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Cautionary Tales for Little Hobbits by curiouswombat

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A set of cautionary tales told to little hobbits during the latter half of the sixteenth century by Shire reckoning...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Humor
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 696    |    Read Count: 5176
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/28/12    |    Published: 09/28/12
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With Eager Feet by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn's seventy fifth birthday seems doomed to be a day much like
any other in the life of a Ranger until a chance encounter.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Boffin: Daisy (Baggins), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Action/Adventure, Friendship, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Arnor, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 59. 2012 September Challenge: Seventy-five!!
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2303    |    Read Count: 1137
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/24/12    |    Published: 09/24/12
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Out of the Dust by Kaylee Arafinwiel

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Out of the dust of the childless Thain's line, a new shall arise.

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Childhood, Coming of Age, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 951    |    Read Count: 1455
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/21/12    |    Published: 06/30/12
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Feature A Trusty Tune by Virtuella

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Just why did the Ringwraiths not catch the hobbits after the night spent in camp with Gildor and his elves? 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Gapfiller
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1584    |    Read Count: 686
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Standing Stones by Dreamflower

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Bilbo and young Frodo come across an astonishing sight while camping in the Northfarthing.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Coming of Age, Family, General
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 999    |    Read Count: 1232
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/02/12    |    Published: 08/02/12
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The Empty Shell by Larner

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The victory is won and the world renewed--for all, it seemed, but one.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Angst, Character study, Friendship, General, Poetry
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Gondor: Osgiliath, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 52. 2012 April Challenge "Beauty of Arda"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 436    |    Read Count: 1317
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/19/12    |    Published: 04/19/12
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Oblivion by Virodeil

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What would you do if you were quite suddenly dumped into a familiar yet unfamiliar land, with the past and present unreachable yet tantalisingly near, and the future more than uncertain? What would it feel, to be hunted down by scary people and adored by other, no-less-scary beings without your knowing why? Sometimes oblivion can be a torture, too.

Categories: Challenge Stories, Crossovers, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, General, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Novel, Stream-of-conciousness, Thriller/Suspense
Places: Other world (crossover), The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 4    |    Word count: 6387    |    Read Count: 2838
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/06/12    |    Published: 03/31/12
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Feature A Dream of Tea Green Silk by Larner

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It had been said that Frodo Baggins tended to dream true. Could others rub his head and do so as well?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Cotton: "Nick", Hobbit: Cotton: Carl "Nibs", Hobbit: Cotton: Lily (Brown), Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Old Tom", Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Young Tom", Hobbit: Cotton: Wilcome "Jolly", Hobbit: Fastred of Greenholm, Hobbit: Gamgee: Daisy (Sam's child), Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Primrose, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Ruby, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Gamgee: Tolman (Sam's son)
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Family, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4390    |    Read Count: 1488
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/23/12    |    Published: 03/23/12
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Following Through by Dana

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The North-Delving Incident,  The one where Merry finally shows up.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: The North-Delving Incident
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2371    |    Read Count: 906
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/17/12    |    Published: 03/17/12
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Echoes of Distant Waves by Larner

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When Folco Boffin finds his friend and cousin peering westward with open longing, Frodo seeks to explain.

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Boffin: Folco
Genres: Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2881    |    Read Count: 733
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/25/12    |    Published: 01/25/12
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A Matter of Attraction by Larner

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She thought she'd found the love of her imagination, but it appears he does not agree.  Where now might she find love?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories, The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Otho
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Gapfiller, General, Romance-het, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1332    |    Read Count: 1011
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/17/12    |    Published: 01/17/12
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Lessons for a Young Hobbit by Larner

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Frodo Baggins, newly returned to Hobbiton as Bilbo's ward, begins his new studies under the old Hobbit's tutelage.  And what lessons they will be!

My Advent Calendar for 2011.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Gapfiller, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 26    |    Word count: 2913    |    Read Count: 17830
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/26/11    |    Published: 12/04/11
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Giving Honor Due by Larner

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When one of his great nephews arrives from Andy's ropewalk in Tighfield, Gaffer Gamgee finds himself trying to describe the reaction of the Hobbits of Hobbiton and Bywater to Lotho and Sharkey's predations.  And then one of the heroes of the day arrives....

