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bullet Competition by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 7/2/2011
Before she became the Lady of Lothlórien, Galadriel was called Nerwen, and Artanis, and lived for a time in the hidden land of Doriath, where Thingol and Melian held court. This is a short story, originally meant to be a drabble but turning out to be a 900-word mega-drabble, of a day when the athletic and ambitious Artanis ran a race and found that the best prizes are often the ones least expected. Cameo appearance by Lúthien. Complete. (Previously posted at Silmarionwritersguild.org)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/2/2011
bullet Places in the Heart by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 6/19/2011
A new map reveals the boundaries and routes of a Shadow-free world to Aragorn and Faramir. But dreams cannot always be charted and drawn as easily as lines on a map. A short story of the late Third Age, partially inspired by the "Passport to Middle-earth" theme of the 2011 B2Me Challenge. Complete.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/19/2011
bullet Sundry Scrolls IV by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 4/1/2011
An anthology of tales, each one 1000 words or less: 4/2/11 - "Heart of Glass" - On the breaking of things, a glass heirloom and a heart; will Gilraen's spirit be the third?. 4/2 -"All Shadows' Night, the first of two Finduilas ficlets; because I have always thought her a woman of strong will, not just a fragile fading flower. "At the Turn of the Tide" - What If Finduilas had not died young? Pippin tells of a pivotal moment in ROTK...
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 13 Published: 3/24/2010
bullet The Battle of the Kitchen by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 3/11/2010
Peace does not always extend below stairs, as Faramir learns one evening in the early Fourth Age. MEFA 2010 Nominee.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/11/2010
bullet Seasons of Gladness by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 11/28/2009
Four drabbles chronicling different sorts of happiness experienced by Faramir over many years. Rated PG-13 for some non-graphic conjugal activity. Loosely inspired by the American Thanksgiving holiday (which was Thursday 11/26). Thanks to Linda Hoyland for beta-ing! MEFA 2010 Nominee.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/28/2009
bullet Looking for Dragons by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 10/10/2009
Gandalf makes an new friend, in an unanticipated and fruitful meeting. MEFA 2010 Nominee.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/10/2009
bullet Reach for the Stars by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 10/4/2009
What can Eärendil give the son who he can see but not touch? Join the Mariner as he looks in on two special stargazers. (not to be confused with the longer story by Mirach; this one was nearly complete before I ever saw Gil-Estel) MEFA 2010 Nominee
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/4/2009
bullet Hearts in Stone by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 9/19/2009
When the love story ends, and the beloved is lain to rest, how does the lover face a more lonely world? Faramir wrestles with grief in this Fourth Age story. (Written in honor of Linda Hoyland's recent birthday) First Place, MEFA 2010.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/19/2009
bullet Riding the Fire by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 8/29/2009
Fëanor Lives! Join him for a special moment in July 1969. (1000 words according to MS Word) MEFA 2010 Nominee
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/29/2009
bullet Sundry Scrolls III by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 6/20/2009
A new compilation of ficlets of up to 1000 words apiece: "Employee Review" is humor and AUish. 3/25/09 - Ioreth's account of Sauron's passing, in honor of Victory over Sauron Day. 6/5/09 - Two survivors of Pelennor battles meet at the Outwalls in "Filling The Breach". "Forbidden Fruit" - a Second Age piece with one of Gondor's founding fathers. 6/20/09 - "Aspiration", posted in honor of Father's Day; and, to end the set, Halbarad's last moments in "Day's Ending".
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 12/12/2008
bullet Beyond Hope by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 3/15/2009
In the long hours when Faramir and others lie stricken in the Houses of Healing, Beregond considers the consequences of his actions and learns of wonders beyond hope. Inspired by the March 15 Challenges (B2MEM and the Tolkien Gfic Yahoo community).
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/15/2009
bullet The Temptation of Hope by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 2/16/2009
Captain Thorongil must make a choice that could alter the path of two realms as well as his own destiny and the fates of Denethor, Finduilas and Arwen. A belated Valentine's Day offering.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/16/2009
bullet Chrysalids by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 1/6/2009
As the Fourth Age dawns, three unusual visitors bring blessings to Bag End and provoke a fateful choice. (A (slightly) late birthday present for Imhiriel)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/6/2009
bullet For the King Who Has Everything by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 12/19/2008
Faramir and Eowyn face an ages-old dilemma as Mettare approaches; a conondrum that continues to plague people today during this season. HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all who celebrate them!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/19/2008
bullet This Distant Shore by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 11/29/2008
When much is lost, there still remains much to do. A Thanksgiving-inspired look at some special immigrants in the late Second Age.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/29/2008
bullet Gamesmanship by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 10/17/2008
The games people play can range from verbal sparring to board games to more deadly gambits, as Éomer and Faramir and their loved ones learn one night at sea. (A birthday present for Branwyn, beta extraordinaire.)
