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Drabbles: The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales by Zdenka

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Drabbles set during the First and Second Ages of Middle-earth. (100 words as counted by MS Word and AO3.)

(This drabble collection is now closed. For newer drabbles, please see part 2.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Edain: Nienor, Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Finduilas, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Irimë Lalwende, Elf: Lúthien, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Nellas, Half-Elven: Elwing, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Númenórean: Amandil, Númenórean: Erendis, Númenórean: Inzilbêth, Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character, Other: Thuringwethil
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General, Horror, Romance-het, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin, Númenor, Undying Lands
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: Tolkien Drabbles
Chapters: 26    |    Word count: 2689    |    Read Count: 1285
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/16    |    Published: 07/18/14
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Their Kinsfolk Rejoiced by Himring

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Two boys in their teens, who were missing, presumed dead, are unexpectedly returned to their family: the return of Hurin and Huor to Dor-lomin.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Edain, Edain: Huor, Edain: Húrin
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Gapfiller
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 279    |    Read Count: 552
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/24/16    |    Published: 07/24/16
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Like the River Wandering by Zdenka

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Aredhel escapes from Nan Dungortheb and is aided by a daughter of the river.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Other: Goldberry
Genres: Alternate Universe, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1497    |    Read Count: 387
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Oh Lift Me as a Wave by Zdenka

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Elwing and the wind. (There are powers in Arda that are not told of in the histories.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Númenórean: Elros, Original Female Character
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2003    |    Read Count: 329
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/08/16    |    Published: 07/08/16
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Dead Leaves and Beetles by Zdenka

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Even before their fatal quarrel, Saeros is exasperated by Túrin's lack of grooming. (Triple drabble.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Túrin, Elf: Saeros
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Humor
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 312    |    Read Count: 417
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/07/16    |    Published: 07/07/16
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Latecomers by Himring

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First Age: The smallest tribe of immigrating Men, the Haladin, delays before crossing the Blue Mountains into Beleriand and, partly because of that delay, things will go rather differently for them.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Edain
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand, Eriador
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 894    |    Read Count: 393
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 06/22/16
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Rhymes For Little People by Amy Fortuna

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Elrond is unpacking books to put in the library of Imladris and comes across one that takes him very far back.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Childhood, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late, 2-Second Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1439    |    Read Count: 434
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/05/16    |    Published: 06/05/16
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Trust Not Blindly by Zdenka

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Idril has a troubling encounter with her cousin Maeglin on the morning of her betrothal to Tuor. (One-sided Maeglin/Idril, Idril/Tuor.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Idril, Elf: Maeglin
Genres: Gapfiller, Romance-het
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 996    |    Read Count: 473
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/29/16    |    Published: 03/29/16
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A Song in the Darkness by Zdenka

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Maglor still makes music, and Maedhros listens, when it is all they have left.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor
Genres: General, Vignette
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: the War of Wrath
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 685    |    Read Count: 518
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/27/16    |    Published: 03/27/16
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Lost and Found by Zdenka

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With the Silmaril lost, Maglor is driven by Elwing’s words to look for her children.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Angst, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: At the Havens of Sirion
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 676    |    Read Count: 427
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/20/16    |    Published: 03/20/16
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Hope For No Safety by Zdenka

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Elwing's defiance at the Havens of Sirion.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elwing
Genres: Drama, General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: At the Havens of Sirion
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1063    |    Read Count: 438
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/16/16    |    Published: 03/16/16
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Threads of Gold by Zdenka

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Finduilas, recovering from her wound among the folk of Brethil, finds a young woman on Haleth's grave-mound, and fate is changed.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Nienor, Elf: Finduilas
Genres: Alternate Universe, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2781    |    Read Count: 122
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/21/16    |    Published: 02/21/16
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What the Women Told Their Children by Himring

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In the First Age as in the Third Age, mothers passing on the basics to their children: 

in the First Age after defeat in the Fifth Battle, the mothers of the Edain in Dor-lomin,

in the Third Age, after the loss of the kingdom in Arnor, the mothers of the Dunedain.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: As a Group: Edain, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Vignette
Places: Beleriand, Eriador
Times: 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 101    |    Read Count: 552
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/16    |    Published: 01/24/16
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An Oath Once Sworn by The Wavesinger

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Just before the Union of Maedhros, Araloth overhears one conversation, and remembers several others.

(Written for Himring for Fandom Stocking 2015)

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: General, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1056    |    Read Count: 77
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/13/16    |    Published: 01/13/16
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How Far Away by Zdenka

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Fingon and Maedhros try to overcome what separates them, even death.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Fingon, Elf: Maedhros
Genres: Angst, Drama, Poetry, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand, Undying Lands
Times: 1-First Age, 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 245    |    Read Count: 406
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/10/16    |    Published: 01/10/16
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Song of the Stone by Dawn Felagund

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Newly arrived at Khazad-dûm in the Second Age, the Elven loremaster Pengolodh presents a portion of his new book to Narvi only to discover that his understanding of the “great profit” that existed between the Dwarves of Belegost and the people of Caranthir in the First Age is not quite what he assumed. Written for Zdenka for the 2015 Yule Exchange.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Dwarf: Narvi, Elf: Pengolodh, Original Female Character
Genres: General
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm), Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2295    |    Read Count: 622
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/03/16    |    Published: 01/03/16
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A Voice Like the Sea by Zdenka

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Elrond remembers an old song.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Childhood, General, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 305    |    Read Count: 575
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/24/15    |    Published: 11/24/15
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Night Oft Brings News to Near Kindred by Zdenka

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Celebrimbor sees his father for the last time.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Curufin
Genres: Angst, General, Vignette
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 491    |    Read Count: 664
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/08/15    |    Published: 11/08/15
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Walk No More in Shadow by Zdenka

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After her death, Nienor is found by the ghost of Finduilas, who has been watching over Brethil, and offered a new existence.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Nienor, Elf: Finduilas
Genres: General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1301    |    Read Count: 562
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/08/15    |    Published: 11/08/15
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River Calls Me Home by Zdenka

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Bits of memory from Elrond's early childhood. (Double drabble.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Childhood, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 205    |    Read Count: 459
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/15    |    Published: 11/05/15
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The Snaring of Gorlim by Zdenka

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Gorlim searches for Eilinel.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Edain: Gorlim
Genres: Horror, Romance-het, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1374    |    Read Count: 105
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/26/15    |    Published: 10/26/15
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Links in a Chain by Karri

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An obsolete craft provides the links in a chain that connects the First Age to the Third.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Childhood, Family, Friendship, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Beleriand, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3548    |    Read Count: 572
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/12/15    |    Published: 10/12/15
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Morwen and Gilraen by Zdenka

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Two women in mourning and defiance. (Two half-drabbles.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Morwen, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General
Places: Beleriand, The Angle
Times: 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 103    |    Read Count: 525
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/10/15    |    Published: 10/10/15
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Something Back by Keiliss

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Because life is full of unlikely surprises, market day on the island of Balar brings a few unexpected guests.

 

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Elf: Gil-galad, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Balar
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4558    |    Read Count: 566
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/03/15    |    Published: 10/03/15
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The Great Feast by Talullah

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Fingolfin has a mission for his children.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Fingolfin, Elf: Fingon, Elf: Idril, Elf: Turgon
Genres: Recipe fic
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2103    |    Read Count: 400
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/01/15    |    Published: 10/01/15
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