"After the Last Elf is Dead"  
Author Harry Turtledove
First Appearance Weird Tales
Collected Counting Up, Counting Down
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publication date Summer 1988

"After the Last Elf is Dead" is a short story by Harry Turtledove, first published in Weird Tales, Summer 1988. It was reprinted in The Best of Weird Tales edited by John Gregory Betancourt, Barnes & Noble, 1995, and in the collection Counting Up, Counting Down, 2002. It is a fantasy story in the vein of JRR Tolkien, built on the premise of evil triumphing rather than good.

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