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/17/2008
bullet Sundry Scrolls II by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 9/15/2008
Here there will be more stories of less than 1000 words. We begin with Faramir, in "Rider of the Last Hope". Added 3/23/08 - "Wind of Change". Pippin prepares for the last battle "Before the Gate" (3/25). 4/24 - ficlets starring young Ranger Aragorn, and Faramir in Ithilien. Three more ficlets added 5/11/08 - an AU Denethor tale, musings by Gandalf, and a Fourth Age Faramir ficlet. Three new ficlets 8/17. 9/15 - a birthday ficlet for Linda Hoyland.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 3/16/2008
bullet Sundry Scrolls by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 12/31/2007
A new collection of various vignettes, not in chronological order, mostly fixed-length in multiples of 100. First, Faramir's POV of the morning after March 25, 3019, then a Father's Day-appropriate piece...Thanx to Branwyn and Linda Hoyland for editorial assistance. Two pieces added 12/25/07, one seriocomic, one definitely serious. New, 12/31/07- "A Midsummer Day's Dream", where the bounds between dreams and reality, and life and death, are blurred.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 9 Published: 6/17/2007
bullet Winter Candles by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 12/22/2007
Bad weather blues, past shadows and the hope of light; old traditions become new ones on a rainy night in Emyn Arnen.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/22/2007
bullet Scholarship by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 10/28/2007
The benefits of the early Fourth Age include the time to nurture growing children, and trade with far lands. Faramir realizes that his heir is becoming a young man. Written for Branwyn's birthday. PG-13 for mention of activities innapropriate for children, no details. Complete, and only ten days or so late
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/28/2007
bullet Seeing Stars by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 9/14/2007
As Faramir happily celebrates the birth of his heir, old ties come to mind, new ties are deepened, and, Faramir being Faramir even when somewhat inebriated, history is considered. A birthday gift for Linda Hoyland, who will celebrate hers on 9/15/07. Complete. First Place, MEFA 2008, Times: Fourth Age and Beyond: General.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/14/2007
bullet The Eagle's Gift by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 7/6/2007
As Denethor awaits entry to Finduilas' bridal bed, an unwelcome visitor brings him an unanticipated present. A domestic scene with wedding night jitters, two alpha males, and meditations on the nature of superstition, virility, and things, or conditions, that are not as they seem to be.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/6/2007
bullet Blooded by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 3/30/2007
After a battle, what does young Faramir truly fear? Written for the "F Like A Fearful Faramir" prompt in the There n Back Again LJ Community Alphabet Challenge. Complete in one thousand words as counted by MS Works. Thanks to Branwyn for beta-ing! MEFA 2007 First Place - Genres, Drama Youth.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/30/2007
bullet Divers Drabbles II by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 3/15/2007
Here will be found more fixed-length ficlets of the denizens of Arda. (probably mostly Men, and mostly tall grey-eyed dark-haired Men). First, a 500-word tale about Aragorn's close encounter of the scary kind, in honor of upcoming Halloween. Most chapters beautifully beta'd by Branwyn, whose work is also found on this site. 3/15/07: This collection concludes, as it began, with Aragorn. New ficlet in honor of Veterans Day, posted 11/11, wherein Boromir is remembered. 12/21/06 posting - Fa
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 14 Published: 10/29/2006
bullet The Burning of the Year by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 12/21/2006
Faramir and Denethor lead the rites of the year's end as Minas Tirith celebrates the last night of 3018. MEFA 2007 First Place: Times, Late Third Age, Gondor. Beta-assistance by Branwyn and Linda Hoyland is gratefully acknowledged.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/21/2006
bullet Rest and Recreation by Raksha The Demon Last Updated: 9/27/2006
Imladris is a place of refuge; of quiet contemplation for weary travelers. But alas, it doesn't suit the Captain-General of Gondor very well. What's a bored Boromir to do in the tranquil Elvish haven? Written in honor of the birthday of Branwyn, beta extraordinaire of this and my other stories.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/27/2006