41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues by Pearl Took

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An anthology of stories submitted for the July 2011 Challenge. The theme was "Summertime Blues", and each author chose a number between 101 and 400. Each ficlet had to contain that exact number of words, and each ficlet had to include a mention of some form of the color "blue".

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Characters:None
Genres: Anthology
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
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Parent Series: None

Blue Skies by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn reflects on what makes a perfect day

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: None
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 99    |    Read Count: 691
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/07/11    |    Published: 08/07/11
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His Baby Blues by Erulisse

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Summary:  The day after an unexpected event, Eilian (Helyanwë) reflects back over the event and her reaction

Fixed Length Fictlet, Word Count:  287

 

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Romance-het
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: 41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 311    |    Read Count: 1066
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/18/11    |    Published: 07/18/11
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Story and Time by Wormwood

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Boromir meets an Avari elf. The word count proved a little on the small side for the story I wanted to tell. Hopefully you'll manage to read some of it between the lines.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 301    |    Read Count: 650
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/07/11    |    Published: 08/07/11
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Feature The Blue Hour Over Ered Luin by FoxRafer

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Aragorn travels the path of self-discovery.

Categories: Orphan
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Vignette
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 300    |    Read Count: 1001
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/29/11    |    Published: 07/29/11
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Feature The Only Choice by Larner

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They offered him a choice as to which kindren he and his beloved wife might belong. But was it truly a choice?

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: The Valar, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, Tragedy, Vignette
Places: Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: 41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 413    |    Read Count: 926
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/11    |    Published: 07/19/11
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Feature Western Duty, Eastern Desire by Adonnen Estenniel

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The impossible choice comes to all: a time when the balance of the scales depends upon whether or not one does the right thing. But the 'right thing' is often subjective, as two Istari must learn.

Categories: Unfinished Tales
Characters: Other: Alatar/Morinehtar, Other: Pallando/Rómestámo
Genres: Character study, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 41. 2011 July Challenge: Summertime Blues
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 239    |    Read Count: 663
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/18/11    |    Published: 07/18/11
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