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Before the Spring by red_lasbelin Teen
A new season, a festival, and a night under the stars with Gildor and Erestor.
Water's Edge by Keiliss Teen
... and then there was the time Glorfindel went for an unplanned midwinter swim in the Bruinen
We Wll Be Who We Are by lotrfan General Audiences
The Army of Valinor has come to Beleriand. Maedhros and Maglor feel they must join in this battle against Morgoth but are...
Jeli in Valinor by Glorfindel Explicit
King Oropher and Lord Cirdan have sailed to Valinor and are reunited with their daughter, Jeli, who died over a thousand...
~ Magnificat of the Damned. Book IV: Anvil ~ by Spiced Wine Mature
From Angmar to the Dagor Dagorath. The final story in the Magnificat of the Damned series. The Doom and destiny of the...
The World breaks Everyone by mangacrack Explicit
Strength isn’t just about how much you can handle before you break. It’s also about how much you must handle...
Elwing's Balrog by Keiliss General Audiences
When 12 year old Elwing, the fey, half-elven grandchild of Beren and Lúthien, realises that she might age and die...

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Ysilme
10/19/17 01:18 pm
with all my lovely elves created there. *g* But it looks as I really should give it a go soon, and keep a lookout for the new one. :)
Ysilme
10/19/17 01:18 pm
Interesting news about the new game. I've bought Shadow of Mordor some time ago, but never really played it so far; I'm not playing often and when I do, I'm still stuck at Skyrim
Ysilme
10/19/17 01:17 pm
Belated Happy Birthday, Cheekybeak!
ziggy
10/18/17 01:11 am
Happy Birthday Cheekybeak- hope you liked your gift:)
Narya
10/16/17 07:36 pm
Belated happy birthday, cheeky!
Naledi
10/16/17 02:30 pm
Belated happy birthday, Cheeky! I'm glad you had a good day :)
cheekybeak
10/16/17 09:54 am
Thanks Alquien. I had a great day!
Alquien
10/15/17 08:09 pm
Happy Birthday, cheeky! Best wishes! I hope you enjoy your special day! :)
Spiced Wine
10/15/17 01:28 pm
Has probably learned all about the Silmarillion and Appendices of LOTR from paying these games :D
Spiced Wine
10/15/17 01:27 pm
Fanfic is fanfic is fanfic,, Narya :) I'd really like to read it actually. Kev is absorbed; what with me filling in the background, he
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Penname: IgnobleBard [Contact]
Real name: Mike
Membership status: Member
Member since: July 02, 2011
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I've been in the LOTR fandom since 2002 and have met the most wonderful people through archives and communities such as this. I enjoy participating in challenges and fic swaps.

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Reviews by IgnobleBard


Title: The White Stag by Kenaz
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 6]
Summary: Midwinter in Lorien is celebrated with an ancient ritual, as an unwitting visitor from Eryn Galen discovers to his great chagrin.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Haldir, Legolas
Content: Slash
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4219 | Read count: 1993

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Published: July 03, 2011 | Updated: July 03, 2011


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: July 03, 2011 Title: Chapter 1: The White Stag

I've loved this story from the first time I read it. You really captured the personalities of these characters and brought them to life in a vivid and most enjoyable story. I'm glad to see this posted here.



Title: An Equal Partnership by Naledi
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

Glorfindel and Legolas have been lovers for centuries, but chinks in their relationship are revealed when Legolas moves to Ithilien. How can Glorfindel undo the mistakes he has made?


Category: Fiction
Characters: Elladan, Elrohir, Gimli, Glorfindel, Legolas
Content: Angst, Drama, Romance, Slash
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 3 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 7834 | Read count: 6306

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Published: July 09, 2011 | Updated: July 09, 2011


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: July 15, 2011 Title: Chapter 3: Chapter 3

This is just the kind of story I like, with action, romance, and the kind of characters I enjoy spending time with. The personalities of Legolas and Glorfindel really shine through, and the resolution is sweet and satisfying. An excellent read.

Author's Response:

Oh thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed this. I'm not so used to writing Legolas with Glorfindel, although it's one of my favourite pairings, so I'm glad the characters came across as convincing to you.

Thanks for the lovely review :)



Title: Nightfall by Jael
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 5]
Summary: In the aftermath of Oropher's death at the Dagorlad, Thranduil takes a desperate gamble to prevent further loss of Great Greenwood's troops. A sequel to The Rose in the Fisted Glove. Thranduil, Galion, Original characters. Drama/Angst. Rated PG-13 for battle scenes.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Galion, Thranduil
Content: Angst, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: The JaelVerse
Chapters: 2 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 8528 | Read count: 6019

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Published: July 15, 2011 | Updated: July 15, 2011


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: July 16, 2011 Title: Chapter 2: O When May It Suffice?

