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Stories by Zdenka

New! Cast All Away by Zdenka

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Celebrimbor takes refuge in memory. (Finding out wherever there is comfort there is pain, only one step away . . .)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: General, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin
Times: 2-Second Age: middle
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1440    |    Read Count: 16
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/17/17    |    Published: 03/17/17
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And the Walls Came Tumbling Down by Zdenka

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Galadriel throws down the walls of Dol Guldur.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Lothlórien, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 695    |    Read Count: 78
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/14/17    |    Published: 03/14/17
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Drabbles: The Silmarillion, part 2 by Zdenka

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Drabbles set during the First and Second Ages of Middle-earth. (100 words as counted by MS Word and AO3.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Aerin, Edain: Húrin, Edain: Nienor, Edain: Rían, Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Curufin, Elf: Elemmírë, Elf: Eöl, Elf: Irimë Lalwende, Elf: Nellas, Original Female Character, Other: Morgoth/Melkor, Other: Thuringwethil
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, General, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: Tolkien Drabbles
Chapters: 11    |    Word count: 1117    |    Read Count: 165
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/27/17    |    Published: 07/26/16
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In the Bleak Midwinter by Zdenka

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Aerin, despairing after the losses of Nirnaeth Arnoediad and her forced marriage to Brodda, receives a moment of comfort. (Aerin/OFC)

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Aerin, Original Female Character
Genres: Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1318    |    Read Count: 117
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/22/17    |    Published: 02/22/17
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Water [Remix] by Zdenka

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Scenes from the last days of the war: a woman of Minas Tirith and the fountain in her courtyard.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Gapfiller, Remix, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2044    |    Read Count: 146
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/05/17    |    Published: 02/05/17
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At Balin's Tomb by Zdenka

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During the battle in the Chamber of Mazarbul, Gimli hears the voice of his dead kinsman Balin.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: General
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm)
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 474    |    Read Count: 128
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/17/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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Three Sentence Fics: Tolkien by Zdenka

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A collection of fills written for rthstewart's 3 Sentence Ficathon in 2013 and 2015, for Tolkien-based prompts.

Chapter 2: More Tolkien-based fills written for caramelsilver's 3 Sentence Ficathon in 2016.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Crossovers, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, Other Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Edain: Húrin, Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Finarfin, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Lúthien, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Númenórean: Ar-Pharazôn, Númenórean: Elros, Númenórean: Tar-Ancalimë, Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Other: Garm, Other: Giles of Ham, Other: Morgoth/Melkor, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord, Other: Sir Orfeo
Genres: Angst, Crack fic, General, Romance-het
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin, Númenor, Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 1502    |    Read Count: 164
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/24/16    |    Published: 04/09/15
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Song of Lake Linaewen by Zdenka

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A Sindarin Elf of Nevrast mourns the departure of her lover, one of Turgon's people who went with him to Gondolin. (Double drabble.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Poetry, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: early
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 200    |    Read Count: 163
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/12/16    |    Published: 12/12/16
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Eager as Fire and Staunch as Steel by Zdenka

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Éowyn visits her brother, who has been imprisoned at Wormtongue's instigation.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 787    |    Read Count: 239
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/09/16    |    Published: 11/09/16
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When the Stone Awoke by Zdenka

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How the stone giants came to be, and how they settled in the Misty Mountains.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Silmarillion
Characters: Dwarf: Durin I, Vala: Aulë
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: The Misty Mountains
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 958    |    Read Count: 199
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/23/16    |    Published: 10/23/16
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The Silver Vine by Zdenka

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Newly released from Mandos, Maeglin is reluctant to rejoin society. A cousin he has never met comes to look for him. (Celebrimbor/Maeglin, pre-relationship.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Maeglin
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1503    |    Read Count: 200
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/23/16    |    Published: 10/23/16
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Thou Art the Spring by Zdenka

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Haleth and her people are newly settled in Brethil. Lúthien is drawn to learn more about mortals, and Haleth in particular. (Haleth/Lúthien.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Haleth, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Lúthien
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1328    |    Read Count: 175
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/23/16    |    Published: 10/23/16
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Drabbles: The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by Zdenka

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Drabbles set during the Third Age of Middle-earth. (100 words as counted by MS Word or AO3.)

