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Tom Bombadil is not an important person – to the narrative. I suppose he has some importance as a ‘comment’. … He is just an invention and he represents something that I feel important, though I would not be prepared to analyze the feeling precisely. I would not, however, have left him in, if he did not have some kind of function. I might put it this way. The story is cast in terms of a good side and a bad side, beauty against ruthless ugliness, tyranny against kingship, moderated freedom with consent against compulsion that has long lost any object save mere power, and so on; but both sides in some degree, conservative or destructive, want a measure of control. But if you have, as it were taken a ‘vow of poverty’, renounced control, and take your delight in things for themselves without reference to yourself, watching, observing and to some extent knowing, then the question of the rights and wrongs of power and control might become utterly meaningless to you, and the means of power quite valueless. It is a natural pacifist view, which always arises in the mind where there is a war. But the view of Rivendell seems to be that it is an excellent thing to have represented, but that there are in fact things with which it cannot cope; and upon which its existence nonetheless depends. Ultimately only the victory of the West will allow Bombadil to continue, or even to survive. Nothing would be left for him in the world of Sauron.

Letter 144, The Letters of JRR Tolkien

 

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bullet Cosmological Poems of Middle Earth by AaronSecret Last Updated: 5/10/2021
I would like to share my revelations of Tolkien's Universe in the form of narrative and emotional poems.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 20 Published: 2/26/2021
bullet Reclaiming Khazad-dûm by Ellynn Last Updated: 5/9/2021
In the seventh century of the Fourth Age of Middle-earth dwarvish King Durin VII leads his people to reclaim their greatest kingdom ever – Moria, or Khazad-dûm – just like it was written in the ancient prophecy. There are many adventures during the journey from Erebor to Khazad-dûm, and once the dwarves arrive there, they have to win the war against the orcs to reclaim their old home. The story goes through three POVs – King Durin and two original characters (F & M).
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 26 Published: 12/1/2020
bullet Like a Blade Forged in Fire by Lialathuveril Last Updated: 5/9/2021
How do you court a woman without her noticing? Bartered away to a Harad prince by her uncle Denethor, Lothíriel is left a widow by the War of the Ring. Disillusioned with love and men, the last thing she wants is another alliance for political reasons. Which presents Éomer of Rohan with a slight problem… (AU)
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 18 Published: 1/9/2021
bullet Through Different Eyes by Nurayy Last Updated: 5/7/2021
Scenes on the Hornburg before, during and after the battle, seen through the eyes of a child. [Ch2: "Words can not tell..." 1st place at Teitho Nov/Dec 20 'Gems and Jewels']
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 4/24/2021
bullet The Fall of the Falas by perelleth Last Updated: 5/7/2021
“But in the next year, ere the winter was come, Morgoth sent great strength over Hithlum and Nevrast, and they came down the rivers Brithon and Nenning and ravaged all the Falas.” In the autumn when the Falas fell Ereinion killed his first orc, began to earn the name by which he would be best known all his life and learnt Círdan’s first rule of leadership. This is the tale of those fateful days.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 6 Published: 4/10/2021
bullet A Day of Celebration by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 5/4/2021
Today is our anniversary but because of Shelter-in-place we delaying any party we might have had. So I decided to write about one instead. It is Faramir and Eowyn's twentieth wedding anniversary and all have come to celebrate! ONE YEAR ON: This is still the same story but I am adding and revamping bits of the story. Adding a chapter before "Morning Tidings" and there will be chapters afterward. I hope you enjoy.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 4/18/2020
bullet An Unexpected Adventure by KathyG Last Updated: 4/30/2021
(Co-written by KathyG and Dreamflower.) In the spring of 2012, four American children find themselves thrust into an unfamiliar fantasy world and part of an unexpected adventure. This story is AU and blends Lord of the Rings book-verse and movie-verse. This story also contains a lot of spiritual and religious content as a part of the AU elements. Join our guess-the-chapter-title origin challenge! (Posted with permission from the administrators of SoA.) This story is also posted on
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 87 Published: 7/21/2018
bullet Olorin's Journey by abbott411 Last Updated: 4/18/2021
Olorin's journey through the Silmarillion & Unfinished Tales.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/18/2021
