Characters: Legolas, OEC.
Disclaimer: Nope, not mine.
ELVES. Elves in MY brain! How did that happen?!
“Surely I have misheard you.” Legolas is doubtful.
“No, my lord,” the March-Warden replies. “On my honour - the report is true.”
Legolas considers briefly, then orders, “Show me.”
The report is indeed true, though Legolas finds it difficult to believe his own eyes.
Dwarves, deep in the heart of Mirkwood, as if they have a right to be there. Though badly venom-sickened, by the looks of them, and Legolas wonders how they had escaped the spiders’ webs.
“Had you thought to live to see such a sight?” the March-Warden murmurs, and Legolas can only shake his head in astonishment.