Lord of the Princess Bride of the Rings

Posted on December 9, 2009, under news.

If you like campy crossover, you might like this retelling of Lord of the Rings in Princess Bride quotations. Sample:

The Inn of the Prancing Pony:

STRIDER: I am waiting for Gandalf! You told me to go back to the beginning, so I have. This is where I am, and this is where I’ll stay. I will not be moved.

STRIDER: I do not mean to pry, but you don’t by any chance happen to have a Ring of Power on your right hand?

FRODO: Do you always begin conversations this way?

HOBBITS: Who are you?

STRIDER: No one of consequence.

HOBBITS: We must know.

STRIDER: Get used to disappointment.


The Grey Havens:

SAM: What is it?

FRODO: Open it up.

SAM: A book?

FRODO: That’s right. When I was your age, adventures were called books. And this is a special book. It was the book my uncle used to write when he was adventuring and I used to write it when I was adventuring … and today, I’m gonna give it to you.

SAM: Does it got any sports in it?

FRODO: Are you kidding? Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles.

SAM: It doesn’t sound too bad. I’ll try and stay awake.

FRODO: Oh, well, thank you very much. That’s very nice of you. Your vote of confidence is overwhelming. Oh. All right: “There and Back Again: A Hobbit’s Tale by Bilbo Baggins.” …

via Heretical Ideas


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