Playing Cat and Mouse: 4. 4. - Prompt #01: Song

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4. 4. - Prompt #01: Song

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A/N: Written for 'The Tolkien Tango'.

Prompt #01: Song

Legolas heard a strange sound. He frowned, hurriedly left the garden and entered the palace searching for the source of the disturbance.

"Gimli? What do you think you are doing?" Legolas asked, hiding the grin on his face as he stared at the now-blushing dwarf.

"Nothing," Gimli tried to shrugged off the issue.

"This is not nothing," Legolas muttered and continued more audibly, "I left the gardens to find out what's causing this noise, and you know what I found?" Legolas paused, then pointed toward the dwarf, "You!"

"I wasn't doing anything, lad."

"Unless while trying to hit the right notes, your singing hit the wrong nerves and they happen to be mine..." Legolas growled, shuddering as he left the room.

Gimli paused for a moment. "Maybe I should change my tone, and sing with more passion," he thought aloud.

"Maybe you should." Thranduil said as he entered the room.

"I will," Gimli smiled gratefully, and then he added, "Have you sent the invitations?"

Thranduil nodded. "I see you are putting great effort into the songs," he said genuinely. "You're doing well."

Somewhere down the hallway, Legolas gave a long sigh.

End of this prompt. But not the ficlet for it...


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: SivanShemesh

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 04/19/09

Original Post: 01/26/09

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