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New! 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: 9
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/17    |    Published: 06/22/17
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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: 42
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/06/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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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: 3929
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 07/08/13
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The Trespasser by Linda Hoyland

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A herb mistress has a fateful encounter with a stranger.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 5746    |    Read Count: 349
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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Equal Courtesies by Larner

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Young Tom Cotton learns that things appear to have changed between Sam and his Master since they returned from Outside.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Cotton: Tolman "Young Tom", Hobbit: Gamgee: Marigold, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1119    |    Read Count: 121
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/14/17    |    Published: 04/14/17
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Crouching Shadows by Fernstrike

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In the darkness at dawn, Eldarion waits for his son to be born. He remembers his father; the strange events that transpired at this time, two years ago; and his strange, recurring dreams.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: The Age of Telcontar
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2087    |    Read Count: 184
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/02/17    |    Published: 04/02/17
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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: 203
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: 196
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: 1105
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 06/11/14
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The Decision by Himring

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Small gestures can sometimes amount to major decisions.
Elrond knows this.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 439    |    Read Count: 70
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/03/17    |    Published: 02/03/17
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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: 46
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/07/16    |    Published: 11/07/16
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There she weaves by Morcondil

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Eärwen’s daughter was ever willful; they thought to tame her, but she outwitted their snares. In Lothlórien, domesticity is not a cage but a freedom.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, Vignette
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 997    |    Read Count: 286
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/21/16    |    Published: 10/21/16
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Himling Isle by Himring

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During the Third Age, Maglor returns to Himling, the island which was the top of Himring Hill in the First Age.

His contemplations are interrupted by unexpected visitors.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drabble or Drabble series, Friendship, General
Places: Beleriand, Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 1263    |    Read Count: 100
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/09/16    |    Published: 10/09/16
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Insult and Injuries by Larner

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A captain of Gondor learns that perhaps it is best to be careful in what says to and about Hobbits.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6491    |    Read Count: 318
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/16    |    Published: 09/30/16
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Miscalculation by Larner

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Perhaps It had failed to plan appropriately!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gollum/Sméagol
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Gapfiller, Horror, Humor, Short story
Places: Bree, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin, The Old Forest, Amon Sûl/Weathertop
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1061    |    Read Count: 45
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/16    |    Published: 09/30/16
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Seeking to Ease Discomfort by Larner

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On the night before Frodo Baggins left Bag End for the final time, he and Sam had one last conversation sparked by the residual pain from the Morgul wound.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Elanor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1792    |    Read Count: 275
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/06/16    |    Published: 09/06/16
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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: 324
Completed: No    |    Updated: 09/06/16    |    Published: 09/06/16
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All Comes to those who Wait. by Linda Hoyland

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A healer can only watch and wait as the Black Breath kills his patients.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Gapfiller, Stream-of-conciousness, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1471    |    Read Count: 308
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/20/16    |    Published: 08/20/16
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The Return to the Light of Day by Larner

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Frodo finds someone unexpected as they release those held imprisoned in Lotho's Lockholes. 

A fixed-length ficlet: 313 words.

Categories: The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Boffin: Griffo, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Filk, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Michel Delving
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 340    |    Read Count: 392
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/02/16    |    Published: 08/02/16
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A Nun in the Closet by Larner

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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: 316
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/06/16    |    Published: 07/06/16
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Heirs in Waiting by Larner

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The particular situation that led Bilbo Baggins to make a momentous decision.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Otho, Hobbit: Took: Lalia (Clayhanger), Hobbit: Took: Reginard
Genres: Angst, Character study, Family, Gapfiller, Short story
Places: The Shire: Great Smials
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1864    |    Read Count: 361
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 06/22/16
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I Will Not Bow to Such a One by Himring

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“Unread, I guess, by any save Saruman and myself since the kings failed”.
But what if Gandalf were wrong about who else had read Isildur’s scroll?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor
Genres: Character study, Drabble or Drabble series
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 201    |    Read Count: 94
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/29/16    |    Published: 05/29/16
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Greeting the Dawn by Linda Hoyland

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An old woman awaits her fate during the siege of Gondor.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 2537    |    Read Count: 633
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/01/16    |    Published: 03/25/16
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Coerced by Larner

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A lawyer of the Shire finds himself in conversation with the deputy Mayor.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Haradrim
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Places: The Shire: Michel Delving
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1517    |    Read Count: 496
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/13/16    |    Published: 04/13/16
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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: 361
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/12/16    |    Published: 03/12/16
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