Weasels!: 1. Weasels!

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1. Weasels!

The ruffians Aragorn hunted were skilled at covering their tracks, and the deep snow slowed the Ranger. But the ice-covered trees were delicate as elven songs.

Another little hunter peered out of a hole and bounded toward Aragorn, its sleek body moving as if it were gliding. It was beautiful, soft white against the snow's glistening white. It reared up on its two hind paws like a little Man to sniff the breeze.

A weasel, Aragorn thought. Whatever men said, these creatures fiercely fought Sauron's rodent minions. Aragorn opened his knapsack and tossed it a piece of smoked rabbit.

As it and the meat disappeared into a nearby den, Aragorn smiled.

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: AFriedman

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/06/07

Original Post: 10/07/07

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Linda Hoyland - 08 Oct 07 - 5:24 PM

Ch. 1: Weasels!

This was just delightful, thank you !


AFriedman - 08 Oct 07 - 7:48 PM

Ch. 1: Weasels!

Thanks!  I don't know if you noticed, but I focused on the aspects of the ruffians that the word "weasel" would usually describe.  But then I focused on some very different aspects of the weasel.


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