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Pen Name:Dwimordene
Joined:April 23, 2007
Dwimordene's Standard Disclaimer (envision it at the top of every LOTR fanfic that I write):

I'm not JRRT, nor related to him in any way. Thus I own nothing, and I owe much, but I promise to return all of Mr. Tolkien's characters to him more or less intact (as talent allows, and with apologies for the 'less' part). I make no money and intend no harm. Thanks for not suing.

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A Family Affair
Drama Rated:Teens
There's a throne in the offing, and contenders must look to the needs of dynasty. A Kin-strife vignette.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:662 Reviews: 1
In Extremis
Tragedy Serial Rated:Teens
After 'Disclosure,' Boromir puts his affairs in order. Part of the "Best-loved Sons" cycle.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:2011 Reviews: 1
Drama Serial Rated:Adult
Boromir obtains a very important piece of information about himself and his family. Part of the "Best-loved Sons" cycle.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1969 Reviews: 0
Drama Serial Rated:Adult
Trust - because without it, love is meaningless. Story in the "Best-loved Sons" cycle.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:2 Words:16194 Reviews: 0
Drama Serial Rated:Teens
Justice is one matter, forgiveness another. In the wake of an infamous failure of fellowship, the Swan Knights and esquires of Dol Amroth struggle with the messy business of achieving both. Story in the "Best-loved Sons" cycle. Complete.

Features Imrahil, Andrahar, Peloren, Elethil, and numerous other OCs borrowed from Isabeau or otherwise.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:13 Words:125992 Reviews: 23
On Far Fields
Drama Serial Rated:Teens
They fought for Sauron, died for folly, but above all, they stood for honor. The enemy dead of Pelennor field get their elegy, and Andrahar of Dol Amroth faces an array of private demons. Story in the "Best-loved Sons" cycle.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:3029 Reviews: 3
Drama Rated:All
Faramir has a journey to make. Published in honor of the Faramir Creation Day challenge issued by Raksha.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:3014 Reviews: 3
Drama Rated:All
It may not be wise to meddle in the affairs of wizards, but sometimes it is necessary. Gandalf finds himself in question after Aragorn's departure for Rohan.

A birthday fic for Meckinock.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:2628 Reviews: 2
A Very Rain of Sparrows
Tragedy Rated:Teens
Peace. Land. Life. Loyalty. A Kin-strife parable.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:7 Words:30075 Reviews: 0
Drama Rated:All
Gondor is sliding towards war. Two boys brought together by the very forces tearing the kingdom apart sit and talk and wonder about the future. Written in the spirit of the Tolerance Challenge at HA Yahoo Group.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1833 Reviews: 0
Drama Rated:All
With war looming, the Prince of Dol Amroth has a decision to make.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:350 Reviews: 2
Ploughshare Seasons
General Serial Rated:All
"They shall beat their swords into ploughshares" - Isaiah 2:4.

Happy birthday, Isabeau! Story in the line of Unabeauverse fics, and the first 'Chicago Summit' fic I've managed to produce.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:970 Reviews: 3
The King's Colors
Drama Rated:All
The King's Colors fly once more on Pelennor. Denethor's best-loved son meets the man who would be king. An AU vignette for Obsidianj's birthday.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1740 Reviews: 1
Kin-strife for Christmas
Drabble Serial Rated:Teens
All I want for Christmas are 24 drabbles on the Kin-strife. And victory over the incredibly difficult format Juno and Aranel have chosen.

The road to power is not paved with good intentions. Here are all twenty-four Kin-strife drabbles for the 2008 There and Back Again Advent Calendar.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:25 Words:3451 Reviews: 1
She Who Weeps
General Rated:All
"Not all tears are evil..."

- Gandalf, Return of the King, "The Grey Havens
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:2 Words:688 Reviews: 3
Back to Middle-earth 2009 ficlets
General Rated:All
Fifteen stories for Back To Middle-earth Month 2009. Prompts and individual summaries listed at the head of each chapter.

Latest chapter addition: chapter 12: "River of Dreams."

Thanks to Dawn Felagund, Oshun, Rhapsody, and all the others who ran the challenge.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:15 Words:11846 Reviews: 17
General Serial Rated:All
"For she maketh men to have faces..."

Nienna's labors, in drabble-length tales.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:5 Words:530 Reviews: 2
In the Doldrums
General Serial Rated:Teens
As the captain goes, so goes the ship. As the captain's brother goes, so goes the captain. The aftermath of battle is just not smooth sailing.

Sidebar story in the "Best-loved Sons" universe.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:3350 Reviews: 5
No Longer Dream
General Rated:All
For a forgotten people, the way to the last adventure lies littered with dreams.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:525 Reviews: 4
In the Cards
General Rated:Teens
The annual There 'n Back Again Advent Calendar is based on tarot decks this year. So:

Four lives, five acts, six journeys in twenty-two trumps and three "wild" cards....

