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Feature Waiting For The Dead by Iavalir

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Ten years later, Dís still sets the table for her sons.

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Original Female Character
Genres: Angst, Family, General, Short story
Places: The Lonely Mountain
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 560    |    Read Count: 797
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/29/12    |    Published: 08/29/12
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Feature The Ghost in the Helm by Iavalir

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Maitimo, much wanting to spend time with his brother, ends up losing him.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Elf: Nerdanel
Genres: Humor
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1589    |    Read Count: 836
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/29/12    |    Published: 08/29/12
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Feature August in Bree by Linda Hoyland

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Three Rangers spend a hot afternoon in Bree.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Male Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Vignette
Places: Bree
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 909    |    Read Count: 1361
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/29/12    |    Published: 08/29/12
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Feature Ulmo's Palace by Oshun

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Curufin and Ulmo's Palace; for the Genfic Swap at Elffetish

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Curufin
Genres: Action/Adventure, Coming of Age, Drama, Family
Places: None
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 2531    |    Read Count: 1272
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/29/12    |    Published: 08/29/12
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Feature A Ponderous Tome by Oshun

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A character study of young Elrond and a reflection on an aspect of his relationship with Maedhros and Maglor; in response to Day 26 of the B2MeM challenge. The prompt is: “a teacher who played a key role . . . . write a character who educated his people in some way.”

MEFA 2009,  Third Place - First Age and Prior:
Featuring Maedhros or Maglor

Tree and Flower Awards 2013, First Place
Favorite Characterization of Elrond

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1084    |    Read Count: 2456
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/29/12    |    Published: 08/29/12
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Feature Hearth and Home by Alma Heart

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A newly crowned king dwells on the past and looks to the future.  He is home at last.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Faramir 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: Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1540    |    Read Count: 1020
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/28/12    |    Published: 08/28/12
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Feature The Iron Queen by Alma Heart

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Grandmother of Dernhelm, wife of Thengel...What a woman she must have been.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Morwen Steelsheen, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 279    |    Read Count: 726
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/28/12    |    Published: 08/28/12
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Feature Dead Reckoning by IgnobleBard

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The Oathbreakers receive their summons at last.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Original Male Character
Genres: Humor
Places: Paths of the Dead
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1497    |    Read Count: 1121
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/27/12    |    Published: 08/27/12
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Feature Concerning Walls by Larner

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Frodo and Faramir do indeed find themselves sitting on the walls of Minas Tirith and discussing--walls.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2885    |    Read Count: 673
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/26/12    |    Published: 08/26/12
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Feature On Writing Tolkien's Elves by Oshun

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Better late than never, I hope. I took the opportunity of the August 2012 Non-fiction challenge at the LotR Community Live Journal to write up some very personal thoughts of my own. I spend a part of every month, trying to write a character biography for the Silmarillion Writers Guild. Those are certainly not free of opinion, but are hopefully written in a more objective and overall more scholarly tone than this one. Anyway, for your kind perusal is this piece, halfway between a rant and a whine, but filled with not only with heart, but references to the texts.

Categories: Essay--Canon, Essay--Writing
Characters: As a Group: The Valar, As a Group: Elves
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: None
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4752    |    Read Count: 4862
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Feature Echoes by Virtuella

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A poetic hommage to Faramir

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth
Genres: General
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 985    |    Read Count: 1089
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Feature Troll Courtship by Virtuella

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A filk about the trolls that fell victim to Gandalf's cunning.

Categories: The Hobbit
Characters: None
Genres: Humor
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 548    |    Read Count: 807
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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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: 637
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Feature Olive by Virtuella

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The daughter of a wealthy Esgaroth merchant finds her life changed by encounters with the mysterious Elven King - but not all is as it seems.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Thranduil
Genres: General
Places: Laketown
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5068    |    Read Count: 556
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Feature Sailing Stormy Waters by Linda Hoyland

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Faramir is adrift in a small boat, or is he?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Thriller/Suspense
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1029    |    Read Count: 1189
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Feature Summer Sports by Linda Hoyland

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A series of drabbles written for the "Tolkien Weekly" "Summer Sports" Challenge.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Humor
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 883    |    Read Count: 1112
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12
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Feature To Protect and Preserve by Larner

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What might have inspired the King Elessar to lay a ban against Men entering the Shire?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4956    |    Read Count: 856
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/23/12    |    Published: 08/23/12
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Feature Galadriel: There and Back Again by Himring

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A series of three vignettes from the life of Galadriel.

Home is behind, the world ahead (First Age): Shortly after her arrival in Middle-earth, Galadriel visits the beach of Losgar; 

Does not apply (First Age): Galadriel in conversation with her eldest brother Finrod Felagund;

The world behind and home ahead (Third Age):  Galadriel leaves Middle-earth, boarding ship at the Grey Havens.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Elves, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Character study, Vignette
Places: Beleriand, The Grey Havens/Mithlond
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 1599    |    Read Count: 473
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/23/12    |    Published: 08/23/12
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Feature Decisions by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn makes a difficult decision.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Angst, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Annúminas, Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1684    |    Read Count: 1134
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/21/12    |    Published: 08/21/12
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Feature The evening consultation by Rhapsody

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Maglor and Galileo discuss science and inventions.

Categories: Crossovers, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Friendship
Places: Other world (crossover)
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: The Bard's lost scrolls
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 402    |    Read Count: 831
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/21/12    |    Published: 08/21/12
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Feature With a cold rush of blood... by Rhapsody

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Nerdanel is plagued by a nightmare, can Irmo’s wisdom shed a light on it?

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Nerdanel, Vala: Irmo/Lórien
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Horror
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: Rhapsody's scrollcase
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 402    |    Read Count: 135
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/21/12    |    Published: 08/21/12
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Feature Reading Tolkien Chronologically : A "History of Middle-earth" Reading List by Linaewen

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A method for reading Tolkien's legendarium in chronological order.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales
Characters: None
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 58. 2012 August Challenge: Non-fiction
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 668    |    Read Count: 4402
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/12    |    Published: 08/17/12
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Feature Golden Flower by Ellynn

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While on a trip in Ithilien, Legolas meets someone special, and tries to save her life. Third place on July Teitho contest, theme "Stars".

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: General
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3829    |    Read Count: 856
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/12    |    Published: 08/17/12
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Feature A Summer Night's Peace by Larner

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One night Aragorn encounters an equally restless Frodo under the White Tree, not long before the Hobbits must leave to return to the Shire.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Orophin, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5437    |    Read Count: 632
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/12    |    Published: 08/17/12
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Feature On the Nature of Tol Eressëa by Larner

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Thoughts on the nature of the Lonely Isle and the factors that would lead it to be as it is.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: 58. 2012 August Challenge: Non-fiction
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2635    |    Read Count: 1206
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/12    |    Published: 08/16/12
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