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New! Bell's Table by elwen of the hidden valley

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Scenes from life on Bagshot Row in the period from Frodo's arrival to Bilbo's departure.

This is a reworking of a previously published tale.  Some of the chapters remain the same but have switched order, some have been tweaked and some are wholly new.  Just tales from hobbit life in the Shire.  Hobbiton's answer to The Waltons.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Halfred, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Marigold, Hobbit: Gamgee: May, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Family, General, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Brandy Hall, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 13    |    Word count: 32493    |    Read Count: 289
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/24/17    |    Published: 07/11/17
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New! Drabbledom by elwen of the hidden valley

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I use the strict interpretation of a drabble . . . being a work of exactly 100 words.  Having said that, mine cover everything from the Sil. to ROTK and every emotion from fluff to high angst.  So dip in and read a few, then come back and read a few more.

Categories: Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Edain, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 28    |    Word count: 15694    |    Read Count: 111
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/23/17    |    Published: 07/22/17
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New! Swift Horse and White Tree by Zdenka

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Three drabbles featuring Éowyn and Faramir. Written for the Multifandom Drabble Exchange 2017.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Rohirrim: Éomund, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Alternate Universe, Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, General, Romance-het
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Rohan: Eastfold
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 300    |    Read Count: 101
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/16/17    |    Published: 07/16/17
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Love and Comfort by Silver Trails

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A storm is coming, and Maglor agrees to stay in Imladris.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: None
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1653    |    Read Count: 71
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/10/17    |    Published: 07/10/17
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The green book of Tuckborough by Chiara Cadrich

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How a wizard boxed the Old Took's ears and have him meet my mother, by Belladonna Took.

Gerontius Took, a saucy and irreverent young hobbit, is taken out of the Shire to be taught what a decent life is all about...

 A tribute to Tolkien, revisiting his exercices in style: an altercation on a Shire porch, hobbits, giants, dunedain, goblins, elves, ents, trolls, eagles, a visit to Imladris, skin-changers, an epic story about duty and fate, riddles,… and a ring!

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Epic
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 16    |    Word count: 120337    |    Read Count: 403
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/01/17    |    Published: 11/16/14
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Snippets by elwen of the hidden valley

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Short pieces on various topics and in various settings and times.  They would clutter up the site posted individually so they will find a home here.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Anthology
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 43    |    Word count: 33380    |    Read Count: 3157
Completed: No    |    Updated: 07/01/17    |    Published: 02/19/17
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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: 1419
Completed: No    |    Updated: 06/30/17    |    Published: 01/11/17
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Surprised by Larner

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Having thought to test the Ringbearer's resolve only to find she herself was tested, Galadriel realizes still another has also been tested for the role he is intended to play.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Gapfiller, Short story
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1605    |    Read Count: 86
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/17    |    Published: 06/22/17
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Sam's Coming-of-Age Gift by KathyG

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On Samwise Gamgee’s 33rd birthday, Frodo has a coming-of-age gift for him.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Coming of Age
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 789    |    Read Count: 93
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/21/17    |    Published: 06/21/17
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The Accounting by elwen of the hidden valley

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One must never forget the little folk.  No, not hobbits.  The little folk who keep a complex place like Middle earth ticking over ... the office staff.

Categories: Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Humor
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1130    |    Read Count: 145
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/11/17    |    Published: 06/11/17
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Almost There by elwen of the hidden valley

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A small gap filler set between Frodo's fall at the Fords of Bruinen and his arrival in the Last Homely House, told from Sam's POV.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3371    |    Read Count: 181
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/03/17    |    Published: 06/03/17
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Strangers by 0athSworn

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Follow the epic story of Alinor and Aldariil, a prince and princess of the Royal House of Mirkwood, along with their family and companions, as they come to discover their twisted places in the center of a war that has been brewing for ages: where Elf fights Elf, the forces of Light must battle the Darkness, and the powers of Rivendell, Mirkwood, and the Istari face off against the will of Sauron, his Orcs, and the fallen Dark Elves.

Return to Middle-Earth and enjoy the tale of the rarely seen times before the events of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings".

Follow this amazing tale, striving to honor the works of J.R.R. Tolkien as much as possible, and meet many of your favorites, such as Thranduil, Legolas, Elrond and his twin sons Elladan and Elrohir, Glorfindel, the Dragons, Maedhros, Sauron and the One Ring, and many others...

I hope you will enjoy the tale, as many others have, and be sure to read in order:

Strangers ~ Part I
Heirs ~ Part II
Kin ~ Part III

Categories: Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Avari, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Green-elves, As a Group: Orcs, As a Group: Sindar, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Haldir of Lorien, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Elf: Oropher, Elf: Thranduil
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Epic, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: None
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 8. character death
Series: Strangers and Heirs
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 3833    |    Read Count: 77
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/23/17    |    Published: 05/10/17
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Birthday Present by elwen of the hidden valley

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Frodo receives a special birthday present.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Fluff
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2220    |    Read Count: 188
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/21/17    |    Published: 05/21/17
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Gamgee Gifts by KathyG

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On the day after Bilbo’s departure from the Shire, Frodo gives Hamfast and Sam their gifts from their former master.  Dreamflower, thank you so much for beta-reading my story, and for helping me out with the Gamgees’ speech!


Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Fluff
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1391    |    Read Count: 133
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/12/17    |    Published: 05/12/17
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Begin Again by elwen of the hidden valley

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Still coming to terms with the death of his parents, Frodo Baggins begins to feel ill.  Yes, a plain old fashioned hurt-comfort tale.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 12252    |    Read Count: 547
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/07/17    |    Published: 05/07/17
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Whose Service is Perfect Freedom by Linda Hoyland

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A young Easterling is forced to swear an oath to Sauron.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, General, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Khand
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 7936    |    Read Count: 54
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/06/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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Circle of Faith by Linda Hoyland

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A request from Ambassador Tahir has unexpected consequences for Aragorn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Haradrim, Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Childhood, Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 4768    |    Read Count: 375
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/30/17    |    Published: 04/15/17
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The Rescuer by Linda Hoyland

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When gathering herbs, Morwen hears a cry for help.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2021    |    Read Count: 74
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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Doctoring by Febobe

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Frodo languishes after his return to the Shire…but Rose Cotton has the best medicine….

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4480    |    Read Count: 159
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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The Hands of the King Are Still the Hands of a Healer by Dreamflower

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The King is sometimes the personal physician to two elderly retired hobbits who reside in the Citadel. (An old-fashioned mild hurt/comfort featuring Merry and Pippin).

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1484    |    Read Count: 208
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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A Spring for Hope by periantari

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The fruits of Sam’s work post-Scouring of the Shire has a toll on him physically and mentally.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 4443    |    Read Count: 228
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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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: 130
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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Traveller by elwen of the hidden valley

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We would all like to believe that there is a special place just beyond the lost horizon.


 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Celeborn
Genres: Short story
Places: None
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1245    |    Read Count: 166
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/18/17    |    Published: 04/18/17
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Of Him They Do Not Sing by LadyBrooke

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Celebrían asks her father to explain why the Silvan were singing of Denethor being the forgotten king. He does so, and then sings the whole ode for her.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Celebrian
Genres: Family, Poetry
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 603    |    Read Count: 148
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/17/17    |    Published: 04/17/17
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Ode to the Shire: Arising from quiet fields... by Dreamflower

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A poem in praise of the Shire, for bringing forth heroes meek yet mighty.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Poetry
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 273    |    Read Count: 115
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/17/17    |    Published: 04/17/17
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