Azalais (azalaisdep) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Azalais
azalaisdep
tolkien_weekly

Ironmongery Challenge, Hammer: Unexpected Guests

Author: Azalais
Title: Unexpected Guests
Source: The Hobbit
Characters: Thranduil, Legolas
Rating: G
Disclaimer: Middle-earth belongs to Tolkien and his heirs: I wander there for fun, not profit.

[My Drabble-muse is very very rusty, and you wouldn't believe the trouble I've been having coaxing her out, so this is rather late. She wouldn't even talk to Legolas, initially, and then another member of the Royal House of Mirkwood pulled rank...]

Unexpected Guests

"You, of all people, know what it costs us to keep this realm untroubled." Thranduil's glare fixes his son across the Council table. "We ward our folk from spiders -" fist hammering emphatically on the solid oak, "- from orcs, from the Necromancer; always patrolling, always vigilant. And now you tell me that those incursions two nights ago, disrupting the First-Fruits Feast and dishonouring Lady Yavanna, were the work of," - voice rising with his fury - "a raggle-taggle mob of half-starved Stunted Ones?"

“I like it no better than you, Father!” Legolas retorts. “What do you take me for… a Dwarf-friend?”

~~~
Tags: author: azalaisdep, challenge: ironmongery: hammer, character: legolas, character: thranduil
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 14 comments