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An Unfortunate Series of Events by Linda Hoyland

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A series of unfortunate events threatens to cause a diplomatic incident.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2095    |    Read Count: 1155
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/20/14    |    Published: 04/20/14
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Círdan’s Gift by Larner

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Frodo receives an unexpected number of gifts in Michel Delving.

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Elf: Galdor of the Havens, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Michel Delving
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1462    |    Read Count: 1138
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/17/14    |    Published: 04/17/14
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Gimli's Gift by Armariel

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In the Blessed Realm, Gimli begins to feel disconnected, until he receives a very special gift.  A small sequel to Journey Out of Darkness that can probably stand alone.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Celebrian, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Thranduil, Original Male Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4880    |    Read Count: 1304
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/11/14    |    Published: 04/11/14
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In His Hands by Rhymer

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Sometimes the most important things of all can be conveyed without a word. A soldier of Gondor, serving under Captain Thorongil, is about to learn this lesson. He will never forget it, even as decades pass, and the world is changed.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2607    |    Read Count: 744
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/30/14    |    Published: 03/30/14
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Spring Returned by Larner

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Gandalf ponders over how the past year has affected Frodo and Sam as he watches over their sleep in Cormallen.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Angst, Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 930    |    Read Count: 1224
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/29/14    |    Published: 03/29/14
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Last Conversation by Larner

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During his final visit to Brandy Hall before leaving Middle Earth, Frodo finds himself having a final conversation with one of his more difficult aunts.  A sequel to Dealing with Dirna.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Family, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1941    |    Read Count: 569
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/28/14    |    Published: 03/28/14
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The Hawk and the Horselord by Linda Hoyland

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On a visit to Rohan, Aragorn notices Éomer is troubled.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éomer, Vala: Manwë
Genres: Friendship, General, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Rohan: Edoras
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1239    |    Read Count: 1197
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/22/14    |    Published: 02/22/14
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The same old tale? by Ysilme

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One might be a ranger and the leader of men, but one always stays the son of one's mother. A small glimpse into Aragorn's life before the Ring quest.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen
Genres: General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Mathoms - Drabbles and Ficlets for many occasions
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 512    |    Read Count: 957
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/27/14    |    Published: 01/27/14
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Star of the North by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn receives an urgent summons from Gimli

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Rohan: Isengard
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2133    |    Read Count: 847
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/12/14    |    Published: 01/12/14
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The Greatest Gift of All by Rhapsody

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Arwen's late arrival in Rivendell causes quite a consternation.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel
Genres: Angst, Drama, Family, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 76. 2013 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1742    |    Read Count: 912
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/03/14    |    Published: 01/03/14
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The Sealed Letter by Rhymer

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An isolated farmer finds a badly wounded man in a ruined farm. Six hundred years later, a historian researching King Elessar comes across a sealed letter. What links these two events is a story long forgotten.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Drama, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6653    |    Read Count: 824
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/16/13    |    Published: 12/16/13
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Feature Through the Eyes of Maia and Wizard by Larner

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A collection of Gandalf-centric tales, begun to hold those stories generated by the 2112 Back to Middle Earth Month prompts.

Categories: Challenge Stories, 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: Ainur, As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Rohirrim, As a Group: Sons of Fëanor, As a Group: Thorin and Company, Bree-lander: Barliman Butterbur, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Dwarf: Thorin Oakenshield, Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Eöl, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Nerdanel, Gondorian: Beregond, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Nob, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Maia: Eönwë, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Bill the Pony, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Huan the Hound, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Treebeard, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Vala: Námo/Mandos, Vala: Oromë
Genres: Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Poetry, Romance-het, Short story, Tragedy, Vignette
Places: Bree, Rivendell/Imladris, Eriador, Fangorn Forest, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Rohan: Edoras, The Misty Mountains, The Shire: Bag End, Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 16    |    Word count: 20476    |    Read Count: 1662
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/13    |    Published: 03/04/12
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Its Own Reward by Rhymer

