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Serving Gondor by Larner

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A woman from southern Lebennin enters the White City, having been dispossessed of her home and livelihood by her brother.  Can she find succor within the White City?  Can she find justice?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Dwarves, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Bergil son of Beregond, Gondorian: Elboron, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Diamond (of Long Cleeve), Hobbit: Took: Pearl, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Poetry
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 4. sexual content implied
Series: None
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 34147    |    Read Count: 131
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/24/17    |    Published: 09/12/17
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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: 312
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/03/17    |    Published: 06/03/17
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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: 276
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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Testaments of the Past by Dreamflower, Gryffinjack

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A few years after Frodo leaves the Grey Havens, Sam, Merry and Pippin investigate a mysterious box he left behind. This story was co-authored by Gryffinjack, and will include illustrations created by both of us. Epilogue now added!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Rose (Cotton), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Angst, Artwork: crafts, Artwork: drawing, Character study, Drama, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9    |    Word count: 41777    |    Read Count: 4603
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 07/08/13
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Harvest Reel by elwen of the hidden valley

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All hobbits love a party.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Coming of Age
Places: The Shire, The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5361    |    Read Count: 264
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/09/17    |    Published: 04/09/17
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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: 298
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/05/17    |    Published: 02/05/17
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On the Job Learning by Dreamflower

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Merry's new nursemaid must learn that her job is more than just taking care of the baby. Sometimes it's letting someone else do that job. (A young!Frodo and wee!Merry fic written for the January 2017 Potluck Challenge.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3341    |    Read Count: 234
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/17    |    Published: 01/24/17
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On the Job Learning by Dreamflower

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Merry's new nursemaid must learn that her job is more than just taking care of the baby. Sometimes it's letting someone else do that job. (A young!Frodo and wee!Merry fic written for the January 2017 Potluck Challenge.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3287    |    Read Count: 240
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/17    |    Published: 01/24/17
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Under Trees of Gold by Certh

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*OVERHAULED as of 12/2016* *canonically aligned* Part II of the Moments In Time series. After a war, the healing of hurts begins with simple things.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Rohirrim: Éothain
Genres: Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: Moments In Time
Chapters: 6    |    Word count: 12369    |    Read Count: 2950
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/02/17    |    Published: 10/23/12
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A Nun in the Closet by Larner

Rated G
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Pippin is not the only one being naughty that day.  A Not Gonna Happen story.

Categories: Crossovers, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Alternate Universe, Character study, Childhood, Comedy, Family, Fluff, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1985    |    Read Count: 372
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/06/16    |    Published: 07/06/16
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Unto the ending of the world by Nath

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Dark AU, diverging from the end of the Two Towers: Sauron regains his Ring in Ithilien, and a very bleak world emerges for those who survive the Ringwar to make their way in. Warning for character deaths.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: Elves, As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Hobbits, As a Group: Northern Dúnedain, As a Group: Orcs, As a Group: Rohirrim, As a Group: Ruffians, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Círdan, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Shadowfax, Other: Treebeard, Other: Witch King of Angmar, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Angst, Drama
Places: Bree, Lothlórien, Rivendell/Imladris, Amon Sûl/Weathertop, Dunland, Fangorn Forest, Fornost, Gondor, Gondor: Dol Amroth, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Gondor: Pelargir, Gondor: the Pelennor, Paths of the Dead, Rohan: Dunharrow, Rohan: Eastfold, Rohan: Edoras, Rohan: Helm's Deep, Tharbad, The Anduin, The Angle, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Misty Mountains, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 3. violence, 8. character death
Series: Different roads
Chapters: 46    |    Word count: 171815    |    Read Count: 5321
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/15/16    |    Published: 12/19/14
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Cushions by curiouswombat

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NOW COMPLETE.  In a time of legend, Éomer thinks he has seen a genuine fairy-tale character...

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Amrothos of Dol Amroth, Gondorian: Elphir, Gondorian: Erchirion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Imrahil, Prince of Dol Amroth, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Romance-het
Places: Gondor, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 20    |    Word count: 50068    |    Read Count: 6798
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/08/16    |    Published: 09/04/14
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Conspirator's Yule by Larner

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During the first Yule Holidays after Frodo left the Shire, those who had formed the Conspiracy met at Brandy Hall.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Boffin: Folco, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Brandybuck: Berilac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Melilot, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merimac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc
Genres: Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 8457    |    Read Count: 428
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/26/16    |    Published: 02/26/16
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First Lessons in the Wild by Larner

Rated G
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Strider finds his first few days in the company of Frodo Baggins, Meriadoc Brandybuck, Peregrin Took, and Samwise Gamgee most instructive.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Friendship, Gapfiller, Humor, Short story
Places: Eriador
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3155    |    Read Count: 398
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/22/16    |    Published: 02/22/16
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Feature Petal by Armariel

