2017 January Challenge: Potluck by Dawn Felagund

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For the January challenge, participants could choose any unused prompt from the year's challenges or submit a story they didn't finish on time for a previous challenge.

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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: 201
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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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: 185
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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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: 56
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/28/17    |    Published: 01/28/17
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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: 194
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/18/17    |    Published: 02/18/17
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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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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: 155
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/17    |    Published: 02/08/17
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Waiting for News by Linaewen

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Fathers wait for news of their sons.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Dwarf: Glóin, Elf: Thranduil, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer"
Genres: Family
Places: Erebor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 January Challenge: Potluck
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 834    |    Read Count: 165
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/29/17    |    Published: 01/29/17
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