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Jay of Lasgalen

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Biography:   I've been a Tolkien fan since I was about 14 (many years ago now!) and have to confess that Legolas was always my favourite character. However since I've been writing fanfiction, Elladan and Elrohir seem to have taken his place - though I still write about Legolas and good!Thranduil at times. I hate stories where he is evil and abusive, and always write him as a loving father or husband.

I used to re-read the books about once a year, but that stopped a few years ago, mainly due to time constraints. The films rekindled my interest, and confirmed my opinion that Legolas is still the best! However, I was bitterly disappointed that PJ left Elladan and Elrohir out of the films. They, or Legolas (or all three) feature in all my stories.

I'm English, and live in Devon. I'm married, with two children (23 & 21), one dog and one cat.

I've finally compiled a chronological list of my stories. Here they are, not in the order in which I wrote them, but in the order they are set.

Starlight On Leaves
Two By Two
The First Star Of Midwinter
Lazing On A Sunny Afternoon
Of Balrogs And Battles
In The Pits Of Utumno
A King's Promise
Telparian
A Journey Of Discovery
With Friends Like These
Mid Winter's Eve
Confusion
Mid Winter Gifts
Memory of Darkness
The Picnic
The Search
Night on A Bare Mountain
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Along Came A Spider
Nine Lives
Strange Tales, Or Myths And Misconceptions
Star Gazing
A Short Rest
High Flight
Beyond The Dimrill Gate
Shadows Over Lasgalen
Interlude In Imladris
Going On A Bear Hunt
A Lesser Treason
Burying The Hatchet
A Few Leaves In The Forest
Alas For The Wailing Of The Gulls
Letter From Elladan
Till Death Us Do Part (AU)
To The Ends Of Middle Earth (AU)

(AU means a story does not fit into my own universe of stories, because it deals with the death of a character who should survive)

Jay's Drabbles range across the entire history of Middle-Earth, so don't fit into the timeline.


I also write occasional slash, but don't post it here - e-mail me if you're interested. Please also e-mail me if you have a question or comment that won't go in a review - but if you do, please put the story title (or something LOTR-related) in the subject line - otherwise it will probably go to my junk mail,and get deleted!
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bullet To See A World by Nightwing Last Updated: 8/2/2014
Injured and alone, Legolas and Aragorn are forced to seek refuge in a wintry foreign land. But when darkness encroaches from within and without, they learn that refuge can become a deadly trap. Pre-LOTR.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 50 Published: 9/2/2003
bullet The Lady in the Glade by The Karenator Last Updated: 6/28/2006
After leaving the rangers to return home to Imladris, Elrohir meets a strange lady in the Lone-lands. A late birthday present for Nilmandra.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/28/2006
bullet A Charge To Keep by French Pony Last Updated: 5/23/2005
In the summer of 3017, Mithrandir appears to ask a favor of King Thranduil. The repercussions of this favor for Thranduil and Legolas go far beyond what either could have imagined.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 10 Published: 3/21/2005
bullet Land of Light and Shadows by Thundera Tiger Last Updated: 4/5/2005
An invitation to journey to Harad and participate in the annual Gathering quickly turns dangerous for Aragorn, Eomer, Legolas, and Gimli. Caught in a web of deceit and manipulation, the forces of Gondor and Rohan soon find themselves battling a group that traces its origins back to one of Sauron's oldest allies. Divided and cut off from any help, their fate will determine not only the future of Harad but also the future of Middle-earth...
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 38 Published: 8/23/2003
bullet Fear No Darkness by Thundera Tiger Last Updated: 2/3/2005
Rivendell is playing host to a celebration of Sauron's fall, five years after the destruction of the Ring. Coming along for the festivities are representatives from Mirkwood, Lothlorien, the Shire, Ithilien, Gondor, and Aglarond. But also joining them is an old enemy from Mordor whose body was never recovered in the ruin of the Black Gates. Dark, dramatic tale with plenty of angst to go around, featuring a large cast of familiar characters plus a good serving of simple evil.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 30 Published: 8/22/2003
bullet History Lessons: The Second Age by Nilmandra Last Updated: 12/23/2004
The year is III 253, and the children of Elrond have their own adventures, intermixed with stories of the Second Age told from those who lived through that time. *Story Complete* Epilogue: The Third Age Elrond reflects over the events that ended the Second Age, and takes a huge step forward in his role as one of the Wise.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 28 Published: 11/16/2003
bullet Lost by FirstMate Last Updated: 11/5/2004
While on a trip to purchase horses from Rohan, Elrohir vanishes without a trace. He is lost for over two years when he finally found, but without his memories. The story follows his journey home and Elrohir's attempts to rediscover his lost life.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 15 Published: 12/11/2003
bullet Even the Strongest by Lily Frost Last Updated: 4/9/2004
A ten-year-old Estel speaks with a guilt-stricken Elladan after a blotched hunting trip. He is disappointed to find out that maybe his brothers, and elves, arenít as perfect as they seem. A short, bittersweet vingnette.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 4/8/2004
bullet Hunting by Nilmandra Last Updated: 4/4/2004
Nine year old Legolas is learning to track and hunt in the safety of the realm of his father, King Thranduil; while across the Anduin in the High Pass of the Misty Mountains, a patrol from Imladris is tracking and hunting a large party of Orcs descending from the north. Adventures occur as realms collide.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 1/2/2004
bullet By The Hands of Another by Estelle Last Updated: 1/4/2004
An unexpected accident brought Aragorn and Legolas to a village seeking for help. While recuperating, the young ranger was accused of a murder that he did not commit. A brutal sentence was carried out and the two grievously injured friends were cast out and left to die in the wild. Will they make it back to Rivendell alive? Was Aragorn really innocent as he claimed to be or was there some other explanation behind the incident?
Rating: R Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 37 Published: 9/7/2003
bullet The Warrior by daw the minstrel Last Updated: 12/28/2003
Legolas joins a warrior patrol for the first time, coming to terms with his body guard, his fellow warriors, and the reality of battle.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 10 Published: 11/29/2003
bullet Even Elves Can Fall by Yuna_Dax Last Updated: 12/28/2003
The Battle of for the Pelennor Fields goes ill for Legolas and the Sons of Elrond. (warning, angst and violence abounds)
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/28/2003
bullet Price of Peace, Dawn of Hope by Rorrah Last Updated: 9/24/2003
Thranduil returns home to Greenwood after the Last Alliance and discovers sometimes finding a way to live after so much has been lost, is harder than expected.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 5 Published: 9/9/2003