Pen Name:Gandalfs apprentice
Joined:March 6, 2005
Tolkien fan since the first wave of fandom in the mid 1960s; at 12 started writing fanfic (although it wasn't called so then). In those days I had a wall poster saying "Come to Middle Earth." Still visiting--and writing again, after a hiatus of 35 years. I write mostly about Aragorn (book version). Please review!
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15 PUBLISHED STORIES:
The Blue Book of Bilbo Baggins, or, Tales of the Forbidden Silmarillion
General Serial Rated:Teens
Tyellas's "Lost in the Translation" tells us that Bilbo made another book--one with a blue cover. What happened to this mysterious volume, and what was in it? ....you know you want to read it. AU. NEW: "Master Aelfwine Disposes"; "Notes from the Translator": in case you think this is not authentic.
Thanks to Tyellas for allowing me to borrow the idea of the Blue Book from her superb story, and thanks to oshun for all her help. Special thanks to Maeve Riannon and greywing for their contributions.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:8 Words:7996 Reviews: 9
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Rangers But Were Afraid to Ask
Halbarad and Aragorn (24 and 21 years old) have an afternoon out. AU on sex among Elves. Written for the HASA Culture and Sexuality Nuzgul.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1245 Reviews: 3
The Sword of Elendil
Drama Serial Rated:Teens
Aragorn, age 20, leaves Rivendell to rejoin the Dunedain. NEW: "The Captains' Council": The Rangers debate the chieftainship.
A canon-mindful AU tale of Aragorn's youth.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:16 Words:38965 Reviews: 15
Many Guises and Many Names
General Serial Rated:All
A collection of small stories and drabbles about Aragorn and the influences on and of his life. NEW: "The King's Dagger": a farm wife confronts a threat.
The stories are arranged in order as they would fall in Aragorn's lifetime. "Pipeweed," "Hobbits and Husbands," and "King's Man," all posted as separate stories, are part of this series as well.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:21 Words:5589 Reviews: 5
Arwen in the Afternoon
Halbarad is torn between his duty and his desire. Even worse, he has to pay a visit to Rivendell, where some interesting things happen. Attention: Slash. AU/non-canon on sex among Elves. Group sex--you are warned. Both humorous and serious. Heavily revised from a much earlier story. Warmest thanks to Pandemonium and Oshun for advice and moral support. NOMINATED FOR MEFA 2008.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:2 Words:5428 Reviews: 1
Denethor takes Thorongil's measure. How did he find out the captain's real identity? And what did Thorongil think about him? This is my answer.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:2 Words:5645 Reviews: 3
Three vignettes from the journey of the Fellowship about the choices Aragorn must make: The Heir of Isildur discusses the Denethor situation with Gandalf; Boromir makes a discovery about a hero from Gondor's past; death takes a son of Gondor. Revised.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:2250 Reviews: 3
Gandalf's No Good, Rotten, Really Bad Day
A few things go wrong at the Prancing Pony, and Manwe wants Gandalf to explain just how it all happened.
2006 MEFAwards--WINNER--FIRST PLACE--PARODY
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:738 Reviews: 0
Theme and Variations
Tolkien meets Jane Austen. Marriage is on everyone's mind in Minas Tirith after the war. Told from Faramir's point of view as he adjusts to his new life and gets to know the king. Written for the Steward and the King Challenge at HASA.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:7942 Reviews: 2
Aragorn and Halbarad before the Paths of the Dead. A short vignette exploring the relationship of king and king's man.
2006 MEFAwards SECOND PLACE--THE GREAT YEARS--BEST VIGNETTE
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:984 Reviews: 1
The Odd Couple
Drabbles about Legolas and Gimli. Some are not for the kids. Warning: slash. NEW: "Secrets" (chapter six): For the Anti-Valentine's Day challenge: Elf and Dwarf in the closet.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:7 Words:838 Reviews: 5
Hobbits and Husbands
Aragorn meets with Halbarad to discuss Ranger matters before leaving on the hunt for Gollum. Part of my Aragorn "short pieces" series.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1031 Reviews: 1
At the Prancing Pony, Gandalf has a question for Aragorn. Part of my Aragorn "short pieces" series.
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:517 Reviews: 0
General Serial Rated:All
A miscellany of wizards and horses, eagles and Elves, compiled of all drabbles that don't fit anywhere else. NEW: "Love Story," Bilbo critiques a theater piece; "Bears with Honey," marriage the Beorning style
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:8 Words:1043 Reviews: 0
A mother has a strange experience in the California woods. For JunoMagic, who wanted Tolkien's characters in the modern day, and IgnobleBard, who wanted scary. Happy birthday to both of you!
Updated:June 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1547 Reviews: 2