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As he fell slowly into sleep, Pippin had a strange feeling: he and Gandalf were still as stone, seated upon the statue of a running horse, while the world rolled away beneath his feet with a great noise of wind.

The Palantir, TTT


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bullet Adrift by Aldwen Last Updated: 7/21/2021
Angband is besieged by the Host of the West, and the War of Wrath has begun. When these news reach Himring, some decisions made years ago need to be carried out. Each chapter is told from the POV of a different character – Maglor, Maedhros, Elrond, Elros, Círdan and Aldanwë (original character).
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 1 Published: 7/21/2021
bullet The Return of Maeglin by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 7/20/2021
The first time Mandos calls Fingolfin since he'd become the Doomsman's lackey was to convince his daughter to rebirth Maeglin. This was NOT in his job description!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/20/2021
bullet A Red Sun Rises by Katzilla Last Updated: 7/19/2021
The epic battle of Éomer's éored against Ugluk's Uruk-hai on the edge of Fangorn Forest, plus the events shortly before and after, as seen from the Rohirric side. Mostly canon, but works also as prequel for "Untold Tales of the Mark: The Banishment of Éomer". Chapter 21 up: "No Easy Answers"
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 21 Published: 4/11/2018
bullet Reclaiming Khazad-dûm by Ellynn Last Updated: 7/18/2021
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: Complete Chapters: 39 Published: 12/1/2020
bullet An Unexpected Adventure by KathyG Last Updated: 7/16/2021
(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: 90 Published: 7/21/2018
bullet Destiny's Child by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 7/15/2021
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: 14 Published: 6/11/2020
bullet A Perilous Journey to Lorien by LadyJaina Last Updated: 7/11/2021
Overwrought by Gandalf's passing, the Company tarried too long outside the gates of Moria. The delay sets off a chain of disastrous consequences for their flight to the Golden Wood. AU, but only from the Gates of Moria to when the Fellowship leaves Lothlorien. Fellowship Gen Fic. Hurt!Legolas Healer!Aragorn
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 12 Published: 2/25/2021
bullet Maglor's Return by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 7/7/2021
Follow-up to the Return of the Bards detailing how Fingolfin Convinced Maglor to Leave the Halls of Mandos. To say he talked the bard's ear off would be an understatement.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/7/2021
bullet Maglor's lament for the lost Silmaril by losselen Last Updated: 7/6/2021
What Maglor, in both obdurate pride and grievous lament, might have sung of the Silmaril. In blank verse unrhymed, after Paradise Lost.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/5/2021
bullet From whose bourn no traveller returns by losselen Last Updated: 7/5/2021
So gathered they were to Bree, what lieutenants who could be spared, from their scattered watches west and east, for their chieftain had returned from his long sojourn in lands godless and mountains strange. Aragorn returns with tales. Halbarad listens.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/5/2021
bullet Return of the Bards by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 6/25/2021
When a mysterious stranger finds his way to the Home of Melodic Musings he inadvertently begins a series of events that culminates in yet another assault upon the Halls of Mandos. Mandos WILL have words with Fingolfin this time.....!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 6/25/2021
bullet Reunion in Mirkwood by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 6/23/2021
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: 19 Published: 7/8/2020
bullet The Tenth Walker by Lindelea Last Updated: 6/12/2021
Probably been done before, and perhaps better, but Bill the Pony gave my elbow a nudge this morning, causing me to spill my tea, and he licked up all the sugar from the bowl, and is likely to make a complete nuisance of himself if I don't write down his story. Seeking 'shelter' on Caradhras.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 107 Published: 6/15/2005
bullet Glamdring's Return by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 6/10/2021
Olórin makes a journey to the Realm of Fingolfin to return something that he's been holding onto for many years now. And it's time to return it to its original owner - the sword Glamdring. Sword of Turgon, King of Gondolin.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/27/2021
bullet Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Lindelea Last Updated: 6/9/2021
While in Minas Tirith after the end of the War of the Ring, surely the hobbits were showered with presents from a grateful populace, or at least the people tried to shower them with presents. This is the story of one awkward but lovable gift, and a unique solution to the problem. New chapter added: A rescue at last.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 17 Published: 3/6/2014
bullet Time For Another Jailbreak! by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 6/7/2021
Emboldened by their recent successes and that of a certain Elvenking, Fingolfin decides it's time to stir up some more trouble. Of course, he has to drag his newly reconciled brother along for the ride!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 4 Published: 6/7/2021
bullet Cosmological Poems of Middle Earth by AaronSecret Last Updated: 6/7/2021
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: 24 Published: 2/26/2021
bullet Hobbits and Dwarves and Woodelves, Oh My! by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 6/4/2021
News spreads that the last Elvenking of Arda has finally sailed, bringing the last of the Eldar with him. But they are not all he has brought; His large fleet includes Hobbits and Dwarves, of all things! Olórin and Elrond are quickly dispatched to investigate...
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/4/2021
bullet The Brink by Aldwen Last Updated: 5/31/2021
Smoke rises over the Havens of Sirion. The Silmaril is lost at Sea, and the shadow of the Third Kinslaying lies heavily on the hearts of those who committed it. Has that shadow taken over? Or maybe atonement is still possible? This is Maglor’s story of those days.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 6 Published: 5/21/2021
bullet Of Aegnor and Arwen by Calairiel Malromiel Last Updated: 5/29/2021
In the Tale of Lúthien and Beren it is said that when Melian beheld the mortal eyes of her daughter she knew a parting beyond the end of the world had come between them and no grief of loss had ever been heavier than the grief of Melian the Maia in that hour. Or What happens when Arwen finds herself in Mandos after she faded in her grief over the death of her beloved Estel. There she learns her fate was set in stone with the choice of her father and she will never be reunited with her husb
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 5/29/2021
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