Day twenty-five (The World) is posted. Day 18 (The Devil) is revised.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:25 Words:2922 Reviews: 0
General Rated:Teens
A story about allowances, set in the Best-loved Sons arc. Features Peloren, Andrahar, Imrahil and others.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:17181 Reviews: 2
For Want of Roses
Drama Rated:Teens
May 3021. Imrahil enters incautiously into a delicate matter... Story in the Best-Loved Sons arc: Pre-Passages. Features Imrahil, Andrahar, Brand, Esteven.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:8206 Reviews: 2
Into the Realms of Ulmo
Drama Rated:All
Every prophet has his call, however strange it be. Tuor enters the realms of Ulmo.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1915 Reviews: 1
General Rated:Teens
In the tradition of 'we have met the enemy, and they are us', as the Corsairs sail ever nearer, Pelargir struggles not to implode before ever they arrive. Drabble series written using prompts from Tolkien_Weekly as a kind of Advent Calendar. Complete!
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:30 Words:4323 Reviews: 3
The Bed They Make
Romance Rated:Adult
From friends and lovers to friends and brothers. A (slight) reconsideration of the one night Imrahil spent with Andrahar - two AUs for the price of one. Story in the Best-Loved Sons arc.

Coda: An AU to Trial: And if Andrahar had got all he desired? Sex, love, trauma, and new beginnings.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:4 Words:30400 Reviews: 3
The Web of the World
Drama Rated:All
"Vairė the Weaver [...] weaves all things that have ever been in Time into her storied webs [...]" - "Valaquenta", Silmarillion

It is hard to love the world that is. Nevertheless, someone has to do it...
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:363 Reviews: 0
B2MEM 2011 fics
Drabble Serial Rated:Teens
Drabbles for B2MEM 2011, however many there end up being. Latest posts: Day 26 - frustration of creativity - Man's measure; Day 30 - leaving/returning home - Havenless; Day 29 - light overcomes darkness - Life from stone
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:28 Words:3156 Reviews: 3
Tell All the Wild and Fearful Things
General Rated:Teens
They were the Keepers of the Kingdom - and they were anything but ready. A night on the front with Arthedain's first line defenders.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:6200 Reviews: 0
Strange Fire
Drama Rated:Teens
Melkor meets humanity - a theological romance with Haradrim.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:942 Reviews: 0
In A Different Light
Drama Serial Rated:Teens
March, 3020. On loving the enemy among friends and family.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:1091 Reviews: 1
Drabble Rated:Teens
The year is 2980. In the aftermath of grand strategy, Poros has to reckon with its costs. Written largely for the Transactions challenge at Tolkien_Weekly.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:10 Words:1071 Reviews: 1
B2MeM 2012 stories
General Rated:Teens

Entries for the Bingo Baggins 2012 game. All stories now posted, unless I finish out a few others.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:25 Words:15423 Reviews: 3
Dribble drabble scrabble
General Serial Rated:All
A home for those Tolkien Weekly drabbles that don't form a continuous series. Props to US3's Cantaloop lyrics for suggesting the title. Blessing challenge entries, a.k.a. Halbarad Lives! AU series uploaded.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:11 Words:2856 Reviews: 2
Birthday drabbles
General Serial Rated:All
Birthday drabbles written over the years. Backing 'em up in a single story file, since my site's down.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:103 Words:24026 Reviews: 0
The Holly and the Ivy
Drabble Serial Rated:Teens
Yavanna's gifts are always timely. A loose series of drabbles about Yavanna and winter gifts.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:640 Reviews: 1
The Wealth of Kingdoms
Drabble Serial Rated:All
Economic imperialism does Middle-earth. Five drabbles on how Thranduil came to be sitting on a beetling crag with an army, and then just walked away. Movieverse.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:523 Reviews: 5
Whether Exodus
Action Rated:Teens
On the endings that make and break us. Elenwė comes at last to Middle-earth.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:6585 Reviews: 0
The Golden Rule
Drabble Serial Rated:All
All that glitters is not gold, or how to win friends and coopt people. Six drabbles on the state of the Kingdom Under the Mountain.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:647 Reviews: 2
B2MEM 2013
General Rated:All
My 2013 B2MEM stories. Not as many this year, alas, but here they are.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:3 Words:3234 Reviews: 0
Drama Rated:Teens
Always read between the lines.

Aldarion, the Guild of Venturers, Haradrim, Enedrim, Drughu, political economy
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:2 Words:4818 Reviews: 0
And End Not In Grief or Anger
General Serial Rated:All
The end of the affair. Halbarad, Eledhril, with Thorondis playing a necessary background role.

(This will make much more sense if you have read Semper Fidelis, Triage, and my T_W Blessings challenge drabbles (AU - Halbarad lives).)
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:608 Reviews: 0
The Last Whose Realm Was Fair And Free
General Rated:Teens
Gil-galad was an Elven King. We all know what this means, right?

Political economy does Second Age Elven (and other) kingdoms. Features Gil-galad, Galadriel, Celeborn, Celebrimbor, and Aldarion, primarily.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:3079 Reviews: 1
When She Was A Warrior
Tragedy Rated:Teens
Of Aredhel. No, seriously.
Updated:May 18, 2018 Chapters:1 Words:11875 Reviews: 0

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