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Feature The Evenstar and the Ringbearer: The Intertwining Destinies of Arwen Undómiel and Frodo Baggins by Dreamflower

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The fates of Arwen Undómiel and Frodo Baggins were dependent upon one another...

Categories: Challenge Stories, Essay--Canon, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 58. 2012 August Challenge: Non-fiction
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1975    |    Read Count: 2911
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/12    |    Published: 08/16/12
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Feature Smaug Lives! by KarasAunty

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Twelve-year-old Samwise gives his gaffer's kind employer a very unexpected gift ... AU. UK English.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Fluff
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1323    |    Read Count: 998
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/15/12    |    Published: 08/15/12
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Feature Conspiracy by Nath

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Halbarad and Arwen make plans to join the Fellowship.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Alternate Universe, Humor
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language
Series: Different roads
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 903    |    Read Count: 847
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/29/12    |    Published: 07/29/12
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Feature New Roads and Secret Gates by Larner

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Faramir learns more of his brother's interactions with the Hobbits, and comes to better appreciate the attractions of new roads and secret gates.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Character study, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, 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: 2377    |    Read Count: 1288
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/29/12    |    Published: 07/29/12
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Feature Decorum by Larner

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Perhaps young Frodo isn't always the Picture of Decorum Aunt Dora Baggins would wish him to be.  Or, maybe, he is More So!

Inspired by Dreamflower's writing.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dora, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Family, Fluff, Gapfiller, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4102    |    Read Count: 1783
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/27/12    |    Published: 06/27/12
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Feature The Water is Wide by Larner

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Most of those sailing on the Grey Ship look to the West toward their destination.  One, however, looks astern.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Grey Havens/Mithlond
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 55. 2012 June Challenge "The Longest Day"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2776    |    Read Count: 784
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/17/12    |    Published: 06/17/12
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Feature "Along the Greenway" by Nath

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Art: The great Greenway runs north and south (Made for the March 2012 Art Challenge "A Different Green">

Categories: Artwork, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: None
Genres: Artwork: photography
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 51. Art Challenge 2: 2012 March: A Different Green, 48. Art Challenge 1: 2012 January, First Challenge
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 15    |    Read Count: 1010
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/14/12    |    Published: 06/14/12
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Feature "Tea Green Silk" by Larner

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Art: An illustration for the author's story "A Dream of Tea Green Silk"; watercolor (done for the March 2012 Art Challenge, "A Different Green").

Categories: Artwork, Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: None
Genres: Artwork: painting
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 51. Art Challenge 2: 2012 March: A Different Green
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 44    |    Read Count: 824
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/14/12    |    Published: 06/14/12
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Feature Forging for Protection and Defense by Larner

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He studied in Tirion in the forges of Mahtan and Lord Aule himself, but followed his chosen lord to Middle Earth to find his destiny.  Perhaps his most memorable achievements were the forging of a particular suit of armor, and his advice, supervision, and participation in the reforging of a famous blade created by a greater smith than he was himself.  Was it worthwhile?  Can he ever look to accept forgiveness for his part in the rebellion of the Noldor?

Inspired by the armor worn by Elendil and Aragorn in the PJ LOTR movies.  Beta by Fiondil and Soledad, with my profound thanks.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Ents, As a Group: Númenóreans, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Gondorian: Ohtar, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Númenórean: Elendil, Númenórean: Isildur, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Saga, Tragedy
Places: Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, Rivendell/Imladris, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Gondor: Osgiliath, Mordor, Mordor: the Black Gate/Morannon
Times: 2-Second Age: the Last Alliance, 3-Third Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 9887    |    Read Count: 905
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/12/12    |    Published: 05/30/12
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Feature Menelvagor's Chase by kimberleighe

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The Sindarin tale of Menelvagor, of how he came to the skies and the price he paid.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Gil-galad, Half-Elven: Elrond, Original Female Character
Genres: Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), General
Places: The Grey Havens/Mithlond
Times: 2-Second Age: early
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3495    |    Read Count: 613
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/10/12    |    Published: 06/10/12
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Feature Week Without Thranduil by Sivan

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Beta: Aranel
Rating: K/K+
Theme: bunny hutch
Elements: 12. Third or Fourth age, Legolas, King for a Week.... this really did not go/turn out to be quite the lesson Thranduil had planned for his son; Legolas did not learn precisely what his ada had intended for him to learn, and he was not the only one getting schooled (humor or squish or drama, depending on what the author imagines) (cascadewaters)
Author's Notes: 
Warning: AU, what-if? Humor/Angst, Drama, family & friendship.
Summary: Thranduil figured that, after the war, it was time for Legolas to take on some responsibilities and assume his position as king for a week until his return from Imladris. Little did Thranduil know what a mess his son could create... evil grin...
Word Count:765 (Chapter 1)

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch", 56. 2012 July Challenge: Lazy Summer Fixed-Length-Ficlets
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 740    |    Read Count: 728
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Arandur by Linda Hoyland

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Rating: PG
Theme: 
Elements: 28. Third Age: Denethor broke the white rod of the stewards when he went into the fire. Whence came the rod that Faramir presented to Aragorn at the coronation ? (harrowcatliz)
Author's Notes: With thanks to Raksha and my friends on LJ
Summary: As the day for Aragorn’s coronation approaches, Faramir has a problem.
Word Count: 1,710
These characters all belong to the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien. This story was written for pleasure and not for financial gain.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1666    |    Read Count: 777
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature An Ending of the Hypothetical by Alfirineth

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Rating: G
Theme: Bunny Hutch
Elements: 41. Fourth Age: Reasons why Elladan and Elrohir stayed at Imladris after Elrond left. (mikononyte, via Linda Hoyland)

Author's Notes: Sometimes something that we know is going to happen lies so far distant future that it seems remote and unreal. Suddenly, it looms right in your path. Unprepared, you can turn neither to the right nor the left, and you wonder when the hypothetical become the immutable future.

