74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words by Rhapsody

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The October Challenge had the theme "One picture is worth a thousand words". The prompts for these stories were images assigned to each author.

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For the Beauty of the Earth by Linda Hoyland

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The beauties of autumn are lost on Aragorn and his hungry Rangers.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Boffin: Daisy (Baggins), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Male Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1141    |    Read Count: 881
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/19/13    |    Published: 10/19/13
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Jagged Edges by Ellfine

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One night during the War of Wrath, King Arafinwë of the Noldor takes his first ride aboard Vingilot.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Finarfin, Elf: Ingwion, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner
Genres: Drama
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1050    |    Read Count: 375
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/27/13    |    Published: 12/27/13
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The Kobold's Pay by Larner

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Merry had not considered the hardships created by scrumping on many of the smallholders in the Marish until Frodo enlightened him on the subject.  But how to put right the damage he has done?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Rorimac
Genres: Character study, Coming of Age, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3831    |    Read Count: 755
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/13/13    |    Published: 11/13/13
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Ever Ever On by Dreamflower

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A hobbit finds himself on another adventure.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Primula (Took), Original Male Character
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1337    |    Read Count: 873
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/27/13    |    Published: 12/27/13
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Above the Clouds by Himring

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Berion, a captain of Fingon's guard, survives the defeat of his king in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad and ends up in Gondolin

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Noldor, Elf: Idril
Genres: Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Tragedy, Vignette
Places: Gondolin
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1169    |    Read Count: 192
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/02/13    |    Published: 11/02/13
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The Refuge from the Storm by Larner

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When young Bergil's horse runs frightened by a storm, only Roheryn will follow after, leaving the King to find shelter for the two of them.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Bergil son of Beregond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Short story
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4074    |    Read Count: 692
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/13    |    Published: 11/05/13
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The Path Home by Erulisse

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Maglor has wandered the shores of Middle Earth for millennia. Now a final opportunity exists and time is running out. Will he take his last chance to go to the West?

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor
Genres: Drama
Places: None
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: 74. 2013 October Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 997    |    Read Count: 1248
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/27/13    |    Published: 12/27/13
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