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Hello there, fellow Lord of the Rings fans. You already know my pen-name. You should also know that I'm a Christian and an American, teenage girl whose life revolves around school. So if I don't update for a long while, just for the record, that's probably why.

Besides just easy school schedules (which are rare), reviews are also a major factor in deciding when I update and which story gets top-priority on my fanfiction agenda. And, yes, I actually do have a "Fanfiction Agenda" - scary, I know!

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bullet The Making of a Ringbearer II: Anchored by Henna Gamgee Last Updated: 5/5/2008
Pre-LOTR. Frodo couldn't have succeeded on the Quest without the help of some very loyal friends. Samwise left his home and family to go with him. Merry and Pippin insisted on joining the Fellowship without a moment's hesitation. Bilbo loved him like a son. How did these powerful relationships develop? What was it about Frodo's character that engendered such love and loyalty?
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 61 Published: 9/6/2003
bullet While We Dwelt in Fear by Pearl Took Last Updated: 3/4/2005
**COMPLETE**The story of the families of Merry, Pippin, Frodo and Sam as they face the troubles of the Occupation of the Shire. Although there are some AU items, the effort is made to include all of the events occuring in the Shire that Tolkien mentions happening during this time and to have all original events be consistant with canon.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 47 Published: 9/2/2003
bullet Fear by Ariel Last Updated: 11/26/2004
Brandy Hall in 1377 was a magical place for young Frodo Baggins, until a sullen cousin, a fabulous necklace and a deadly fall make life, and living, very difficult for him. ----- Few fics explore what kinds of hobbits Drogo and Primula might have been in life. This is one. If you like intrigue, complex plotlines and interestingly crafted original characters, please consider this story.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 22 Published: 8/19/2003
bullet Always a Silver Lining by Tathar Last Updated: 8/9/2004
Sequel to "What Could Possibly Happen?" Set the year after Bilbo leaves: Frodo's adventures and experiences as he grows accustomed to being on his own. Merry, Pippin, and Sam are always there to help him of course, along with assorted Gamgees, Tooks, Brandybucks, and many more. **5/4/06: DROPPED. Please see User Info for details.**
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 26 Published: 2/5/2004
bullet When the Dwarf Came A-Visiting by Miriel Last Updated: 6/25/2004
Poor Pippin. All he wanted was a little excitement. Now with Bombur visiting Bag End, lasses chasing Frodo, Bilbo trying to keep his sanity, and Merry and Sam in charge of Bag End; Pippin isn't so sure anymore.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 18 Published: 8/18/2003
bullet Out of All Knowledge by Budgielover Last Updated: 4/19/2004
Chapter Fifteen. Complete. The story of what the hobbits felt and experienced those dreadful four nights and three days as a dying Frodo is brought to Rivendell.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 15 Published: 8/28/2003
bullet Balrogs and Spiders by SoundofHorns Last Updated: 2/11/2004
Glorfindel meets his match
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 3 Published: 2/2/2004
bullet Recovery in Rivendell by Budgielover Last Updated: 12/5/2003
An involved tale of the Ringbearer's recovery in Rivendell after his wounding on Weathertop, the adventures and experiences of he and his kin and friends, the forming of the Fellowship, and the preparation for the Quest to save Middle-earth. Takes place after "Out of All Knowledge" and before "The Ruin of Men and Elves."
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 62 Published: 8/5/2003
bullet By Chance or Purpose by shirebound Last Updated: 12/3/2003
Sequel to "QUARANTINED". The journey taken by the hobbits and Aragorn from Bree to Rivendell. If the bond between Frodo and Aragorn from "Quarantined" had been set up before the hobbits met Strider in Bree, how might this fateful journey have been different? CHAPTER 25: EPILOGUE
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 25 Published: 7/25/2003
bullet Friends And Relations by Hobbsy Last Updated: 11/2/2003
Post Quest Frodo. Frodo frees Lobelia SB from prison. That is only the start of his problems. A Humorous Hobbity Tale.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/2/2003
bullet The Trial of Frodo Baggins by Gentle Hobbit Last Updated: 10/1/2003
Frodo is crushed by the knowledge that he was unable to fulfill the Quest without Gollum's intervention. In this story, he moves towards self-understanding and healing by various paths -- one by design, and others unexpected.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 14 Published: 8/3/2003
bullet Out_of_the_Frying_Pan_and_Into_the_Fire by bryn Last Updated: 9/30/2003
Prior to their journey, the Fellowship remained in Rivendell for two months. Let them not be accused of "lounging around." Of misunderstandings, embarrassingly botched scouting missions, and enemies at home and abroad. Proof that when in doubt, things always can get worse.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 39 Published: 9/7/2003
bullet At the End of His Rope by Lindelea Last Updated: 9/16/2003
In the seventh year of Thain Peregrin I, an overturned coach is the least of his problems... Sequel to "Down and Out" and "FirstBorn" (Complete and revised. This story contains my all-time favourite, of any chapter in any story I have written: Chapter 39, "Celebration") [Formatting problems are being dealt with as alert reader Miriel lets me know what she finds! Thanks, Miriel! Corrected footnote in "In Dreams" to reflect proper reference. Updated author's notes.]
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 97 Published: 8/6/2003
bullet Thicker than Blood by Ariel Last Updated: 8/27/2003
From Frodo's fall at the ford to his waking at Rivendell - the story Tolkien only hinted at... How did Bilbo react to seeing his beloved heir brought into Rivendell near to death? How did Elrond heal Frodo and why did it take 3 days to do it?
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 13 Published: 8/26/2003
bullet The Making of a Ringbearer I: Adrift by Henna Gamgee Last Updated: 8/10/2003
A look at what Frodo’s life might have been like at Brandy Hall after his parents' deaths, and the events leading up to his adoption by Bilbo. Frodo is a quiet child whose good intentions sometimes get him into trouble. Saradoc and Esmeralda love him like their own, but something is missing from young Frodo’s life. Can a spirited old bachelor turn things around? The first part in my “Making of a Ringbearer” series, which is pre-LOTR.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 11 Published: 8/4/2003
bullet Avalanche by shirebound Last Updated: 8/7/2003
An avalanche on Caradhras leaves Frodo hurt and Pippin in shock. The Company tries to help Pippin regain his shattered courage, but it is Frodo who finds the key. Meanwhile, Boromir seeks to understand his place in the Fellowship, and Legolas learns that he has made an unusual connection to the Ring-bearer.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 19 Published: 8/7/2003
bullet Fate and the High King's Falcon by Baylor Last Updated: 8/5/2003
Pippin recovers from his injuries following the final battle before the Black Gates. ROTK.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 28 Published: 8/5/2003
bullet I Always Know You by Baylor Last Updated: 8/4/2003
While the Winter Sickness strikes Bag End, the three cousins recall growing up together. A sequel to "Handkerchiefs and Mushroom Soup." Pre-LOTR.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 11 Published: 8/4/2003
bullet Handkerchiefs and Mushroom Soup by Baylor Last Updated: 8/4/2003
In which Pippin falls ill, Merry jumps to conclusions, and Frodo makes a splendid mushroom soup. Pre-LOTR.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 8/4/2003
bullet Quarantined by shirebound Last Updated: 7/25/2003
Late one night, Gandalf brings a very ill Ranger to the closest refuge, Bag End, knowing that Bilbo is immune to this illness -- but Gandalf is unaware that a tweenager is now living there. An AU look at Frodo's early life with Bilbo; how he met Gandalf; and the "chance meeting" which inspired Aragorn's dedication to the safeguarding of the Shire.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 20 Published: 7/24/2003