43Where Darkness Dwells » Still grieving his losses after the Redhorn, Elrohir accompanies Elladan to Lórien for a respite, but when a ghostly harbinger warns of peril to the Golden Wood, Elrohir and a band of bold companions must uncover secrets long-buried beneath the mountain before an ancient evil unleashes destruction on the Elves' last defenses.
Lord of the Rings, M, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 26, words: 80k+, favs: 8, follows: 5, updated: 9/24 published: 12/31/2021, Aragorn, Haldir, Elrohir
1 Artifices of Gold and Shadow » Living under an assumed name on Eregion's outskirts, an impoverished Celebrimbor arrives at his lord's hall to test a stranger's claims, but when his passion for the stranger who calls himself 'Annatar' leads him to rebellion, Celebrimbor must own his mistakes before Eregion itself and all he loves comes to ruin.
Silmarillion, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 13k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 2/15/2019, Celeborn, Celebrimbor, Galadriel, Sauron
Borderlands Isolated from her own kindred, a lonely Nellas encounters a mortal waif wandering Doriath's woods, but when their burgeoning romance is upended by news of the Blacksword, Nellas must choose whether to hold herself aloof from the children of Húrin or aid the one she has grown to love lest Morgoth's curse ensnare her too.
Silmarillion, T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 4k+, 12/9/2018, Nienor/Níniel, Nellas
A Supernatural Sestina Castiel falls.
Supernatural, T, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 339, 4/22/2018
1 Be All My Sins Remembered » With Nargothrond's might diminishing and the Elves' borders hard-pressed, Finrod welcomes the first Men into his ranks, but when their chieftain, Bëor, becomes dearer to him than mere vassal, Finrod faces sending his lover or himself into deadly peril as the Enemy breaches the Elves' leaguer.
Silmarillion, M, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 17k+, favs: 5, 11/3/2017, Bëor, Edrahil, Finrod F., Maedhros
3 West of the Dark, East of the Sun » Eager to get out from under his father's disapproval, Faramir volunteers to fortify the neglected outpost at Cair Andros, but when mischance puts him in the path of a grim and secretive stranger, Faramir must show his quality before Gondor's enemies overthrow their position.
Lord of the Rings, M, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 4, words: 7k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 3/5/2017, Aragorn, Faramir
5 Oasis » Elrohir, half-mad with grief and sun-sickness, follows a cold trail deep into the Rhûn desert, but when he finds an Elf-captive among the Easterling tribes, he must put aside old betrayals and a not-quite-vanquished love before the Enemy's allies execute them for rebel spies.
Lord of the Rings, M, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 2/18/2017, Haldir, Elrohir
2 Shadowlands » After the Dagorlad Erestor asked for no more than a quiet purpose as his lord's valet, but when he is accused of murdering a noble guest of the House, he must take up arms again, not only to clear his name, but to protect those he loves most.
Lord of the Rings, T, English, Mystery & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 16k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, updated: 2/19/2016 published: 2/15/2016, Elrond, Glorfindel, Erestor
7 From Ashes, Rise A stranger in a strange land, Glorfindel returns to Middle-earth, uncertain of his purpose or power, but when he arrives, again near death, at Elrond's refuge, he must learn that even one man may turn the tide of battle before his chance at absolution slips away.
Lord of the Rings, T, English, Drama & Adventure, words: 8k+, favs: 17, follows: 2, 8/30/2015, Elrond, Glorfindel
1 Against the Rising Tide After a hard-won peace following the War of Wrath, Elrond fights a new battle between duty and desire as the dark begins to stir again in Middle-earth.
Lord of the Rings, T, English, Drama, words: 5k+, favs: 1, 2/15/2015, Celembrimbor, Elrond
Steel Reeds Before the Wind Husband and son lost to her, Morwen finds solace where she can under the Easterlings' cruel sway.
Silmarillion, M, English, Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 1, 8/3/2014, Morwen, Aerin
1 Souls, Hollowed War makes for strange bedfellows, as does grief. Two survivors of the Battle of Five Armies, who fought each other before they fought their enemies, try to make sense of the aftermath and the losses they share.
Hobbit, T, English, Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 8, 3/24/2014, Legolas, Kíli
1 Only Ourselves Remain Gwindor and Beleg struggle to maintain their lives and their sanity in the haunted woods of Taur-nu-Fuin in the days preceding the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.
Silmarillion, M, English, Adventure & Drama, words: 5k+, 9/1/2013, Beleg C., Gwindor
45 Ashes of Eden » A collection of snapshots exploring the tempestuous relationship between Haldir, marchwarden of Lórien, and Celebrían, the Lady of Imladris that withstood the passing of Ages, the advent and aftermath of war, and the inevitability of parting.
Lord of the Rings, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 25, words: 8k+, favs: 7, follows: 2, updated: 1/30/2013 published: 3/8/2012, Haldir, Celebrian
12 Chasing Nightingales » Aragorn, new-come to manhood and his destiny, pursues a rumor to the wrong side of the river; but when his contact is murdered, he must determine friend from foe before the Enemy's deadliest servants, chasing rumors of their own, find Isildur's heir whom they have long sought.
Lord of the Rings, M, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 4, words: 12k+, favs: 13, follows: 5, updated: 9/21/2012 published: 8/5/2012, Aragorn, Haldir
8 Time Aragorn broods. Haldir doesn't help.
Lord of the Rings, K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 366, favs: 11, 5/12/2012, Aragorn, Haldir
8 And All Our Wounds Forgiven The Oath of Fëanor sleeps. The Enemy does not. And Finrod Felagund finds himself battling against the currents of fate and desire when two of the sons of Fëanor seek succor in his realm.
Silmarillion, M, English, Drama, words: 8k+, favs: 8, follows: 1, 2/14/2012, Curufin, Finrod F.
13 Among the Ruins » The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins. For Legolas, a chance encounter with a half-remembered ally in Fangorn initiates an altogether different struggle through darker and murkier shadows in the wake of Sauron's defeat.
Lord of the Rings, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 16k+, favs: 23, follows: 3, 9/4/2011, Legolas, Haldir
10 A Stirring in the Blood It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! Mark Twain. Estel's heart aches for freedom.
Lord of the Rings, K, English, Family, words: 2k+, favs: 20, follows: 2, 4/15/2010, Aragorn, Elrohir
10 Within a Dark Wood "The tale of Túrin is known to many of this company… but…tonight is not the night to tell it. So I will tell you another tale. One that, perhaps, not even the eldest amongst our little company has yet heard." So the storyteller began…
Silmarillion, T, English, Drama, words: 8k+, favs: 13, follows: 1, 9/15/2009