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New! Serving Gondor by Larner

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A woman from southern Lebennin enters the White City, having been dispossessed of her home and livelihood by her brother.  Can she find succor within the White City?  Can she find justice?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Bergil son of Beregond, Gondorian: Elboron, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Diamond (of Long Cleeve), Hobbit: Took: Pearl, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Poetry
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 34147    |    Read Count: 69
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/24/17    |    Published: 09/12/17
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The Road From Dunharrow by Zdenka

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When Éowyn was a child, she once sought out the Dead of the Dwimorberg.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Théoden
Genres: Childhood, Drama, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Rohan: Dunharrow
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1873    |    Read Count: 83
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/05/17    |    Published: 09/05/17
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Surprised by Larner

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Having thought to test the Ringbearer's resolve only to find she herself was tested, Galadriel realizes still another has also been tested for the role he is intended to play.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Gapfiller, Short story
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1605    |    Read Count: 194
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/17    |    Published: 06/22/17
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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: 117
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/23/17    |    Published: 05/10/17
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Whose Service is Perfect Freedom by Linda Hoyland

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A young Easterling is forced to swear an oath to Sauron.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, General, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Khand
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 7936    |    Read Count: 57
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/06/17    |    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: 433
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/30/17    |    Published: 04/15/17
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Captains and Pawns by sian22

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What turned Denethor from a loving husband and father to a stern and heartless leader who mistreated his younger son? Caught in a deadly game with Saruman, intent on seizing the One Ring for himself, the Steward and his sons discover the wizard will do anything to achieve his aims. A tale of the House of Hurin from Faramir's birth until after the War of the Ring.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Theodred
Genres: Drama
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 31    |    Word count: 211456    |    Read Count: 1725
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/17/17    |    Published: 10/22/14
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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: 4508
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 07/08/13
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The Trespasser by Linda Hoyland

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A herb mistress has a fateful encounter with a stranger.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 5746    |    Read Count: 439
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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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: 419
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 06/25/15
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Where The Shadows Lie by Fernstrike

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Aragorn Elessar is dead, and Gondor is in mourning. One young man seeks solace from despair and legacy. Another leaves the drear of the city for Ithilien - and stumbles upon a vestige of an older, darker age.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Eldarion, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Original Male Character
Genres: Drama
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: The Age of Telcontar
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 10867    |    Read Count: 151
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/02/17    |    Published: 04/02/17
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A Song of Ice and Fire by My Blue Rose

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“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” ~ Leo Tolstoy. A non-chronological look at the early life of House Fëanor in Aman from its various members. 

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Nerdanel
Genres: Angst, Drama
Places: Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 5321    |    Read Count: 306
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/01/17    |    Published: 04/01/17
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Flowers of Vardarianna by Zdenka

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Míriel finds a source of loyalty in dark times. (Míriel/OFC.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character
Genres: Drama, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 7. sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1679    |    Read Count: 25
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/30/17    |    Published: 03/30/17
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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: 1169
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 06/11/14
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Detour by Dawn Felagund

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It is the Fifth Age of Arda. Finarfin has unkinged himself and declared Tirion a democracy, and the Noldorin people are alive with the possibilities to be found in their new existence. Yet Maedhros, more than ten years after his release from the halls of Mandos, has retreated to a life of apathy and loneliness, until one day, Anairë comes to deliver him news that he never hoped to receive: His cousin Fingon has been released from Mandos. (Maedhros/Fingon)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Anairë, Elf: Fingon, Elf: Maedhros
Genres: Drama, Romance-slash
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 7683    |    Read Count: 85
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/28/17    |    Published: 01/28/17
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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: 371
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/09/17    |    Published: 01/09/17
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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: 12369    |    Read Count: 2896
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/17    |    Published: 10/23/12
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The Ship of Light by Dawn Felagund

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Elwing is a troubled child, acting out to avoid facing the trauma of her past. During the survivors' first Yule at Sirion, mariners from Balar bring gifts to the refugees, and inspired by their benevolence, Elwing and Eärendil remake an old tradition into a new symbol of hope. For Talullah Red.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elwing, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Childhood, Drama, General
Places: None
Times: 1-First Age, 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6301    |    Read Count: 317
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/01/17    |    Published: 01/01/17
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Insult and Injuries by Larner

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A captain of Gondor learns that perhaps it is best to be careful in what says to and about Hobbits.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6491    |    Read Count: 377
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/16    |    Published: 09/30/16
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Miscalculation by Larner

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Perhaps It had failed to plan appropriately!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gollum/Sméagol
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Gapfiller, Horror, Humor, Short story
Places: Bree, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1061    |    Read Count: 60
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/16    |    Published: 09/30/16
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Museum for the Forgotten by Dawn Felagund

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It's the Third Age. Tirion has developed suburban sprawl, and psychotherapists are in high demand. An unkinged Finarfin experiments with political radicalism and has turned the palace into a memorial of the kinslaying. Amarië composes beat poetry. And Finrod has been reembodied into a world and among people he barely recognizes. Dark humor, for Kenaz for the Silmarillion Writers' Guild Around the Fire challenge.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Amarië, Elf: Caranthir, Elf: Finarfin, Elf: Finrod Felagund
Genres: Drama, Humor
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 9707    |    Read Count: 85
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/20/16    |    Published: 09/20/16
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Seeking to Ease Discomfort by Larner

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On the night before Frodo Baggins left Bag End for the final time, he and Sam had one last conversation sparked by the residual pain from the Morgul wound.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1792    |    Read Count: 313
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/06/16    |    Published: 09/06/16
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The Deepest Pain by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn is wounded for the first time.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2146    |    Read Count: 54
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/19/16    |    Published: 08/19/16
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The Return to the Light of Day by Larner

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Frodo finds someone unexpected as they release those held imprisoned in Lotho's Lockholes. 

A fixed-length ficlet: 313 words.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Boffin: Griffo, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Filk, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Michel Delving
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 340    |    Read Count: 435
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/02/16    |    Published: 08/02/16
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Still standing by Nath

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Six vignettes from Halbarad's point of view - from the siege of Minas Tirith until the day after Aragorn's coronation.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Alternate Universe, Drama
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Gondor: the Pelennor, Mordor: the Black Gate/Morannon
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: Different roads
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2931    |    Read Count: 410
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/21/16    |    Published: 07/21/16
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