Two Towers - Drabbled, The: 20. Shelob's Lair

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20. Shelob's Lair

"Lo, then slinking malice led them into utter darkness. Senses stifled under Shadow's reek, the hobbits struggled on through ancient webs.

Yet at the blackest pit Samwise the stouthearted recalled old Tom's brightness then Galadriel's light. So Beren's heir bore the glass-caught Silmaril aloft, cried elvish words - but still the horror came. Then Frodo of the Shire, dazzling with an inner fire, strode forth to meet Her, Sting and Star in hand, and Shelob was overcome - but cunning still.

Ravenous, enraged, Ungoliant's spawn again pursued Her prey. But now, Samwise, bloodlust-blinded, left his master lightless so Gollum had not failed ..."



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Story Information

Author: HA Writers Group

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/21/04

Original Post: 09/11/03

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