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New! Strangers by 0athSworn

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Follow the epic story of Alinor and Aldariil, a prince and princess of the Royal House of Mirkwood, along with their family and companions, as they come to discover their twisted places in the center of a war that has been brewing for ages: where Elf fights Elf, the forces of Light must battle the Darkness, and the powers of Rivendell, Mirkwood, and the Istari face off against the will of Sauron, his Orcs, and the fallen Dark Elves.

Return to Middle-Earth and enjoy the tale of the rarely seen times before the events of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings".

Follow this amazing tale, striving to honor the works of J.R.R. Tolkien as much as possible, and meet many of your favorites, such as Thranduil, Legolas, Elrond and his twin sons Elladan and Elrohir, Glorfindel, the Dragons, Maedhros, Sauron and the One Ring, and many others...

I hope you will enjoy the tale, as many others have, and be sure to read in order:

Strangers ~ Part I
Heirs ~ Part II
Kin ~ Part III

Categories: Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Avari, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Green-elves, As a Group: Orcs, As a Group: Sindar, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Haldir of Lorien, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Oropher, Elf: Thranduil
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Epic, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: None
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 8. character death
Series: Strangers and Heirs
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 3833    |    Read Count: 40
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/23/17    |    Published: 05/10/17
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New! Bell's Table by elwen of the hidden valley

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Scenes from the Shire featuring the Gamgee household during Frodo's tweenage years in Hobbiton.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Halfred, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamson, Hobbit: Gamgee: Marigold, Hobbit: Gamgee: May, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Family, General
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 16    |    Word count: 43708    |    Read Count: 548
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/22/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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Circle of Faith by Linda Hoyland

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A request from Ambassador Tahir has unexpected consequences for Aragorn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Haradrim, Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Childhood, Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 4768    |    Read Count: 189
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/30/17    |    Published: 04/15/17
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Of Him They Do Not Sing by LadyBrooke

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Celebrían asks her father to explain why the Silvan were singing of Denethor being the forgotten king. He does so, and then sings the whole ode for her.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Celebrian
Genres: Family, Poetry
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 603    |    Read Count: 114
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/17/17    |    Published: 04/17/17
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Testaments of the Past by Dreamflower, Gryffinjack

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A few years after Frodo leaves the Grey Havens, Sam, Merry and Pippin investigate a mysterious box he left behind. This story was co-authored by Gryffinjack, and will include illustrations created by both of us. Epilogue now added!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Angst, Artwork: crafts, Artwork: drawing, Character study, Drama, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 41777    |    Read Count: 3653
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 07/08/13
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Danger in Ithilien by Linda Hoyland

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An early morning ride has dire consequences for Faramir.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Ruffians, Gondorian: Beregond, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 16752    |    Read Count: 379
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 06/25/15
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Equal Courtesies by Larner

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Young Tom Cotton learns that things appear to have changed between Sam and his Master since they returned from Outside.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Young Tom", Hobbit: Gamgee: Marigold, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1119    |    Read Count: 101
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/14/17    |    Published: 04/14/17
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A Light Exists in Spring by Independence1776

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While living in Dorwinion, Maglor receives help in making a life-changing decision.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character
Genres: Family, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1269    |    Read Count: 99
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/24/17    |    Published: 03/24/17
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Baby Sam by KathyG

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During a Yule visit to Bag End following his parents’ death, Frodo meets baby Samwise. Many thanks to Dreamflower for beta-reading my story!

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Family
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1083    |    Read Count: 237
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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On the Role of the Yule Dwarf by Larner

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Aragorn, only recently returned to the Dunedain, learns of one newer Yule tradition that disturbs him, at first.  After all, why would the tallest Man available be asked to play a Dwarf?  With a nod to John Rhys Davies at more than six feet playing a five-foot Dwarf!

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Comedy, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Eriador, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5025    |    Read Count: 180
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 02/08/17
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Enter the Ranger by Larner

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Another, different look at how Aragorn might have returned to the Northern Dunedain.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Dírhael, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Annúminas, Bree, Rivendell/Imladris, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Arnor, Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 17    |    Word count: 69439    |    Read Count: 1084
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 06/11/14
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But There Was Tea by Himring

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Celebrian's first encounter with Este in Lorien.

