Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
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New! Surprised by Larner

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Having thought to test the Ringbearer's resolve only to find she herself was tested, Galadriel realizes still another has also been tested for the role he is intended to play.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Gapfiller, Short story
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1605    |    Read Count: 28
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/17    |    Published: 06/22/17
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Almost There by elwen of the hidden valley

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A small gap filler set between Frodo's fall at the Fords of Bruinen and his arrival in the Last Homely House, told from Sam's POV.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3371    |    Read Count: 99
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/03/17    |    Published: 06/03/17
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Whose Service is Perfect Freedom by Linda Hoyland

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A young Easterling is forced to swear an oath to Sauron.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, General, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Khand
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 7936    |    Read Count: 42
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/06/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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Captains and Pawns by sian22

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What turned Denethor from a loving husband and father to a stern and heartless leader who mistreated his younger son? Caught in a deadly game with Saruman, intent on seizing the One Ring for himself, the Steward and his sons discover the wizard will do anything to achieve his aims. A tale of the House of Hurin from Faramir's birth until after the War of the Ring.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Theodred
Genres: Drama
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 31    |    Word count: 211456    |    Read Count: 1617
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/17/17    |    Published: 10/22/14
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Moon-letters by Fernstrike

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Unbeknownst to the Fellowship, Gimli kept a small memento from Khazad-dûm.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: General, Humor
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm), Rohan: Dunharrow
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 672    |    Read Count: 164
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/21/17    |    Published: 03/21/17
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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: 166
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/14/17    |    Published: 03/14/17
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Mellon Nin by elwen of the hidden valley

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This is slightly AU, in that whilst Bill and Sam were eventually reunited, the pony did not turn up at Imladris but rather at Bree.  What can I say?  I’d rather write Elrond than Butterbur?  Written in response to the sudden death of a friend's beloved horse.

 

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2296    |    Read Count: 206
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/25/17    |    Published: 02/25/17
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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: 236
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/25/17    |    Published: 02/25/17
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Healers Make The Worst Patients by elwen of the hidden valley

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Life gets too much for our busy elf lord.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2132    |    Read Count: 260
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/19/17    |    Published: 02/19/17
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A Time To Wait by elwen of the hidden valley

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What was happening in Rivendell between Gandalf's discovery of the heritage of the ring in Frodo's possession and the hobbit's arrival in Rivendell?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 12804    |    Read Count: 613
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/09/17    |    Published: 02/09/17
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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: 229
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/05/17    |    Published: 02/05/17
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Waiting for News by Linaewen

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Fathers wait for news of their sons.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Glóin, Elf: Thranduil, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer"
Genres: Family
Places: Erebor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 834    |    Read Count: 220
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/29/17    |    Published: 01/29/17
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At Balin's Tomb by Zdenka

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During the battle in the Chamber of Mazarbul, Gimli hears the voice of his dead kinsman Balin.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: General
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 474    |    Read Count: 170
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/17/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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Keep the Home Fires Burning by Shirebound

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It’s time at last for Gloín to leave Rivendell and return home.  Inspired by this prompt from the Livejournal lotr_community Yule Fic Exchange: "What was happening in Rivendell during the quest?"  Characters include Bilbo, Elrond, Arwen.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Glóin, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Friendship
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1332    |    Read Count: 184
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/03/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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Out of the Shadows of the Past, A King by Linaewen

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Boromir is faced with the unexpected revelation that Aragorn is heir to the line of Kings, and ponders what a returned King will mean to Gondor -- and to himself.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Stream-of-conciousness, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1663    |    Read Count: 229
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/17    |    Published: 01/02/17
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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: 290
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: 325
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: 269
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: 310
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/09/16    |    Published: 11/09/16
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He Escaped in the End by Linaewen

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One of Tolkien's themes is to present his characters with an opportunity to turn from the path they are following and choose a different, better way.  How did Boromir respond to such an opportunity when it presented itself?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1113    |    Read Count: 321
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Darkness by Linaewen

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As punishment for dropping a stone down the well in Moria, Pippin is required to take the first watch -- in the dark.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Horror
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 528    |    Read Count: 261
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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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: 228
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Attack in the Night by Linaewen

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Boromir is attacked in the wilderness as he seeks a road to Rivendell.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Action/Adventure
Places: Dunland
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1582    |    Read Count: 214
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Taking Time to Listen by Linaewen

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Written for the LotR Community's Fixed-Length Fic challenge, "Nostalgia" with the prompt "melancholy".  300 words as counted by Jarte.


Boromir recalls a moment from the past that brings fond memories as well as regret.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 295    |    Read Count: 215
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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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: 290
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/21/16    |    Published: 10/21/16
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