bullet The Heir Apparent by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 4/17/2021
Among the Dunedain Arathorn and Gilraen and fall in love. In Rivendell, their child, Estel is showered with love and wisdom from Elrond and the twins Elladan and Elrohir and and grows into the man who will be king, with a few mishaps along the way... Re-edited some chapters!
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 20 Published: 9/10/2003
bullet Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Lindelea Last Updated: 4/15/2021
While in Minas Tirith after the end of the War of the Ring, surely the hobbits were showered with presents from a grateful populace, or at least the people tried to shower them with presents. This is the story of one awkward but lovable gift, and a unique solution to the problem.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 16 Published: 3/6/2014
bullet A Perilous Journey to Lorien by LadyJaina Last Updated: 4/14/2021
Overwrought by Gandalf's passing, the Company tarried too long at the first glimpse of safety...with disastrous consequences. In the original story, the Fellowship makes it to the Golden Wood by the skin of their teeth, but what would happen if they were delayed? A Fellowship story. Rated for violence and mild gore.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 10 Published: 2/25/2021
bullet Reunion in Mirkwood by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 4/6/2021
Thranduil reflects on the actions that caused Legolas to leave Mirkwood to travel to Imladris to deliver the news that Gollum has escaped. It has almost been a year since he seen his son. Much has happened in the North during the Ring War. Most of all he is heartsick awaiting a reunion with his youngest son. CAUTION: Chapter 6, 11, 13 & 17 contain a small amount of battle violence.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 18 Published: 7/8/2020
bullet The Stronghold by Aldwen Last Updated: 4/1/2021
After receiving disturbing news, Celebrimbor travels to Himring. But he finds there something he did not expect.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 3/20/2021
bullet A Red Sun Rises by Katzilla Last Updated: 4/1/2021
The epic battle of Éomer's éored against Ugluk's Uruk-hai on the edge of Fangorn Forest, plus the events shortly before and after, as seen from the Rohirric side. Mostly canon, but works also as prequel for "Untold Tales of the Mark: The Banishment of Éomer". Chapter 16 up: "Battle of Wills"
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 16 Published: 4/11/2018
bullet The Tenth Walker by Lindelea Last Updated: 3/29/2021
Probably been done before, and perhaps better, but Bill the Pony gave my elbow a nudge this morning, causing me to spill my tea, and he licked up all the sugar from the bowl, and is likely to make a complete nuisance of himself if I don't write down his story. Blizzard on Caradhras.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 105 Published: 6/15/2005
bullet Destiny's Child by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 3/27/2021
Éowyn is an endlessly fascinating character to me. This is her story, to my mind. This story will eventually merge with my story of Faramir, "Bound by Duty; Bound by Joy" where they meet. It is her story in that story arc. The first chapter was inspired by Lindelea asking about how Éowyn became a Shieldmaiden.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 12 Published: 6/11/2020
bullet Fellowship Moments by Nurayy Last Updated: 3/27/2021
Ch1: 'Behind the Curtain of Ivy' placed 2nd at Teitho Joker-Challenge 2020/21 (Garden) A collection of one-shots evolving within and around the Fellowship.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 1 Published: 3/27/2021
bullet My Drabbles from Tolkien Weekly by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 3/25/2021
Written for today March 25. A remembrance of Joy. These are a collection of drabbles for I have been posting for Tolkien's Weekly Challenge. Enjoy the drabbly goodness! :-)
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 24 Published: 1/21/2020
bullet Thranduil's Shadow by Mimi Lind Last Updated: 3/22/2021
Young and naive, Thranduil meets his future wife, Legolas’ mother. Follow his complicated relationship through the ages, shadowed by an abusive father and a troubled world, and experience the long lost Beleriand through his eyes. We know him as the Elvenking, cold and guarded - this is the story of how he became that elf. (Pre-Lord of the Rings - Silmarillion.)
Rating: R Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 26 Published: 2/5/2021
bullet Horse Lady of Rohan by Mimi Lind Last Updated: 3/6/2021
Wynne must marry an elf, preferably King Thranduil or Legolas. Sent by her ambitious mother to journey with the elves, she has to pursue them by any means - but apparently One Does Not Simply enter a human-elf relationship. When they discover strange, tiny orcs, her quest takes a new direction. (Post-Lord of the Rings, slowburn Legolas x OC) COMPLETE!
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 63 Published: 2/5/2021
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