(With a glimpse of Finrod in the background)

 


Categories: The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celebrian, Vala: Estë
Genres: Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 304    |    Read Count: 54
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/30/17    |    Published: 01/30/17
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Waiting for News by Linaewen

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Fathers wait for news of their sons.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Glóin, Elf: Thranduil, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer"
Genres: Family
Places: Erebor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 834    |    Read Count: 195
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/29/17    |    Published: 01/29/17
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On the Job Learning by Dreamflower

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Merry's new nursemaid must learn that her job is more than just taking care of the baby. Sometimes it's letting someone else do that job. (A young!Frodo and wee!Merry fic written for the January 2017 Potluck Challenge.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3341    |    Read Count: 160
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/17    |    Published: 01/24/17
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On the Job Learning by Dreamflower

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Merry's new nursemaid must learn that her job is more than just taking care of the baby. Sometimes it's letting someone else do that job. (A young!Frodo and wee!Merry fic written for the January 2017 Potluck Challenge.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3287    |    Read Count: 157
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/17    |    Published: 01/24/17
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The Line of Elros by Oshun

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This collection will include ficlets and other short pieces which deal with Elros and his descendants.

. . . but Elros his brother chose to abide with Men. And from these brethren alone has come among Men the blood of the Firstborn and a strain of the spirits divine that were before Arda; for they were the sons of Elwing, Dior’s daughter, Lúthien’s son, child of Thingol and Melian; and Eärendil their father was the son of Idril Celebrindal, Turgon’s daughter of Gondolin. –The Silmarillion.

The first chapter was written in response to a request by Bunn for an Elros drabble.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 100    |    Read Count: 134
Completed: No    |    Updated: 01/15/17    |    Published: 01/15/17
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A Dragon for Dora's Yule by Larner

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Illness and bad weather make it necessary for Fosco and Ruby Baggins to stay with Bungo and Belladonna for Yule this year.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dora, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dudo
Genres: Family, General
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 7688    |    Read Count: 138
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/15/17    |    Published: 01/15/17
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The Choice by Keiliss

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Deciding whether or not to sail has unexpected complications for Elladan

 

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Original Female Character
Genres: Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5791    |    Read Count: 272
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/09/17    |    Published: 01/09/17
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Journeys by Independence1776

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Trapped in a cave by a rainstorm, Maglor and Maedhros reminisce and discuss future plans.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor
Genres: Family
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1234    |    Read Count: 169
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/03/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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Under Trees of Gold by Certh

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*OVERHAULED as of 12/2016* *canonically aligned* Part II of the Moments In Time series. After a war, the healing of hurts begins with simple things.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Rohirrim: Éothain
Genres: Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: Moments In Time
Chapters: 6    |    Word count: 12375    |    Read Count: 2525
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/17    |    Published: 10/23/12
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Discovery by Himring

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It is not the kind of book that you would expect to yield new information about a heroic woman of the First Age--and yet it does.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Erestor
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 200    |    Read Count: 265
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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Pass It On by Dreamflower

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The Gamgee family knows how to appreciate one another.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Merry, Hobbit: Gamgee: Pippin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Gardner: Frodo Gamgee
Genres: Family, General
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 November Challenge: Gratitude
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 190    |    Read Count: 191
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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Eager as Fire and Staunch as Steel by Zdenka

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Éowyn visits her brother, who has been imprisoned at Wormtongue's instigation.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 787    |    Read Count: 277
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/09/16    |    Published: 11/09/16
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Change of Plans by Linaewen

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Dûrlin offers sage advice to young Boromir and Faramir as they plan an adventure.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Male Character
Genres: Family, Fluff
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 614    |    Read Count: 231
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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By the Sea by Linaewen

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Finduilas prepares for a visit to Dol Amroth to see her brother's newborn son.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth
Genres: Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 106    |    Read Count: 154
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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