E Haiku #atozchallenge

Some guard Rivendell
some bake cookies inside trees
others help Santa

Today we feature the letter E in the  A to Z Blogging Challenge, and another haiku puzzle. What is the science fiction/fantasy word implied by today’s haiku that starts with E? I’ve always found it odd that we use the same word to refer to such very different creatures: the tall and mysterious lords of Rivendell and Lothlorien, the chubby cartoon characters cranking out cookies in commercials, and the people in red-and-green felt wrangling lines of kids in December malls. Know the word I’m thinking of? Tell us in the comments!

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15 thoughts on “E Haiku #atozchallenge

  1. There are also those that serve wizarding families! Which, I’ll be honest, I’d probably call a goblin if I happened to run into one on the street…

    Now that I think about it, if it weren’t for the LotR films, I have a feeling that Americans in general would only think of elves as small humanoids…

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    • At least you got there, Frain. Otherwise I’d have to start rooting for your antagonists over on your murder-a-day blog. (Kidding! The stories are fun, but I’m on your side. Totally. We’ll, mostly anyway.)

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