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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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Even So the Reeds Hissed in Serech at Sunset by Himring

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Canonically, they walked away from what was the worst defeat of the First Age: Beleg and Mablung, March Wardens of Doriath, escape southward through the fens of Serech from the Battle of Unnumbered Tears on the plain before Angband, in which many heroes of the North fell. The two March Wardens are alive but hardly unscathed.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Beleg Strongbow, Elf: Mablung
Genres: Angst, Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1633    |    Read Count: 23
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/16/17    |    Published: 05/16/17
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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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Crouching Shadows by Fernstrike

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In the darkness at dawn, Eldarion waits for his son to be born. He remembers his father; the strange events that transpired at this time, two years ago; and his strange, recurring dreams.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: The Age of Telcontar
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2087    |    Read Count: 159
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/02/17    |    Published: 04/02/17
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And the Walls Came Tumbling Down by Zdenka

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Galadriel throws down the walls of Dol Guldur.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Lothlórien, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 695    |    Read Count: 143
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/14/17    |    Published: 03/14/17
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Battle Harp by Himring

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An early encounter between Gleowine the minstrel and the battle harp--and  also between Gleowine and his future king, Theoden, son of Thengel.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Rohirrim, Rohirrim: Théoden, Rohirrim: Theoden's older sisters
Genres: Childhood, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: Gondor: the Pelennor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: Rohan
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 617    |    Read Count: 206
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/25/17    |    Published: 02/25/17
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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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The Tribute of the Insects by Larner

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Even the insects of Gondor appear to wish to offer tribute to the new King and Queen!

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Gondorians, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1837    |    Read Count: 173
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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Water [Remix] by Zdenka

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Scenes from the last days of the war: a woman of Minas Tirith and the fountain in her courtyard.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Gapfiller, Remix, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2044    |    Read Count: 200
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/05/17    |    Published: 02/05/17
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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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Moon-letters by Himring

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A tiny gap-filler from Elrond's POV.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Gapfiller
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Eregion/Hollin
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 175    |    Read Count: 197
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/29/17    |    Published: 01/29/17
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The Last Homely House Welcomes Mr. Baggins by Dreamflower

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As Bilbo journeys to Erebor, the residents of Rivendell make plans for his return stay. (Written for Shirebound for the 2016 Yule Fic Exchange for the LotR Gen Community.)

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5950    |    Read Count: 203
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/05/17    |    Published: 01/05/17
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Star-glass by Himring

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The making of the phial of Galadriel.
On a meta level, the star-glass pretty much contains a condensed version of the Silmarillion. 
I'm making that more literal here, almost.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 193    |    Read Count: 264
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/16/16    |    Published: 12/16/16
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Making the Jump by Linaewen

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Pippin is afraid to make the jump.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 544    |    Read Count: 304
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/12/16    |    Published: 11/12/16
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Following the Dream by Linaewen

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Boromir and Faramir wrestle with the decision of what is to be done after they both receive a summons by means of a mysterious, riddling dream.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Gapfiller
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3081    |    Read Count: 255
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/12/16    |    Published: 11/12/16
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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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When the Stone Awoke by Zdenka

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How the stone giants came to be, and how they settled in the Misty Mountains.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Silmarillion
Characters: Dwarf: Durin I, Vala: Aulë
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: The Misty Mountains
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 958    |    Read Count: 240
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/23/16    |    Published: 10/23/16
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There she weaves by Morcondil

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Eärwen’s daughter was ever willful; they thought to tame her, but she outwitted their snares. In Lothlórien, domesticity is not a cage but a freedom.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 997    |    Read Count: 255
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/21/16    |    Published: 10/21/16
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Though bright things fade by Morcondil

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After departing the Golden Wood, Galadriel and Celeborn rest for a time in Imladris, where Celeborn reveals the doom that has laid heavy on his heart for some time, much to Galadriel's discontent.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Family, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2454    |    Read Count: 206
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/16/16    |    Published: 10/16/16
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No enemy but self by Morcondil

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Lost on the Helcaraxë, Aredhel begins to doubt herself. An unwelcome conversation with her least-favorite cousin brings fear and feeling into perspective.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Angst, Family, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Other place in Arda, Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2754    |    Read Count: 187
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/12/16    |    Published: 10/12/16
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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: 310
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: 42
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/16    |    Published: 09/30/16
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Writ in Water by Zdenka

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A series of seven drabbles about Nargothrond and those who became involved with its fate, based on a set of river-related prompts from Tolkien Weekly.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Curufin, Elf: Finduilas, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Gwindor, Elf: Lúthien, Elf: Orodreth, Original Female Character, Other: Huan the Hound
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 762    |    Read Count: 285
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/10/16    |    Published: 09/10/16
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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: 266
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/06/16    |    Published: 09/06/16
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