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‘Not very expensive as a rule’ – applied to all the gifts. Bilbo was in this as in other ways an exceptional person, and his Party was a riot of generosity even for a wealthy Hobbit. But one of the commonest birthday ceremonies was the giving of a ‘party’ – in the evening of the Day. All those invited were given presents by the host, and expected them, as part of the entertainment (if secondary to the fare provided). But they did not bring presents with them. Shire-folk would have thought that very improper. If the guests had not already given a gift (being one of those required to do so by kinship), it was too late. For other guests it was a thing ‘not done’ – it looked like paying for the party or matching the party-gift, and was most embarrassing.

Letter 214, The Letters of JRR Tolkien

 

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bullet We Were Young Once ~ III by Conquistadora Last Updated: 11/19/2022
BOOK III ~ ARAN ~ "But before the building of Barad-dur many of the Sindar passed eastward, and some established realms in the forests far away. Thranduil, king in the north of Greenwood the Great, was one of these." The story of the second Elvenking of Greenwood, Thranduil Oropherion. His rise from refugee to prince and beyond, from the First Age through to the Fourth.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 40 Published: 8/28/2006
bullet An Unexpected Adventure by KathyG Last Updated: 11/18/2022
In the spring of 2012, four American children find themselves thrust into an unfamiliar 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.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 102 Published: 7/21/2018
bullet Long-Awaited by PSW Last Updated: 10/16/2022
A long-awaited meeting.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 4 Published: 9/3/2022
bullet A Perilous Journey to Lorien by LadyJaina Last Updated: 10/16/2022
Overwrought by Gandalf’s passing, the Company tarries too long outside the gates of Moria, setting off a disastrous chain of consequences for their flight to the Golden Wood. Beyond the Mirrormere and along the ancient road beside the frigid Silverlode, the members of the Fellowship must find their courage as they fight to stay alive. Slight AU, but no major canon changes. Hurt!Legolas Healer!Aragorn elevator boots
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 16 Published: 2/25/2021
bullet Through Different Eyes by Nurayy Last Updated: 9/22/2022
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 Contest Nov/Dec 20 'Gems and Jewels', Ch4: "Immortal" written for Teitho 'Divergence'] And other outtakes, gap fillers and one-shots. [New Ch7: The Call of the Gull]
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 7 Published: 4/24/2021
bullet Her Gift to the Secondborn by Ellynn Last Updated: 9/21/2022
In the ancient time before the Children of Iluvatar and all other beings of Arda woke up, Yavanna thinks about men and their vulnerability, and uses her power to help them – even if only in an indirect way.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/21/2022
bullet Worthy of the Valar by Ellynn Last Updated: 9/7/2022
Modern-day Maglor discovers one new drink invented by humans. He is doubtful at first, but after he tries it, the result will shock him.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/7/2022
bullet Of Isildur and the White Tree by PSW Last Updated: 8/27/2022
Being a part of the Lay of the House of Amandil, found in the vaults of Minas Tirith early in the Fourth Age. (An attempt at Tolkien-style alliterative verse.) Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 3 Published: 11/7/2021
bullet The Light is still there by Aldwen Last Updated: 8/20/2022
Do wars start with the first fired arrow and end with the last? Or maybe they start already with the realization that they need to be fought? And never truly end, as long as the memory of them haunts those who took part? Arafinwë’s story of the War of Wrath.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 31 Published: 7/24/2022
bullet Upon Amon Sûl by PSW Last Updated: 8/14/2022
"They will come on you in the wild, in some dark place where there is no help. Do you wish them to find you? They are terrible!" ... For a while he sat with unseeing eyes as if walking in distant memory or listening to sounds in the Night far away. "There!" he cried after a moment, drawing his hand across his brow. "Perhaps I know more about these pursuers than you do." (The Fellowship of the Ring, 'Strider') Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 7 Published: 10/5/2021
bullet Lords of Gondor by Linaewen Last Updated: 7/17/2022
Boromir survives the attack upon Amon Hen and attempts the journey home to Gondor before war with Mordor breaks out. Third Place - MEFA 2007 Award Category: Genres: Alternate Universe: Incomplete
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 59 Published: 2/9/2009
bullet Untold Tales of the Mark - The Rewrite by Katzilla Last Updated: 7/6/2022
This is a partly new take on my 80-chapter-epic "Untold Tales of the Mark: The Banishment of Éomer", which was posted here over a decade ago. After having completed its prequel,"A Red Sun rises", last year, I found that I had grown attached to some of Éomer's riders and decided to give them a more active part in the action. So here we go again...buckle up!
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 13 Published: 9/16/2021
bullet Destiny's Child by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 6/30/2022
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: 17 Published: 6/11/2020
bullet The Last Story by Aldwen Last Updated: 6/4/2022
Only stones now remember the Elves or Eregion… Is it true? A Silvan Elf learns better as he listens to the story of an ancient holly-tree.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/4/2022
bullet Another Moment of your Time by Larner Last Updated: 4/17/2022
A second collection of Frodo-centric fics
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 97 Published: 1/19/2010
bullet The Hands of the King by Larner Last Updated: 4/14/2022
Two foreign visitors to the Citadel see for themselves the use of the Hands of the King.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/14/2022
bullet Between the water and the wood by Morcondil Last Updated: 4/10/2022
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: 3 Published: 2/16/2020
bullet Origins by Ellynn Last Updated: 3/22/2022
In a small Orcish village in Mirkwood, a young Orc-boy is about to learn about the origins of his kin.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/22/2022
bullet Of Finrod and Bëor by losselen Last Updated: 3/22/2022
Here is a song called Of Finrod and Bëor, also called by some, Of Finrod and the Coming of Men, as was still sung in Rivendell in the Third Age of the world. It is but a fragment from the Lay of Felagund, which told the story of Finrod Felagund in full. It was first cast into Sindarin in Imladris by some of the High Elves who dwelt there for a time, and later into Westron.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 9 Published: 3/22/2022
bullet Alone by Ellynn Last Updated: 2/23/2022
At the foothill of Amon Hen, Frodo has to make an important decision. Written for Teitho Joker 2021 challenge (used: Divergence, July/August 2021), where it placed first.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/23/2022
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