|All the tales of the Valar and the Elves are so knit together that one may scarce expound any one without needing to set forth the whole of their great history.|
Kin-strife for Christmas Drabble Rated:Teens Serial
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.
Chapters:25 Words:3451 Reviews:1 Read Latest Review
Updated:July 10, 2009
Sundry Scrolls II General Rated:Teens
Another compilation of vignettes of less than 1000 words. Most, but not all, are fixed-length ficlets. Here you will see Faramir at different points in his life, a young and hopeful Aragorn, three POVs of a day of destiny, and a hobbit preparing for almost certain death. Complete.
Chapters:12 Words:6607 Reviews:7 Read Latest Review
Updated:July 6, 2009
Emissary of the Mark Action Rated:Teens
Aka: "How Elfhelm Went to Rhûn, Saved the Day and Got the Girl". Isabeau said that the subtitle is as good as a summary, and since this is the exact tale you will be told here, I kept it. *g*
Chapters:6 Words:29654 Reviews:6 Read Latest Review
Updated:July 2, 2009
The Temptation of Hope Drama Rated:All
Ecthelion’s favored Captain Thorongil must make a choice that would alter the path of two realms as well as his own destiny and the fates of Denethor, Finduilas and Arwen. Complete.
Chapters:1 Words:2062 Reviews:2 Read Latest Review
Updated:July 1, 2009
The Shoemaker's Daughter Drama Rated:Adult
Life in a small town of Gondor, a few years before the War of the Ring. Prequel to "Shadows of the Past".
Chapters:8 Words:58179 Reviews:3 Read Latest Review
Updated:June 28, 2009
Passover and Pilgrimage General Rated:All
During the visit of Sam, Rosie, and Elanor to Gondor in 1442 S.R., a new series of memorials was unveiled in Ithilien to mark the occasion and to serve as a trail of pilgrimage for those seeking to better appreciate the travails of those who brought about the victory over Sauron. But Merry wished more--to follow Frodo's steps all the way to the Mountain itself, to where Death itself passed over Frodo and Sam.
How has Mordor changed in twenty-three years, and can such a journey bring peace?
Chapters:4 Words:16833 Reviews:0
Updated:June 24, 2009
Chrysalids General Rated:All
As the Fourth Age dawns, three unusual visitors bring blessings to Bag End and provoke a fateful choice. Complete.
Chapters:1 Words:2177 Reviews:2 Read Latest Review
Updated:June 4, 2009
Endurance General Rated:Adult
(Although the story is rated Adult overall, the individual chapters vary in ratings from G to R. Each will be rated individually in the chapter title space.) A related series of drabbles, fixed-length ficlets, and short-short stories written in response to daily prompts of the 2009 Silmarillion Writers' Guild Back to Middle-earth Month challenge. They are part of my ongoing story cycle centered upon the House of Finwë during the Time of the Trees and the First Age. The tales are all of characters who strive
Chapters:9 Words:3545 Reviews:0
Updated:May 3, 2009
I Hate You Drama Rated:Adult
Written in response to the Silmarillion Writers' Guild Back to Middle-earth Month challenge, prompt for Day 24: “Choose your favorite line or quotation from a non-Tolkien source.” This is a story referenced more than once but never developed in my short novel A New Day. Inspired by Dawn Felagund’s ficlet “Hatred,” it is an account of a low point in the relationship of Maedhros and Fingon before they left Valinor. (Slash.)
Chapters:1 Words:4700 Reviews:0
Updated:May 3, 2009
Only a Second or Two General Rated:Teens
A series of drabbles for the 2009 Back to Middle Earth Month challenges.
Chapters:31 Words:4172 Reviews:1 Read Latest Review
Updated:March 31, 2009
Misericordia General Rated:All Serial
"For she maketh men to have faces..."
Nienna's labors, in drabble-length tales.
Chapters:5 Words:530 Reviews:2 Read Latest Review
Updated:March 22, 2009
The Wind Changes General Rated:Teens
It is March 15th, 3019 T.A., and those who had comprised the Fellowship of the Ring find that the scent of despair can be dispersed by a shift in the winds of the world.
Written for the LOTR-Community-Gfic "Ides of March" challenge. Thanks ever to RiverOtter for the beta.
Some dialogue taken directly from The Lord of the Rings.
Chapters:2 Words:4020 Reviews:0
Updated:March 17, 2009
Elf Magic General Rated:All
An explanation of how magical devices work.
I made it all up, but it is Canon friendly.
Chapters:1 Words:3641 Reviews:4 Read Latest Review
Updated:March 17, 2009
She Who Weeps General Rated:All
"Not all tears are evil..."
- Gandalf, Return of the King, "The Grey Havens
Chapters:2 Words:688 Reviews:3 Read Latest Review
Updated:January 25, 2009
Wherever the Prompt Might Lead General Rated:All
A series of ficlets for the 2008 Advent Calendar. A new element must be added day by day.
bottle, wharf, violin, moon, monkey, fork, hole, lock, sheet, pendant, crystal, cookie, letter, money, tail, chair, bread, seed, peach, snow, rope, boat, baggage, candle.
Beta by RiverOtter.
Chapters:25 Words:7511 Reviews:0
Updated:January 21, 2009
The First Snowfall of the Season General Rated:All
The Valar offer Frodo Baggins a special dream as a midwinter gift one year.
Chapters:1 Words:5685 Reviews:1 Read Latest Review
Updated:January 21, 2009
Fairy Tales of Middle-Earth General Rated:All Serial
Here is a collection of fairy tales for the various races of Middle-Earth. I hope you enjoy them. Each chapter is one complete tale. New! 1-09-09, "Tree and Star", a tale for Elves and ..?..
Chapters:14 Words:19209 Reviews:1 Read Latest Review
Updated:January 10, 2009
Tales from Halabor General Rated:All Serial
Independent little vignettes, taking place in Halabor and featuring, mostly, young Lord Herumor.
Chapters:6 Words:24041 Reviews:4 Read Latest Review
Updated:December 28, 2008
Divers Drabbles II General Rated:Teens
"We in the house of Denethor know much ancient lore by long tradition, and there are moreover in our treasuries many things preserved: books and tablets writ on withered parchments, yea, and on stone, and on leaves of silver and of gold, in divers characters." Faramir, The Two Towers
Here there be dragons, Dunedain, orcs and ladies, an Elf, a hobbit, princes and warriors, all in ficlets that are written in multiples of 100 words. There will be 14 chapters when all are posted.
Chapters:14 Words:7310 Reviews:4 Read Latest Review
Updated:December 25, 2008
For The King Who Has Everything General Rated:All
Faramir and Eowyn ponder a question crucial to holiday shoppers throughout the Ages.
Chapters:1 Words:2211 Reviews:1 Read Latest Review
Updated:December 20, 2008
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