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Dís, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Gondorian: Berúthiel, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Goldberry, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, General, Romance-slash
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Eriador, Gondor: Dol Amroth, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Rohan: Dunharrow, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: Tolkien Drabbles
Chapters: 12    |    Word count: 1221    |    Read Count: 3132
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/27/16    |    Published: 09/15/14
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Secrets by Zdenka

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Two cousins on opposite sides of a river, and a shared secret. (Two drabbles. Celebrimbor/Maeglin.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Maeglin
Genres: Alternate Universe, Drabble or Drabble series, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 199    |    Read Count: 33
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/27/16    |    Published: 09/27/16
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The Voice of the Waters by Zdenka

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Galadriel, testing the abilities of the Ring of Water, discovers an ancient power of the rivers.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Other: Goldberry
Genres: General, Short story
Places: Lothlórien, The Old Forest
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1718    |    Read Count: 234
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/27/16    |    Published: 09/27/16
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Writ in Water by Zdenka

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A series of seven drabbles about Nargothrond and those who became involved with its fate, based on a set of river-related prompts from Tolkien Weekly.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Curufin, Elf: Finduilas, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Gwindor, Elf: Lúthien, Elf: Orodreth, Original Female Character, Other: Huan the Hound
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 762    |    Read Count: 229
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/10/16    |    Published: 09/10/16
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The Tapestry by Zdenka

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Théodwyn struggles to finish one last work before she dies. She is aided by a spirit only she can see. (Théodwyn/Míriel Serindë)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Míriel, Rohirrim: Théodwyn
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Rohan: Eastfold
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1275    |    Read Count: 346
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/01/16    |    Published: 08/01/16
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Drabbles: The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales by Zdenka

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Drabbles set during the First and Second Ages of Middle-earth. (100 words as counted by MS Word and AO3.)

(This drabble collection is now closed. For newer drabbles, please see part 2.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Edain: Nienor, Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Finduilas, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Irimë Lalwende, Elf: Lúthien, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Nellas, Half-Elven: Elwing, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Númenórean: Amandil, Númenórean: Erendis, Númenórean: Inzilbêth, Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character, Other: Thuringwethil
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Gapfiller, General, Horror, Romance-het, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin, Númenor, Undying Lands
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: Tolkien Drabbles
Chapters: 26    |    Word count: 2689    |    Read Count: 1180
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/26/16    |    Published: 07/18/14
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Under Unclouded Stars by Zdenka

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Samwise Gamgee's granddaughter Fíriel dreams of Cuiviénen under the stars. (Fíriel/Iminyë)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Iminyë, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit
Genres: Romance-slash
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 391    |    Read Count: 345
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/21/16    |    Published: 07/21/16
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The Doom of Choice by Zdenka

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As Ar-Pharazôn’s fleet nears completion, two childhood friends must decide what to do. (Double drabble, OFC femslash.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Romance-slash
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 218    |    Read Count: 232
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/21/16    |    Published: 07/21/16
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Like the River Wandering by Zdenka

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Aredhel escapes from Nan Dungortheb and is aided by a daughter of the river.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Other: Goldberry
Genres: Alternate Universe, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1497    |    Read Count: 275
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Song for Two Voices by Zdenka

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Írimë goes into exile and Elemmírë stays behind, but their thoughts are with each other, on the Ice or in the darkness. (A sequence of five drabbles.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Elemmírë, Elf: Irimë Lalwende
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Romance-slash
Places: Other place in Arda, Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age: early
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 513    |    Read Count: 31
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Middle-earth Poetry by Zdenka

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Tolkien-related poetry on various subjects, mostly written for B2MeM.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Edain, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Númenórean: Erendis, Númenórean: Inzilbêth
Genres: Angst, Drabble or Drabble series, General, Poetry, Romance-het, Romance-slash
Places: Lothlórien, Gondor, Númenor
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 8    |    Word count: 608    |    Read Count: 1633
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/17/16    |    Published: 07/21/14
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Oh Lift Me as a Wave by Zdenka

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Elwing and the wind. (There are powers in Arda that are not told of in the histories.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Númenórean: Elros, Original Female Character
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2003    |    Read Count: 253
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/08/16    |    Published: 07/08/16
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Dead Leaves and Beetles by Zdenka

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Even before their fatal quarrel, Saeros is exasperated by Túrin's lack of grooming. (Triple drabble.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Túrin, Elf: Saeros
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Humor
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 312    |    Read Count: 291
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/07/16    |    Published: 07/07/16
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