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Fugue by Himring

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Maedhros faces Elwing at the Havens of Sirion.
Chiefly from Maedhros's point of view.

With a cameo of little Elrond taking charge.

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: Elves, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing
Genres: Angst, General, Stream-of-conciousness, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2345    |    Read Count: 19
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/29/17    |    Published: 07/29/17
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The Seventh Avenger by ElrondsScribe

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AU, crossover with Marvel's The Avengers. The tale of how an Elf became an Avenger. Some language and violence. I've used the profanity and implied sexual content warnings mostly because I'm paranoid.

Categories: Crossovers, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: None
Genres: Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe
Places: Gondolin
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 2. mild violence, 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 14    |    Word count: 34036    |    Read Count: 1686
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/30/17    |    Published: 01/11/17
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Even So the Reeds Hissed in Serech at Sunset by Himring

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Canonically, they walked away from what was the worst defeat of the First Age: Beleg and Mablung, March Wardens of Doriath, escape southward through the fens of Serech from the Battle of Unnumbered Tears on the plain before Angband, in which many heroes of the North fell. The two March Wardens are alive but hardly unscathed.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Beleg Strongbow, Elf: Mablung
Genres: Angst, Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1633    |    Read Count: 53
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/16/17    |    Published: 05/16/17
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In Praise of the Feast at Ivrin by Himring

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Of the Feast of Reuniting at the pools of Ivrin it is said that the joy of that feast was long remembered in later days of sorrow.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Elves, Elf: Fingolfin
Genres: Poetry
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 169    |    Read Count: 159
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/01/17    |    Published: 05/01/17
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A Song of Ice and Fire by My Blue Rose

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“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” ~ Leo Tolstoy. A non-chronological look at the early life of House Fëanor in Aman from its various members. 

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Nerdanel
Genres: Angst, Drama
Places: Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 5321    |    Read Count: 295
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/01/17    |    Published: 04/01/17
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In Between by Himring

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Thengel of Rohan and Morwen of Lossarnach had two daughters that were born in Gondor, before Thengel's father died and he returned to Rohan to take up the kingship.

Such a daughter might have found it easy to adjust--or she might not.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth, Unfinished Tales
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Rohirrim, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Morwen Steelsheen, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Theoden's older sisters
Genres: None
Places: Gondor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: Rohan
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 527    |    Read Count: 65
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/11/17    |    Published: 02/11/17
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History, Snatched from the Jaws of Defeat by Himring

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The historian Pengolodh, faced with the destruction of his city, rescues what he holds most dear.

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Pengolodh
Genres: Vignette
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 99    |    Read Count: 225
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/26/16    |    Published: 11/26/16
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Forward and Back by Himring

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Sometimes to heal you need to forget, sometimes to heal you need to remember.
A brief conversation between Celebrian and Elrond in Tol Eressea.
Elrond has just arrived from Middle-earth--he has found Celebrian recovered, but also learned that her recovery was slow.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Celebrian, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: General, Vignette
Places: Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 273    |    Read Count: 250
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/26/16    |    Published: 11/26/16
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Under the Evening Star by Himring

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The first sighting of Gil-Estel by the Sons of Feanor.
Slightly canon-divergent.

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maedhros, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1250    |    Read Count: 55
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/07/16    |    Published: 11/07/16
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On Leadership Within Middle-earth and the Benefits of the Fellowship of the Ring by Larner

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An examination on how leadership was commonly demonstrated within Tolkien's world, and how those who were members of the Fellowship became leaders within the newly minted Fourth Age of the Sun.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Edain, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, As a Group: Rohirrim
Genres: Character study, Essay (non-fiction)
Places: Arnor, Gondor, The Shire
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age, 2-Second Age, 3-Third Age, 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4935    |    Read Count: 347
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/06/16    |    Published: 09/06/16
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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: 455
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/21/16    |    Published: 07/21/16
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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: 42
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Second Chances by Larner

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A place for drabbles written for the 2016 Back to Middle Earth challenges.  Reusing the prompts from the 2009 B2MEM challenges.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Ents, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Annúminas, Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 31    |    Word count: 3682    |    Read Count: 599
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 03/02/16
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Distractions by Zdenka

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Lalwen pays Elemmírë a sudden visit, trying to escape the growing divisions among the Noldor and her family. (250-word fixed-length ficlet, as counted by MS Word.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Elemmírë, Elf: Irimë Lalwende
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Romance-slash
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 270    |    Read Count: 336
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/21/16    |    Published: 06/21/16
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Across the Wide Seas of Time by Himring

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In "The Two Towers", Gandalf says he would like to test his will on the Palantir and see whether he could make it show Feanor at work during the Years of the Trees to him.
This is just a small riff on that...

