Return to Middle-earth: 11. What Trees are For

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11. What Trees are For

"Let us rest here for a while," said Gandalf as the Fellowship approached a sheltered leafy glade. "The trees will protect us from the wind and unwelcome eyes."

Legolas eyed the trees lovingly. "These trees are most fair!" he exclaimed. "They speak to me of home."

"I have always welcomed the shade of a great tree of my travels," said Aragorn.

"They would make good firewood," said Gimli, fingering his axe.

"The wood would build fine ships to defend Gondor," said Boromir.

"Everyone knows trees are for having picnics and parties under!" said Pippin. The other Hobbits nodded in agreement.

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: Linda Hoyland

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/07/12

Original Post: 03/01/12

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