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Stories by Zdenka

River Calls Me Home by Zdenka

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Bits of memory from Elrond's early childhood. (Double drabble.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Half-Elven: Elrond, Half-Elven: Elwing, Númenórean: Elros
Genres: Childhood, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 205    |    Read Count: 402
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/05/15    |    Published: 11/05/15
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The Snaring of Gorlim by Zdenka

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Gorlim searches for Eilinel.

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Edain: Gorlim
Genres: Horror, Romance-het, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1374    |    Read Count: 83
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/26/15    |    Published: 10/26/15
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Morwen and Gilraen by Zdenka

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Two women in mourning and defiance. (Two half-drabbles.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin
Characters: Edain: Morwen, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General
Places: Beleriand, The Angle
Times: 1-First Age: late, 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 103    |    Read Count: 482
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/10/15    |    Published: 10/10/15
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The Mists of Memory by Zdenka

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During the Fëanorian invasion of Doriath, Feredwen is briefly snared by memory.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Drama, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: The Arrow For Its Swiftness: Misadventures of a Fëanorian
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 718    |    Read Count: 48
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/29/15    |    Published: 09/29/15
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Let Them Sing Our Praises When We've Gone by Zdenka

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Barahir and Emeldir try to hold their ground against the encroaching darkness from the North. (Barahir/Emeldir)

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: Edain: Barahir, Edain: Emeldir, Original Female Character
Genres: Gapfiller, Horror, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2490    |    Read Count: 110
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/01/15    |    Published: 09/01/15
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Star-queen's Servant by Zdenka

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Three times that Ilmarë fulfilled her duties to Varda.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Maia: Ilmarë, Vala: Varda
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Beleriand, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age: the War of Wrath
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 715    |    Read Count: 478
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/02/15    |    Published: 07/02/15
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Bright Things by Zdenka

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Newly arrived at the Havens of Sirion, the child Elwing tries to comfort herself with memories.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Nimloth, Half-Elven: Dior, Half-Elven: Elwing
Genres: Angst, Childhood, Family, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 931    |    Read Count: 637
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/02/15    |    Published: 07/02/15
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Light and Labor Past by Zdenka

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The smiths of Eregion prepare to face Sauron. (The narrator is Feredwen, an original character.)

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: General, Poetry
Places: Eregion/Hollin
Times: 2-Second Age: middle
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: The Arrow For Its Swiftness: Misadventures of a Fëanorian
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 148    |    Read Count: 501
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/12/15    |    Published: 03/12/15
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I Find No Peace by Zdenka

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After the end of the War of Wrath, Feredwen, a follower of the sons of Fëanor, decides not to return to the Blessed Realm.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: Angst, General
Places: Other place in Arda
Times: 1-First Age: the War of Wrath
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: The Arrow For Its Swiftness: Misadventures of a Fëanorian
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1020    |    Read Count: 117
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/10/15    |    Published: 03/10/15
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The Would-Be Mariner by Zdenka

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A young hobbit attempts to go to sea, with unfortunate results.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: General, Humor, Poetry
Places: The Grey Havens/Mithlond, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 213    |    Read Count: 721
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/26/15    |    Published: 01/26/15
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Arrow in Flight by Zdenka

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Aredhel deals with Fëanorians, family, and the Ice. (A sequence of eight drabbles.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Aredhel, Elf: Celegorm, Elf: Fingolfin, Elf: Fingon, Other: Huan the Hound
Genres: Drabble or Drabble series, Family, General
Places: Beleriand, Undying Lands
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 851    |    Read Count: 134
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/20/15    |    Published: 01/20/15
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Damask and Dark by Zdenka

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Held captive in Nargothrond, Lúthien dreams of Beren and exchanges one prison for another. (Triple drabble as counted by MS Word.)

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Lúthien
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Horror, Vignette
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: middle
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 301    |    Read Count: 479
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/21/14    |    Published: 10/21/14
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Water, Wood and Stone by Zdenka

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Elwing makes a friend in the woods of Doriath.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Elf: Nellas, Half-Elven: Elwing
Genres: Childhood, Fluff, General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1125    |    Read Count: 1057
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/12/14    |    Published: 10/12/14
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Midsummer Prayer by Zdenka

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Míriel keeps Erulaitalë as best she can.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Vignette
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 85. 2014 September Challenge: Celebrate!
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 146    |    Read Count: 523
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/22/14    |    Published: 09/22/14
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Fading by Zdenka

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A handmaiden of Finduilas bids her a last farewell. (Double drabble.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Original Female Character
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 205    |    Read Count: 641
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/03/14    |    Published: 09/03/14
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Foe and Friend by Zdenka

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In Ar-Pharazôn's palace on Númenor, Isildur's wife encounters peril, temptation, and unlooked-for help.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Númenórean: Tar-Míriel, Original Female Character, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord
Genres: Drama, General, Short story
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2033    |    Read Count: 737
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/25/14    |    Published: 08/25/14
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The Steward’s Burden by Zdenka

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Denethor considers the palantír and his sons. (Double drabble.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor
Genres: Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 209    |    Read Count: 595
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/14    |    Published: 08/17/14
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There Will Your Heart Be Also by Zdenka

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In Númenor before the Downfall, Isildur watches over his treasure.

Categories: The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales
Characters: Númenórean: Isildur
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Vignette
Places: Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 307    |    Read Count: 551
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/14    |    Published: 08/17/14
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Songs of Sun and Shadow by Zdenka

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Melian asks Finrod, on a visit to Menegroth, to test the abilities of her young student in songs of power.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Finrod Felagund, Elf: Thranduil, Other: Melian
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2045    |    Read Count: 826
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/17/14    |    Published: 07/17/14
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Light-weaver by Zdenka

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Someday, she will devour the light-weaver.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Other: Melian, Other: Ungoliant
Genres: General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: early
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 374    |    Read Count: 89
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/16/14    |    Published: 07/16/14
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River-Mother and River-Daughter by Zdenka

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Before the Sun or Moon rose, the River-mother sang to the waters and they awoke.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
Characters: Other: Goldberry, Other: Melian, Other: Tom Bombadil
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Short story
Places: The Old Forest, Beleriand
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age, 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3459    |    Read Count: 1866
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/23/14    |    Published: 05/23/14
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Green Eggs and Silmarils by Zdenka

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A silly retelling of the Silmarillion in the style of Dr. Seuss.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: As a Group: The Valar, Elf: Fëanor, Half-Elven: Eärendil the Mariner, Other: Morgoth/Melkor
Genres: Crack fic, General, Humor, Parody
Places: Beleriand, Undying Lands: Valinor
Times: 0-Pre-First Age, 1-First Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 453    |    Read Count: 887
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/31/14    |    Published: 03/31/14
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By the Rivers of Beleriand by Zdenka

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As the end of their journey nears, Rían remembers Dorthonion.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Morwen, Edain: Rían
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 559    |    Read Count: 981
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/19/14    |    Published: 03/19/14
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Now Was Her Labor But Begun by Zdenka

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Arwen prepares to make the King’s standard.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel
Genres: Gapfiller, General, Romance-het
Places: Lothlórien, Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 523    |    Read Count: 912
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/19/14    |    Published: 03/19/14
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A Summer's Day by Zdenka

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A chance encounter: a captain of Gondor crosses paths with Finduilas and her young child.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Family, Fluff, Gapfiller, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1096    |    Read Count: 1080
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/07/14    |    Published: 03/07/14
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