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[Aug. 28th, 2003|08:31 pm]
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Title: Secret Joy
Fandom: Lord of the Rings (movieverse)
Rating: G
Pairing: Legolas/Aragorn

Legolas cannot show his true feelings at Aragorn's return, when those who love him had believed him dead.

Aragorn is promised to Arwen, and in any case, they are in the middle of a war, whose most desperate battle, perhaps, lies before them now. The time and place could not be more wrong for a declaration of love, were it possible. Which it is not.

And so Legolas returns the Evenstar pendant, as is proper, and he restricts himself to those emotions fitting for the unlooked-for return of a trusted brother-in-arms: relief, concern.

He keeps his overwhelming joy to himself.
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Date:August 28th, 2003 - 03:15 pm
This is great. I was just watching that scene last night, thinking along similar lines. Gah, when did I turn into a Legolas/Aragorn shipper?
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Date:August 30th, 2003 - 04:11 am
Mmnnnnnnngaaah. Oh, yes. This just encapsulates that scene perfectly for me. Hee :-)
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Date:September 4th, 2003 - 01:15 pm

Damn you! I was halfway through writing that EXACT piece!

I mean, not word for word, but EXACTLY the same themes and bases!

So not fair!...