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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: 192
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/01/17    |    Published: 05/01/17
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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: 94
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: 217
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: 291
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: 335
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: 174
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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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: 206
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/17/17    |    Published: 04/17/17
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The Dream Whisperers by FoxRafer

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Faramir finds a way to comfort his daughter as she fights off an illness.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Female Character, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Fluff, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 878    |    Read Count: 249
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/22/17    |    Published: 03/22/17
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Battle Harp by Himring

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An early encounter between Gleowine the minstrel and the battle harp--and  also between Gleowine and his future king, Theoden, son of Thengel.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Rohirrim, Rohirrim: Théoden, Rohirrim: Theoden's older sisters
Genres: Childhood, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: Gondor: the Pelennor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: Rohan
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 617    |    Read Count: 359
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/25/17    |    Published: 02/25/17
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Baby Sam by KathyG

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During a Yule visit to Bag End following his parents’ death, Frodo meets baby Samwise. Many thanks to Dreamflower for beta-reading my story!

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Family
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1083    |    Read Count: 422
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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A Friend Here by Talullah

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Beruthiel is angry and alone but someone is ready to enter her life.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Berúthiel
Genres: General
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 481    |    Read Count: 344
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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Artanis's Letter by Talullah

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Nienna and her student, Artanis, talk about family matters.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Vala: Nienna
Genres: General
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 285    |    Read Count: 401
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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On the Role of the Yule Dwarf by Larner

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Aragorn, only recently returned to the Dunedain, learns of one newer Yule tradition that disturbs him, at first.  After all, why would the tallest Man available be asked to play a Dwarf?  With a nod to John Rhys Davies at more than six feet playing a five-foot Dwarf!

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Comedy, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Eriador, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5025    |    Read Count: 284
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 02/08/17
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The Tribute of the Insects by Larner

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Even the insects of Gondor appear to wish to offer tribute to the new King and Queen!

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Gondorians, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1837    |    Read Count: 289
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 02/08/17
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Enter the Ranger by Larner

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Another, different look at how Aragorn might have returned to the Northern Dunedain.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Dírhael, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Annúminas, Bree, Rivendell/Imladris, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Arnor, Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 17    |    Word count: 69439    |    Read Count: 1205
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 06/11/14
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Detour by Dawn Felagund

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It is the Fifth Age of Arda. Finarfin has unkinged himself and declared Tirion a democracy, and the Noldorin people are alive with the possibilities to be found in their new existence. Yet Maedhros, more than ten years after his release from the halls of Mandos, has retreated to a life of apathy and loneliness, until one day, Anairë comes to deliver him news that he never hoped to receive: His cousin Fingon has been released from Mandos. (Maedhros/Fingon)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Anairë, Elf: Fingon, Elf: Maedhros
Genres: Drama, Romance-slash
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 7683    |    Read Count: 100
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/28/17    |    Published: 01/28/17
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Winter Sons of Gondor by elwen of the hidden valley

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Boromir takes his younger brother on one last adventure before adulthood.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Action/Adventure, Childhood, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5013    |    Read Count: 145
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/15/17    |    Published: 01/15/17
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Home for Midwinter by Talullah

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Someone loves Maglor and eagerly awaits his return.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character
Genres: General
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2084    |    Read Count: 367
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/15/17    |    Published: 01/15/17
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A Dragon for Dora's Yule by Larner

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Illness and bad weather make it necessary for Fosco and Ruby Baggins to stay with Bungo and Belladonna for Yule this year.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dora, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dudo
Genres: Family, General
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 7688    |    Read Count: 227
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/15/17    |    Published: 01/15/17
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Something spicy by Ysilme

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Lacking experience sometimes means making mistakes and can have unexpected consequences. Like making new friends.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Erestor, Elf: Gildor Inglorion
Genres: Friendship, General, Humor
Places: Eregion/Hollin
Times: 2-Second Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1791    |    Read Count: 276
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/17    |    Published: 01/02/17
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The Ship of Light by Dawn Felagund

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Elwing is a troubled child, acting out to avoid facing the trauma of her past. During the survivors' first Yule at Sirion, mariners from Balar bring gifts to the refugees, and inspired by their benevolence, Elwing and Eärendil remake an old tradition into a new symbol of hope. For Talullah Red.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elwing, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Childhood, Drama, General
Places: None
Times: 1-First Age, 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6301    |    Read Count: 361
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/01/17    |    Published: 01/01/17
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Paying It Forward by Shirebound

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The gift of learning that Bilbo gave Sam years before comes full circle.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 November Challenge: Gratitude
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 362    |    Read Count: 292
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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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: 323
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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Memories of Cleansing by Larner

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Frodo remembers the healing he's known on Tol Eressea.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: General
Places: Undying Lands: Tol Eressëa
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 November Challenge: Gratitude
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 196    |    Read Count: 332
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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Pass It On by Dreamflower

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The Gamgee family knows how to appreciate one another.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Merry, Hobbit: Gamgee: Pippin, Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Gardner: Frodo Gamgee
Genres: Family, General
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 November Challenge: Gratitude
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 190    |    Read Count: 263
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/03/16    |    Published: 12/03/16
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