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bullet And So it Ends by Bodkin Last Updated: 4/7/2009
Fourth Age: 120. The Age of Men bids farewell to the last legends of the Ring War, as they leave Gondor. One way or another. (Happy belated birthdays to Jay, Lindelea, Ellie and Dot. And, on current form, happy advance birthday to Meckinock.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/7/2009
bullet Matrimonial Complications by Bodkin Last Updated: 11/19/2008
Not everyone in Gondor welcomed the new Queen. And some were prepared to stand up for their beliefs. (I have missed so many birthdays! Here is to French Pony, Elliska, Redheredh and Karen. Not the story that is still lingering on my hard drive, but an offering of sorts!)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/19/2008
bullet Moving On by Bodkin Last Updated: 8/10/2008
Glorfindel, an old friend and the habit of sunbathing. (For Perelleth. Have a happy birthday and many of them!)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/10/2008
bullet Left Behind by Bodkin Last Updated: 7/22/2008
Dagorlad had an immediate effect on those whose loved ones were slaughtered. Back in the Greenwood, the king's widow struggles to deal with the shock. For daw, whose birthday was yesterday.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/22/2008
bullet A Family Day by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/22/2008
There is nothing like spending a perfect summer's day in the woods with your children. Happy Birthday, Nilmandra.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/22/2008
bullet Celebrity by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/12/2008
A stranger claims acquaintance with Gondor's king. Having taken a look at my birthday list, I see I've missed Gwynhyffar's, which was on the day I posted this - happy belated birthday!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/12/2008
bullet Generations by Bodkin Last Updated: 5/26/2008
It is natural for parents to want their children to lead safer, happier lives than they did just as it is natural for them to complain about the inadequacies of the next generation. While trying to live up to a father who is an epic hero brings difficulties of its own For Meckinock's birthday. A bit early.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/26/2008
bullet A Darkness Lies behind Us by Bodkin Last Updated: 5/12/2008
Finrod Felagund, it is said, walks with Finarfin his father beneath the trees of Eldamar. But Finarfin is not the only one Finrod left behind him when he chose to take the road east - for Amarie of the Vanyar went not with him into exile. The story of Finrod's return from the Halls of Mandos and his readjustment to life in Aman.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 5 Published: 10/1/2006
bullet Together Again by Bodkin Last Updated: 3/23/2008
Elrond has joined his wife in the Blessed Realm, but he needs to deal with the past. (For Nilmandra and Perelleth, in the hope that they feel better soon.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/23/2008
bullet Beyond the Clouded Hills by Bodkin Last Updated: 2/26/2008
On arriving in the Greenwood, Thranduil and a Silvan elf begin to build the bonds that end up in kingship. For Dot's birthday - apologies for the general refusal of the story to co-operate.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/26/2008
bullet In Bitterness and Loss by Bodkin Last Updated: 2/16/2008
Finarfin turned back - but to what kind of reception? Did Earwen welcome back the new King of the Noldor? (Ellie's birthday was in January, and I missed it and then took ill ... Sorry this is so late. Happy belated birthday, Ellie!)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/16/2008
bullet Size isn't Everything by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/23/2008
As the Fellowship go south, it becomes apparent that being small doesn't make you helpless. For Lindelea - a belated birthday present.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/23/2008
bullet Trouble by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/11/2008
A youngish Elladan and Elrohir manage to irritate the Lady of Imladris. Glorfindel is no help. (For Beruthiel's Cat, who requested Glorfindel and the twins.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/11/2008
bullet Comfort by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/8/2008
Elladan attempts to cheer his brother up. A short piece written for Jay of Lasgalen's birthday.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/8/2008
bullet Brotherhood by Bodkin Last Updated: 12/17/2007
Imladris. Late Third Age. A boy, his mother, two elves and their father. And various supporting elves of the Last Homely House.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 15 Published: 12/18/2006
bullet Shadows by Bodkin Last Updated: 11/25/2007
Legolas visits a special place on his return to the devastated Greenwood. For Karen's birthday. Late, I'm sorry to say!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/25/2007
bullet Walking the Tightrope by Bodkin Last Updated: 11/8/2007
In the Blessed Realm, two elves from the Golden Wood finally realise what they mean to each other. For Redheredh's unbirthday... ... ... Featuring backstory from Arwen's Heart and Sweet Woodbine, as well as people and ideas from Exile and Redheredh's stories Beech Leaves and Golden Flower Blossoms. Amongst others.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/8/2007
bullet In Search of Stillness by Bodkin Last Updated: 9/23/2007
Legolas and Gimli journey to the Greenwood in search of peace. For elliska. Have a happy birthday today, and many of them in the future!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/23/2007
bullet Reunion by Bodkin Last Updated: 9/5/2007