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Sometimes even a chieftain of the Dunedain can doubt his people's purpose; but hope and renewal can be found in the smallest, simplest of things.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2062    |    Read Count: 883
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/26/13    |    Published: 11/26/13
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Comfort in a Moment of Grief by Larner

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In the wake of the victory won on the Pelennor, Aragorn knows grief as he thinks on the death of his beloved kinsman Halbarad.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 75. 2013 November Challenge: Lost and Found
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 126    |    Read Count: 702
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/19/13    |    Published: 11/19/13
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In Search of Peace by Larner

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Elrond and Galadriel consider the fates of Frodo and Sam as the party rests on the way to the Grey Havens.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 75. 2013 November Challenge: Lost and Found
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 322    |    Read Count: 642
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/19/13    |    Published: 11/19/13
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Apple Bruised Makes Apple Pie by Marta

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After being injured at the end of the Five Armies, Bilbo receives some much needed care. For Shirebound

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: Thorin and Company, Elf: Galion, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Angst, Drama, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Laketown, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, The Lonely Mountain
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2658    |    Read Count: 942
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/15/13    |    Published: 11/15/13
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The Kobold's Pay by Larner

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Merry had not considered the hardships created by scrumping on many of the smallholders in the Marish until Frodo enlightened him on the subject.  But how to put right the damage he has done?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Rorimac
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3831    |    Read Count: 755
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/13/13    |    Published: 11/13/13
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The Refuge from the Storm by Larner

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When young Bergil's horse runs frightened by a storm, only Roheryn will follow after, leaving the King to find shelter for the two of them.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Bergil son of Beregond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Short story
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4074    |    Read Count: 692
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/13    |    Published: 11/05/13
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The Editor by Larner

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Fredegar Bolger cannot bring himself to disbelieve what he beloved cousin has written.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty"
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1036    |    Read Count: 966
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/13    |    Published: 11/05/13
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The Ringbearer and the Door Warden by Larner

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When Frodo arrives unexpectedly at Brandy Hall only weeks before his fifty-third birthday with no warning, and with both Master and Mistress as well as their son away from Buckland at the moment, it is left to the door warden to greet their kinsman and to find out why he's visiting at the moment.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4167    |    Read Count: 729
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/13    |    Published: 11/05/13
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Too Long a Sacrifice by Linda Hoyland

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A legacy of fire still burns in the hearts of Sauron's Faithful. How many more will be sacrificed from Gondor and Harad?"

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Family, Friendship, General, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Short story
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mordor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 8    |    Word count: 15481    |    Read Count: 515
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/03/13    |    Published: 08/15/13
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Above the Clouds by Himring

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Berion, a captain of Fingon's guard, survives the defeat of his king in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad and ends up in Gondolin

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Noldor, Elf: Idril
Genres: Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Tragedy, Vignette
Places: Gondolin
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1169    |    Read Count: 192
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/02/13    |    Published: 11/02/13
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A Magic Deeper Still by Linda Hoyland

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When Aragorn and Faramir visit Harad they find that magic flourishes there.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Friendship, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Harad
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3976    |    Read Count: 207
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/02/13    |    Published: 11/02/13
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The More Things Change by MP brennan

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Aragorn has no idea how he ended up on this flooded hillside with a splitting headache.  He tries to put on a brave face for the concerned young man tending him . . . but it would be so much easier if he could remember who this man is.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Beregond, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3607    |    Read Count: 293
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/16/13    |    Published: 09/16/13
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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night ... by Larner

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On a dark and stormy night, Adamanta Goodbody Brandybuck, wife to Merimac Brandybuck, has a disturbing talk with her husband's beloved cousin at the Whitfoot house in Michel Delving.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Family, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire: Michel Delving
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 7537    |    Read Count: 226
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/27/13    |    Published: 08/27/13
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