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Tater's Adventure by Dreamflower

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Summary: Little Elanor is upset when one of her kittens goes missing

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 877    |    Read Count: 825
Completed: No    |    Updated: 03/02/15    |    Published: 03/02/15
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by Rhymer

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Faramir has spent his life in the shadow of great men. As a child, he found his heroes in stories. As he grows up, he seeks them in the world outside his window. But when future generations tell their tales of the past, what heroes do they find?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, General
Places: Gondor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 90. 2015 February Challenge: International Fanworks Day
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5189    |    Read Count: 826
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/16/15    |    Published: 02/16/15
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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: 874
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/15/15    |    Published: 02/15/15
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Snowballs by Himring

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Winter in Dor-lomin: two episodes in the childhood of Turin Turambar.
The first shows him with his little sister.
In the second, Sador, the cripple Turin befriended, tries to comfort him during the first winter after his sister's loss.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Edain: Túrin
Genres: Childhood, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 277    |    Read Count: 901
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/10/15    |    Published: 01/10/15
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Builder of Worlds by Larner

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"In the Beginning was the Word."  What profound possibilities come from that statement!  A drabble and a half in honor of the Master's birthday.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: None
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Vignette
Places: Other world (crossover)
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 177    |    Read Count: 519
Completed: No    |    Updated: 01/03/15    |    Published: 01/03/15
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Hands Wide Open by Elleth

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A group of Easterlings, the rambunctious young High King of the Noldor, and Eglarest in winter may not make for quite as disastrous a day as Galdor of the Havens initially suspected.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Easterlings, Elf: Círdan, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study, Childhood, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: 88. 2014 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3055    |    Read Count: 887
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/01/15    |    Published: 01/01/15
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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: 11602
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/26/14    |    Published: 12/01/14
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Fourth Age Frolics by Kaylee Arafinwiel

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Written for Advent 2014, the "Fourth Age Frolics" series deals with the grown children of Aragorn and Arwen, along with their spouses and children, in my-verse. 

Part One: The Mystery of the Missing Pastries (drabble-ish bits, chapters 1-7) 

The daughters of Lord Karim and Princess Celebriel, nieces to Crown Prince Eldarion and Crown Princess Jalila, have a mystery to solve as this series gets under way...

Part Two: Let The Sun Shine In (ficlet-sized chapters)

Celebriel and her sister-in-law have amends to make. Perhaps their cultures aren't so very different after all...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Childhood
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 2678    |    Read Count: 6480
Completed: No    |    Updated: 12/11/14    |    Published: 12/11/14
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Fit for a Queen by Linda Hoyland

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Eldarion is worried about his mother.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 879    |    Read Count: 683
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/10/14    |    Published: 12/10/14
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The Reward by Ysilme

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Learning your letters can be so boring. But everything goes easier with a little reward!
Gríma, the king's scribe, finds a way to encourage young Éowyn doing an unliked task.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Gríma Wormtongue
Genres: Childhood, General, Vignette
Places: Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: Mathoms - Drabbles and Ficlets for many occasions
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 640    |    Read Count: 878
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/10/14    |    Published: 12/10/14
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Wonder by Karri

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Thranduil's mother contemplates her son. Young Thranduil experiences one of Arda's greatest wonders.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Thranduil
Genres: Childhood, Family
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1356    |    Read Count: 659
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/05/14    |    Published: 12/05/14
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Unearthed by Karri

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Elfling Legolas unearths buried treasure.

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Thranduil
Genres: Angst, Childhood, Fluff
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2944    |    Read Count: 754
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/29/14    |    Published: 11/29/14
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Squirrels and Mud Puddles by Karri

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Between thieving squirrels, mud puddles, and over-helpful elf lords, little elfling Legolas and big elf Glorfindel are having a very upsetting day.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Thranduil, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir
Genres: Childhood, Fluff, Humor
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2092    |    Read Count: 911
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/27/14    |    Published: 11/27/14
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The Prince and the Pea by Karri

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Young Estel is led astray by Elf-lords.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Childhood, Humor
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3318    |    Read Count: 806
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/25/14    |    Published: 11/25/14
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A Tale of Two Dragons by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn tells Eldarion a bedtime story.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Childhood, Fluff, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), General, Short story, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1029    |    Read Count: 704
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/23/14    |    Published: 11/23/14
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For Want of An Apple by Karri

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Elfling Legolas goes on the hunt for an apple and end up in a pickle.

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Thranduil
Genres: Action/Adventure, Childhood, Family, Fluff
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5973    |    Read Count: 591
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/22/14    |    Published: 11/22/14
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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: 736
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/19/14    |    Published: 11/19/14
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A Golden Summer's Day by Dreamflower

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Young Frodo and little Merry slip off for a picnic during a visit to the Great Smials. (Written as my birthday mathom in 2009).

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship
Places: The Shire: Great Smials
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2282    |    Read Count: 857
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/07/14    |    Published: 11/07/14
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Sweet Memories by Dreamflower

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Merry recalls his fifth birthday, and how Frodo helped him celebrate. Written in 2005 for hobbit ficathon, on LJ. One-shot, book-verse. Slightly angsty fluff, or slightly fluffy angst; take your pick.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc
Genres: Angst, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship
Places: The Shire: Buckland
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2140    |    Read Count: 671
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/14    |    Published: 11/05/14
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Judging Mud Pies by Larner

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Hamfast Gamgee wasn't certain about joining in as the Bagginses agreed to judge some mud pies, but found himself glad he did.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Daisy (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Halfred, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamson
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, Recipe fic
Places: The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 86. 2014 October Challenge: Sweet or Savoury
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2448    |    Read Count: 738
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/30/14    |    Published: 10/30/14
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Halloween Candies 2013 by Linda Hoyland

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A series of drabbles written as gifts.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Arnor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 740    |    Read Count: 664
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/26/14    |    Published: 10/26/14
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If Winter Comes by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn, Eldarion and Faramir pay a visit to Legolas.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, General
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 893    |    Read Count: 802
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/12/14    |    Published: 10/12/14
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Water, Wood and Stone by Zdenka

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Elwing makes a friend in the woods of Doriath.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Elf: Nellas, Half-Elven: Elwing
Genres: Childhood, Fluff, General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1125    |    Read Count: 1191
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/12/14    |    Published: 10/12/14
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The Wizard's Gift by Larner

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One mathom has become quite the traditional gift to receive both within Bag End and under the Hill.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 85. 2014 September Challenge: Celebrate!
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 181    |    Read Count: 546
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/11/14    |    Published: 10/11/14
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The Musician by Makalaure

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Ecthelion finds his flute disagreeable.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Ecthelion, Elf: Maglor
Genres: Childhood, General, Humor
Places: None
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1179    |    Read Count: 815
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/02/14    |    Published: 10/02/14
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