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New! A Night at the Forsaken Inn by Qrystov Syndar

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The Forsaken Inn is a haven for the drunks and brigands that prowl the Lone Lands. So, why has Galadriel shown up at the door in the middle of a storm, half-dead, carrying Gandalf's staff?
(Takes place 5 years after the Battle of the Five Armies)

Categories: Peter Jackson's The Hobbit
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Elrond, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Melian, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths
Genres: Action/Adventure
Places: Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Eriador, Other place in Arda, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age, 3-Third Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 4    |    Word count: 3602    |    Read Count: 94
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/15/17    |    Published: 05/07/17
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Home by Ness

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It's spring in Eriador and Aragorn is there to enjoy it

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 95    |    Read Count: 135
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/21/17    |    Published: 03/21/17
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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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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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A Vexing Foe by Linaewen

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In the course of his journey, Boromir encounters a foe he cannot defeat.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Vignette
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 224    |    Read Count: 210
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Becoming by Nath

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A young sentry challenges a stranger coming up the road... the start of a long friendship.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Dírhael, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: General
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: Tales of the North
Chapters: 13    |    Word count: 29232    |    Read Count: 4274
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 06/03/12
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Drabbles for tolkien_weekly by Ysilme

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Drabbles for tolkien weekly, a prompt-based drabble community on livejournal.

Categories: Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, Elf: Gil-galad, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Elf: Thranduil, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Lothlórien, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, Rivendell/Imladris, Beleriand, Eriador, Laketown, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, Paths of the Dead, Rohan: Eastfold
Times: 2-Second Age, 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 36    |    Word count: 3815    |    Read Count: 9418
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/29/16    |    Published: 08/04/13
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Drabbles: The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by Zdenka

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Drabbles set during the Third Age of Middle-earth. (100 words as counted by MS Word or AO3.)

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Dís, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Gondorian: Berúthiel, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Goldberry, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, General, Romance-slash
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Eriador, Gondor: Dol Amroth, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Rohan: Dunharrow, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: Tolkien Drabbles
Chapters: 12    |    Word count: 1221    |    Read Count: 3310
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/27/16    |    Published: 09/15/14
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Neekerbreekers by Dreamflower

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Short cuts make for large discomfort; a sleepless night on the way from Bree to Rivendell. Five drabbles, interspersed with a refrain.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 507    |    Read Count: 346
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/11/16    |    Published: 07/11/16
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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: 291
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 06/22/16
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An excess of weather by Nath

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Life in Eriador can often be harsh, even more so when the weather becomes as much an enemy as Orcs or wolves. A look at how the Fell Winter of 2911 and the summer that followed it affected the Dúnedain. OCs and canon characters.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Northern Dúnedain: Arador, Northern Dúnedain: Arathorn, Northern Dúnedain: Dírhael, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: Tales of the North
Chapters: 10    |    Word count: 25369    |    Read Count: 3735
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/31/16    |    Published: 12/20/14
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Keep Memory Alive by Zdenka

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Dís wishes to know her home and her enemy.

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: Dwarf: Dís
Genres: General
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 419    |    Read Count: 343
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/06/16    |    Published: 03/06/16
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First Lessons in the Wild by Larner

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Strider finds his first few days in the company of Frodo Baggins, Meriadoc Brandybuck, Peregrin Took, and Samwise Gamgee most instructive.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, Humor, Short story
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3155    |    Read Count: 342
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/22/16    |    Published: 02/22/16
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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: 463
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/16    |    Published: 01/24/16
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Candle of Hope by Linda Hoyland

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Every Mettarë, a candle is lit.A seasonal story.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Eriador, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1535    |    Read Count: 393
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/31/15    |    Published: 12/31/15
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In Empty Lands by Larner

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To reflect the experiences of the Fellowship, mostly as seen through the eyes of Boromir, son of Denethor.  Title taken from the lament sung by Aragorn and Legolas as Boromir's funeral boat is committed to Rauros Falls and the river.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Orcs, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Lindir, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Balrog of Moria, Other: Bill the Pony, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Action/Adventure, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Novel, Vignette
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm), Rivendell/Imladris, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Caradhras, Eregion/Hollin, Eriador, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Rhudaur, Rohan: Edoras, Tharbad, The Anduin, The Angle
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 32    |    Word count: 110379    |    Read Count: 2182
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/04/15    |    Published: 10/12/09
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Improvisation by Ysilme

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A short vacation is saved by Erestor’s inventive mind.