Written in part for Veterans Day, and for Claudia and all others I've not been able to write individual stories for for their birthdays.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer"
Genres: Character study, Drama, Gapfiller, General, Short story, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1254    |    Read Count: 1396
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/18/11    |    Published: 11/18/11
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A Portrait of the Artist by Armariel

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After seeing a portrait painted by Elanor Gamgee, Fastred of Greenholm is seized with a desire to meet her. Written for the LotR Community "Hit the Books" challenge.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Fastred of Greenholm, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Primrose, Hobbit: Gamgee: Robin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Ruby, Hobbit: Gamgee: Tolman (Sam's son), Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Romance-het, Short story
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6414    |    Read Count: 1237
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/16/11    |    Published: 09/16/11
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A Purpose in Life by Dreamflower

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Nibs Cotton wonders what his future will bring when an unexpected visitor comes to call at the Cotton farm.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Cotton: Carl "Nibs", Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Friendship
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1198    |    Read Count: 1276
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/31/11    |    Published: 08/31/11
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Muffled Conversation by Dreamflower

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...in which Frodo remembers what was lost, and cherishes what was saved

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Baggins: Primula (Took), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1331    |    Read Count: 1106
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/26/11    |    Published: 08/26/11
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"Hole Sweet Hole" by Dreamflower

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Non-fiction. How to turn an ordinary rock into your own little piece of the Shire.

Categories: Tutorial, Artwork, Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: Artwork: crafts, Artwork: painting, Essay (non-fiction)
Places: The Shire
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 42. 2011 August Challenge: Non Fiction
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1160    |    Read Count: 3383
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/11    |    Published: 08/17/11
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Feature To the Edge of Night: A Friend in the Shadows by DaGG

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Part One of Three; Luna Banks left the Shire seventeen years ago to find her family. She hasn't changed much. Neither have her friends. But feelings might start as she, her sister, and her old friends embark on the biggest adventure of their lives - Promo Chapters, the real, full thing is coming soon!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Epic
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 4    |    Word count: 14010    |    Read Count: 385
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/07/11    |    Published: 06/30/11
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Conspiracy by Pipwise Brandygin

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From unassuming gardener to reluctant conspirator and keeper of great secrets, Samwise tries to deal with Merry and Pippin’s demands.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 37. 2011 March Challenge: Lion and Lamb
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2168    |    Read Count: 846
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/05/11    |    Published: 08/05/11
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Feature Believe Me by Pearl Took

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Running away; from the perspective of Pippin, the one running and those from whom he has run, his parents and Merry's.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc, Hobbit: Took: Eglantine (Banks), Hobbit: Took: Paladin II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Drama, Family
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 15554    |    Read Count: 1332
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/11    |    Published: 07/26/11
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Feature When The Evening Comes by Pearl Took

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After freeing the prisoners from the Lockholes, Frodo assigns Merry and Pippin the task of ridding the Shire of the Ruffians. But the Shire needs more than seeing the oppressors to the boarders.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: None
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3113    |    Read Count: 1258
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/11    |    Published: 07/26/11
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Feature Down the Green Hills by Dreamflower

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This is a song, written by Merry and Pippin while they were in Minas Tirith after the end of the War, while they awaited their chance to go home.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: None
Genres: Poetry
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 179    |    Read Count: 789
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/11    |    Published: 07/26/11
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Feature The Apples Don't Fall Far From the Tree by Dreamflower

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 The more things change, the more they stay the same…

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Farmer Maggot, Hobbit: Took: Diamond (of Long Cleeve), Hobbit: Took: Faramir (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Drama, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2722    |    Read Count: 1154
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/11    |    Published: 07/26/11
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Feature Worth the Wait by Dreamflower

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Pippin is pleased with the new addition to the family...(A drabble)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Family
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 103    |    Read Count: 849
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/11    |    Published: 07/26/11
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Feature Last Look by Dreamflower

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Frodo says a last good-bye to the Shire...(A drabble)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, Stream-of-conciousness
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 102    |    Read Count: 928
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/11    |    Published: 07/26/11
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