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On the Cold Hill Side (24938 words) by marycrawford
Fandom: The Lord of the Rings - All Media Types, The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (Movies)
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Gimli/Legolas Greenleaf
Characters: Gimli, Legolas Greenleaf, Aragorn, Arod
Additional Tags: Dwarves, Elves, Dwarf Culture & Customs, Dwarf Courting, Slow Build, Slow Burn, Pining, Angst, Eventual Happy Ending, Tourism, fangorn, orthanc - Freeform, aglarond, Hurt/Comfort, Snark, Banter, Competence Kink, gimli is a BAMF, so is Legolas, Gimli/Legolas Big Bang, Big Bang Challenge, Friendship, Friendship/Love, Secrets, Canon - Book, Mythical Beings & Creatures, Ents, Talking Trees, Tree Climbing, Walks In The Woods, Caves, Dwarf/Elf Relationship(s), Missing Scene, First Time, Canon Related, gigolas bang 2014
In the end, Gimli thinks, Legolas will steal his heart and sail away with it, and even the wonders of the Glittering Caves are not enough consolation for that loss. But when Aragorn calls for Gimli’s help in dismantling the hidden traps of Orthanc, everything changes.