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Tolkien quote of the day:

‘Other evils there are that may come; for Sauron is himself but a servant or emissary. Yet it is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till. What weather they shall have is not ours to rule.

Gandalf, The Last Debate, RotK

 

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bullet Escape the Darkness by JULES6 Last Updated: 4/7/2020
Update: Planning to make this one large story now - with multiple chapters (lots and lots). Fourth chapter updated 8th April 2020. This story was began a very long time ago, and it was never my intentions to leave it unfinished. I will be going back through and editing a few scenes and adding to a few and fixing errors, now that I hopefully understand the Middle Earth world a little better. I hope to add a sprinkling of "The Hobbit" details in certain places where is needed.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 4 Published: 8/29/2003
bullet Light in the Depths by Ellynn Last Updated: 4/7/2020
The two Silmarils end up in the sea and land, and change the underworld in ways that astound humanity through the ages – and even today.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/7/2020
bullet The Thrum of Tookish Bowstrings by Lindelea Last Updated: 4/7/2020
The son of the Thain learns what is needed to become a Tookish archer. (Story set during Pippin's years as Thain.) New chapter added: Time (Surprising revelations.)
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 26 Published: 2/9/2020
bullet My Drabbles from Tolkien Weekly by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 4/6/2020
These are a collection of drabbles for I have been posting for Tolkien's Weekly Challenge. I just thought it would be fun to post them here as well.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 13 Published: 1/21/2020
bullet Changes and Acceptances by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 4/4/2020
It's little Elanor's birthday and all the Fellowship have travelled to the Shire to celebrate. Both Frodo and Arwen are finding their choices made during the Ring War difficult to live with. Consumed with guilt Frodo finally makes a decision. Arwen is slipping further and further away from Aragorn. A few AU elements. Angst in places, hopefully humour in others! Revised a few chapters! Hope everyone enjoys!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 13 Published: 9/16/2003
bullet Leaving home; Coming Home by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 4/3/2020
Eowyn leaves home in Edoras to marry Faramir. Eomer finds an unexpected jewel. Chapters FOUR and FIVE are up!!
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 5 Published: 3/17/2020
bullet An Unexpected Adventure by KathyG Last Updated: 4/2/2020
(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 admins of SoA.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 65 Published: 7/21/2018
bullet This and That by Lindelea Last Updated: 3/25/2020
A place to collect dribs and drabbles, one-shot stories and one-chapter challenges. New story: March 25th, S.R. 1419, the Great Smials
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 39 Published: 12/2/2004
bullet You Can Lead a Took to Water by Lindelea Last Updated: 3/24/2020
(Continuation of a birthday mathom, for your reading pleasure.) Young Pippin performs an heroic rescue, returns a favour, and makes a friend. And so, here we come to the end of all things, in this story at least. That's one WIP finished. Thank you for coming along on the journey, and for your patience. Wishing you the best in these difficult times. Dreamflower, I dedicate this story to you. Happy Birthday (or unBirthday), and many happy returns.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 1/19/2010
bullet Decision by Ellynn Last Updated: 3/23/2020
In The Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith, the healer's assistant has to make the most difficult decision of her life. Warning: dark story, character death.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/23/2020
bullet The Green Knight and the Master of Esgaroth by Le Rouret Last Updated: 3/21/2020
Esgaroth is far from Gondor, and its doings rarely affect Legolas, Lord of Dol Galenehtar, and Gimli, Lord of Aglarond. But there is a new Master in Lake Town, deceitful and divisive, sowing discord between the Elves and the Dwarves. Legolas and Gimli travel to northern Rhovanion to sort things out … and find themselves wrapped in a mystery darker than they had anticipated. *NOTE* My personal life has finally settled down, and the story will soon be finished, I promise.
Rating: R Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 35 Published: 12/28/2007
bullet Swan Song by Conquistadora Last Updated: 3/15/2020
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 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 Imrahil fan.))
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 18 Published: 6/29/2014
bullet A Love of the Halfing's Leaf by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 3/14/2020
It is 2941. All manner of peoples come to Imladris seeking lore. Young Estel meets one of them and a lifelong love affair begins. With pipeweed.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 1 Published: 3/9/2020
bullet The Heir Apparent by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 3/6/2020
Among the Dunedain Arathorn and Gilraen and fall in love. In Rivendell, their child, Estel is showered with love and wisdom from Elrond and grows into the man who will be king, with a few mishaps along the way... I have added a NEW CHAPTER after years away from this story. Aragorn at 20 comes home to Fornost settlement... I hope you enjoy it as much as I loved writing it!
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 19 Published: 9/10/2003
bullet Awakening by Ellynn Last Updated: 3/6/2020
In a cave in Mordor, Sauron awakes his newly made creation and gives it life.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/6/2020
bullet No Man's Child by anoriath Last Updated: 2/29/2020
The Rangers of the North were few in number and the Wilds over which they ranged was vast. When Aragorn commanded they turn from their other duties to protect the Shire, who must they then leave undefended? What price then did the Dúnedain of the North pay? As seen through the eyes of a woman of the Lord of the Dúnedain’s house, this is an attempt at a tale of the Northlands in the years of Aragorn’s efforts to preserve the Free Peoples of Middle Earth.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 76 Published: 7/1/2006
bullet A Light in Midwinter by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 2/26/2020
Loved ones gather in Ithilien to celebrate the Solstice and to share Faramir and Eowyn's joy as Eowyn is about to give birth. CHAPTER 7. the Naming of the Child! STORY COMPLETE
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 7 Published: 1/1/2020
bullet Between the water and the wood by Morcondil Last Updated: 2/22/2020
The Fell Winter: blizzards sweep the plains, wolves attack settlements of Men, and Mirkwood burns. Cast from their home, the survivors of a woodcutters' colony seek refuge with a stranger named Beorn. One of the exiles, a widow with three children, finds herself drawn to this enigmatic savior. Yet though they are safe within the wild man's hall, the winter is long and treacherous.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 2/16/2020
bullet A Tapestry of Arda by Kaylee Arafinwiel Last Updated: 2/20/2020
Unrelated tales, told in drabble sets from tolkien-weekly, and written to the prompts from the Livejournal. Starting this off with "Not So High A King" - in T.A. 249, the grandson of Isildur ascends Arnor's throne under a rather more distant grandsire's watchful eyes, with a beloved uncle to aid him. "The Hope of the Dunedain" - Aragorn through the years, pre-War of the Ring.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 1/4/2020
bullet Tales for Teitho by Kaylee Arafinwiel Last Updated: 2/16/2020
A collection of stories for the Teitho (and perhaps other) writing contests, beginning with August 2019's "White Flower's Wilting" - Queen Nimloth at the Fall of Doriath. For December 2019 "Cold" and tolkien-weekly's "Plants" challenges, "Crossing the Helcaraxe" which did not place. Now added: "Their Hour Was Not Yet Come", a tale of Numenor and the Dunedain, which placed first (tied with Altariel)
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 6 Published: 9/16/2019
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