A latecomer returns to his family in the Blessed Realm. For French Pony's birthday. Written hastily while away last weekend and none the better for that!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/5/2007
bullet Differences by Bodkin Last Updated: 8/10/2007
Oropher finds it difficult to forgive Galadriel for being Galadriel, but his wife and his cousin are determined to build bridges. For Perelleth's birthday.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/10/2007
bullet Changes by Bodkin Last Updated: 7/21/2007
Two friends, long separated, work on getting to know one another again. A follow-on, of a sort, from a story daw wrote for my birthday last year - intended for her birthday this year.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/21/2007
bullet Lady in Waiting by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/23/2007
On the far side of the Sundering Seas, an elleth heals and waits for her husband to join her. For Nilmandra's birthday.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/23/2007
bullet Time by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/12/2007
Legolas develops a curiosity about those who once dwelt in Ithilien. For Gwynhyffar's birthday.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/12/2007
bullet Escape by Bodkin Last Updated: 5/27/2007
An elf, a man, a wizard - met by chance. Happy imminent birthday, Meckinock.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/27/2007
bullet A Brave New World by Bodkin Last Updated: 5/15/2007
While on duty in Ithilien, an unnamed member of the White Company reflects on his experience and on those he guards. (This story was brought to life by Meckinock, in her comment on Getting Away From it All...) Not Beregond.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/15/2007
bullet Getting Away From it All by Bodkin Last Updated: 5/12/2007
The King Returned, his Queen, the Steward and the Steward's Lady. On a day out. (This was going to be Meckinock's birthday story ... but it is really SO frivolous ...)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/12/2007
bullet Reflections from the Paradise of Elves by Bodkin Last Updated: 4/6/2007
The collected ramblings of Legolas, Elladan and Elrohir as their lives continue to change and develop. Part 88. Peace. Reflections has extended to 89 episodes over the past three years. It is now long enough! Although it has now concluded, it is not the end, as I daresay More Reflections will be along soon.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 89 Published: 5/25/2004
bullet Beneath a Gibbous Moon by Bodkin Last Updated: 3/24/2007
A man and an elf converse on a dark night as the world comes close to ending. ... ... ... The Karenator's birthday story. ... ... ... The First Age (chapter 1) and now the Third Age (chapter 3). Saved for 24th March.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 3 Published: 11/19/2006
bullet Great Oaks by Bodkin Last Updated: 3/14/2007
Oropher settled in the region of Amon Lanc - but he moved his people northwards to seek greater safety and isolation. His son was a natural choice to lead the party seeking a place to dwell. For Dot's birthday. Chapter 2 - not a continuation, but a related ... reaction.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 2/20/2007
bullet Youngest Son by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/25/2007
A brief tale of a golden prince. For Ellie, who likes Finarfin, Finrod and Glorfindel, and whose birthday it is today.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/25/2007
bullet Making Acquaintance by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/20/2007
First meetings maybe signify more than it would seem. Hobbits. And a wizard. (Because apparently yesterday was Lindelea's birthday)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/20/2007
bullet Dragons in the Trollshaws by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/7/2007
A peril awakes that demands all Elladan and Elrohir's attention - and requires more than skill to defeat. (Inspired, if you can call it that, by mentions in Reflections and Brotherhood - and a request to know more.) To celebrate the birthday of Jay of Lasgalen.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/7/2007
bullet Duty Bound by Bodkin Last Updated: 11/17/2006
Whilst travelling south, Pippin asks a question about Boromir's past. (The members of the Fellowship only appear briefly.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 4 Published: 11/8/2006
bullet Exiled by Bodkin Last Updated: 11/5/2006
Glorfindel visits an old friend. ... ... ... ... ... Redheredh refused to admit to a birthday ... so Perelleth and I have declared that the unbirthday celebration should take place today. This story features two of Redheredh's characters and references two of her stories Golden Flower Blossoms - recommended reading for lovers of Elrond and Celebrian - and, of course, the great golden elf himself. And Beech Leaves - featuring a certain elf of the Great Greenwood.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/5/2006
bullet Elflings by Bodkin Last Updated: 10/23/2006
Elladan, Elrohir and Legolas's elflings grow older. Chapter 13. A rambling tale of elflings - featuring some parents.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 14 Published: 7/3/2004
bullet Aftermath by Bodkin Last Updated: 9/23/2006
The shadow is making life in Mirkwood ever more dangerous - and not all those who suffer are warriors. Happy birthday, Elliska. I'm sorry the story isn't more cheerful!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/23/2006
bullet Bridges by Bodkin Last Updated: 9/17/2006
Legolas and his wife's father just cannot get on. But elven life is long - and understanding will grow in time. If only they can learn to listen to each other...
