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Tolkien quote of the day:

Tom Bombadil is not an important person – to the narrative. I suppose he has some importance as a ‘comment’. … He is just an invention and he represents something that I feel important, though I would not be prepared to analyze the feeling precisely. I would not, however, have left him in, if he did not have some kind of function. I might put it this way. The story is cast in terms of a good side and a bad side, beauty against ruthless ugliness, tyranny against kingship, moderated freedom with consent against compulsion that has long lost any object save mere power, and so on; but both sides in some degree, conservative or destructive, want a measure of control. But if you have, as it were taken a ‘vow of poverty’, renounced control, and take your delight in things for themselves without reference to yourself, watching, observing and to some extent knowing, then the question of the rights and wrongs of power and control might become utterly meaningless to you, and the means of power quite valueless. It is a natural pacifist view, which always arises in the mind where there is a war. But the view of Rivendell seems to be that it is an excellent thing to have represented, but that there are in fact things with which it cannot cope; and upon which its existence nonetheless depends. Ultimately only the victory of the West will allow Bombadil to continue, or even to survive. Nothing would be left for him in the world of Sauron.

Letter 144, The Letters of JRR Tolkien

 

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bullet Beauty Pierces Through by perelleth Last Updated: 6/24/2020
An unexpected family reunion in the Isle of Balar helps Ereinion make peace with his legacy and find his purpose. A sequel of sorts to “Resist not Evil” Note: This pandemic has pulled the rug from under everyone in manners we cannot yet fathom. Thinking of unexpected losses and rebuilding against all hope drove me back to this tale and this site.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/24/2020
bullet On Father's day by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 6/21/2020
In commemoration of Father's Day here in the States I have two stories about fathers and their children. One is fluffy and light, about Faramir and his children. The other, concerning Thranduil and Legolas is more angsty. Neither is set on Father's day in Middle Earth only that they are stories concerning fathers and their children.
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 6/20/2020
bullet Antane's Anthology by Antane Last Updated: 6/19/2020
A place for all my hobbity ficlets. I'm putting the rating as is because there may be some angsty stuff now and then. There'll be primarily devoted to Frodo and Sam, though trust a Brandybuck and a Took to show up at times! No slash as always. Latest: A small tribute to Sir Ian Holm
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 44 Published: 2/14/2006
bullet Scholarly Pursuits by Antane Last Updated: 6/19/2020
A collection of my non-fiction pieces. Some are old and some haven't been published here before. Latest is my Master's Degree Thesis, "Nienna, Lady of Pity and Mercy, and the Fall of Sauron."
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 15 Published: 8/27/2011
bullet Hope of the Heart by Ellynn Last Updated: 6/19/2020
Dwarves of Erebor haven't heard from Balin for twenty-five years, but Gimli can't stop hoping that they are alive and well. Written for the Teitho 04/2020 challenge, theme "Hope", where it placed second.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/19/2020
bullet A Light in Midwinter by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 6/12/2020
Loved ones gather in Ithilien to celebrate the Solstice and to share Faramir and Eowyn's joy as Eowyn is about to give birth. I just added a PROLOGUE which is also posted here as Birthday Gifts.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 8 Published: 1/1/2020
bullet All Unveiled Secrets by Ellynn Last Updated: 6/10/2020
Sequel to "Lunatic Idea". Six years after reading about Erwin Schrödinger's hypothesis of parallel universes, which Maglor of all people on Earth knows to be true, he finds himself in the unique opportunity to meet the old physicist.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/10/2020
bullet The Pied Pipers of Gondor by Linda Hoyland Last Updated: 6/7/2020
Fish loving feisty felines pose a problem for Aragorn and Faramir.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/7/2020
bullet He doesn't know by Ellynn Last Updated: 5/29/2020
A dwarf-maiden is in love with Gimli... but he has absolutely no idea.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/29/2020
bullet Lunatic Idea by Ellynn Last Updated: 5/26/2020
In 1952, one astrophysicist brings forth a revolutionary idea about the universe. It sounds lunatic – by the words of the astrophysicst himself – but Maglor Feanorion knows it to be true.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/26/2020
bullet The Soldier sleeps no More by Linda Hoyland Last Updated: 5/25/2020
Aragorn and Faramir are troubled by memories of the past.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/25/2020
bullet Swan Song by Conquistadora Last Updated: 5/20/2020
King Elessar has planned an elaborate New Year's celebration to reunite the free peoples of Middle-earth and the heroes of the War of the Ring, but unrest in Gondor and an ambitious new enemy in the south threaten much more than the festivities. Prince Imrahil joins forces with Gondor's newest allies to protect their hard-won peace against enemies both within and without. ((An ongoing collaboration with my husband, the Imrahil fan.))
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 19 Published: 6/29/2014
bullet More than he could wish for by Ellynn Last Updated: 5/12/2020
Gimli considers himself a very lucky dwarf, because he lived to see Sauron's fall, he lived in an age of peace, and all his wishes came true. But upon arrival in Valinor in his old age, he realizes he has one more special wish.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/12/2020
bullet Veni Vidi Vignette by My blue rose Last Updated: 5/11/2020
An unconnected series of standalone vignettes and the occasional drabble, spanning all the Ages of Arda and featuring various characters and genres.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 15 Published: 4/1/2017
bullet Glass Marbles by Linda Hoyland Last Updated: 5/6/2020
Eldarion gets into trouble.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 5/6/2020
bullet A New Star shall Arise by Linda Hoyland Last Updated: 4/29/2020
Gilraen has an unexpected visitor
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/29/2020
bullet A Day of Celebration by Mirkwoodmaiden Last Updated: 4/18/2020
Today is our anniversary but because of Shelter-in-place we delaying any party we might have had. So I decided to write about one instead. It is Faramir and Eowyn's twentieth wedding anniversary and all have come to celebrate!
Rating: G Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 1 Published: 4/18/2020
bullet The Thrum of Tookish Bowstrings, Part 1 by Lindelea Last Updated: 4/14/2020
The son of the Thain learns what is needed to become a Tookish archer. (Story set during Pippin's years as Thain.) Note: Somebody hacked this description and put in a clickable link. Wasn’t me. I have deleted it.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 30 Published: 2/9/2020
bullet Escape the Darkness by JULES6 Last Updated: 4/7/2020
Update: Planning to make this one large story now - with multiple chapters (lots and lots). Fourth chapter updated 8th April 2020. This story was began a very long time ago, and it was never my intentions to leave it unfinished. I will be going back through and editing a few scenes and adding to a few and fixing errors, now that I hopefully understand the Middle Earth world a little better. I hope to add a sprinkling of "The Hobbit" details in certain places where is needed.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 4 Published: 8/29/2003
bullet Light in the Depths by Ellynn Last Updated: 4/7/2020
The two Silmarils end up in the sea and land, and change the underworld in ways that astound humanity through the ages – and even today.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/7/2020
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