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Elrond and Erestor bring the survivors of the defeat at Eregion to a new home, which will eventually become Imladris? Rivendell.
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Legolas, Aragorn, a garden, a child, the future. 
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She does not tell him that she will help with revenge, because she does not know yet if she should. But she tells him that...
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Alquien
06/22/18 11:30 pm
Is it just me or is anyone else having trouble with live journal?
Spiced Wine
06/22/18 10:15 am
Happy Friday, everyone :)
lotrfan
06/20/18 07:49 pm
Have a great time Narya!!
Spiced Wine
06/20/18 07:21 pm
Have a great time, Narya; some lovely weather coming next week, I see!
Narya
06/20/18 06:15 pm
I look forwards to catching up with you and your stories when I come back <3
Narya
06/20/18 06:14 pm
Hey guys! Just to let you know I'm going camping for ten days; if you don't see me online, don't think I've abandoned you all, I just won't have internet ;)
Narya
06/15/18 08:15 pm
Thanks Spiced, you too :)
Spiced Wine
06/15/18 08:06 pm
Yes, it’s been very nice! Have a lovely weekend, Narya :)
Narya
06/15/18 07:49 pm
Happy Friday, Team Tolkien :) I hope you're all enjoying blue skies and sunshine like we are in the North of England :)
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Happy Friday, everyone :)
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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]
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Stories by Erulisse

Title: B2ME Day 20 - Promises by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: The wishes of a mother will influence the life of her son until the breaking of Arda. Why did Glorfindel become the retainer of Turgon? Here’s the answer to the question. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 20 – Making a Decision.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 195 | Read count: 2252

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


Title: B2ME Day 19 - Horse and Boy by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Glorfindel was newly arrived in Tirion when his cousins found him missing. Where and how he was found was the beginning of a long association with horses. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 19 – Meetings or Reunions.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, Maedhros, Maglor, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 692 | Read count: 2009

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


Title: B2ME Day 18 - Sweet Dreams by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Crossing the Helcarax
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 544 | Read count: 1914

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


Title: B2ME Day 17 - An Exchange of Gifts by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Helyanw
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, Idril, OFC, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 629 | Read count: 6082

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


Title: B2ME Day 16 - Visiting Ghosts by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Arafinw
Category: Fiction
Characters: Finarfin
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 155 | Read count: 2052

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


Title: B2ME Day 15 - Family History by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Kids will always be kids, even when sitting in the lap of one of the Valar. A story of Turuk
Category: Fiction
Characters: Elenwë, Idril, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1306 | Read count: 2315

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


Title: B2ME Day 14 - Presentations by Erulisse
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Summary: Sometimes when rituals do not fulfill the needs of a person, new rituals will be established. As with many other things, F
Category: Fiction
Characters: Fëanor, Nerdanel
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 661 | Read count: 2020

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


Title: B2ME Day 13 - Prayers Unanswered by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Sometimes not getting what is desired actually can end up with a good result. Here is one instance where unanswered prayers actually were beneficial. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 13 – Prayers Unanswered.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 99 | Read count: 2116

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


Title: B2ME Day 12 - Song of the Earth by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: At one time relationships between the dwarves and elves were not acrimonious. What happened when Nargothrond was being delved? Written for B2ME 2011 Day 12 – Show the way different races relate to Nature.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Finrod
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 904 | Read count: 1508

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


Title: B2ME Day 11 - Family Matters by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: At their summer get-away, two young elves are taught a lesson by Artanis. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 11 – Goal Driven Sacrifices to Achieve Peace
Category: Fiction
Characters: Galadriel, Glorfindel, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 867 | Read count: 2091

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


Title: B2ME Day 10 - Wishes by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Maitimo, exiled with his family, wishes for more excitement. But be careful what you wish for. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 10 – The Best of Times, The Worst of Times.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Maedhros
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 494 | Read count: 1930

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


Title: B2ME Day 9 - Obligations by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: What thoughts were going through Olw
Category: Fiction
Characters: Olwë
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 615 | Read count: 1981

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


Title: B2ME Day 8 - Roots by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: In newly formed Gondolin, Glorfindel is asked to assign a sigil for his house. How he came up with the Golden Flower he will forever more be known for. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 8 – Connecting with One’s Land.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 391 | Read count: 2408

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


Title: B2ME Day 7 - Lessons by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Prejudice is not a recent innovation. Here a young Artanis tries to stop bigotry in Aman before it turns school children into enemies. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 7 – Overcoming Prejudice.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Galadriel
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 190 | Read count: 2238

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


Title: B2ME Day 6 - Light by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Why did Melkor steal the Silmarilli, and why was he willing to give up all other gems save those three? This story speculates on the reasoning of the Fallen Vala. Written for B2ME 2011 Day 6 – Greed.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Melkor/Morgoth
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 283 | Read count: 4089

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


Title: B2ME Day 5 - Banishment by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: The actions of F
Category: Fiction
Characters: Fëanor
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 498 | Read count: 2044

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


Title: B2ME Day 4 - Initiating Movement by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: The choice was offered by the Doomsman of Arda and a decision had to be made that would affect his life forever. But how to decide? Written for B2ME 2011 Day 4 – Conquering Fear.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Glorfindel, Turgon
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 341 | Read count: 2172

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


Title: B2ME Day 3 - Stubborn by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: When the People were invited to Aman, what happened to families when some wanted to go West and others wanted to stay in Ennore? Written for B2ME 2011 Day 3 – Refusal to Change.
Category: Fiction
Characters: None
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 329 | Read count: 1913

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


Title: B2ME Day 2 - Dreamtime by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: A son can always learn from his father, even when his skill is suspect. Written for B2ME 2011 – Defiance.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Fëanor, Maglor
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 464 | Read count: 1466

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011


Title: B2ME Day 1 - Excerpts From the Annals of the People by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: The history of Cuivi
Category: Fiction
Characters: None
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 438 | Read count: 1589

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011


Title: Wind Song by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Summary: Before Beleriand disappears beneath the waves, a last visit is made to the hidden city of Gondolin
Category: Fiction
Characters: None
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 437 | Read count: 2037

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011


Title: The King's Ears by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Summary: An orphan child running wild in the marketplace has a unique gift that brings her into direct contact with the high and mighty of Numenor. But is it truly a gift, or is it a curse instead?
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 808 | Read count: 1621

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011


Title: Helcarax by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: In response to Tolkien Weekly’s prompt “part” a quick look at a long journey across the Helcarax
Category: Fiction
Characters: Elenwë, Idril, Turgon
Content: Character Death
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 107 | Read count: 2533

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011


Title: For the Ladies by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 5]
Summary: A question is posed when Erestor observes Glorfindel’s wife teaching their daughter how to plait her hair. A drabble written in response to TW prompt “plait”.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Erestor, Glorfindel, OFC
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 110 | Read count: 2089

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011


Title: Passing the Test by Erulisse
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Returning to a place that she used to love, Helyanw
Category: Fiction
Characters: Aulë, OFC
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 110 | Read count: 1747

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Published: July 08, 2011 | Updated: July 08, 2011