I had forgotten what a powerful story this is; powerful and tragic and stark, but so beautifully rendered that the tears it evokes are like a benediction.

Author's Response: Thank you! It's been fun revisiting the older stories. Something good came out of ManderFail after all.



Title: Mortal Illness by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 5]
Summary: A Return of The Key 'verse ficlet. Elves find some things very scary...
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC, Orophin, Rúmil
Content: Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 521 | Read count: 2247

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Published: August 20, 2011 | Updated: August 20, 2011


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: August 20, 2011 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

This is cute. I love the play on words with "mortal illness" and it would be lovely to have Elves to take care of one when one has a cold. Very entertaining little story.

Author's Response: Thank you - I remember having a distinct case of the sniffles and sneezes when I wrote it - and a sad lack of Elves!



Title: And All Our Wounds Forgiven by Marchwriter
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 5]
Summary: The Oath of F
Category: Fiction
Characters: Curufin, Finrod
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 8813 | Read count: 1197

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Published: February 15, 2012 | Updated: February 15, 2012


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: March 01, 2013 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I saw this come up in the random story box and I just had to drop in to mention once again how much I enjoyed this. The descriptions are so very well done, I could really see the scenes in my mind. The pairing of Finrod and Curufin is unusual but you made it work and their connection through their respective oaths is as powerful as it is poignant.

Author's Response: Thank you so much, Bard! I'm so glad you stopped by again to read--and review. It's always much appreciated! This story remains one of my favorite projects--it was a real challenge, and I really fell in love with Finrod and Curufin, despite myself and those pesky oaths. :) Hope life is treating you well. Marchwriter



Title: A Crown of Green Leaves by Eidolon, Kenaz
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 8]
Summary: An unexpected visitor arrives in Eryn Galen at Midwinter with more than just foul weather following on his heels.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Haldir, Legolas, OMC, Thranduil
Content: Drama, Slash
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 2 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 8926 | Read count: 3307

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Published: January 03, 2013 | Updated: January 03, 2013


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: January 03, 2013 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I'm so glad you decided to post this here. This is just wonderful from start to finish. All the characterizations are so good here from Haldir with his painful past, Legolas and Haldir's relationship, Thranduil a little tactless but not without feeling for Haldir's plight. And the wild hunt was just a wonder to read. It put me right in the middle of the action. I just don't have enough good things to say about this one, it's one of my favorites.



Title: Falling For You by Glorfindel
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Elrond and Glorfindel go rock climbing, hoping to see some birds in their nests. They climb up a sheer face and find a cave.

Something furry is just inside, hidden in the darkness, and it's not alone.

What could possibly go wrong?
Category: Fiction
Characters: Elrond, Glorfindel, OFC
Content: Action/Adventure, AU, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Slash
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2747 | Read count: 185

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Published: March 13, 2017 | Updated: March 13, 2017


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: March 13, 2017 Title: Chapter 1: Falling For You

This is one of the funniest things I ever read. Elrond the big pussy and poor long-suffering Glorfindel. When the bear throws that knife back at Glorfindel I lost it. lol A totally fun read!

Author's Response: Aw! Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am so glad you found it one of the funniest things you ever read - that's a huge compliment indeed :) *Hugs*



Title: Cake Feelers! by Glorfindel
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 4]
Summary: The elves want cake and ice cream, but first they have to get Mike out of the way. However, he is watching The Great British Bake off!
Category: Fiction
Characters: Elrond, Erestor, Legolas, Sauron
Content: AU, Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1154 | Read count: 195

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Published: April 04, 2017 | Updated: April 04, 2017


Reviewer: IgnobleBard Signed
Date: April 04, 2017 Title: Chapter 1: Cake Feelers!

This really made me laugh, and install locks on my cupboards! Now I know who's been stealing my ice cream, and freezer, and going through my papers.

I especially laughed at the cake feeling, the freezer full of steak filets and black truffles, and Elrond's inability to recognize or enjoy or tell a good joke. You managed to capture my love of baking shows, puns, and Elves in this truly hilarious outing. This story gave me a much needed laugh today. Thanks so much!

Author's Response: Thank you :) I am so pleased you enjoyed the story and it made you laugh so much. I had a lot of fun writing this story while imagining you being oblivious to what was going on when watching a much loved cookery programme. But now you know the bigger picture thanks to my informative story lolololololol Get those locks installed! :D