Hehehe. I love the end; it's wonderful; it made me chuckle. Very, very nicely done, Ria, and thanks so much for meeting the challenge. I'm delighted that it inspired you.
Author's Response: Thank you. I loved your predatory Santa too.
Very cute! Gives Santas elves a whole new meaning! LOL!
Author's Response: Heheh. In the course of writing it, I began to think about the Keebler Tree tribe. Do you think that they're Avari? Perhaps Galadriel had a hand there . . .