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Fëanor
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Undying Lands
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 100    |    Read Count: 348
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/19/16    |    Published: 06/19/16
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A Theoretical Impossibility by Zdenka

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The learned scholar Rúmil of Tirion meets a Hobbit and shares his opinion about Dwarves.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Rumil of Tírion, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: General, Humor
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 551    |    Read Count: 644
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/22/16    |    Published: 03/22/16
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Translations from the Elvish by Himring

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Elrond and Bilbo discuss "Translations from the Elvish" and its sources, especially the writings of Pengolodh.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Pengolodh, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1737    |    Read Count: 392
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/12/16    |    Published: 03/12/16
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An Ordinary Abrasion by The Wavesinger

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Aredhel and a friend, and a conversation in Valinor.

(Written for Scribe_of_Mirrormere for Chocolate Box 2015)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Elemmírë
Genres: Friendship
Places: Undying Lands, Undying Lands: Aman, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 700    |    Read Count: 460
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/29/16    |    Published: 02/29/16
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An Oath Once Sworn by The Wavesinger

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Just before the Union of Maedhros, Araloth overhears one conversation, and remembers several others.

(Written for Himring for Fandom Stocking 2015)

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: General, Romance-slash
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1056    |    Read Count: 65
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/13/16    |    Published: 01/13/16
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The Master of Mirecourt by The Wavesinger

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A young luthier is apprenticed to the one they call the Master.

(Written for Independence1776 for Fandom Stocking)

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character
Genres: General
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 712    |    Read Count: 431
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/13/16    |    Published: 01/13/16
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The Mystery of the Missing Cake by The Wavesinger

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The Midwinter cake is missing, and Idril, Aredhel, and Meleth go on a quest to find it.

(Written for Elleth for the 2015 Yule Exchange)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Idril, Elf: Meleth
Genres: Drama, Mystery
Places: Gondolin
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1757    |    Read Count: 434
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/10/16    |    Published: 01/10/16
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Song of the Stone by Dawn Felagund

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Newly arrived at Khazad-dûm in the Second Age, the Elven loremaster Pengolodh presents a portion of his new book to Narvi only to discover that his understanding of the “great profit” that existed between the Dwarves of Belegost and the people of Caranthir in the First Age is not quite what he assumed. Written for Zdenka for the 2015 Yule Exchange.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, Dwarf: Narvi, Elf: Pengolodh, Original Female Character
Genres: General
Places: Moria (Khazad-dûm), Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age, 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2295    |    Read Count: 569
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/03/16    |    Published: 01/03/16
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Points of Light by Larner

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My winter solstice offering for 2015. For Baranduin for her birthday, and on a prompt given me by Tallis. It's not precisely as you'd suggested, my friend, but I hope it still gives you pleasure!

Categories: History of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, General
Places: Fornost, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 4    |    Word count: 2980    |    Read Count: 949
Completed: No    |    Updated: 12/25/15    |    Published: 12/12/15
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Song of the Laughing Maiden by Zdenka

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The Aldudénië was Elemmírë's formal, public lament after the Darkening of Valinor, but she also had private feelings which she put into her poetry. (Three poems by Elemmírë about the Darkening, the First Kinslaying, the Flight of the Noldor, and above all, her love for Lalwen.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Elf: Elemmírë
Genres: Poetry, Romance-slash
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 545    |    Read Count: 551
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/08/15    |    Published: 11/08/15
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The Snaring of Gorlim by Zdenka

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Gorlim searches for Eilinel.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Edain: Gorlim
Genres: Horror, Romance-het, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1374    |    Read Count: 89
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/26/15    |    Published: 10/26/15
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