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A Wizard's Blessing by Larner

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Intending to visit with his old friend Gerontius Took, Gandalf finds himself unexpectedly meeting for the first time what will prove his next good friend amongst the Hobbits of the Shire.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Boffin: Donnamira, Hobbit: Bolger: Belba (Baggins), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Gorbadoc (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Mirabella, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2842    |    Read Count: 838
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/14    |    Published: 09/30/14
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Sights Best Left Unseen by Linda Hoyland

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While recovering from a battle wound, Aragorn makes a discovery.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood, Family, Friendship, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1419    |    Read Count: 597
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/25/14    |    Published: 09/25/14
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Tales from the White Tree: The Heirs of Elessar by Kaylee Arafinwiel

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Stand-alone chapters dealing with my-verse Eldarion and his siblings, growing up in the Fourth Age.

1. Imperfection - The birth of the Reunited Kingdom's first princess.

2. Scion of the Eldar - Eldarion learns a lesson or two.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Rohirrim, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Thranduil, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Family, General
Places: Annúminas, Rivendell/Imladris, Arnor, Gondor, Gondor: Dol Amroth, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 3266    |    Read Count: 5350
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/22/14    |    Published: 07/31/10
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The Shining Path of Peace by Linda Hoyland

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Ill chosen words can lead to conflict and shatter the peace that Aragorn and Faramir hold dear.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Elboron, Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Childhood, Family, Friendship, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3396    |    Read Count: 610
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/20/14    |    Published: 09/20/14
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Seeing Past the Rascal by Larner

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Polo Brownloam well remembers the period of time when Frodo Baggins was known as "The Rascal of Buckland."  Well, just perhaps he might think to put those memories behind him!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Michel Delving
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1716    |    Read Count: 199
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/18/14    |    Published: 09/18/14
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Where Is Love? by curiouswombat

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A small elfling arriving in The West expecting to be reunited with his parents... the backstory to Recipes for Reminiscence

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celebrian, Elf: Erestor, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Childhood, Hurt/Comfort, Recipe fic
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5879    |    Read Count: 929
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/27/14    |    Published: 07/27/14
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Close to Home by Suzelle

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Aragorn's cousin, Nethril, navigates family, loss, and love as she comes of age among the Northern Dúnedain.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Northern Dúnedain: Other Canonical Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age
Places: Eriador, Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3005    |    Read Count: 801
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/20/14    |    Published: 07/20/14
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A Child's Dream of Hope by Larner

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As a small child, Faramir is taken by his father to Ithilien and Emyn Arnen for the first time on one of his father's rare trips outside Minas Tirith.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 83. 2014 July Fixed-Length-Ficlet Challenge: Summer Breeze
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 359    |    Read Count: 1550
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/17/14    |    Published: 07/17/14
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The Old Took's Faunts by Kaylee Arafinwiel

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As everyhobbit knows, the Third Birthday is one of the most important birthdays in a hobbit's life; he or she is old enough to give the First Gifts, and so learn that it is better to Give than to Receive! Gerontius and Adamanta Took had *twelve* lads and lasses to see through that very important birthday! Luckily, with such a large family, the elder siblings were there to help the younger...

 

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Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Boffin: Donnamira, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Mirabella, Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Hobbit: Took: Adamanta (Chubb), Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Hildibrand, Hobbit: Took: Hildifons, Hobbit: Took: Hildigard, Hobbit: Took: Hildigrim, Hobbit: Took: Isembard, Hobbit: Took: Isembold, Hobbit: Took: Isengar, Hobbit: Took: Isengrim III, Hobbit: Took: Isumbras IV (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Great Smials, The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 12    |    Word count: 6343    |    Read Count: 6343
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/08/14    |    Published: 05/30/14
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Conversation in the Sun by Dreamflower

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Faramir tells Frodo a story of a day in his childhood that he spent with Gandalf. (Written for the LOTR June 2014 Challenge, for a bunny from harrowcatliz, and inspired by Kaylee Arafinwiel's story "The Old Took's Faunts".)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 82. 2014 June Bunny Hutch challenge
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2776    |    Read Count: 731
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/29/14    |    Published: 06/29/14
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Carved in the Mind by Himring

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In Nargothrond, Turin tells Finduilas, daughter of Orodreth, how, when he was a boy in Dor-lomin, he made friends with Sador, a crippled woodworker.

Finduilas tries to share something with Turin in her turn.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: As a Group: Edain, Edain: Túrin, Elf: Finduilas
Genres: Childhood, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: 82. 2014 June Bunny Hutch challenge
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 875    |    Read Count: 1115
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/21/14    |    Published: 06/21/14
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The Reluctant Scholar by Linda Hoyland

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Eldarion struggleswith his studies. Luckily, his father is able to help.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, General, Humor
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 976    |    Read Count: 2119
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/15/14    |    Published: 06/15/14
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Feature Eleventy-One Years: Too Short a Time; Book One by Dreamflower

