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Feature The King's Surgeon - the Happy AU by SurgicalSteel

Rated R
[Reviews - 8]
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An alternate universe for my fic 'The King's Surgeon,' in which most things pan out a bit more happily than they did in the original.

Categories: The Books of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: None
Genres: Drama
Places: Bree, Rivendell/Imladris, Arnor, Gondor: Dol Amroth, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mordor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 7. sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 246    |    Word count: 623691    |    Read Count: 56095
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/29/12    |    Published: 11/21/11
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In Empty Lands by Larner

Rated PG13
[Reviews - 19]
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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: 2359
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/04/15    |    Published: 10/12/09
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Feature The Robin's Tale by Lady Branwyn

Rated G
[Reviews - 3]
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How the least of Lord Denethor’s servants came to his defense.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: None
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 27. 2010 June Challenge: The White Tree
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2558    |    Read Count: 1404
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/03/10    |    Published: 07/03/10
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The Cake by Rhyselle

Rated G
[Reviews - 0]
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A double drabble celebrating Aragorn's birthday. Written for Back to Middle Earth Month 2009

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen
Genres: Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Fluff
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 208    |    Read Count: 854
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/11/10    |    Published: 07/11/10
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Feature The King's Surgeon by SurgicalSteel

Rated R
[Reviews - 7]
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The life and adventures of a surgeon in the late Third and early Fourth Ages of Middle-earth, from south to north and back again. Winner of MEFAs for Races: Men: Incomplete in 2006 (First Place) and Genres: Longer Works in 2008 (Third Place).

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Rohirrim: Éomer
Genres: Drama
Places: Bree, Gondor, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 7. sexual content , 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 123    |    Word count: 257532    |    Read Count: 44990
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/19/10    |    Published: 12/17/10
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Feature The Prisoner and the Hobbit by pandemonium_213, Dreamflower

Rated PG13
[Reviews - 25]
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2012 Tree & Flower Award: 2nd place, W.I.P.

A prisoner in the Halls of Mandos, although grateful to be alive, nonetheless finds his days to be monotonous, that is, until a most unusual person, and one whose life was affected greatly by the prisoner's masterwork, accepts an offer to begin a correspondence.        

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Character study, Drama, Humor
Places: Undying Lands: Aman, Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 62174    |    Read Count: 4822
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/20/12    |    Published: 08/28/11
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Cushions by curiouswombat

Rated PG13
[Reviews - 53]
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NOW COMPLETE.  In a time of legend, Éomer thinks he has seen a genuine fairy-tale character...

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Amrothos of Dol Amroth, Gondorian: Elphir, Gondorian: Erchirion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Imrahil, Prince of Dol Amroth, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Romance-het
Places: Gondor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 20    |    Word count: 50068    |    Read Count: 6828
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/08/16    |    Published: 09/04/14
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Feature Seeing Stars by Raksha The Demon

Rated G
[Reviews - 3]
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As Faramir happily celebrates the birth of his heir, old ties come to mind, new ties are deepened, and, Faramir being Faramir even when somewhat inebriated, history is considered.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Comedy, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1346    |    Read Count: 2037
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/28/09    |    Published: 07/28/09
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Feature Ancestress by Dreamflower

Rated G
[Reviews - 57]
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MEFA 2009 Nominee

This is to be a set of 300 word fixed-length ficlets, exploring one possible pre-history for the race of hobbits. (The Prologue is a good deal longer than 300 words.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Romance-het
Places: Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: 3-Third Age, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 66    |    Word count: 20638    |    Read Count: 74007
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/09/13    |    Published: 07/30/09
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Feature When the King Comes Back (the Great Smials) by Dreamflower

Rated G
[Reviews - 1]
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2007 MEFA 3rd Drama: The Shire

The aftermath of Pippin's return to the Shire. (This was my very first fanfic ever.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Took: Eglantine (Banks), Hobbit: Took: Paladin II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Pearl, Hobbit: Took: Pervinca, Hobbit: Took: Pimpernel
Genres: Angst, Drama, Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 12748    |    Read Count: 10607
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/05/09    |    Published: 08/02/09
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