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.)


Story Notes:

(Originally posted at the LiveJournal community, troubledtribble.)


Table of Contents

1. Prologue: Behind the Rumour by Dreamflower [Reviews - 3] (882 words)

2. A Meeting on Tol Eressėa by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

3. Tea with Grandmother by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

4. The Tookish Inquisition by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

5. The Wizard's Confession, part 1 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

6. The Wizard's Confession, part 2 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

7. Chip the Glasses and Smash the Plates! by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (291 words)

 

8. Putting Off the Widow's Weeds by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

9. Where Mercy, Love and Pity Dwell by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

10. Adamanta Calls Again by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (298 words)

11. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (306 words)

12. Home Cooking by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (305 words)

(The chapter is 300 words.  The recipe in the Author's Notes is also 300 words.)

13. And So It Begins... by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (303 words)

14. Encounter Among the Trees (part 1) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (306 words)

15. Encounter Among the Trees (part 2) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (307 words)

16. Secrecy by Dreamflower [Reviews - 2] (303 words)

17. Troubling Questions by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (302 words)

18. Memory by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (303 words)

19. Time Out by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (302 words)

20. Gandalf Considers by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (301 words)

21. Frodo Takes a Walk by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (307 words)

22. Origin of the Species by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (306 words)

23. A Logical Conclusion by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (305 words)

24. The Truth Shall Set You Free by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (306 words)

25. On the Sea-Strand (part 1) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (304 words)

26. On the Sea-strand, (part 2) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (304 words)

27. An Eye-opener and No Mistake by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (301 words)

28. In the Beginning by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

29. Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (306 words)

30. Mark’d I Where the Bolt of Cupid Fell by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (299 words)

31. An Invitation by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (304 words)

32. Over Hill, Over Dale by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (306 words)

33. An Introduction by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (303 words)

34. A Mother is a Mother Still by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (309 words)

35. Luncheon Conversation, (part 1) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (307 words)

36. Luncheon Conversation (part 2) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (305 words)

37. Adamanta's Children: Briar Rose by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (303 words)

38. Adamanta's Children: Raz by Dreamflower [Reviews - 3] (301 words)

39. Adamanta's Children: Addie by Dreamflower [Reviews - 2] (301 words)

 

40. Adamanta's Children: Kali and Ban by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (307 words)

41. Adamanta's Children: Buttercup by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (301 words)

42. Adamanta's Children: Būk by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (301 words)

43. Adamanta's Children: Aster and Rowan by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (306 words)

44. Adamanta's Children: Bildad by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (308 words)

45. Adamanta's Children: Beryl by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (300 words)

46. Adamanta's Children: Maura by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (298 words)

47. Understanding by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (299 words)

48. Life By the Sea by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (303 words)

49. Adamanta's Announcement by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (294 words)

50. Hole is Where the Heart Is by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (306 words)

51. Hole Sweet Hole by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (305 words)

52. Good Things Come to Those Who Bait by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (307 words)

53. Lunch at Adamanta's Hole by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (305 words)

54. A Lesson for Adamanta, (part 1) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (308 words)

55. A Lesson for Adamanta, (part 2) by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (303 words)

56. Early Memories by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (302 words)

57. The Voice of the Ring by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (309 words)

58. The Strength of Love by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (306 words)

59. Watched Over by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (332 words)

60. The Upward Path by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (307 words)

61. The Sketchbook, part 1 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (300 words)

62. The Sketchbook, part 2 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 2] (307 words)

63. A Drop of Fancy in the Blood by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (296 words)

64. Conversations About the Past, Part 1 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 1] (298 words)

65. Conversations About the Past, Part 2 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 2] (332 words)

66. Conversations About the Present, Part 1 by Dreamflower [Reviews - 0] (312 words)


Story Information

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 Eressėa
Times: 3-Third Age, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 66    |    Word count: 20638    |    Read Count: 74630
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/09/13    |    Published: 07/30/09