Smiting Ruin

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Story Summary

A clash of movie verse and book verse during the scene in which Gandalf reunites with Aragorn, Gimli, and Legolas in the forests of Fangorn. No real plot or purpose, but hopefully enjoyable enough to be fun in its own right.


Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 Smiting Ruin 1,846 0 19 Jan 05
Appx. Word Count 1,846 0  



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Smiting Ruin

Gwynnyd - 09 Jan 06 - 10:15 AM

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Snork - he,he,he... Oh my. I loved this! smote! The character voices are perfect. Thank you.


Smiting Ruin

Elena Tiriel - 18 Oct 07 - 12:37 AM

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Oh, Thundera, I just re-read "Smiting Ruin", and am laughing myself silly!

Anyone who loves wordplay and appreciates the richness of Tolkien's language will enjoy this vignette! And the humorous interplay between Gandalf and the Three Hunters is a hoot....

Some of my favorite bits:

Gandalf had not been sent back to strangle Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli, but he was sorely tempted to do so anyway.

"A fortunate guess that strayed near the mark," Legolas told the dwarf archly....

"Is futile flailing another of your strange elven customs?"

Thanks for sharing this delightful story!

- Barbara

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Story Information

Author: Thundera Tiger

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/20/04

Original Post: 09/02/04

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Inspiring Stories - 20 stories - Owner: Elena Tiriel
Elena Tiriel's favorite Tolkien fanfic stories at HASA; a very personal and eclectic list of works that have touched me in some way. See Inspiring Drabbles for a similar list of favorite drabbles.
Included because: A tongue-in-cheek examination of the meaning of words -- if you relished the wordplay between Gandalf and Bilbo when they first meet in The Hobbit, you'll enjoy this story!


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