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 For one-hundred-and-eleven years, Bilbo Baggins dwelt in Bag End, in Hobbiton of the Shire, save for a brief journey into the Wide World. This is his story. Book One: The First Fifty Years.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dora, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dudo, Hobbit: Bolger: Belba (Baggins), Hobbit: Bolger: Pansy (Baggins), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Gorbadoc (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Menegilda, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Rorimac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc, Hobbit: Farmer Maggot, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lotho, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Otho, Hobbit: Took: Adalgrim, Hobbit: Took: Adamanta (Chubb), Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Hildibrand, Hobbit: Took: Hildigrim, Hobbit: Took: Isembard, Hobbit: Took: Isembold, Hobbit: Took: Isengar, Hobbit: Took: Lalia (Clayhanger), Hobbit: Took: Paladin II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Rosa (Baggins), Hobbit: Took: Sigismund, Hobbits: Took: Paladin's older sisters, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Drama, Epic, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Saga
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 46    |    Word count: 102612    |    Read Count: 38256
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/28/14    |    Published: 06/12/12
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Spring in Imladris by Ysilme

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At the evening before the Spring Festival Nost-na-Lothion, Erestor puts the twins, Elladan and Elrohir, to bed and tells them a bedtime story.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Erestor
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3368    |    Read Count: 939
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/29/14    |    Published: 03/29/14
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The Music of the Land by Dreamflower

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Bilbo, Frodo and Sam introduce young Merry to a Hobbiton tradition. (a recipe!fic written for Back to Middle-earth Month 2014).

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Recipe fic
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2136    |    Read Count: 1290
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/27/14    |    Published: 03/27/14
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The Guardian by Tanis

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It's the autmnal equinox and magick is afoot throughout the ancient forest of Mirkwood.  Thranduil sets out on a Mirthrandir-prompted errand to find his small son a fearsome guardian.

This story is set in the A Dream is a Wsh Your Heart Makes univserse, a few months later.  It was wrtten for the Teitho prompt - Magic.

Warning:  this one is a lot more fluffy than A Dream is a Wish

Categories: Unfinished Tales
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Thranduil
Genres: Childhood, Drama, Family, General
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6483    |    Read Count: 807
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/13/14    |    Published: 03/13/14
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The King's Holiday. by Linda Hoyland

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Too many holidays leave Aragorn in a bad mood.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Childhood, Fluff, Friendship, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3361    |    Read Count: 697
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/19/14    |    Published: 01/19/14
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Treasures by Linaewen

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Dís receives a special gift from her childhood friend Balin.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Hobbit
Characters: Dwarf: Balin, Dwarf: Dís, Dwarf: Thorin Oakenshield
Genres: Childhood, Friendship
Places: Erebor
Times: 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: 76. 2013 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1308    |    Read Count: 911
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/04/14    |    Published: 01/04/14
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Bread of Life by Linda Hoyland

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A young thief is brought before Aragorn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Childhood, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 950    |    Read Count: 1031
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/24/13    |    Published: 12/24/13
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Enemy Vanquished by Larner

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As a young faunt Frodo Baggins nonetheless realizes that not all those attending the birthday party thrown for himself and Uncle Bilbo have the best interests of the byrthings at heart.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Baggins: Primula (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Menegilda, Hobbit: Cotton: Lily (Brown), Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lotho, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Otho, Hobbit: Took: Ferumbras II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Fortinbras II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Lalia (Clayhanger)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Fluff, Gapfiller, Humor, Short story
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3788    |    Read Count: 1091
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/13/13    |    Published: 11/13/13
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Raiding by Larner

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In which we learn how the former "Rascal of Buckland" earned his title!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Berilac
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, Humor, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1808    |    Read Count: 905
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/13/13    |    Published: 11/13/13
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Baking Day at Brandy Hall by Dreamflower

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Disappointed when a promised outing is cancelled, Frodo and Merry are treated to a morning of baking.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Recipe fic
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 73. 2013 September Challenge: Special Occasions
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2157    |    Read Count: 835
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/06/13    |    Published: 10/06/13
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Five Times That Nerdanel Said 'Yes' by Oshun

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Nerdanel and Fëanor had seven sons together. This was written for the SWG 5th Birthday celebration based on the Theme: Five Things, updated to include numerous B2MeM 2012 prompts.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Curufin, Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Finarfin, Elf: Fingolfin, Elf: Fingon, Elf: Finwë, Elf: Indis, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Elf: Mahtan, Elf: Nerdanel
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Family, Romance-het
Places: Other place in Arda, Undying Lands: Aman, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 6    |    Word count: 15220    |    Read Count: 699
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/06/13    |    Published: 10/21/12
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Stairway to Heaven by Linda Hoyland

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Eldarion accompanies his father on an important mission.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3103    |    Read Count: 672
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/29/13    |    Published: 09/29/13
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A Gift from Afar by Larner

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During the year Sam, Rosie, and Elanor spend in Gondor, the other children of Sam and Rosie have a most unusual minder.  And on the Birthday they entertain still another unusual child minder and her charges.

A crossover between LoTR, Mary Poppins, and Nanny McPhee.  A sequel of sorts to Why Mums and Dads Leave Home</i> and <i>The Ring-day Fete</i>.

Categories: Crossovers, Challenge Stories, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Berilac, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bilbo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Daisy (Sam's child), Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Merry, Hobbit: Gamgee: Pippin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Primrose, Hobbit: Gamgee: Robin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Ruby, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Gamgee: Tolman (Sam's son), Hobbit: Gardner: Frodo Gamgee
Genres: Alternate Universe, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, Short story
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 73. 2013 September Challenge: Special Occasions
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3674    |    Read Count: 862
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/18/13    |    Published: 09/18/13
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