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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: 643
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 03/02/16
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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: 401
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/19/16    |    Published: 06/19/16
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Tales Told in Rohan by Himring

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Short pieces featuring story-telling, the Rohirrim, and Eowyn:

I. Folk of Legend, Children’s Tales

II. A Necklace of Dragon's Teeth

III. Women Bearing Shields (new!)

 

 

Categories: Unfinished Tales, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Rohirrim, Dwarf: Thorin Oakenshield, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Gondorian: Morwen Steelsheen, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éomund, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Gríma Wormtongue, Rohirrim: Theodred
Genres: Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: Rohan: Eastfold, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Rohan
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 682    |    Read Count: 1214
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/29/16    |    Published: 11/28/15
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I Will Not Bow to Such a One by Himring

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“Unread, I guess, by any save Saruman and myself since the kings failed”.
But what if Gandalf were wrong about who else had read Isildur’s scroll?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor
Genres: Character study, Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 201    |    Read Count: 130
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/29/16    |    Published: 05/29/16
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Circles That I Find by Himring

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Elrond in a hallway and...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Angst, Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 94    |    Read Count: 453
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/29/16    |    Published: 05/29/16
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Realization by Ness

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Aragorn's thoughts after the Battle of the Black Gate

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Mordor: the Black Gate/Morannon
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 104    |    Read Count: 450
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/25/16    |    Published: 03/25/16
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Feature Petal by Armariel

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  Drabbles and ficlets featuring the Fairy ancestress of the Tooks, who appears in "Once Upon a Midsummer's Morn." Probably pretty much a G rating throughout, but I make it PG just to have some wiggle room:)

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Baggins: Primula (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Radagast the Brown/Aiwendil, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, General, Humor, Romance-het, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 59    |    Word count: 20586    |    Read Count: 68105
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/04/16    |    Published: 07/09/11
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A Quiet Morning by Independence1776

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Celebrían and Elrond spend a quiet morning in their room.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celebrian, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Fluff, Romance-het
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 98    |    Read Count: 105
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/30/16    |    Published: 01/30/16
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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: 554
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/16    |    Published: 01/24/16
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A Morsel of Food or Two by Himring

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Drabbles about food, written for Tolkien Weekly:

I: Caraway

I: Cheese-wright of Gondor

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton)
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 198    |    Read Count: 855
Completed: No    |    Updated: 12/13/15    |    Published: 12/13/15
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Grey Ship's Cargo by Himring

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A company of Elves leaves Middle-earth on a ship from the Grey Havens at the End of the Third Age. (The Ring-bearers are not mentioned; nevertheless it could be the same ship.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Noldor, As a Group: Sindar
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: The Grey Havens/Mithlond
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 147    |    Read Count: 638
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/06/15    |    Published: 12/06/15
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Improvisation by Ysilme

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A short vacation is saved by Erestor’s inventive mind.

Categories: The Books of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Elf: Glorfindel
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Humor
Places: Eriador
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: Mathoms - Drabbles and Ficlets for many occasions
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 199    |    Read Count: 518
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/15    |    Published: 08/17/15
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Sea Longing by Ness

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Legolas beholds the sea at night.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Gondor: Dol Amroth
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 100    |    Read Count: 591
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/08/15    |    Published: 08/08/15
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The First Edition of Drabbles for the 100-Drabble Challenge by NirCele

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This collection includes: #19 - The Lion and the Mouse; #34 - A Book; #35 - Let's Play A Game; #45 - Valinor; #50 - First Word; #54 - Cold; #59 - Feuds; #62 - I Am Flying! All starring elves, whether they be adults or elflings! Also stars Elrohir and Elladan (as elflings!) Galadriel, and a kitten!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Elves, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Celebrian, Elf: Erestor, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Lindir, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Family, Friendship, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Tragedy
Places: Lothlórien, Rivendell/Imladris, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, Undying Lands
Times: 3-Third Age, 3-Third Age: early, 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: Drabble Collections for the 100-Drabble Challenge
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1666    |    Read Count: 572
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/05/15    |    Published: 08/05/15
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"The Cloven Horn" & "The South Road" by Himring

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Two drabbles on the death of Boromir--and how the news of his death was received in Gondor:

I. The Cloven Horn

II. The South Road

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Gapfiller
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 200    |    Read Count: 924
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/11/15    |    Published: 10/11/14
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Freedom by Larner

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Three individuals who'd been taken prisoner examine their feelings on knowing themselves now free.

Series of true drabbles.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Haradrim, As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, The Shire: Michel Delving, Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 326    |    Read Count: 509
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/04/15    |    Published: 07/04/15
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Resurrection by Larner

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From the Ashes the Fire has been Woken!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller
Places: Arnor, Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 113    |    Read Count: 570
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/06/15    |    Published: 04/06/15
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Resurrection by Larner

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From the Ashes the Fire has been Woken!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller
Places: Arnor, Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 113    |    Read Count: 593
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/06/15    |    Published: 04/06/15
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Frodo's A-maize-ing Garden by Dreamflower

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The Gaffer is not amused when Bilbo and Frodo want to grow a "furrin" food from Buckland. (Written for B2MeM 2015).

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Fluff, Friendship, Humor
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 91. 2015 March Challenge: Back to Middle-earth Month
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1120    |    Read Count: 668
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/11/15    |    Published: 03/11/15
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Deep in the Forest by Dreamflower

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What did Sam's cousin Hal see "walking seven yards to the stride, if it was an inch"?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: None
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 100    |    Read Count: 694
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/06/15    |    Published: 03/06/15
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Learning to Love by Linda Hoyland

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Despite still pining for Aragorn, Eowyn accepts Faramir's proposal

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Drabble or Drabble series, Romance-het
Places: Gondor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 506    |    Read Count: 576
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/20/15    |    Published: 02/20/15
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Unexpected aspects of Motherhood by curiouswombat

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Marriage to Beorn was never going to be boring...

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: Original Female Character, Other: Beorn
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 974    |    Read Count: 875
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/15/15    |    Published: 02/15/15
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Arrow in Flight by Zdenka

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Aredhel deals with Fëanorians, family, and the Ice. (A sequence of eight drabbles.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Fingolfin, Elf: Fingon, Other: Huan the Hound
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, General
Places: Beleriand, Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 851    |    Read Count: 155
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/20/15    |    Published: 01/20/15
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The Path to Rivendell by Linaewen

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Boromir searches for the path to Rivendell.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 292    |    Read Count: 525
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/15    |    Published: 01/02/15
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A Holiday Feast by Larner

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Bilbo Baggins is determined that this Yule Feast will be one of special magnificence.  My Advent calendar for 2014.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merimac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc
Genres: Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 26    |    Word count: 3003    |    Read Count: 11640
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/26/14    |    Published: 12/01/14
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