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From Angmar to the Dagor Dagorath. The final story in the Magnificat of the Damned series. The Doom and destiny of the...
Where the Shadows Lie by ziggy General Audiences
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Melpomaen is a reborn elfling. He has two fathers because Saruman cursed one of them to fall pregnant to the next elf they...
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Legolas arrives in Minas Tirith expecting a joyful reunion with his friends. Instead he finds tension, prejudice, and insurrection...
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Being a healer in Valinor brings a whole new set of challenges for Elrond, some really great ones and some not so great...
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Shine by cheekybeak General Audiences
A bond between brothers helps a small elfling cope with his grief beneath the boughs of the Greenwood. prequel to “Light...

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Gabriel
05/28/18 09:01 am
the story to sound right or flow together. Having a little trouble with this in particular. If not, that's perfectly fine. Just wanted to throw it out there. Thanks.:)
Gabriel
05/28/18 08:56 am
Hi guys! I was just wondering if anyone knows of a good beta reader. not just someone who would be willing to dot the i's and cross the t's but someone who could help with getting-
ziggy
05/27/18 07:20 pm
You are the World'sGreatest Auntie, clearly. Bringing on and educating the next generation!
Naledi
05/27/18 05:07 pm
LOL! She’s totally obsessed. Almost as much as me. Just did an hour’s drive and she was talking about Legolas the whole way :D
ziggy
05/27/18 12:23 pm
What an intelligent and wonderful child. Obviousy takes after her Auntie.
Naledi
05/27/18 07:53 am
My work as an auntie is done :D
Naledi
05/27/18 07:51 am
6yo niece is staying at the moment and we’ve been watching LOTR. Niece: why didn’t they make Legolas king? He’s much better and he’s prettier too.
Naledi
05/27/18 07:49 am
Happy Birthday Nelya!
NelyafinweFeanorion
05/27/18 05:08 am
Thank you all!! It's been a wonderful day! Looking forward to reading the new book my husband found for me--"Hobbit to Hero--the making of Tolkien's King"
ziggy
05/27/18 12:33 am
Happy Birthday Nelya- have a lovely day:) x
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Name: Alquien (Signed) · Date: September 16, 2011 16:47 · For: Chapter 2: On The Nature of Magic
This is a fascinating subject. I always knew that Tolkien was strongly influenced by the Finnish legends and language but never exactly how. You are explaining things wonderfully. Thank you so much for sharing this.

PS. Do you plan to publish this professionally?

Author's Response: Thanks! Well, I've been interested in folklore since I was a kid (yeah, I'm weird like that) and read quite a few collections of Finnish and European Medieval folk stories. When I read Silmarillion for the first time, the most obvious connections (e.g. T


Name: Alquien (Signed) · Date: August 08, 2011 0:59 · For: Chapter 1: T
This is fascinating to read and study. You bring a fresh insight to many aspects of Tolkien's work. I am looking forward to reading the remainder of it when you post it.

Author's Response: Thank you! I'm happy that you like it. I currently have only one chapter more completed and am in the process of editing it. However, I am getting new ideas so the essay might eventually grow to be three or four chapters long. The Chapter 2 will be up shortly.


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