Categories: The Books of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Elf: Glorfindel
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Humor
Places: Eriador
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: Mathoms - Drabbles and Ficlets for many occasions
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 199    |    Read Count: 444
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/15    |    Published: 08/17/15
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Departure by Ness

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Halbarad watches Aragorn depart for the Quest.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 95. 2015 July Challenge: Arrivals and Departures
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 224    |    Read Count: 365
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/21/15    |    Published: 07/21/15
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Against the Darkness by Ness

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Aragorn and Halbarad are having a philosophical discussion.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Vignette
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 94. 2015 June Challenge: Wisdom
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 703    |    Read Count: 491
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/27/15    |    Published: 06/27/15
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The Watchtower by Ness

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Nolwen, a young girl, daughter of a Ranger, is growing up in a small Dúnedain village. She finds that sometimes choices are hard to make.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Original Female Character
Genres: Vignette
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 93. 2015 May Challenge: Adolescent Angst
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 916    |    Read Count: 366
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/27/15    |    Published: 06/27/15
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Great Souls by Dreamflower

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Aragorn learns a bit of wisdom from Gandalf when he first meets him that he often has occasion to remember. Five vignettes.    (Written for the June 2015 "Wisdom" Challenge.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Friendship, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2795    |    Read Count: 446
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/26/15    |    Published: 06/26/15
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The Lay of Strider by Larner

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Just think--had he come to Bree another way he might well have received a different name!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Character study, Gapfiller, Humor, Poetry
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 287    |    Read Count: 524
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/24/15    |    Published: 03/24/15
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Feature Stirring Rings by Larner

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Five were sent to advise and guide and cajole, but one sought instead to rule.  The making and breaking of Wizards.  Currently under reconstruction.  Beta by Fiondil.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: The Valar, As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Easterlings, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Ents, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Green-elves, As a Group: Haradrim, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Orcs, As a Group: Rohirrim, As a Group: Thorin and Company, Bree-lander: Barliman Butterbur, Elf: Círdan, Elf: Finarfin, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Galdor of the Havens, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Maglor, Elf: Thranduil, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Isengar, Maia: Ossë, Maia: Uinen, Northern Dúnedain: Argonui, Northern Dúnedain: Other Canonical Northern Dúnedain, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Balrog of Moria, Other: Barrow-wight, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Goldberry, Other: Khamûl, Other: Landroval, Other: Mouth of Sauron, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths, Other: Pallando/Rómestámo, Other: Radagast the Brown/Aiwendil, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord, Other: Shadowfax, Other: Smaug the Dragon, Other: Tom Bombadil, Other: Treebeard, Other: Watcher in the Water, Other: Witch King of Angmar, Rohirrim: Gríma Wormtongue
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character study, Drama, Epic, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Novel
Places: Annúminas, Bree, Lothlórien, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, Moria (Khazad-dûm), Rivendell/Imladris, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Angmar, Arnor, Arthedain, Caradhras, Dale, Dunland, Erebor, Eriador, Fangorn Forest, Fornost, Gondor, Laketown, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, Mordor, Other place in Arda, Rhovannien, Rhudaur, Rhûn, The Anduin, The Angle, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Lonely Mountain, The Misty Mountains, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: early, 3-Third 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: 3. violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 40    |    Word count: 208761    |    Read Count: 1707
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/20/14    |    Published: 01/21/12
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Inheritance by Nath

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A taste from history in two drabbles and a double drabble

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Original Male Character
Genres: Recipe fic
Places: Eriador, Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: early, 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 86. 2014 October Challenge: Sweet or Savoury
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 423    |    Read Count: 922
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/28/14    |    Published: 10/28/14
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Close to Home by Suzelle

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Aragorn's cousin, Nethril, navigates family, loss, and love as she comes of age among the Northern Dúnedain.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Northern Dúnedain: Other Canonical Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age
Places: Eriador, Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3005    |    Read Count: 717
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/20/14    |    Published: 07/20/14
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