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Name: Legolas Greenleaf
Occupation: archer, warrior traveling
Relationships: Friend and companion of Aragorn and Gimli
Fandom: The Lord of the Rings
Other: Sindar Elf
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Legolas is depicted in the books of The Lord of the Rings as a paragon of the Elves, an archer, a warrior and a singer, nimble and lightfooted, wearing green and brown. He is probably several thousand years old at the end of the Third Age. In The Lord of the Rings, he attends the Rivendell Council and joins as part of the Fellowship of the Ring, runs with Aragorn and Gimli as The Three Hunters, fights at Helm's Deep, travels with Aragorn to Isengard, Edoras, Dunharrow, through the Paths of the Dead, the Pelargir, the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Gondor, the Black Gate, and back to Gondor.

In the movie!verse by Peter Jackson, Legolas is played by Orlando Bloom, and adored by many fans. He is characterized by his quiet nature and often appears in background shots with comical facial expressions that are the source of many memes[1][2]. Legolas appears both in The Hobbit (film series) and The Lord of the Rings.

In Fandom

Legolas is a highly popular character in fanfiction. He is mainly paired with Aragorn (a popular OTP) and Gimli, occasionally with Boromir, and rarely with other canon characters. Some fanfiction focuses on an incestual relationship between him and his father, Thranduil. This seems to be a reaction to the absence of Thranduil's wife and Legolas' mother throughout the Lord of the Rings (book and film) and the subsequent admission of her tragic death in The Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies. He is also frequently paired with original female characters in the Legomance genre.

There is also abundant gen fanfiction centering on the character. Gen stories often feature his friendship with Gimli or Aragorn; they are often set either before canon, dealing with his childhood, or after canon, focusing on his sea-longing and departure for Valinor.

Legolas-centric fanfiction is sometimes criticised for portraying the Elf as feminine, submissive, romantic, a woobie, and in mpreg stories, pregnant. Legomances are often derided as wish-fulfilment Mary Sue stories.

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