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Song of the Stone by Dawn Felagund

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Newly arrived at Khazad-dûm in the Second Age, the Elven loremaster Pengolodh presents a portion of his new book to Narvi only to discover that his understanding of the “great profit” that existed between the Dwarves of Belegost and the people of Caranthir in the First Age is not quite what he assumed. Written for Zdenka for the 2015 Yule Exchange.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Dwarf: Narvi, Elf: Pengolodh, Original Female Character
Genres: General
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm), Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2295    |    Read Count: 622
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/03/16    |    Published: 01/03/16
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Points of Light by Larner

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My winter solstice offering for 2015. For Baranduin for her birthday, and on a prompt given me by Tallis. It's not precisely as you'd suggested, my friend, but I hope it still gives you pleasure!

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, General
Places: Fornost, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 4    |    Word count: 2980    |    Read Count: 1051
Completed: No    |    Updated: 12/25/15    |    Published: 12/12/15
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Song of the Laughing Maiden by Zdenka

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The Aldudénië was Elemmírë's formal, public lament after the Darkening of Valinor, but she also had private feelings which she put into her poetry. (Three poems by Elemmírë about the Darkening, the First Kinslaying, the Flight of the Noldor, and above all, her love for Lalwen.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Elemmírë
Genres: Poetry, Romance-slash
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 545    |    Read Count: 602
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/08/15    |    Published: 11/08/15
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The Snaring of Gorlim by Zdenka

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Gorlim searches for Eilinel.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Edain: Gorlim
Genres: Horror, Romance-het, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1374    |    Read Count: 105
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/26/15    |    Published: 10/26/15
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For the Wedding Feast by Larner

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Sam and his friend Tom share memories and thoughts as Sam prepares a special dish for Elanor's wedding feast. 

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Young Tom", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Recipe fic, Short story
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1675    |    Read Count: 505
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/05/15    |    Published: 10/05/15
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Let Them Sing Our Praises When We've Gone by Zdenka

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Barahir and Emeldir try to hold their ground against the encroaching darkness from the North. (Barahir/Emeldir)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Edain: Barahir, Edain: Emeldir, Original Female Character
Genres: Gapfiller, Horror, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2490    |    Read Count: 130
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/01/15    |    Published: 09/01/15
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Strangers in a Strange Land by My Blue Rose

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It is said that Amandil set sail into the West. This is the tale of Amandil’s fate.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: The Valar, Maia: Eönwë, Númenórean: Amandil
Genres: Action/Adventure, General
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 13522    |    Read Count: 2780
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/20/15    |    Published: 04/19/15
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Elessar by Himring

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In Minas Tirith, while Aragorn is waiting for Midsummer and Arwen's arrival, Gandalf tells Aragorn more details about the history of the Elessar than he had previously been aware of. Pippin also has a comment to make.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: Bits of Elven Glass, 91. 2015 March Challenge: Back to Middle-earth Month
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 633    |    Read Count: 1077
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/29/15    |    Published: 03/29/15
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Stories, Familiar and Rare by Larner

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Before he left the Shire, during an unexpected last visit to Brandy Hall, Frodo told one last tale to the Hall's children, honoring the wisest person he knew.

Categories: The Hobbit, Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Orcs, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Shelob
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Mordor: Cirith Ungol, The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 3. violence, 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 23594    |    Read Count: 171
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/23/15    |    Published: 03/18/15
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Master Swordsmith by Oshun

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Fëanáro wants to make swords.

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Finwë, Elf: Nerdanel
Genres: Drama
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 443    |    Read Count: 593
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/19/15    |    Published: 03/19/15
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A Lúthien Within the Shire by Larner

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While camping along the Road within the Shire, Pippin sees a young Hobbitess dancing.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2707    |    Read Count: 708
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/12/15    |    Published: 03/12/15
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The Call Heard by Larner

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Something found on the shores of the Firth of Lhun causes Sam to ponder other reasons Frodo chose to leave Middle Earth.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Angst, Character study, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 764    |    Read Count: 667
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/27/15    |    Published: 02/27/15
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At the Turning of the Year by Suzelle

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Aragorn spends his first Midwinter among the Dúnedain.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Northern Dúnedain: Other Canonical Northern Dúnedain
Genres: General
Places: The Angle
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5236    |    Read Count: 621
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/21/14    |    Published: 12/21/14
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Reprieve by Himring

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Isildur lies dangerously ill from his wounds.
Amandil meanwhile tries to grow a seedling from the fruit of the White Tree that Isildur rescued.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Númenórean: Anárion, Númenórean: Amandil
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 99    |    Read Count: 501
Completed: No    |    Updated: 12/14/14    |    Published: 12/14/14
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Feature Stirring Rings by Larner

