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Biography:   After being on this site fairly regularly I have recently had a break from writing to get married! Yeahh!! Now I'm trying to get back into the habit of writing because it is really something that I love doing! I started writing fiction again after a 20 year break (caused mostly by University education where all my writing energy was spent on writing term papers and essays. Tolkien and the film got me back to writing and for that I'm really grateful! Thank you Professor Tolkien. And thanks to all who read and enjoy my stories. Hope you have as much fun reading them as I have had writing them. MM
bullet Lessons Last Updated: 12/6/2019
Estel, at a precocious and excitable 10, still has lessons to learn...of various kinds. A companion ficlet that goes with "The Heir Apparent"
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 11/17/2019
bullet Bound by Duty; Bound by Joy Last Updated: 11/14/2019
During the Ring War Faramir falls victim to more than just the physical wounds he took trying to re-take Osgiliath. The Black Shadow tries to claim him and only the Hands of the Healer, the King can bring him back. Faramir in his turn saves Eowyn from Shadow and both are made whole. STORY COMPLETE!!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 6 Published: 11/4/2019
bullet A Heart Seeks Solace Last Updated: 10/15/2019
After a hiatus years in length I have come back to Stories of Arda to share and read! I reworked this story because I never felt it ended quite right A companion piece to "The Heir Apparent." It is the anniversary of the day Celebrian took ship for the West⁣⁣, for five hundred years Elrond has shared the pain of that loss with very few. On this particular anniver
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 3 Published: 8/14/2007
bullet The Heir Apparent Last Updated: 11/19/2005
Among the Dunedain Arathorn and Gilraen and fall in love. In Rivendell, their child, Estel is showered with love and wisdom from Elrond and grows into the man who will be king, with a few mishaps along the way... An Epilogue has appeared!
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 18 Published: 9/10/2003
bullet Shards of Memory Last Updated: 1/30/2005
A rainy day and no lessons leads to a ten-year-old Estel learning the story of the Sword-that-was-broken. A companion ficlet to "The Heir Apparent".
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/30/2005
bullet Changes and Acceptances Last Updated: 9/19/2003
It's little Elanor's birthday and all the Fellowship have travelled to the Shire to celebrate. Both Frodo and Arwen are finding their choices made during the Ring War difficult to live with. Consumed with guilt Frodo finally makes a decision. Arwen is slipping further and further away from Aragorn. A few AU elements. Angst in places, hopefully humour in others!
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 11 Published: 9/16/2003
bullet A Bond Remembered Last Updated: 9/13/2003
An eight-year old Faramir is still having trouble accepting his mother's death. Unexpectedly Denethor eventually helps him through this rough patch.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/13/2003
bullet The Proper Care and Feeding of a Lizard Last Updated: 9/11/2003
Faramir and his young son, Boromir, share a pleasant afternoon together discussing reptiles and posh ladies and what they had to do with each other.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/11/2003
bullet The Gift Last Updated: 9/9/2003
A story about how a vision given to Legolas as a young Elfing changed his life and guided him to be one of the Nine Walkers. It's 2611 TA and Legolas was born in 2461 at the end of the Watchful Peace. Some slightly AU elements.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/9/2003
bullet He Knew... Last Updated: 9/9/2003
A Faramir and Eowyn vignette. A few years after the Ring War, Faramir at night sitting and musing on the twists and turns of his life that lead him to find himself happy and married to Eowyn. He still can't always believe his good fortune.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/9/2003