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Stories by Zdenka

Foe and Friend by Zdenka

Rated PG
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In Ar-Pharazôn's palace on Númenor, Isildur's wife encounters peril, temptation, and unlooked-for help.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Drama, General, Short story
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2033    |    Read Count: 819
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/25/14    |    Published: 08/25/14
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The Steward’s Burden by Zdenka

Rated G
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Denethor considers the palantír and his sons. (Double drabble.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 209    |    Read Count: 669
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/14    |    Published: 08/17/14
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There Will Your Heart Be Also by Zdenka

Rated G
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In Númenor before the Downfall, Isildur watches over his treasure.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Númenórean: Isildur
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 307    |    Read Count: 603
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/14    |    Published: 08/17/14
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Songs of Sun and Shadow by Zdenka

Rated G
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Melian asks Finrod, on a visit to Menegroth, to test the abilities of her young student in songs of power.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Thranduil, Other: Melian
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2045    |    Read Count: 924
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/17/14    |    Published: 07/17/14
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Light-weaver by Zdenka

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Someday, she will devour the light-weaver.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Other: Melian, Other: Ungoliant
Genres: General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: early
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 374    |    Read Count: 99
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/16/14    |    Published: 07/16/14
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River-Mother and River-Daughter by Zdenka

Rated G
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Before the Sun or Moon rose, the River-mother sang to the waters and they awoke.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
Characters: Other: Goldberry, Other: Melian, Other: Tom Bombadil
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: The Old Forest, Beleriand
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age, 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3459    |    Read Count: 1944
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/23/14    |    Published: 05/23/14
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Green Eggs and Silmarils by Zdenka

Rated G
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A silly retelling of the Silmarillion in the style of Dr. Seuss.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: The Valar, Elf: Fëanor, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Other: Morgoth/Melkor
Genres: Crack fic, General, Humor, Parody
Places: Beleriand, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 453    |    Read Count: 944
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/31/14    |    Published: 03/31/14
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By the Rivers of Beleriand by Zdenka

Rated G
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As the end of their journey nears, Rían remembers Dorthonion.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Morwen, Edain: Rían
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 559    |    Read Count: 1086
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/19/14    |    Published: 03/19/14
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Now Was Her Labor But Begun by Zdenka

Rated G
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Arwen prepares to make the King’s standard.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Romance-het
Places: Lothlórien, Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 523    |    Read Count: 993
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/19/14    |    Published: 03/19/14
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A Summer's Day by Zdenka

Rated G
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A chance encounter: a captain of Gondor crosses paths with Finduilas and her young child.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Family, Fluff, Gapfiller, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1096    |    Read Count: 1203
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/07/14    |    Published: 03/07/14
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In the Last Hour by Zdenka

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What the Queen does and leaves undone, the day before the Downfall of Númenor. The Armada sets sail, and Míriel waits for the shape of their doom to reveal itself.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Drama, Gapfiller, General
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 2202    |    Read Count: 1599
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/27/14    |    Published: 02/27/14
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Paths of Exile by Zdenka

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Moments on a Fëanorian’s journey, from the Oath to the fall of Ost-in-Edhil. (A sequence of six drabbles.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin, Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: The Arrow For Its Swiftness: Misadventures of a Fëanorian
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 657    |    Read Count: 227
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/27/14    |    Published: 02/27/14
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The Messengers of Celegorm by Zdenka

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After Lúthien’s capture by Celegorm, the Silmarillion says “Celegorm sent messengers to Thingol urging his suit” and “Thingol was wrathful” (understandably!). But what happened to the messengers? (A sequence of eight drabbles.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 8. character death
Series: The Arrow For Its Swiftness: Misadventures of a Fëanorian
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 866    |    Read Count: 1571
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/27/13    |    Published: 12/27/13
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Catch the Waves by Zdenka

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Celebrimbor, his family, and unfixable problems. (Triple drabble.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 75. 2013 November Challenge: Lost and Found
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 303    |    Read Count: 674
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/29/13    |    Published: 11/29/13
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