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New! 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: 1284    |    Read Count: 39
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/18/17    |    Published: 04/18/17
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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: 206
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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A Handful of Light by Zdenka

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If Míriel never married Finwë or had a child, if she put all her energy into her craft instead of giving birth to Fëanor . . . what might have happened?

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Míriel, Maia: Arien
Genres: Alternate Universe, General, Short story
Places: Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1181    |    Read Count: 86
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/04/17    |    Published: 04/04/17
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Flowers of Vardarianna by Zdenka

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Míriel finds a source of loyalty in dark times. (Míriel/OFC.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character
Genres: Drama, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 7. sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1679    |    Read Count: 9
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/30/17    |    Published: 03/30/17
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Cast All Away by Zdenka

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Celebrimbor takes refuge in memory. (Finding out wherever there is comfort there is pain, only one step away . . .)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: General, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand, Eregion/Hollin
Times: 2-Second Age: middle
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1440    |    Read Count: 34
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/17/17    |    Published: 03/17/17
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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: 169
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/22/17    |    Published: 02/22/17
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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: 164
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 02/08/17
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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: 165
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: 142
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: 142
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/17    |    Published: 01/24/17
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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: 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
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6400    |    Read Count: 30
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/17/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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Mists of Time by Linda Hoyland

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Lost in the fog, Aragorn and Faramir experience an eerie encounter.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Horror, Mystery, Short story, Thriller/Suspense
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2355    |    Read Count: 35
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/30/16    |    Published: 10/30/16
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The Silver Vine by Zdenka

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Newly released from Mandos, Maeglin is reluctant to rejoin society. A cousin he has never met comes to look for him. (Celebrimbor/Maeglin, pre-relationship.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celebrimbor, Elf: Maeglin
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Undying Lands
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1503    |    Read Count: 214
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/23/16    |    Published: 10/23/16
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Thou Art the Spring by Zdenka

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Haleth and her people are newly settled in Brethil. Lúthien is drawn to learn more about mortals, and Haleth in particular. (Haleth/Lúthien.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Haleth, Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Lúthien
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1328    |    Read Count: 192
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/23/16    |    Published: 10/23/16
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Love's Labour by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn awaits the birth of his second child.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Family, Friendship, Humor, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2924    |    Read Count: 222
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/01/16    |    Published: 10/01/16
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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: 296
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: 36
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/16    |    Published: 09/30/16
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The Voice of the Waters by Zdenka

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Galadriel, testing the abilities of the Ring of Water, discovers an ancient power of the rivers.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Other: Goldberry
Genres: General, Short story
Places: Lothlórien, The Old Forest
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1718    |    Read Count: 257
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/27/16    |    Published: 09/27/16
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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: 251
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: 38
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/19/16    |    Published: 08/19/16
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The Tapestry by Zdenka

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Théodwyn struggles to finish one last work before she dies. She is aided by a spirit only she can see. (Théodwyn/Míriel Serindë)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Míriel, Rohirrim: Théodwyn
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Rohan: Eastfold
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1275    |    Read Count: 370
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/01/16    |    Published: 08/01/16
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Like the River Wandering by Zdenka

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Aredhel escapes from Nan Dungortheb and is aided by a daughter of the river.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Other: Goldberry
Genres: Alternate Universe, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1497    |    Read Count: 291
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/19/16    |    Published: 07/19/16
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Oh Lift Me as a Wave by Zdenka

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Elwing and the wind. (There are powers in Arda that are not told of in the histories.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Númenórean: Elros, Original Female Character
Genres: Romance-slash, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2003    |    Read Count: 267
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/08/16    |    Published: 07/08/16
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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: 335
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/22/16    |    Published: 06/22/16
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Rhymes For Little People by Amy Fortuna

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Elrond is unpacking books to put in the library of Imladris and comes across one that takes him very far back.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Maglor, Half-Elven: Elrond
Genres: Childhood, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late, 2-Second Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1439    |    Read Count: 314
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/05/16    |    Published: 06/05/16
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