December 13 - 12 ticklish uruk-hai: 5. Beorn's Beasts - by Agape4Gondor

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5. Beorn's Beasts - by Agape4Gondor

Beorn's Beasts

"Where do I start? How in the world do I tell of the things that I have seen? " Merry loved a captive audience.

"The beginning is always best, Merry," Pippin stated matter-of-factly.

The older Hobbit looked at his cousin in annoyance.

"They were huge," he began, "and we were frightened."

"I was not frightened, if I remember correctly," Pip's voice chirped.

Merry scowled.

"They came towards us with swords drawn. One even had a crossbow. It was pointed at my head."

" 'Course, yours is bigger than mine. Though I am the taller."

Merry gave him a withering glance and continued. "The air was filled with the buzz of bees, Beorn's beasts. They united in their attack on the poor Urak-hai."

"Never did I think to hear you say 'poor' when it came to Urak-hai," Pippin said angrily.

" 'Twas before Boromir."

"Ah," Pippin sighed.

"Their helms, armour, and weapons were covered in the honey they had tried to filch. They ran, but the bees were merciless. The Urak climbed higher up the mountain. The bees followed. The Urak tripped into the eagle's nest. Feathers flew everywhere."

"Twelve tickly urak-hai ran away, howling at the top of their lungs."


This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: HASA Workshop

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/10/06

Original Post: 12/11/05

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Yule Mathoms 2005 Collected - 24 stories - Owner: Yule Mathoms Challenge 2005
Thanks to Juno-Magic and Aranel Took, HASA members were presented with 24 cues to use to create presents of stories, drabbles, and poems for the Yule season in 2005. Many members contributed many wonderful "mathoms" for you to enjoy. Find them all collected here.
Included because: The thirteenth set of mathoms

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