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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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Rounded Up in the Woods by Dreamflower

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During the Scouring of the Shire, Merry and Pippin go after the last of the Ruffians. NEW! (Written for LOTR GFIC challenge to write a story with no dialogue.) One-shot; Book-verse. Rated for violence.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Gapfiller, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 3. violence
Series: 79. 2014 March Challenge: Show Don't Tell
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 824    |    Read Count: 265
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/24/14    |    Published: 03/24/14
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Garnet and Gold by Rhymer

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Long after the end of the Fourth Age, a unique treasure is uncovered in what was once the Shire. This is the story of some of those who owned it, and why they cherished it, and how they passed it on.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Morwen Steelsheen, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Original Female Character, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Thengel
Genres: Drama, General
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Rohan: Dunharrow, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 4-Fourth Age, 5-Post-Fourth Age, Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: 70. 2013 June Challenge: The Jewels of June, 77. 2014 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5141    |    Read Count: 3341
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/01/14    |    Published: 02/01/14
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Of Cabbages and Elves by Kitt Otter

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The Gamgee household receives two unexpected and hungry visitors. Sam would prefer to play host, but his mayoralty propels him into a mystery of a missing Bywater lad, and he finds that even after 14 years, Sharkey's crimes still have echoes.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Merry, Hobbit: Gamgee: Pippin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Gardner: Frodo Gamgee, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Family, Friendship, Humor, Mystery
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 10436    |    Read Count: 1368
Completed: No    |    Updated: 12/15/13    |    Published: 12/14/13
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In Search of Peace by Larner

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Elrond and Galadriel consider the fates of Frodo and Sam as the party rests on the way to the Grey Havens.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 75. 2013 November Challenge: Lost and Found
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 322    |    Read Count: 642
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/19/13    |    Published: 11/19/13
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Once by Larner

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Counted word poetry exploring Frodo's possible feelings as he left Middle Earth.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Gapfiller, Poetry
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 244    |    Read Count: 577
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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Fire in the Sky by MP brennan

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The Rangers enjoy Bilbo's party, though only from a distance.  Written for the September, 2013 Teitho Challenge "Magic."

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Drama, Fluff
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2915    |    Read Count: 983
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/13/13    |    Published: 11/13/13
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The Kobold's Pay by Larner

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Merry had not considered the hardships created by scrumping on many of the smallholders in the Marish until Frodo enlightened him on the subject.  But how to put right the damage he has done?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Rorimac
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3831    |    Read Count: 755
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/13/13    |    Published: 11/13/13
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The Editor by Larner

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Fredegar Bolger cannot bring himself to disbelieve what he beloved cousin has written.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty"
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1036    |    Read Count: 966
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/13    |    Published: 11/05/13
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For the Beauty of the Earth by Linda Hoyland

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The beauties of autumn are lost on Aragorn and his hungry Rangers.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Boffin: Daisy (Baggins), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Male Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1141    |    Read Count: 881
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/19/13    |    Published: 10/19/13
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The Not-so-Simple Samwise Gamgee by Larner

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His name translates to Half-wise.  But is Samwise Gamgee anywhere as simple as his name implies?

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Ruffians, Bree-lander: Barliman Butterbur, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Other: Bill the Pony, Other: Tom Bombadil
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, Eriador, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mordor, Mordor: Cirith Ungol, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 72. 2013 August Challenge: Non-Fiction
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5880    |    Read Count: 1226
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/08/13    |    Published: 09/08/13
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Guarding from Afar by Larner

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In March of 1419, S.R., Lotho's Big Men had a few very--interesting--encounters.  It appears that the Shire has two very exceptional defenders from afar!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, As a Group: Ruffians, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc, Hobbit: Cotton: Carl "Nibs", Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Old Tom", Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Young Tom", Hobbit: Cotton: Wilcome "Jolly", Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Gapfiller, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 3. violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6844    |    Read Count: 248
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/23/13    |    Published: 08/23/13
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Unbelief by Larner

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On his first visit to Minas Tirith since Mordor fell, young Margil cannot believe his cousins' tales of meeting Halflings and the Ringbearer.  But Valdarion son of Valdamir has an ally in the Ernil i Pheriannath, and Margil's unbelief will be shaken....  Sequel to "Iridescence."

