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Penname: Erulisse [Contact]
Real name: Sandra Graves
Membership status: Member
Member since: July 01, 2011
Website: www.IsisRising08.com (artwork) and http://erulissedances.livejournal.com/ (for fiction)
Beta-reader: Yes
A 50+yo writer and a 40+year scholar of Tolkien's work, I love working within the Tolkien universe and am feeling more and more comfortable as I write more and more. Give me a challenge, I'll figure out a story. IRL I run a store, and have an MA in Archaeology/Anthropology. Married, no children.

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Series by Erulisse [1]
Reviews by Erulisse [123]
Challenges by Erulisse [0]
Recommendations by Erulisse [0]
Favorite Series [0]
Erulisse's Favorites [4]

Stories by Erulisse

Title: Love and Loss in Three-Quarter Time by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Summary: The movements of friendship are like the movements of a dance, when it is performed properly, it is exquisite to participate in.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, OFC, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1621 | Read count: 1993

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Published: October 09, 2011 | Updated: October 09, 2011


Title: A Promise Fulfilled by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Summary: Glorfindel left the West at the request of the Valar to help fight evil in Middle Earth. As he finally returns, will happiness be waiting for him on the shores of Valinor?

A response to the prompt "All's Well that Ends Well"
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 297 | Read count: 2089

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Published: September 21, 2011 | Updated: September 21, 2011


Title: The Ultimate Gift by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Summary: The measure of a man can be done in many ways, one of which is by what he gives. Glorfindel gave the ultimate gift when he fought the Balrog. Some thoughts…

A response to the prompt "Measure for Measure"
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel
Content: Character Death
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 131 | Read count: 2187

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Published: September 21, 2011 | Updated: September 21, 2011


Title: The Invisible Man by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: The relationship between Maeglin and Idril is complex. His feelings for her were obsessive, and finally led to the betrayal and destruction of Gondolin and death of 1000’s. A story written for "Hit The Books" LOTRO Monthly Challenge in which the title "The Invisible Man" was assigned to me.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Idril, Maeglin
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 459 | Read count: 1899

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Published: September 21, 2011 | Updated: September 21, 2011


Title: Ski Gondolin by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Summary: There’s a mountain, there’s snow…there must be skiing. Come visit the newest winter resort in Middle Earth – Gondolin (chalets are in the process of renting now…reserve yours while there are still some available).
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 104 | Read count: 2190

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Published: September 03, 2011 | Updated: September 03, 2011


Title: Mid-Summer Celebration in Angband by Erulisse
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Summary: What kind of celebration would occur at Angband for Mid-Summer’s Day? Elves don’t have the corner on how to party – orcs can party hardy too. Here is how a massive party might have commenced under Morgoth’s rule.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Melkor/Morgoth
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1439 | Read count: 1648

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Published: August 30, 2011 | Updated: August 30, 2011


Title: The Passing of the Storm by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Summary: In response to the prompt “The Tempest”, a unique look at the closing events of the Years of the Trees.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Fëanor
Content: Character Death
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 109 | Read count: 1881

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Published: August 24, 2011 | Updated: August 24, 2011


Title: The End of the Dream by Erulisse
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 0]
Summary: As Sirion is sacked, Elwing must make a decision about her children and her own life. A drabble responding to the general prompt - Midsummer Night's Dream.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Elwing
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 107 | Read count: 1895

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Published: August 16, 2011 | Updated: August 16, 2011


Title: Cause and Effect by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 5]
Summary: After the destruction of the stable, the Lord demands an answer…A response to the prompt: A Comedy of Errors.
Category: Fiction
Characters: None
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 101 | Read count: 2285

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Published: August 10, 2011 | Updated: August 10, 2011


Title: Questioning the Oath by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Summary: On the eve of leaving Tirion for Alqualond
Category: Fiction
Characters: Fëanor
Content: None
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 111 | Read count: 1993

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Published: August 02, 2011 | Updated: August 02, 2011


Title: Rowing Through Rough Waters by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Summary – While taking refuge from politics by staying with relatives, Helyanw
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC
Content: None
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 113 | Read count: 1958

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Published: July 29, 2011 | Updated: July 29, 2011


Title: Paying the Price by Erulisse
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 0]
Summary: A chilling look at the Kinslaying at Alqualond
Category: Fiction
Characters: Curufin, OFC, OMC
Content: Character Death
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 109 | Read count: 2004

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Published: July 22, 2011 | Updated: July 22, 2011


Title: His Baby Blues by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Summary: The day after an unexpected event, Eilian (Helyanw
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC
Content: Romance
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 310 | Read count: 1688

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Published: July 19, 2011 | Updated: July 19, 2011


Title: Changing Roles by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: A long-time relationship of friendship, changes to a relationship of romance. Will the friendship survive the change? Written for TW Challenge Word: Running.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, OFC
Content: Romance
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 105 | Read count: 1838

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Published: July 18, 2011 | Updated: July 18, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 31 - Stupid Is as Stupid Does by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Critiques by the Valar? That’s what is happening in this short story about the proper way to cook chili. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 31 – Stupidity by an Unlikey Character.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Ingwë, Manwë
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 197 | Read count: 5077

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 30 - Helyanw by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Helyanw
Category: Fiction
Characters: Aulë, OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 108 | Read count: 1721

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 29 - Terror of the Dark by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: The Trees are dead and light has left the world. All is desolation. How can E
Category: Fiction
Characters: Eärwen
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 458 | Read count: 1981

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 28 - A Letter Home by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: After the War of Wrath, one daughter has the rare opportunity to send a letter home to her mother on the other side of the Sundering Sea. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 28 – A Letter.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 592 | Read count: 2084

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 27 - Walking Away from Chaos by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: What happened at Alqualond
Category: Fiction
Characters: Curufin, Elenwë, Glorfindel, Idril, OFC, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 553 | Read count: 1920

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 26 - A Day in the Life of a Dog by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Huan has gone down in history as the protector of Luthien, but what about his life in Tirion? It was far different. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 26 – Character Expression.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Celegorm, Finwë, Huan, Indis
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 902 | Read count: 2277

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 25 - Shattered Dreams by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: A mother reflects on her daughter while sweeping up the pieces of glass that she had made. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 25 – Picking Up Shards of Glass.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 410 | Read count: 2137

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 24 - A Gift for Findekano by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Shortly after his release from the clutches of Morgoth, Maitimo seeks to give a gift to Findek
Category: Fiction
Characters: Maedhros, OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 962 | Read count: 1715

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Published: July 10, 2011 | Updated: July 10, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 23 - A Day at the Beach by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: A day on the beach with Idril results in a magnificent sand castle and memories to carry on to Gondolin later. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 23 – Avoiding the Tower.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, Idril
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 282 | Read count: 2173

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


Title: B2ME Day 22 - Seeking for a Home by Erulisse
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Summary: Many elves did not cross the sea to the West. This looks at the life of one such elf, wandering through Beleriand before the War of Wrath. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 22 – Refugees.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OMC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 409 | Read count: 1656

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


Title: B2ME Day 21 - The Shipbuilder by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: What is the history of C
Category: Fiction
Characters: Círdan
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 580 | Read count: 1778

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