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Drabbles: The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales by Zdenka

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Drabbles set during the First and Second Ages of Middle-earth. (100 words as counted by MS Word and AO3.)

(This drabble collection is now closed. For newer drabbles, please see part 2.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Edain: Nienor, Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Finduilas, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Irimë Lalwende, Elf: Lúthien, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Nellas, Half-Elven: Elwing, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Númenórean: Amandil, Númenórean: Erendis, Númenórean: Inzilbêth, Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character, Other: Thuringwethil
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General, Horror, Romance-het, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin, Númenor, Undying Lands
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: Tolkien Drabbles
Chapters: 26    |    Word count: 2689    |    Read Count: 1318
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/16    |    Published: 07/18/14
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Their Kinsfolk Rejoiced by Himring

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Two boys in their teens, who were missing, presumed dead, are unexpectedly returned to their family: the return of Hurin and Huor to Dor-lomin.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Edain, Edain: Huor, Edain: Húrin
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Gapfiller
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 279    |    Read Count: 585
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/24/16    |    Published: 07/24/16
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The Doom of Choice by Zdenka

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As Ar-Pharazôn’s fleet nears completion, two childhood friends must decide what to do. (Double drabble, OFC femslash.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Romance-slash
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 218    |    Read Count: 377
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/21/16    |    Published: 07/21/16
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Like the River Wandering by Zdenka

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Aredhel escapes from Nan Dungortheb and is aided by a daughter of the river.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Other: Goldberry
Genres: Alternate Universe, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1497    |    Read Count: 418
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Song for Two Voices by Zdenka

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Írimë goes into exile and Elemmírë stays behind, but their thoughts are with each other, on the Ice or in the darkness. (A sequence of five drabbles.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Elemmírë, Elf: Irimë Lalwende
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Romance-slash
Places: Other place in Arda, Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age: early
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 513    |    Read Count: 59
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Middle-earth Poetry by Zdenka

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Tolkien-related poetry on various subjects, mostly written for B2MeM.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Edain, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Númenórean: Erendis, Númenórean: Inzilbêth
Genres: Angst, Drabble or Drabble series, General, Poetry, Romance-het, Romance-slash
Places: Lothlórien, Gondor, Númenor
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 8    |    Word count: 608    |    Read Count: 2215
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/17/16    |    Published: 07/21/14
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Oh Lift Me as a Wave by Zdenka

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Elwing and the wind. (There are powers in Arda that are not told of in the histories.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Númenórean: Elros, Original Female Character
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2003    |    Read Count: 339
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/08/16    |    Published: 07/08/16
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Dead Leaves and Beetles by Zdenka

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Even before their fatal quarrel, Saeros is exasperated by Túrin's lack of grooming. (Triple drabble.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Túrin, Elf: Saeros
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Humor
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 312    |    Read Count: 432
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/07/16    |    Published: 07/07/16
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Latecomers by Himring

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First Age: The smallest tribe of immigrating Men, the Haladin, delays before crossing the Blue Mountains into Beleriand and, partly because of that delay, things will go rather differently for them.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Edain
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand, Eriador
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 894    |    Read Count: 443
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 06/22/16
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Second Chances by Larner

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A place for drabbles written for the 2016 Back to Middle Earth challenges.  Reusing the prompts from the 2009 B2MEM challenges.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Ents, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Annúminas, Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 31    |    Word count: 3682    |    Read Count: 711
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 03/02/16
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Distractions by Zdenka

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Lalwen pays Elemmírë a sudden visit, trying to escape the growing divisions among the Noldor and her family. (250-word fixed-length ficlet, as counted by MS Word.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Elemmírë, Elf: Irimë Lalwende
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Romance-slash
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 270    |    Read Count: 414
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/21/16    |    Published: 06/21/16
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Across the Wide Seas of Time by Himring

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In "The Two Towers", Gandalf says he would like to test his will on the Palantir and see whether he could make it show Feanor at work during the Years of the Trees to him.
This is just a small riff on that...