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  Drabbles and ficlets featuring the Fairy ancestress of the Tooks, who appears in "Once Upon a Midsummer's Morn." Probably pretty much a G rating throughout, but I make it PG just to have some wiggle room:)

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Baggins: Primula (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Radagast the Brown/Aiwendil, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, General, Humor, Romance-het, Vignette
Places: The Shire
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 59    |    Word count: 20586    |    Read Count: 66514
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/04/16    |    Published: 07/09/11
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Feature Before the Last Battle by Certh

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*OVERHAULED as of 01/2016* Part I in the Moments In Time series. The Guarded City is in the clutches of war, yet not all stories unfold on a battlefield.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Beregond, Gondorian: Bergil son of Beregond, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorians: Denethor's sisters, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éothain
Genres: Drama, Family, Friendship, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: Moments In Time
Chapters: 12    |    Word count: 25565    |    Read Count: 11477
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/26/16    |    Published: 08/06/12
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First Harvest by Hours Gone By

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It takes planning to get a meal for so many on the table in a timely fasion. Fortunately Eglantine Took has had plenty of practice, and a lot of help.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Family, General, Recipe fic, Short story
Places: The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1376    |    Read Count: 484
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/02/15    |    Published: 10/02/15
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Character Sketches by Tarlo the Wanderer

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Mostly just simple sketches of different characters from different places and times in Arda. Not in any particular order. Book-based.

Categories: Artwork
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Gollum/Sméagol, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Female Character, Other: Witch King of Angmar, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Artwork: drawing
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 8    |    Word count: 8    |    Read Count: 3090
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/18/15    |    Published: 12/05/14
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The Middle of Middle-earth by Shirebound

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There are a few important details missing from Elrond's map.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 776    |    Read Count: 839
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/26/15    |    Published: 08/26/15
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A Bit of History by Certh

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 *canonical gapfiller* During a rainy day at Great Smials, two hobbit-children question their elders about history. Companion piece to “Bedtime Stories”. With many thanks to shirebound for inspiring this.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Drama, Family, Gapfiller, General
Places: The Shire: Great Smials
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 620    |    Read Count: 803
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/05/15    |    Published: 08/05/15
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Eucatastrophe: The Return by Dreamflower

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[Two missing chapters have been added: Chapter 2 and Chapter 5, and the final three chapters posted.] A newly revised version of the story written for Marigold's Challenges in 2007. In this AU, Frodo has returned from the West and embarks on a new and less perilous adventure. (Some new material is included in the Prologue.)

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Ruffians, Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Gildor Inglorion, Elf: Glorfindel, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Hobbit: Bolger: Fredegar "Fatty", Hobbit: Bolger: Odovacar, Hobbit: Bolger: Rosamunda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Berilac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Estella (Bolger), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Other Canon Hobbit, Hobbit: Took: Paladin II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Pearl, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Artwork: calligraphy, Family, Friendship
Places: Bree, Rivendell/Imladris, The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Shire, The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 17    |    Word count: 41392    |    Read Count: 7895
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/01/15    |    Published: 07/22/12
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Probably Ritual by Rhymer

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The tradition had survived for nearly two thousands years. It has evolved over time. (The goats were quietly dropped.) Sometimes it has almost been forgotten, then revived from a dim memory. Thain Peregrin started it. But what does it all mean?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Original Male Character
Genres: Artwork: drawing, General, Humor
Places: The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2129    |    Read Count: 603
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/24/15    |    Published: 07/24/15
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A Stranger Grown by Rhymer

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Merry and Pippin return to Minas Tirith after many years away, and find that the city has changed since they knew it, and become a shining wonder. The Shire is a wonder, too, but while the hobbits can visit Aragorn in his home, he can never visit them, because no Man can...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Drama, Friendship, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, The Shire
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5861    |    Read Count: 737
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/24/15    |    Published: 07/24/15
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The Master and the King by Rhymer

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Meriadoc the Magnificent is a popular figure of folklore, but how many of the stories are true? What, for example, is to be made of the claim that he regularly corresponded with a king? After centuries of bitter debate, at last these questions can be answered. Thanks to an extraordinary discovery, Meriadoc and his king can speak to us in their own voices, clear across the gulf of years.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Rohirrim: Éomer
Genres: Friendship
Places: Rohan: Edoras, The Shire: Brandy Hall, The Shire: Buckland
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6390    |    Read Count: 613
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/24/15    |    Published: 07/24/15
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The Magic of a Wizard's Song by Shirebound

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After the Council of Elrond, Sam has only one question.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Friendship
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 862    |    Read Count: 499
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/06/15    |    Published: 07/06/15
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