Summary: After the announcement of Elrond's imminent departure from Middle-earth, Elladan and Elrohir spend a moment discussing their own fate. 

Word Count: 1065

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1005    |    Read Count: 674
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Púkelwoman by Virtuella

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Rating: PG
This was my plot bunny, submitted by Linaewen: In RotK Chapter 5 (Ride of the Rohirrim), Elfhelm says, "We need no further guidance...for there are riders in the host who have ridden down to Mundburg in days of peace. I for one." I'd like to see a story about Elfhelm (or some other person from Rohan) visiting Minas Tirith prior to the breakout of war. 
Author's Notes: Middle-earth belongs to Tolkien. Thanks to Clodia and Finlay for beta reading. 

Word Count: 1500

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1588    |    Read Count: 656
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Awaiting the Death of the King by Erulisse

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Rating: G
Theme: “Bunny Hutch”
Elements: 42 Fourth Age: For that matter, after all that work done to clean up Southern Mirkwood, Celeborn hangs out in Imladris – what’s with that? – bunny by mikononyte
Beta: None. Errors are solely my own responsibility but it would be a kindness to have serious errors pointed out to me for changes. 
Word Count: 3524

Summary: After Galadriel sails, the world seems just a bit darker to Celeborn who has remained behind. He revisits his realm and makes a decision to visit an old friend. 

Author’s Notes: Disclaimer: Tolkien built the sand box; 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: Challenge Stories
Characters: Elf: Celeborn
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3456    |    Read Count: 1108
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature On the Road From Isengard by Dreamflower

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Rating: G 
Theme: Bunny hutch 
Elements: 32. Third Age: We know that Gimli was overjoyed to see Merry and Pippin at Isengard, but what about Legolas? What was he thinking? (Shirebound) 
Summary: Legolas considers his reaction to finding Merry and Pippin at Isengard.
Word Count: 774

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: Character study
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 749    |    Read Count: 1021
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature The Remarkable Daughters of Gerontius Took by Pearl Took

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Theme: Bunny Hutch
Elements: Bilbo was the son of Belladona Took,one of the "three remarkable daughters" of Gerontius Took ("The Old Took") and Adamanta Chubb (the other two being Donnamira and Mirabella). *excuse me while I roll my eyes at ol' JRRT* They were the only daughters of GT and AC's twelve children. So what, exactly, was so remarkable about these ladies? Inquiring minds want to know!
Summary: On the Ring Quest, a request for a tale leads to a mystery.
Rating: G
Author's Notes:
Word Count: 1,748

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship
Genres: Family, Fluff
Places: Eregion/Hollin
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 53. 2012 May Challenge "Bunny Hutch"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1691    |    Read Count: 860
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Utumno to Valimar by Huinare

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Rating: G
Theme:  Beauty of Arda poetry challenge
Elements: share, fair
Beta: Not as such.
Author's Notes: Boundless fun with iambics (for me, anyway).
Summary: What is ‘fair?’
Word Count: 81

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 52. 2012 April Challenge "Beauty of Arda"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 67    |    Read Count: 968
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Simbelmynë/Falls of Rauros by Virtuella

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Rating: G
Theme: Beauty of Arda
Elements: believe-receive

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 52. 2012 April Challenge "Beauty of Arda"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 87    |    Read Count: 615
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature The Spirit of Giving by Paranoidangel

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Rating: PG
Theme: Potluck: The lion and the lamb
Elements: Generous and miserly
Beta: [info]hhertzof
Summary: Three times Elrond was generous and one time he was miserly
Word Count: 400

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 390    |    Read Count: 579
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Leaves of Grass by FoxRafer

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Rating: G
Theme: Potluck
Elements: "hit the books" September challenge, theme - reading
Summary: Éowyn has always been fond of stories.
Word Count: 425 words

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 414    |    Read Count: 701
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Will you not come down? We’ve got your pipeweed! by Huinare

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Rating: PG-ish for numerous allusions to substance (ab?)use. 
Theme: Potluck (now serving Merrie Month of May).
Elements: I don’t know what you’re talking about.
Beta: Not as such.
Author's Notes: Alludes to an incident in Unfinished Tales, “The Hunt of the Ring” narrative C. 
Summary: Humor. The Voice of Saruman revisited, beginning with the added element of every wizard’s poison of choice.
Word Count: 865

 

(Dude, this thing was breeding like a bunny...there were like three of it on my archive...That's creepy...*exterminates extraneous wizards*)

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 836    |    Read Count: 1128
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Fire and Ice by Linda Hoyland

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Rating: PG
Theme: Hearts and Flowers, January Potluck 
Elements: old love, heart of stone, hollyhock (ambition)
Beta: Raksha
Author's Notes: 
Summary: Denethor is haunted by memories.
Word Count: 200

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 196    |    Read Count: 697
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature Far Down the Withywindle by Clodia

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Rating: G
Theme: January Potluck (February 2011's Hearts & Flowers)
Elements: unrequited love, great heart, lily (purity)
Author's Notes: A ficlet to follow Down the Withywindle and Deeper down the Withywindle.
Summary: Old Tom Bombadil sits sighing by the Withywindle...
Word Count: 300

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Other: Tom Bombadil
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 297    |    Read Count: 505
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/08/12    |    Published: 06/08/12
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Feature House of Mirth by Dreamflower

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 Fond memories of Crickhollow…

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 47. 2012 January Challenge: "Pot Luck"
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1013    |    Read Count: 1250
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/05/12    |    Published: 06/05/12
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