"Legolas joined the Fellowship of the Rings during the Council of Elrond where he told how Gollum had escaped from his imprisonment in Mirkwood. Legolas is highly skilled with the bow and he received a bow from Galadriel in Lorien. Legolas joined both Aragorn and Gimli in their pursuit of Merry and Pippin through Rohan and he played a very important part in the defence of Helm's Deep. He also joined Aragorn when he walked the Paths of the Dead and defeated the Corsairs. Strangly enough he became best friends with Gimli, the dwarf. A very unusal friendship. After the War of the Ring, Legolas and Gimli travelled together to many places in Middle-Earth and it is said that they eventually left middle-earth together.
'He stands not alone,' said Legolas, bending his bow and fitting an arrow with his hands that moved quicker than sight. 'You would die before the stroke fell.'