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Fell Beasts Challenge; Balrog. A Guard For Your Dreams

Author; curiouswombat
Title; A Guard For Your Dreams
Source: LotR
Characters; Éowyn's family. Legolas
Rating G.
For the 'Balrog' challenge.

Disclaimer: The characters in this story do not belong to me, but are being used for amusement only, and all rights remain with the estate of JRR Tolkien.

This story follows directly from 'And Things That Go Bump In The Night'

A Guard For Your Dreams

To Éowyn’s embarrassment Théodwyn clung to the elf, refusing to let go.

Only his promise to stay, bow beside him, to guard her from tree-trolls had convinced her to settled down. But Legolas remembered, as if it was only scant years not yéni, being equally afraid to sleep after such tales.

He knew, though, this child would not, like him, meet the monster of her childhood fears; whereas he had met his nightmare face to face, as Gandalf had battled the balrog, fighting fire with fire.

‘Had he seen you,’ Legolas thought, ‘he would have said you are worth it…’
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