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Biography:   Conquistadora was previously known as Coriel. Much of her posted work was written while finishing high school and attending college. Several years have passed during which she sadly has had little time to update her tattered masterpieces, but recently her muse seems to have recovered himself enough to press on. Now she finds herself married with kids and still trying to find time to finish that excessively grandiose Thranduil series she started almost twenty years ago. o_0
bullet We Were Young Once ~ III Last Updated: 12/31/2023
BOOK III ~ ARAN ~ The War of the Last Alliance destroyed his army and killed his father, but it made Thranduil King in Eryn Galen and afforded his people a thousand years of peace. But a new enemy (or perhaps an old one) plants himself on Amon Lanc and begins poisoning the forest. As life becomes darker and more dangerous, King Thranduil must discover whether he has the strength to stand between the Wood-elves of Greenwood and the nameless Necromancer of Dol Guldur.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 52 Published: 8/28/2006
bullet Swan Song Last Updated: 5/20/2020
King Elessar has planned an elaborate New Year's celebration to reunite the free peoples of Middle-earth and the heroes of the War of the Ring, but unrest in Gondor and an ambitious new enemy in the south imitaciones relojes espaa threaten much more than the festivities. Prince Imrahil joins forces with Gondor's newest allies to protect their hard-won peace against enemies both within and without. ((An ongoing collaboration with my husband, the I
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 19 Published: 6/29/2014
bullet Moonstone Last Updated: 12/25/2016
A young boy in Dale finds hope in some unlikely places.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/25/2016
bullet Seeds of Greatness Last Updated: 3/2/2016
Master Beleg Cthalion sees a great deal of potential in some of the young nobility he mentors, but they seem fatally distracted by the vanities of court life in Menegroth. There may yet be a way to teach the best among them compassion and responsibility. ((An origin story for "We Were Young Once."))
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/2/2016
bullet Sons of Fellowship Last Updated: 1/25/2016
The homeward journey for Legolas and Gimli, from Gondor to Greenwood and beyond, and their subsequent efforts to achieve acceptance in opposing worlds. (Author's Note updated.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 40 Published: 12/22/2003
bullet The Red Winter Last Updated: 5/4/2014
Doriath prepares for some Yultide festivity, but the events of this winter will not soon be forgotten. A Thranduil story.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 4 Published: 12/22/2011
bullet We Were Young Once ~ II Last Updated: 8/27/2006
BOOK II ~ ERNIL ~ Thranduil's father is now King of Eryn Galen in the east, the idyllic woodland paradise of their dreams, far removed from the troubles which may beset the rest of Middle-earth. However, they have new neighbors in Eregion, and it may be that the Second Age will not be as tranquil as they expected.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 26 Published: 7/25/2005
bullet Upon the Edge of a Knife Last Updated: 6/20/2006
As the Ring attempts to destroy the Fellowship, new understandings and friendships arise in spite of it. On the bleak winter plains of Eregion, a lonely captain of Gondor realizes that he does not face either his temptation or the great war alone.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 6/20/2006
bullet We Were Young Once ~ I Last Updated: 7/22/2005
BOOK I ~ EDLEDHRON ~ As the First Age is ending, young Thranduil finds himself and his family adrift in a hostile world, survivors of the ruin of Doriath relentlessly hunted by the sons of Fanor. With no home, no lords, few kinsmen and no purpose, they must reinvent themselves to survive in a changed world. Rated for mature themes.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 18 Published: 4/3/2004
bullet Broken Glass Last Updated: 6/1/2005
I suppose you could say this is something like my own edition of Unfinished Tales, full of story fragments and character studies that really don't go much of anywhere, but involved too much work and thought for me to just delete them and be done with it. Until now they've been simply gathering virtual dust in the depths of my computer files, but now I bring them out into the light of day in the hopes that someone might enjoy them.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 4 Published: 5/3/2005
bullet A Case of Mistaken Identity Last Updated: 2/12/2004
The True Colors of Thranduil as Shown and Proven in Canon: a short essay. I don't know if this kind of thing is usually posted at this site, but I got so fed up that I had to say something. I shan't keep you long.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 11 Published: 2/12/2004