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Her mother-name was Nerwen 'man-maiden', and she grew to be tall beyond the measure even of the women of the Noldor; she was strong of body, mind, and will, a match for both the loremasters and the athletes of the Eldar in the days of their youth. Even among the Eldar she was accounted beautiful, and her hair was held a marvel unmatched. It was golden like the hair of her father and her foremother Indis, but richer and more radiant, for its gold was touched by some memory of the star- like silver of her mother; and the Eldar said that the light of the Two Trees, Laurelin and Telperion, had been snared in her tresses. Many thought that this saying first gave to Feanor the thought of imprisoning and blending the light of the Trees that later took shape in his hands as the Silmarils. For Feanor beheld the hair of Galadriel with wonder and delight. He begged three times for a tress, but Galadriel would not give him even one hair. These two kinsfolk, the greatest of the Eldar of Valinor, were unfriends for ever.

The Shibboleth of Feanor, Peoples of Middle-earth, HoME XII


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bullet Thranduil's Shadow by Mimi Lind Last Updated: 3/8/2021
Young and naive, Thranduil meets his future wife, Legolas’ mother. Follow his complicated relationship through the ages, shadowed by an abusive father and a troubled world, and experience the long lost Beleriand through his eyes. We know him as the Elvenking, cold and guarded - this is the story of how he became that elf. (Pre-Lord of the Rings - Silmarillion.)
Rating: R Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 25 Published: 2/5/2021
bullet Reclaiming Khazad-dûm by Ellynn Last Updated: 3/8/2021
In the seventh century of the Fourth Age of Middle-earth dwarvish King Durin VII leads his people to reclaim their greatest kingdom ever – Moria, or Khazad-dûm – just like it was written in the ancient prophecy. There are many adventures during the journey from Erebor to Khazad-dûm, and once the dwarves arrive there, they have to win the war against the orcs to reclaim their old home. The story goes through three POVs – King Durin and two original characters (F & M).
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 17 Published: 12/1/2020
bullet Cosmological Poems of Middle Earth by AaronSecret Last Updated: 3/7/2021
I would like to share my revelations of Tolkien's Universe in the form of narrative and emotional poems.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 3 Published: 2/26/2021
bullet Reunion in Mirkwood by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 3/6/2021
Thranduil reflects on the actions that caused Legolas to leave Mirkwood to travel to Imladris to deliver the news that Gollum has escaped. It has almost been a year since he seen his son. Much has happened in the North during the Ring War. Most of all he is heartsick awaiting a reunion with his youngest son. CAUTION: Chapter 6, 11, 13 & 17 contain a small amount of battle violence.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 17 Published: 7/8/2020
bullet Like a Blade Forged in Fire by Lialathuveril Last Updated: 3/6/2021
How do you court a woman without her noticing? Bartered away to a Harad prince by her uncle Denethor, Lothíriel is left a widow by the War of the Ring. Disillusioned with love and men, the last thing she wants is another alliance for political reasons. Which presents Éomer of Rohan with a slight problem… (AU)
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 9 Published: 1/9/2021
bullet Horse Lady of Rohan by Mimi Lind Last Updated: 3/6/2021
Wynne must marry an elf, preferably King Thranduil or Legolas. Sent by her ambitious mother to journey with the elves, she has to pursue them by any means - but apparently One Does Not Simply enter a human-elf relationship. When they discover strange, tiny orcs, her quest takes a new direction. (Post-Lord of the Rings, slowburn Legolas x OC) COMPLETE!
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 63 Published: 2/5/2021
bullet A Perilous Journey to Lorien by LadyJaina Last Updated: 3/4/2021
Overwrought by Gandalf's passing, the Company tarried too long at the first glimpse of safety...with disastrous consequences. In the original story, the Fellowship makes it to the Golden Wood by the skin of their teeth, but what would happen if they were delayed? A Fellowship story. Rated for violence and mild gore.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 9 Published: 2/25/2021
bullet Administrative Updates by meckinock Last Updated: 3/2/2021
Administrative updates will be posted as story chapters.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 2/2/2021
bullet A Sister's Revenge by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 2/26/2021
Seeing her brothers excited over a trip, Arwen mistakenly thought the trip included her, too. When her brothers rudely told her she couldn't go because she was a girl....well! That just wouldn't stand! And Arwen knew just what she'd do about that! Told from the POV of the twins.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/26/2021
bullet An Unexpected Adventure by KathyG Last Updated: 2/26/2021
(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 administrators of SoA.) This story is also posted on
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 83 Published: 7/21/2018
bullet An Unholy Alliance by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 2/25/2021
Much is made of the feud between the children of Finwë. Or more specifically, between Fëanor and Fingolfin. But they were children once and there were three other children besides those two brothers. In fact, there was once a day when Fëanáro, Ñolofinwë and Lalwen decided they needed to form an alliance to visit vengeance upon a particular tormentor within their own house. Their sister Findis!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/25/2021
bullet From Wilderness to Cities White by Larner Last Updated: 2/23/2021
A new collection of stories involving the Fellowship and the world they knew.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 68 Published: 9/21/2010
bullet Unusual Friendship by Nurayy Last Updated: 2/21/2021
A collection of one-shots exploring the unusual friendship between a particular elf and a particular dwarf. Legolas and Gimli, who are so very different and yet so strongly bonded. (Ch 4: "Tender Green Leaves" placed 1st at Teitho Challenge 'Renewal' last year.)
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 4 Published: 2/2/2021
bullet Of Closed and Open Doors by WhiteTree Last Updated: 2/15/2021
The aftermath of Faramir's retreat from Osgiliath.....with twists. Set in the Houses of Healing. COMPLETE
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 12 Published: 2/15/2021
bullet Destiny's Child by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 2/15/2021
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: 11 Published: 6/11/2020
bullet The Silence by Aldwen Last Updated: 2/11/2021
Young Celebrimbor's story of the time after the return of the Noldor to Middle-earth for the Silmarils and during their abiding by the Lake Mithrim. A story of sorrow and despair, but also a story of hope. Canonic gap-filler.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 20 Published: 2/1/2021
bullet This and That by Lindelea Last Updated: 2/4/2021
A place to collect dribs and drabbles, one-shot stories and one-chapter challenges. New story: The Election.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 43 Published: 12/2/2004
bullet Brittle and Brief by Ruiniel Last Updated: 2/1/2021
A farewell. Oneshot of Aegnor and Andreth by the shore of the Aeluin. AU-ish
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/1/2021
bullet Another Moment of your Time by Larner Last Updated: 1/19/2021
A second collection of Frodo-centric fics.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 94 Published: 1/19/2010
bullet Arrival of Darkness by Ellynn Last Updated: 1/15/2021
Telperion observes something very unusual, very sinister, very ominous approaching Valmar.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/15/2021
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