Lord of the Rings 'Legolas' FotR action figure
A Prince who rarely misses the mark with his deadly arrows, Legolas has abilities that far exceed that of a mortal man. Having (the moody) King Thranduil probably means that he didn't have the most easy upbringing. But never mind, the young elf certainly knows how to handle his ale, as you'll see below:
Produced by Toybiz in the year 2000, these figures feature fantastic articulation, detailing and attractive packaging, and therefore are a must for fans of the trilogy. Amen.
J R R Tolkien studied and taught at Oxford University, and while there he started a writing group called The Inklings, which counted among its members C.S. Lewis and Owen Barfield (a little known fact is that here at OCC, we can be sometimes be spotted in 'The Eagle and Child', chosen and preferred pub of the Inklings, enjoying a pint of fine ale, sitting in the EXACT spot where Tolkien himself used to sit).
It was also at Oxford, while grading a paper, that he spontaneously wrote a short line about "a hobbit."