Under the Early Sun

Prologue

THOUGHTS

Hey guys! This isn't really a chapter of the story, more of an Author's Note. People always ask how old people are in the stories so I'm gonna do you guys a favor. I'm gonna tell you right here! Ok here we go!

Ages:

Aragorn: 8 years old

Legolas: 1,478 years old

Elladan & Elrohir: 1, 700 years old

Alright and because Legolas's age as well as most of the elves ages are never told I will give you a explanation as to why he is 1,478 years old.

In the Lord of the Rings books, J.R.R. Tolkien never gave us a direct age so we are forced to come up with something ourselves. I believe in the books that Legolas is 2,500 years old. I don't know where this came from really, just from all the crap that happens to him in fanfics…he seems really unlucky. So why not make it that he was born on the day Gollum or Smeagol found the One Ring? Plus I read this thing in a fanfic that said, on the day Legolas was born there was a horrible storm. To the Elves this is a bad omen that the child would only live a few days if that long. But as soon as the storm started it stopped and the skies cleared revealing the most rare of all stars. This star had not been seen in a very long time, so long that only the oldest elves remember it. Because of this Legolas is both blessed & cursed. I just love this! So that is what I believe.

I DON'T OWN LOTR!!!! (mumbles curses)

Summary: When a mysterious rider comes to Rivendell hurt very badly what will everyone do to find out what happened? And what is this precious secret he must protect?

Ok now 2 the story!

Also A/N: I HATE Arwen, so she's not in this fic. But 4 those of you who do like her just think she's still in Lorien.

Alkvingiel