Stuff 'n Nonsense: 7. ~Bedtime Stories~

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7. ~Bedtime Stories~

Dignity...always dignity...............

                                                     ~BEDTIME STORIES~

[Strider sings softly to himself beside the campfire as the hobbits lie down to sleep]

Frodo: Who was she? This woman you sing of.

Strider: 'Tis the lay of Gerty Guttplugg, the Outhouse Racing Champion of Mordor, an orc maiden who gave her love to a mortal.

Frodo: What happened to her?

Strider: She entered the Annual Chili Bean Eating Contest and was asphyxiated to death, as was everyone around her. Which is how the Dead Marshes really came about. [looking a trifle embarrassed at the emotion he betrays] Get some sleep, Frodo.

Frodo: [lies down with a sigh] Gee, I love romantic bedtime stories.....


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: Armariel

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 09/24/09

Original Post: 09/08/07

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