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New! 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: 40
Completed: No    |    Updated: 05/23/17    |    Published: 05/10/17
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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: 197
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: 40
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/06/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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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: 56
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: 120
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: 146
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: 132
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: 92
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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Danger in Ithilien by Linda Hoyland

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An early morning ride has dire consequences for Faramir.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Ruffians, Gondorian: Beregond, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 16752    |    Read Count: 379
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 06/25/15
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Alone by elwen of the hidden valley

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Frodo is taken ill during Aragorn's coronation.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3239    |    Read Count: 148
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/09/17    |    Published: 04/09/17
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A Light Exists in Spring by Independence1776

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While living in Dorwinion, Maglor receives help in making a life-changing decision.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Original Female Character
Genres: Family, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1269    |    Read Count: 99
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/24/17    |    Published: 03/24/17
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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: 154
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/22/17    |    Published: 03/22/17
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The World Turns by elwen of the hidden valley

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Concentrating upon Isildur's departure, Elrond is injured at the end of the battle before the Black Gates.

 

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Lothlórien, Mordor: Mount Doom /Orodruin
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 13    |    Word count: 14690    |    Read Count: 525
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/27/17    |    Published: 02/27/17
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In the Bleak Midwinter by Zdenka

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Aerin, despairing after the losses of Nirnaeth Arnoediad and her forced marriage to Brodda, receives a moment of comfort. (Aerin/OFC)

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Aerin, Original Female Character
Genres: Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1318    |    Read Count: 198
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/22/17    |    Published: 02/22/17
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Healers Make The Worst Patients by elwen of the hidden valley

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Life gets too much for our busy elf lord.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2132    |    Read Count: 232
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/19/17    |    Published: 02/19/17
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Aldon by elwen of the hidden valley

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Elrond's life from the death of Gilgalad to the time of Celebrian's departure from Middle earth, as seen through the eyes of a younger friend.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 13    |    Word count: 22299    |    Read Count: 383
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/12/17    |    Published: 02/12/17
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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: 1084
Completed: No    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 06/11/14
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There Are Many Paths To Tread by elwen of the hidden valley

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Estel is injured.  Elrond and Gilraen must decide whether now is the time to tell him of his heritage.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Edain: Andreth, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elladan, Half-Elven: Elrohir, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 10    |    Word count: 15479    |    Read Count: 626
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/02/17    |    Published: 02/02/17
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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: 160
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: 157
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/17    |    Published: 01/24/17
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Winter Came Earlier by Oshun

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2016 Yule Exchange for Silver Trails--just a bit of fluff and a little heartbreak centering around a long-term relationship. I was asked for a story in which Elladan and Glorfindel loved one another.



Beta for this is IgnobleBard, the most awesome enabler in the world.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Glorfindel, Half-Elven: Elladan
Genres: Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2016 December Challenge: Yule Fic Exchange
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1363    |    Read Count: 199
Completed: No    |    Updated: 01/03/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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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: 265
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/06/16    |    Published: 09/06/16
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The Deepest Pain by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn is wounded for the first time.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2146    |    Read Count: 42
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/19/16    |    Published: 08/19/16
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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: 381
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/02/16    |    Published: 08/02/16
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The stained stones kissed.... by sian22

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A pair of Ithilien scouts find themselves in dire straits above Minas Morgul…

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Original Male Character
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Mordor: Minas Morgul
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4220    |    Read Count: 76
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/27/16    |    Published: 07/27/16
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