06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old by Dreamflower

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An anthology of stories submitted for the September 2008 Challenge. The theme was "Young/Old", and the challenge was to write a story showing two characters of different generations interacting, and the elements were three to five specific adjectives, assigned to each author.

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Genres: Anthology
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Feature A Conspiracy Begun by Pipmer

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We all know how the Conspiracy was unmasked; but how did it begin? Let's start at the VERY beginning...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3284    |    Read Count: 897
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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A Game Plan for Gimli by nancylea57

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Gimli learns his immediate future plans

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Dwarf: Glóin, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Gapfiller
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1305    |    Read Count: 1651
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Feature A Lesson in the Library by Pearl Took

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Written for the September 2008 LOTR Community Challenge's Young/Old challenge ----
Pippin is feeling out of sorts. An elderly Hobbit helps him to think through his troubles. 

MEFA banner: Honorable Mention: Time: Pre-Ring War: General

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Male Character
Genres: Drama
Places: The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2213    |    Read Count: 1401
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/11/09    |    Published: 06/11/09
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Feature A Matter of Perspective by Cathleen

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During a birthday party at the Took farm Great Auntie Pringle has some fun.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Female Character
Genres: Character study, Family, Humor
Places: The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 05. 2008 August Challenge: A Different POV, 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 5322    |    Read Count: 3459
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/11/09    |    Published: 06/11/09
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Feature A Midsummer Night's Dream by Dreamflower

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Young Bilbo has a conversation with his grandfather Gerontius and with Gandalf.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1359    |    Read Count: 1636
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/11/09    |    Published: 08/11/09
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Feature At the Harbor by Larner

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Círdan the Shipwright first encounters Elanor Gamgee

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Círdan, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Childhood, General
Places: The Grey Havens/Mithlond
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2580    |    Read Count: 1597
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Feature Be Fruitful and Multiply by Linda Hoyland

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Three generations await the birth of a child

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study, Family
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old, The Steward and the King
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1268    |    Read Count: 1531
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Double Drabble: Double Escape by nancylea57

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Dora Baggins and Pippin Took are visiting Brandyhall, and are unintended guest at a wedding anniversary.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Dora, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Buckland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 196    |    Read Count: 932
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Feature Five Voices by Rhapsody

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Samwise Gamgee lived an unique life, meeting many people from different races and ages. But what did the elves who met this hobbit think of him?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Elf: Glorfindel, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: Lothlórien, Rivendell/Imladris, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 3557    |    Read Count: 639
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/28/09    |    Published: 07/28/09
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Feature Sparks of Hope by the_arc5

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Legolas is taught of hope in a dark night

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Angst, Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1547    |    Read Count: 1226
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Feature Point of the Journey is Not to Arrive, The by Zhie

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Elladan feels lost and incomplete. While on a journey, he seeks the advice of the highest powers of Valinor.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Angst, Character study, Family
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old, BV (Fourth Age Stories)
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3367    |    Read Count: 1279
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Feature Time For a Change by Golden

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Bilbo and Gandalf and a baby Pippin, what could possibly go wrong?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2514    |    Read Count: 1156
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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Feature Time Stand Still by Zhie

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Glorfindel’s caring nature is often overshadowed by his daring deeds. (Character study)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel
Genres: Character study
Places: None
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old, BV (Fourth Age Stories)
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1752    |    Read Count: 1924
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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What Becomes of Snow? by mattygirl

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Summary: Gandalf talks with a restless Pippin in the Mines of Moria, while Aragorn deals with a recalcitrant Frodo. While talking to Pippin, Gandalf receives a startling revelation from the youngster. Apparently, the young can still have much to teach us all.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship
Genres: Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1488    |    Read Count: 1553
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/16/09    |    Published: 08/16/09
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