Categories: Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Gondorians
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 12043    |    Read Count: 681
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/03/13    |    Published: 08/03/13
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Coalesced Diffusion by Thundera Tiger

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Nine Fellowship members, twenty-five word prompts apiece. An exercise in concentrated minimalism that spans the journey of each Fellowship member as they play their own part in the quest to destroy the Ring. Final chapter - Gimli

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study
Places: Bree, Lothlórien, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, Moria (Khazad-dûm), Rivendell/Imladris, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Caradhras, Eregion/Hollin, Eriador, Fangorn Forest, Gondor, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Gondor: the Pelennor, Mordor, Mordor: Cirith Ungol, Mordor: the Black Gate/Morannon, Paths of the Dead, Rohan: Edoras, Rohan: Helm's Deep, Rohan: Isengard, The Misty Mountains, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 12760    |    Read Count: 3233
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/13/13    |    Published: 06/25/13
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The Journey to Rivendell by Erulisse

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Thoughts from Frodo and Sam on the journey before they leave for Mordor. A series of six short drabbles. 

 

Disclaimer:  Tolkien built the sandbox, I only play with the bucket and shovel that he left for me.  No money, profit or non, is made from the publication of this story. 

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Drama
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 6    |    Word count: 678    |    Read Count: 2435
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/30/13    |    Published: 06/30/13
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Protectors by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn protects his people in many ways.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Friendship, General, Horror, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Arnor, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2690    |    Read Count: 245
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/19/13    |    Published: 04/19/13
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All He'd Wanted by Larner

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Sam Gamgee was a simple soul, and he'd never wished for much....

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, Poetry, Romance-het
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 331    |    Read Count: 744
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/18/13    |    Published: 04/18/13
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Glimpses of Middle-earth by Linda Hoyland

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A selection of very diverse drabbles and short pieces written for the
2012 BTME challenge.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Nerdanel, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Diamond (of Long Cleeve), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Original Male Character, Other: Watcher in the Water
Genres: Angst, Character study, Comedy, Crack fic, Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Friendship, General, Humor, Romance-het
Places: Annúminas, Gondor, The Shire
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3016    |    Read Count: 1242
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/14/13    |    Published: 04/14/13
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Learning Process by curiouswombat

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Olórin discovers that there are aspects to being Gandalf/Mithrandir that he had not expected, as he comes to grips with his new body.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: The Angle, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 807    |    Read Count: 1137
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/29/13    |    Published: 03/29/13
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A Campaign Begun by Larner

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Denied her first and second choices as her bridegroom, a young Lobelia Bracegirdle is now determined to do what she must to be added to the Book of the Bagginses.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories, The Hobbit
Characters: Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, General, Short story, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied
Series: 65. 2013 February Challenge: The Dark Side of Love
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 928    |    Read Count: 272
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/21/13    |    Published: 02/21/13
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The Teller of Tales by Larner

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Since his return from Outside, the nature of Frodo's stories has changed....

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Drama, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 215    |    Read Count: 796
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/16/13    |    Published: 01/16/13
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A Gate Opens by pandemonium_213

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The grape harvest at Old Winyards is a festive tradition, and one that Thain Peregrin Took enjoys immensely. However, not all of the hobbits in attendance are at ease. The Thain is called upon to counsel the winemaker's apprentice, a young fellow who is described as "a fish out of water," and who has been witnessed engaging in unseemly activities.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Male Character
Genres: General
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 60. 2012 October Challenge: Harvest
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4797    |    Read Count: 1262
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/31/12    |    Published: 10/31/12
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Whining by Larner

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Long after the Scouring of the Shire at least one Hobbit continued to blame all of his ill fortune on Frodo Baggins.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Hobbits, Dwarf: Glóin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit
Genres: Angst, Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6976    |    Read Count: 690
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/30/12    |    Published: 10/30/12
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Glimpses of Middle-earth by Linda Hoyland

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A selection of very diverse drabbles and short pieces written for the
2012 BTME challenge.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Nerdanel, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Diamond (of Long Cleeve), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Angst, Anthology, Childhood, Comedy, Crack fic, Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Family, Friendship, General, Horror, Humor, Romance-het
Places: Arnor, Gondor, The Shire
Times: 1-First Age: middle, 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 10    |    Word count: 1769    |    Read Count: 3722
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/05/12    |    Published: 09/28/12
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