.
Author's Notes: As usual, if you haven't read any of my earlier Legolas/Eowyn stories, this will be crack!fic :-)

Comments

Posted by: curiouswombat (curiouswombat)
Posted at: December 23rd, 2011 11:17 am (UTC)
LEGOlas

Oh Legolas - I am disappointed at your apparent acceptance of Arador's father marrying him off like that when your own marriage was most certainly not arranged by His Majesty, nor Éowyn's by her brother!

Having just read this story (The Oliphaunt's Tale first half and second half!) I now think of Arador's proposed betrothed as being called Lily.



Edited at 2011-12-23 11:18 am (UTC)

Posted by: ningloreth (ningloreth)
Posted at: December 23rd, 2011 11:56 am (UTC)
pair_kiss

What a moving story (I've only skimmed the first part so far).

Yes, poor Legolas is torn -- between his responsibilites to Aragorn and his friendship for Arador -- hence he's gone to find some trees to think under. I think he and Eowyn will be having another discussion in the next part!

Posted by: bunn (bunn)
Posted at: December 26th, 2011 06:11 pm (UTC)
Smaug

Am alarmed at what Arador will do next, he doesn't seem like a young man with a lot of common sense - corsairs indeed!

Unlike Eowyn, whose example I must now follow in the department of apple brandy :-)

Posted by: ningloreth (ningloreth)
Posted at: December 27th, 2011 11:55 am (UTC)
yule_2011

Merry Christmas!

LOL! Arador actually meant the corsairs as a joke -- he's always nervous around Eowyn, which is why he thought she must be drunk when she said he was handsome :-)

He's bright, and good at solving practical problems -- if you're about to crash your airship (as in Westron Wynde) he's exactly the person to have with you. But, like you say, he doesn't have much common sense/emotional maturity, especially since he's spent his formative years, 16 - 20, amongst Elves. I have a WIP called 'Winter Magic' that's been stalled for about two years, mainly because Arador's got himself into a mess & I can't think of a way to get him out of!

Yes, Eowyn's solution was a good one :-)

Now I've got to condense all the stuff that's buzzing round my head into two final parts that aren't a total anticlimax!

Posted by: Nebride - Bishie Hunter (nebride)
Posted at: January 3rd, 2012 01:51 am (UTC)

Chapter 21 - Oh, I love how Eowyn's mind works! lol I'm getting quite a kick out of Ma. She's an incredible character! :D

And I apologize that I haven't been reading regularly! I haven't had my computer on as much during the holidays)

Posted by: ningloreth (ningloreth)
Posted at: January 3rd, 2012 08:29 am (UTC)
yule_2011

This story has reminded me how much I like Eowyn -- she's the Eowyn we see laughing with Gimli in TT and with Merry in ROTK -- and I'm glad you like her too!

And Ma, who is a typical Northern (England) matriarch!

Posted by: Nebride - Bishie Hunter (nebride)
Posted at: January 3rd, 2012 01:55 am (UTC)

Chapter 22 LOLOLOLOLOLOL!!! OH, you should have warned me! I nearly spewed water all over my computer. An Oliphaunt! *collapses with laughter* and poor Arador wanting to run away and join the corsairs... *giggles some more*

Posted by: ningloreth (ningloreth)
Posted at: January 3rd, 2012 08:30 am (UTC)
yule_2011

Poor Arador's feeling a bit glum!

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