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 4 Published: 8/3/2006
bullet Isildur's Heir by Bodkin Last Updated: 9/3/2006
Adjusting to kingship cannot have been easy ... Happy birthday, French Pony.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/3/2006
bullet Learning to Live by Bodkin Last Updated: 8/9/2006
Oropher is finding it hard to adjust to life in the Blessed Realm. Some solitary brooding. (Happy birthday, Perelleth! Finrod will be along soon...)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/9/2006
bullet First Sight by Bodkin Last Updated: 7/17/2006
Those who lived around the Stronghold must have known each other - even before they grew up. Ithilden meets Alfirin ... who doesn't think highly of Eilian. (Nilmandra's already cracked - and I'm going away on Friday. A birthday present for daw, set in her world and playing with her characters. Reference to Nilmandra's Ithilden's Begetting Day.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/17/2006
bullet Sweet Woodbine by Bodkin Last Updated: 7/14/2006
Over three centuries passed before Thranduil and the twins joined Legolas in the Blessed Realm. What was he doing with himself in the meantime? Apart from representing the people of Eryn Lasgalen in the councils of the great, that is.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 3/19/2006
bullet Belonging by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/20/2006
Well - if Nilmandra's birthday is today... Just a bit of Celebrian and Elrond ... Enjoying the day.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/20/2006
bullet Unearthing the Past by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/11/2006
Elladan and Elrohir find something unexpected while riding in Hollin. (Blame Nilmandra and Gywnhyffar for this. It just jumped complete into my head when two words came together....)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/11/2006
bullet First Impressions by Bodkin Last Updated: 6/1/2006
Halbarad takes a very young Aragorn to meet the Dunedain in the Angle. Aragorn's impressions. (A contribution to the Meckinock Birthday Weekend, this piece was first put on lj, and makes it here purely to keep everything tidy!)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/1/2006
bullet Ripe for Change by Bodkin Last Updated: 4/7/2006
Celeborn feels restless as he begins to grow accustomed to life in the Blessed Realm. He seeks a way to settle in a land not his and find a role to give him purpose.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 8 Published: 3/18/2005
bullet A New Year by Bodkin Last Updated: 3/25/2006
In the Blessed Realm, there are those who do not want the events that ended the Third Age to be forgotten. The events here were suggested in Reflections 57.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/25/2006
bullet Long Memories by Bodkin Last Updated: 2/19/2006
Why does Taryatur appear to dislike Legolas so much? Some apparently incomprehensible feelings have their roots in memories so far distant that only those who were there could begin to understand.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/19/2006
bullet A Woodland Prince by Bodkin Last Updated: 2/5/2006
A life in drabbles. The subject? A Woodland Prince. The observers? My, but there are lots of them! Including, Thranduil, Elrond, Glorfindel, Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Gandalf, Boromir, Gimli (2), Aragorn (2), Galadriel, Elladan, Elrohir, Arwen, Eomer, Faramir, Eowyn, Eldarion plus a few OCs and others.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/5/2006
bullet Arwen's Heart by Bodkin Last Updated: 1/25/2006
What was Arwen doing as Estel grew up in Imladris? Did she - or her family - have any suspicions about what would happen? How did she deal with her fate?
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 15 Published: 4/3/2005
bullet Midwinter by Bodkin Last Updated: 12/27/2005
A sudden seasonal impulse. Featuring Galadriel, Melian, Haleth, Celebrian, Laerwen, an unnamed Hobbit and Arwen. Oh - and Aragorn pops his head into the courtyard. As does Celeborn. Part 2 contains some other suggested viewpoints: Orc, Elwing, Ent, Isildur's wife, Dwarf and Eowyn. I'm afraid that, like the Hobbit, the Orc, Ent and Dwarf are nameless. As is the wife of Isildur and mother of the line of kings and chieftains that led to Aragorn.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 12/23/2005
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