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Five were sent to advise and guide and cajole, but one sought instead to rule.  The making and breaking of Wizards.  Currently under reconstruction.  Beta by Fiondil.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: The Valar, As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Easterlings, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Ents, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Green-elves, As a Group: Haradrim, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Orcs, As a Group: Rohirrim, As a Group: Thorin and Company, Bree-lander: Barliman Butterbur, Elf: Círdan, Elf: Finarfin, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Galdor of the Havens, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Maglor, Elf: Thranduil, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Isengar, Maia: Ossë, Maia: Uinen, Northern Dúnedain: Argonui, Northern Dúnedain: Other Canonical Northern Dúnedain, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Balrog of Moria, Other: Barrow-wight, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Goldberry, Other: Khamûl, Other: Landroval, Other: Mouth of Sauron, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths, Other: Pallando/Rómestámo, Other: Radagast the Brown/Aiwendil, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord, Other: Shadowfax, Other: Smaug the Dragon, Other: Tom Bombadil, Other: Treebeard, Other: Watcher in the Water, Other: Witch King of Angmar, Rohirrim: Gríma Wormtongue
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character study, Drama, Epic, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Novel
Places: Annúminas, Bree, Lothlórien, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, Moria (Khazad-dûm), Rivendell/Imladris, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Angmar, Arnor, Arthedain, Caradhras, Dale, Dunland, Erebor, Eriador, Fangorn Forest, Fornost, Gondor, Laketown, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, Mordor, Other place in Arda, Rhovannien, Rhudaur, Rhûn, The Anduin, The Angle, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Lonely Mountain, The Misty Mountains, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: early, 3-Third Age: middle, 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 40    |    Word count: 208761    |    Read Count: 2532
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/20/14    |    Published: 01/21/12
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Interlude: Evening by Himring

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A glimpse of the end of a day during Gil-galad's early childhood, before he was sent to Cirdan. Fingon is bringing up motherless young Ereinion with a great deal of help from Erien, who is an old friend of his.

 

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Fingon, Elf: Gil-galad, Elf: Maedhros
Genres: Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Vignette
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: 87. 2014 November Challenge: Gratitude
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 383    |    Read Count: 737
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/19/14    |    Published: 11/19/14
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Silmaril by Himring

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A little reflection on two central symbols in Tolkien's work, the Silmaril and the Ring.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 101    |    Read Count: 440
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/16/14    |    Published: 11/16/14
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Dwarven Ale by Himring

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Four First Age conversations involving dwarven ale:
Finrod Felagund and Cirdan at Mereth Aderthad (before Finrod learned much about dwarves!);
Curufin and Caranthir, sons of Feanor, in Thargelion;
Telchar, Maeglin and his father Eol in Nogrod;
Andreth and her teacher Adanel in Dorthonion.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 303    |    Read Count: 661
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/01/14    |    Published: 11/01/14
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Getting to Know Him by Oshun

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This is young Elrond's POV in the first hours after Maedhros and Maglor take him and his brother with them from the Havens of Sirion.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: None
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 738    |    Read Count: 1009
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/06/14    |    Published: 10/06/14
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Anatomy of the Ring-bearer by Larner

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Just what motivated Frodo Baggins to accept the role as the Ring-bearer, and later to leave Middle-earth as he did?  An essay.

Categories: Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age, 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3648    |    Read Count: 891
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/18/14    |    Published: 09/18/14
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Seamstress by zopyrus

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They won’t meet until the end of the world, but Maglor and Míriel manage to swap stories anyway.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Maglor, Elf: Míriel, Elf: Rumil of Tírion
Genres: Character study, Family, General
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2120    |    Read Count: 858
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/24/14    |    Published: 07/24/14
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Songs of Power by zopyrus

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A year into the crossing of the Helcaraxë, Finrod speculates about seal poets, Fingon inventively replaces his worn-out harp strings, and Aredhel gets drunk. In the meantime, Galadriel makes out with her new boyfriend, bonds with her favorite brother, and does battle with the Queen of the Ice Bears.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Fingolfin, Elf: Fingon, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Irimë Lalwende, Elf: Turgon
Genres: Action/Adventure, General, Humor
Places: Beleriand
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6625    |    Read Count: 631
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/23/14    |    Published: 07/23/14
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The Importance of Family by zopyrus

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At the Mereth Aderthad, Lalwen wants all her family members to behave. Fingon wants them to actually like each other. Either way, will the House of Finwë ever pull it together enough to impress Doriath?

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
Characters: ADMIN: New Character Needed, Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Círdan, Elf: Eldalotë, Elf: Fingolfin, Elf: Fingon, Elf: Idril, Elf: Irimë Lalwende, Elf: Maedhros, Original Female Character
Genres: Drama, Family, General, Remix, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age, 1-First Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 7197    |    Read Count: 1468
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/23/14    |    Published: 07/23/14
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Burdens of the Wise by Suzelle

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In the aftermath of Arathorn's death, the Dúnedain set aside their differences to prepare for a harvest festival. Ivorwen struggles to reconcile the celebrations with her grief for her family.

 

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Dírhael, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Northern Dúnedain: Other Canonical Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drama
Places: Eriador, Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6109    |    Read Count: 801
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/18/14    |    Published: 07/18/14
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Prince of Cats by Suzelle

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Gilraen tells Estel the tale of Tevildo the Terrible.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen
Genres: Humor
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1363    |    Read Count: 781
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/18/14    |    Published: 07/18/14
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