3 Forsan et Haec (Aeneas to Helen) A sonnet from Aeneas to Helen of Troy, on fate and burning cities.
Aeneid, T, English, Poetry, words: 154, 12/16/2015
Light and Labor Past The smiths of Eregion prepare to face Sauron. (A poem in modified Sapphics. The narrator is Feredwen, an original character.)
Silmarillion, K+, English, Poetry, words: 255, favs: 1, 12/14/2015, OC
2 I Find No Peace After the end of the War of Wrath, Feredwen, a follower of the sons of Fëanor, decides not to return to the Blessed Realm. (Gen. Reference to canonical character death; biased viewpoint character; internal monologue. Follows "The Messengers of Celegorm" and "Paths of Exile".)
Silmarillion, T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 12/13/2015, OC
1 Let Them Sing Our Praises When We've Gone After the Battle of Sudden Flame, Barahir and Emeldir try to hold their ground against the encroaching darkness from the North. Het (Barahir/Emeldir). The OC tag is for Rían's mother, who is not named in the sources.
Silmarillion, T, English, Romance & Horror, words: 2k+, 12/10/2015, [Barahir, Emeldir] OC
4 Under the Stars Anthy looks at the stars. (Drabble. Post-canon, Utena/Anthy implied.)
Utena, K+, English, Romance, words: 118, favs: 6, follows: 3, 12/10/2015, [Anthy, Utena]
1 Three Poems Three poems based on three stories from the Jewish Bible. (Gen and slash: Miriam & Moses, David/Jonathan, and Barak & Deborah.)
Bible, K+, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 562, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/9/2015, [Jonathan, David] Barak, Miriam
1 The Moonlit Door How a knight came to the house of the Shadow Folk and bargained to save his father's life, and what then became of him. (A story based on the poem "The Listeners" by Walter de la Mare. Gen with fairy tale elements. No warnings.)
Misc. Books, K+, English, Fantasy & Adventure, words: 6k+, favs: 1, 12/7/2015
1 King of the Wild Things [Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak] Max's mother teaches him a magic trick for dealing with wild things.
Misc. Books, K, English, Fantasy, words: 1k+, 12/7/2015
7 Green Eggs and Silmarils A silly retelling of the Silmarillion in the style of Dr. Seuss.
Silmarillion, K, English, Humor & Poetry, words: 493, favs: 9, 12/4/2015, Fëanor, Morgoth, Valar, Eärendil
The Flame of Swords Glorfindel knows more of Orcrist's history than he wishes to tell. (Triple drabble. Gen; Glorfindel and Thorin; based on The Hobbit book and The Silmarillion.)
Hobbit, K+, English, words: 638, favs: 4, follows: 1, 12/1/2015, Thorin
2 Catch the Waves Celebrimbor, his family, and unfixable problems. (Gen, no warnings. Triple drabble.)
Silmarillion, K+, English, Angst, words: 334, favs: 1, follows: 1, 11/28/2015, Celebrimbor
Paths of Exile Moments on a Fëanorian's journey, from the Oath to the fall of Ost-in-Edhil. (A sequence of six drabbles. Gen; warning for character death and violence. OFC (Feredwen) with appearances by Celegorm, Sauron, and Celebrimbor. Follows "The Messengers of Celegorm.")
Silmarillion, T, English, Drama & Tragedy, words: 667, 11/27/2015, OC
The Messengers of Celegorm After Lúthien's capture by Celegorm, the Silmarillion says "Celegorm sent messengers to Thingol urging his suit" and "Thingol was wrathful" (understandably!). But what happened to the messengers? (A sequence of eight drabbles. Gen; referenced character death and Kinslaying. Fëanorian OCs (Feredwen and others); Thingol and Celebrimbor mentioned.)
Silmarillion, T, English, Drama & Tragedy, words: 966, favs: 1, 11/27/2015, OC
2 The Steward's Burden Denethor considers the palantír and his sons. (Double drabble. Gen, no warnings.)
Lord of the Rings, K, English, words: 222, favs: 1, 11/24/2015, Denethor
1 A Voice Like the Sea Elrond remembers an old song. (Gen; allusions to the Third Kinslaying. Elrond, Maglor; young Elros and very young sons of Elrond.)
Silmarillion, K+, English, words: 344, favs: 6, 11/24/2015, Elrond, Maglor
The Tale of Hljod the Giant's Daughter » Odin chooses a Valkyrie; the Valkyrie chooses life and death. This story is based on the Volsung Saga and the Eddas and includes a short section in alliterative verse. (Odin, Hljod, Hrimnir, Hrimnir's wife, Rerir's wife, Volsung. Het (Hljod/Volsung, other canon pairings). Warnings: Multiple character deaths; brief violence; supernaturally unpleasant pregnancy ending in death.)
Norse Mythology, T, English, Drama & Tragedy, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, 11/23/2015, Odin
5 Apart Yet Not Afar Some nine years after the events of the novel, Ivanhoe is with King John's army in Normandy. A new plot is laid against him, and an old acquaintance hinders it. (Gen, canon pairings; warning for historical character death and canonical anti-Semitism.)
Ivanhoe, K+, English, Drama & Adventure, words: 4k+, favs: 4, 11/23/2015, Ivanhoe, Rebecca, Gurth
2 The Waters Rising In the years when Moses lives in Pharaoh's palace, Miriam and Aaron try to protect their people. "There are two of them, children of Amram and Yocheved: Miryam to see, and Aharon to speak." (Gen. Slavery, mild violence.)
Bible, K+, English, words: 982, favs: 3, 11/22/2015, Aaron, Miriam
Fading A handmaiden of Finduilas bids her a last farewell. (Double drabble.) Denethor/Finduilas; character death.
Lord of the Rings, K, English, words: 233, 11/22/2015, Denethor, OC
3 The Garden of Illusion Once upon a time, there was a prince who came near to realizing the truths of the world. The Master of Illusion became aware of it. He called a flower maiden to him and said, "If this prince remains where he is, he will discover that this world is only an illusion. Go to him and lead his mind astray." (Warnings: Implied dubcon and general creepiness as in canon; veiled spoilers.)
Utena, K+, English, Fantasy, words: 1k+, favs: 4, 11/21/2015