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Fëanor
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Undying Lands
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 100    |    Read Count: 437
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/19/16    |    Published: 06/19/16
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Rhymes For Little People by Amy Fortuna

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Elrond is unpacking books to put in the library of Imladris and comes across one that takes him very far back.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Childhood, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late, 2-Second Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1439    |    Read Count: 467
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/05/16    |    Published: 06/05/16
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Trust Not Blindly by Zdenka

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Idril has a troubling encounter with her cousin Maeglin on the morning of her betrothal to Tuor. (One-sided Maeglin/Idril, Idril/Tuor.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Idril, Elf: Maeglin
Genres: Gapfiller, Romance-het
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 996    |    Read Count: 498
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/29/16    |    Published: 03/29/16
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A Song in the Darkness by Zdenka

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Maglor still makes music, and Maedhros listens, when it is all they have left.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor
Genres: General, Vignette
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: the War of Wrath
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 685    |    Read Count: 547
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/27/16    |    Published: 03/27/16
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Lost and Found by Zdenka

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With the Silmaril lost, Maglor is driven by Elwing’s words to look for her children.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Angst, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: At the Havens of Sirion
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 676    |    Read Count: 444
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/20/16    |    Published: 03/20/16
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Hope For No Safety by Zdenka

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Elwing's defiance at the Havens of Sirion.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elwing
Genres: Drama, General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: At the Havens of Sirion
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1063    |    Read Count: 459
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/16/16    |    Published: 03/16/16
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Translations from the Elvish by Himring

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Elrond and Bilbo discuss "Translations from the Elvish" and its sources, especially the writings of Pengolodh.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Pengolodh, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1737    |    Read Count: 525
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/12/16    |    Published: 03/12/16
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An Ordinary Abrasion by The Wavesinger

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Aredhel and a friend, and a conversation in Valinor.

(Written for Scribe_of_Mirrormere for Chocolate Box 2015)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Elemmírë
Genres: Friendship
Places: Undying Lands, Undying Lands: Aman, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 700    |    Read Count: 537
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/29/16    |    Published: 02/29/16
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Threads of Gold by Zdenka

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Finduilas, recovering from her wound among the folk of Brethil, finds a young woman on Haleth's grave-mound, and fate is changed.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Nienor, Elf: Finduilas
Genres: Alternate Universe, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2781    |    Read Count: 127
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/21/16    |    Published: 02/21/16
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Nox est Perpetua by Zdenka

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Morgoth's victory approaches, but Arien will still choose her own fate. (Arien/Ungoliant)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Maia: Arien, Maia: Tilion, Other: Ungoliant
Genres: Drama, Horror, Romance-slash, Vignette
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 379    |    Read Count: 443
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/04/16    |    Published: 02/04/16
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What the Women Told Their Children by Himring

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In the First Age as in the Third Age, mothers passing on the basics to their children: 

in the First Age after defeat in the Fifth Battle, the mothers of the Edain in Dor-lomin,

in the Third Age, after the loss of the kingdom in Arnor, the mothers of the Dunedain.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: As a Group: Edain, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Vignette
Places: Beleriand, Eriador
Times: 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 101    |    Read Count: 598
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/16    |    Published: 01/24/16
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The Second Gamble by Keiliss

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Fate, Ulmo's goodwill, and a family history of stubborn determination bring Idril to a reunion she had never thought possible.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Tuor, Elf: Idril
Genres: Action/Adventure, Character study, Drama, Family
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3423    |    Read Count: 517
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/18/16    |    Published: 01/18/16
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Like a Friendly Touch Among the Crowd by Himring

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At Gil-galad's court in Lindon, Elrond has an unexpected encounter.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Gil-galad, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: General
Places: The Grey Havens/Mithlond
Times: 2-Second Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 659    |    Read Count: 630
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/17/16    |    Published: 01/17/16
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An Oath Once Sworn by The Wavesinger

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Just before the Union of Maedhros, Araloth overhears one conversation, and remembers several others.

(Written for Himring for Fandom Stocking 2015)

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: General, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1056    |    Read Count: 83
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/13/16    |    Published: 01/13/16
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