by Aranel Laerien

Chapter XVI – Friendship

"Hannon le," Legolas managed to mutter as Estel withdrew his sword from the last orc that tried to hack at him, and stepped back to his side.

"It's always easier to thank than to apologise, is it not?"

Legolas glared at the chortling Human.

"Old habits," Estel laughed. "Things are as well as, perhaps better, than before, aren't they?"

I Veth: The End

A/N: I believe I owe a big "thank-you" to all who have been faithfully reading this story - even if you've not had the time to review.. If this has been of inspiration to someone out there, that would be the best reward I could ever get.

Soli Deo Gloria!