43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books by Pearl Took

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The September 2011 Challenge had the theme "Hit the Books"; the theme was "reading", and the prompt was the title of a well-known book, which authors will also used as the title of their own story.

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Feature A Conversation in a Pub by Rhyselle

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Hell hath no fury like a woman...

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 96    |    Read Count: 1004
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/03/11    |    Published: 10/03/11
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A Portrait of the Artist by Armariel

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After seeing a portrait painted by Elanor Gamgee, Fastred of Greenholm is seized with a desire to meet her. Written for the LotR Community "Hit the Books" challenge.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Fastred of Greenholm, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Primrose, Hobbit: Gamgee: Robin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Ruby, Hobbit: Gamgee: Tolman (Sam's son), Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Romance-het, Short story
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6414    |    Read Count: 1174
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/16/11    |    Published: 09/16/11
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A Moveable Feast by Dreamflower

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 Frodo experiences one of Tuckborough's quainter customs for the first time. (Written for the LOTR GFIC "Hit the Books" challenge)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Boffin: Folco, Hobbit: Bolger: Odovacar, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Hobbit: Took: Eglantine (Banks), Hobbit: Took: Ferdinand, Hobbit: Took: Paladin II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Pearl, Hobbit: Took: Pervinca, Hobbit: Took: Pimpernel, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, General
Places: The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6020    |    Read Count: 927
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/23/11    |    Published: 09/23/11
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All The King's Men by Larner

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Feeling unsettled, Boromir finds his feet taking him into the library of Rivendell where he has an unexpected conversation with the Ringbearer and must consider the question as to who might wish to be numbered as being among all of the King's Men.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3433    |    Read Count: 842
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/03/11    |    Published: 10/03/11
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Great Expectations by Linda Hoyland

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We know that Aragorn returned to his people soon after he came of age, but what did they think of the young Chieftain?

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1073    |    Read Count: 1649
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/21/11    |    Published: 09/21/11
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He's Leaving Home by Celeritas

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It was a silly thing to fret over, she knew.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: None
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Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 399    |    Read Count: 828
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/03/11    |    Published: 10/03/11
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The Color Purple by Paranoidangel

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Elrond spends some time with his daughter.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 815    |    Read Count: 984
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/03/11    |    Published: 10/03/11
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The Invisible Man by Erulisse

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Summary:  The relationship between Maeglin and Idril is complex.  His feelings for her were obsessive, and finally led to the betrayal and destruction of Gondolin and death of 1000’s.  A response to the assigned prompt “Hit the Books – The Invisible Man”

 

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Idril, Elf: Maeglin
Genres: Drama
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 469    |    Read Count: 741
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/27/11    |    Published: 09/27/11
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The Prince by Sivan

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Elrond promised so much to his son, but in this case he failed... Estel did make a good from it...

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 786    |    Read Count: 1288
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/03/11    |    Published: 10/03/11
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The Sun Also Rises by Linaewen

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Merry faces the darkness that comes before dawn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Poetry
Places: Gondor: the Pelennor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 43. 2011 September Challenge: Hit The Books
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 86    |    Read Count: 976
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/20/11    |    Published: 09/20/11
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