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I have very little interest in serial literary history, and no interest at all in the history or present situation of the English 'novel'. My work is not a 'novel' but an 'heroic romance' a much older and quite different variety of literature.

Letter 329 (about LotR), The Letters of JRR Tolkien

 

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bullet Seeking to Ease Discomfort by Larner Last Updated: 8/9/2016
On the night before Frodo Baggins left Bag End for the final time, he and Sam had one last conversation sparked by the residual pain from the Morgul wound.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/9/2016
bullet Friendship on the Quest by KathyG Last Updated: 8/9/2016
This article explores how friendship and loyalty helped the Fellowship to win the War of the Ring. Author’s Notes: The LOTR_community’s August, 2014, challenge was to write an essay, research article, or other nonfictional work related to Tolkien's legendarium. (Thank you, Dreamflower replica rolex, for beta-reading my article!)
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/9/2016
bullet The Doom of Lúthien by quodamat Last Updated: 8/7/2016
“Think you truly that any child of Arda can defy Morgoth to his face and come away unscathed?” Quest-scarred and tempted to despair, Lúthien begins to learn the wisdom of mortals.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/7/2016
bullet A Lesson by Mirach Last Updated: 8/2/2016
Summary: Estel gets hurt, but it's Elrond who feels a true pain. Written for Teitho: Pain
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/2/2016
bullet Galadriel's Ring by KathyG Last Updated: 7/31/2016
On the trip to the Grey Havens with Bilbo and Frodo, Sam can see Galadriel’s ring, and he wonders why.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/31/2016
bullet Healing the Blessed Isle by shirebound Last Updated: 7/28/2016
On Tol Eressëa, Frodo and Sam's concerns about Gimli inspire a conspiracy with their friends to make his life there more fulfilling. Characters also include Gandalf, Elrond, Legolas... and an elf out of legend.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 6 Published: 6/1/2016
bullet More Mercy for Beregond by KathyG Last Updated: 7/23/2016
Beregond has been ordered to leave Minas Tirith, and to serve in Faramir’s new White Company in Ithilien. But has he been banned from Minas Tirith altogether? Faramir intends to find out. (Many thanks to Dreamflower for beta-reading my story!) Disclaimer: Faramir, Aragorn, and Beregond do not belong to me, but to J.R.R. Tolkien. I’m simply making use of them.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/23/2016
bullet Teitho! by My blue rose Last Updated: 7/20/2016
A compilation of one-shots written for the Teitho fan fiction contest. Features a gamut of characters and genres.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 9 Published: 7/2/2016
bullet Droplets by perelleth Last Updated: 7/17/2016
Chapter Eighteen: "Good News" After Finrod's death Fingo writes a letter to Ereinion, being fostered at the Havens, telling how he met Gil-Galad's mother. This was going to be a long tale I'm not sure I'll ever finish, so I'm giving you the Epilogue
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 18 Published: 6/23/2006
bullet Musings in the Land of Shadow by KathyG Last Updated: 7/17/2016
In my first attempt at a double drabble, I’ve posted what thoughts might have been going through Frodo’s mind after Sam has related everything that he did and went through, from the moment that Gollum attacked him in Shelob’s lair to the time when he finally found Frodo. Disclaimer: Frodo and Sam were not created by me, but by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/17/2016
bullet Close Call by KathyG Last Updated: 7/10/2016
Summary: During the Quest, Sam falls into a gully at a time when he is so tired, he can hardly keep his eyes open. He lands in a rushing stream, where he almost drowns. Prompt: From B2MeM 2009. Day Two: March 2: Mercurial Monday! For Mercurial Monday, we offer B2MeM participants the choice of two prompts. Participants may choose whichever they prefer. In addition, the second prompt may be used in place of any other prompt in the challenge! Think of the most dangerous situation you c
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/10/2016
bullet Not Gonna Happens by Larner Last Updated: 7/6/2016
Lord of the Rings meets situations not ordinarily met, situations with a bit of blurring about the edges, perhaps? Some stories of events that didn't happen, thank Eru.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 19 Published: 3/19/2007
bullet An Elf? by KathyG Last Updated: 7/4/2016
In Chapter 2: “The Shadow of the Past,” of The Fellowship of the Ring, it says, “He [Sam] believed he had once seen an elf in the woods, and still hoped to see more one day.” But when and where does that happen? In this pre-Quest double drabble, Sam sees an elf while taking a walk.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/4/2016
bullet Healing Hope by Nieriel Raina Last Updated: 6/29/2016
Some wounds go much deeper than skin and bone, and some lessons are learned through much pain and sorrow. When 3 year-old Estel is seriously injured, will those who love him come together as a family, or will the household be ripped apart by tragedy? One meddling old elf is determined to make sure everyone finds some healing while healing Hope. Undying Friendship Series. 2934 3rd Age
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 7 Published: 4/1/2015
bullet Laurelin by Daynawayna Last Updated: 6/28/2016
Legolas must report the death of his cousin while on patrol to his father, a report he does not want to make. His heart grieves as he rides toward the King's Halls, but the Valar have a gift of peace waiting for him and the elves of Mirkwood, one no man, dwarf or elf would have ever expected.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 6/28/2016
bullet Strangers in a Strange Land by My blue rose Last Updated: 6/28/2016
It is said that Amandil set sail into the West, taking with him three servants and never again replique omega were they heard of by word or sign. This is the tale of Amandil’s fate.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 7 Published: 6/27/2016
bullet Merry and Pippin's Visit by KathyG Last Updated: 6/26/2016
In this pre-Quest gapfiller based on Mariole’s story, “Bad Step” (which can be found at West of the Moon and LiveJournal), Sam is confined to his room and ordered to stay off his feet on the day after he has been outside for the first time since his accident, and he’s feeling cross and out of sorts. Merry and Pippin make an unexpected visit to Bag End to cheer h
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/26/2016
bullet Between Green Door and Gold Ring by Larner Last Updated: 6/21/2016
To be a repository for Bilbo-centered stories set in the years before Frodo came to Hobbiton to become the heir to the Master of Bag End and the Hill.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 26 Published: 8/10/2008
bullet Sunstroke! by KathyG Last Updated: 6/19/2016
In this pre-Quest story based on The Lord of the Rings, while trying to catch up on his weeding in the Bag End gardens, young Samwise Gamgee suffers a major medical emergency. Author’s Note: Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin are 31, 20, 18, and 9 years old (in the years of Men, 20, 13, 12, and 5½ or 6 years of age). Thanks to Dreamflower02 for beta-reading my story, and for the work that she did on my behalf: to make the Gaffer’s dialogue authentic, and for the flashback sequence that she sugge
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/19/2016
bullet Sam's Gratitude by KathyG Last Updated: 6/12/2016
In this double-drabble, Sam gets to thinking about how fortunate he is, because he can read. Sam is approaching his tweens, and he’s still receiving an education from Bilbo. (In my head canon, Sam's mother, Bell, is still alive, but the word limit did not allow me to include her as well as Marigold.) Theme: Gratitude.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/12/2016
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