Penname: Linaewen [Contact]
Real name: Margaret Grenawalt
Member Since: 07/02/10
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Stories by Linaewen

Soothing Salve by Linaewen

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Dûrlin has just the remedy for a bee sting.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Male Character
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 697    |    Read Count: 90
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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Waiting for News by Linaewen

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Fathers wait for news of their sons.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Glóin, Elf: Thranduil, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer"
Genres: Family
Places: Erebor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 834    |    Read Count: 192
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/29/17    |    Published: 01/29/17
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"Marshland" by Linaewen

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Photo of Scuppernong Marsh in Wisconsin, used as inspiration for a story by the same name, written for B2MeM 2015.

Categories: Artwork
Characters: None
Genres: Artwork: photography
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1    |    Read Count: 220
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/20/17    |    Published: 01/20/17
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Out of the Shadows of the Past, A King by Linaewen

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Boromir is faced with the unexpected revelation that Aragorn is heir to the line of Kings, and ponders what a returned King will mean to Gondor -- and to himself.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Stream-of-conciousness, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1663    |    Read Count: 208
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/17    |    Published: 01/02/17
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At Last Relief by Linaewen

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Boromir finds relief at the end of his journey.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 November Challenge: Gratitude
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 149    |    Read Count: 258
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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Making the Jump by Linaewen

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Pippin is afraid to make the jump.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 544    |    Read Count: 302
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/12/16    |    Published: 11/12/16
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Never Too Late to Change by Linaewen

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Denethor refuses to change.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Humor
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 484    |    Read Count: 270
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/12/16    |    Published: 11/12/16
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Following the Dream by Linaewen

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Boromir and Faramir wrestle with the decision of what is to be done after they both receive a summons by means of a mysterious, riddling dream.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Gapfiller
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3081    |    Read Count: 255
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/12/16    |    Published: 11/12/16
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He Escaped in the End by Linaewen

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One of Tolkien's themes is to present his characters with an opportunity to turn from the path they are following and choose a different, better way.  How did Boromir respond to such an opportunity when it presented itself?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1113    |    Read Count: 290
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Darkness by Linaewen

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As punishment for dropping a stone down the well in Moria, Pippin is required to take the first watch -- in the dark.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Horror
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 528    |    Read Count: 243
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Change of Plans by Linaewen

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Dûrlin offers sage advice to young Boromir and Faramir as they plan an adventure.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Male Character
Genres: Family, Fluff
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 614    |    Read Count: 230
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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A Vexing Foe by Linaewen

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In the course of his journey, Boromir encounters a foe he cannot defeat.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Vignette
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 224    |    Read Count: 209
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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By the Sea by Linaewen

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Finduilas prepares for a visit to Dol Amroth to see her brother's newborn son.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth
Genres: Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 106    |    Read Count: 154
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Attack in the Night by Linaewen

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Boromir is attacked in the wilderness as he seeks a road to Rivendell.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Action/Adventure
Places: Dunland
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1582    |    Read Count: 195
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Power to Protect by Linaewen

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Finduilas and Denethor explain a Mettarë custom to young Faramir.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth
Genres: Family
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1513    |    Read Count: 199
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Taking Time to Listen by Linaewen

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Written for the LotR Community's Fixed-Length Fic challenge, "Nostalgia" with the prompt "melancholy".  300 words as counted by Jarte.


Boromir recalls a moment from the past that brings fond memories as well as regret.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 295    |    Read Count: 207
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/06/16    |    Published: 11/06/16
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Marshland by Linaewen

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Boromir rests during his journey north and does some fishing.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Eregion/Hollin
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 91. 2015 March Challenge: Back to Middle-earth Month
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 965    |    Read Count: 493
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/08/15    |    Published: 08/08/15
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The Hidden Vale by Linaewen

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Boromir reaches the hidden valley of Imladris.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 95. 2015 July Challenge: Arrivals and Departures
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 312    |    Read Count: 434
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/08/15    |    Published: 08/08/15
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Gondor by Linaewen

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Boromir yearns for his beloved homeland.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Poetry
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 92. 2015 April Challenge: Lyrical Love, Short form
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 14    |    Read Count: 391
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/08/15    |    Published: 08/08/15
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The Trouble with Chestnuts by Dreamflower, Larner, Linda Hoyland, Raksha The Demon, Shirebound, Linaewen, periantari

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On the Fellowship's trek through Hollin, a chance to forage turns into a potentially deadly encounter.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship
Genres: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Eregion/Hollin
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2632    |    Read Count: 703
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/16/15    |    Published: 07/16/15
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Lessons in Leadership by Linaewen

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Merry seeks advice on how to cope with his feelings of inadequacy.  A character study written for the 2014 Potluck Challenge at LotR Community Challenges.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Character study
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 89. 2015 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1667    |    Read Count: 607
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/15    |    Published: 02/08/15
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Broth With Herbs by Linaewen

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Dûrlin serves up some tasty broth for an ailing Boromir.  A recipe!fic written for the 2014 Potluck Challenge at LotR Community Challenges.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Original Male Character
Genres: Recipe fic
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 89. 2015 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 913    |    Read Count: 746
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/15    |    Published: 02/08/15
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Time With Maps by Linaewen

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Merry learns that time spent with maps is time spent wisely. Written for the 2014 Potluck Challenge at LotR Community Challenges from a Bunny Hutch prompt where one of the hobbits gets a chance to have a private conversation with an Elf of Elrond's household.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Gapfiller
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 89. 2015 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 637    |    Read Count: 575
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/05/15    |    Published: 02/05/15
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Strong Body, Strong Will by Linaewen

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Faramir learns a lessson from his brother that helps him face a distasteful duty.

Written for the 2014 Potluck Challenge at LotR Community Challenges, from a Bunny Hutch prompt requesting a story about something that the Steward’s son (or both of them, or separate things) do exactly like his/their father, or mother.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Family
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 89. 2015 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 511    |    Read Count: 855
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/05/15    |    Published: 02/05/15
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A Yuletide Toast by Linaewen

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Aragorn and the hobbits recall a past Yule and how it was celebrated.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Bree, The Shire: Buckland
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 88. 2014 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1014    |    Read Count: 739
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/15    |    Published: 01/02/15
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