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Naledi
05/21/18 08:16 pm
Aragorn can't join - by emotionally blackmailing Legolas to accompany him on the Paths of the Dead, he's firmly on my blacklist!
cheekybeak
05/21/18 08:03 pm
SPCL? Society for prevention of cruelty to Legolas? RSPCL if Aragorn joins!
Naledi
05/21/18 06:02 pm
Yay, Nelya! We can be founder members of SACL. I tried to think of something with a better acronym - I'm open to suggestions!
NelyafinweFeanorion
05/21/18 03:25 pm
Naledi I'm with you on the Society Against Cruelty to Legolas (SACL)!! ;-) but who are we kidding--we read it all and love it anyway, despite the misadventures of our dear Elf!
Spiced Wine
05/20/18 10:38 am
I think it’s a sensible choice. Aragorn has a large backstory going back many years, so it was always going to be one of their first choices.
NelyafinweFeanorion
05/20/18 05:43 am
It's an expensive gamble they have taken--they have to nail this first season. Also the TolkienEstate is far more involved in this one I hear.
Formegil
05/20/18 05:31 am
A quite big "if", I'd say. Just look what mess was made out of the Hobbit movie. Nowadays I tend to be a bit cynical. So I say the series is good if it will be at least not cringeworthy.
NelyafinweFeanorion
05/20/18 04:49 am
As well as Elladan and Elrohir and the Rangers of the North. It could be a hit if done right. Plus the Arwen love interest.
NelyafinweFeanorion
05/20/18 04:48 am
I am actually relieved the Amazon series is starting with young Aragorn. There is much canon content to work with, he's a familiar character and chance to see Glorfindel, Gilraen
NelyafinweFeanorion
05/20/18 04:47 am
And that's how they learn about the weaknesses of dragons! From the little guy Aegnor adopted.
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Penname: Formegil [Contact]
Real name: JK
Membership status: Member
Member since: August 07, 2011
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Beta-reader: Yes
I am a Finnish man with a long-standing love for J.R.R. Tolkien's works. I first became interested in the Middle-Earth legendarium in 2001 when I got a ticket to the movie The Fellowship Of The Ring as a Christmas present. I was instantly fascinated and immediately read the book, closely followed by the Silmarillion. After that there was no return.

I first started to write fanfiction in 2008. I strive to build and maintain a style unique to me but it still can perhaps be said to have echoes of Alexandre Dumas, Karl May and H. Rider Haggard, all authors that have given me hours upon hours of excitement during the last ten years.

My interests include but are not limited to:

-history in general (I actually study it in university)
-military history and weaponry from Antiquity to the present day
-classical music, with Sibelius, Wagner and Tchaikovsky as some of my favourites
-literature, particularly 19th Century novels
-I was a Boy Scout for many years, which time taught me to love the beauty and peace of nature
-I've been a private of infantry for six months (military service of 6 to 12 months is obligatory for males here), an experience that reflects into a few of my stories set in Gondor

I appreciate reviews very much and would like to receive constructive criticism so that I can hone my skills.

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Stories by Formegil

Title: Tirisórnë No More by Formegil
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 1]
Summary: A tale of how a Maia got ensnared by Melkor and of the price she had to pay.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Maia/Maiar, Melkor/Morgoth, OFC
Content: Angst, Drama, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3749 | Read count: 81

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Published: May 05, 2018 | Updated: May 05, 2018


Title: Olórwendë by Formegil
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 0]
Summary: A Man of Númenor is mysteriously brought into Aman, where he spends a day in the company of a being the like of which he has never met. While there, he learns an important truth about the nature of Aman and faces an unforeseen danger from within himself.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Maia/Maiar, OFC, OMC
Content: Gen, Mystery, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4757 | Read count: 59

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Published: May 03, 2018 | Updated: May 03, 2018


Title: Stained Moon by Formegil
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 2]
Summary: After a lengthy but hopeless struggle, Minas Ithil finally falls to the forces of the Witch-King. A Gondorian man-at-arms fights his last battle while trying to defend his beloved home-city.
Category: Fiction
Characters: None
Content: Angst, Drama, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 3 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 13306 | Read count: 2019

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Published: August 19, 2013 | Updated: January 30, 2014


Title: Night Under The Sun by Formegil
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 9]
Summary: During a visit to Emyn Arnen, a remark from Pippin awakens a decades-old memory in Aragorn's mind. During the evening he tells the tale to his friends: During Aragorn's years as Thorongil, Steward Ecthelion has commissioned him as a lieutenant in a battalion posted at a small town. One night the corsairs of Umbar attack and drag a friend of Aragorn's away as a prisoner. Shortly afterwards Aragorn is sent on a mission to spy on the doings of the Haradians. Aragorn now has a twin goal: to complete his mission and to free his friend.

Journeying ever farther into the south, Aragorn gets wind of a mysterious buyer of slaves deep in the jungles near the Girdle of Arda. He proceeds to investigate the matter, in hopes of finding his friend and learning what the persons in question are up to. However, he soon finds that he has plunged into trouble that is easier to get into than to get out of. A deadly struggle follows, in which Aragorn is hard put to it to survive.

Rated Mature for violence and some horror themes.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Aragorn, Arwen, Black Numenorean, Elboron, Eldarion, Éowyn, Faramir, Gimli, Legolas, OMC, Peregrin "Pippin" Took
Content: Action/Adventure, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 6 | Completed: No | Word count: 18456 | Read count: 10425

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Published: October 07, 2011 | Updated: April 07, 2012


Title: Heart Of Rh by Formegil
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Two thieves and foster-brothers from Minas Anor get the job of their lives when they are hired to steal the legendary Heart of Rh
Category: Fiction
Characters: Gandalf, OFC, OMC
Content: Action/Adventure, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 4 | Completed: No | Word count: 10907 | Read count: 7288

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Published: August 14, 2011 | Updated: October 02, 2011


Title: The Wizard And The Painters by Formegil
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 1]
Summary: What if Rohan wasn't the first place Saruman tried to invade and dominate? What if he started with something smaller, something like an artists' club in Minas Tirith? This story explores those questions. Inspired by certain recent events in the fandom.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC, OMC, Saruman
Content: AU, Drama, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 2 | Completed: No | Word count: 2994 | Read count: 3981

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Published: August 09, 2011 | Updated: August 11, 2011


Title: In The Forest Of Stone by Formegil
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: A snippet of Aragorn's life as he spends a day travelling through a pass in the Misty Mountains. There's no plot to speak of, this piece is basically an idyll in one chapter. Written originally as a kind of an exercise in description. One of my earliest works, now edited and expanded.
Category: Fiction
Characters: Aragorn
Content: Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1347 | Read count: 2413

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Published: August 08, 2011 | Updated: August 08, 2011


Title: Tolkien's Works And The Finnish Legends by Formegil
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 2]
Summary: An essay on connections between J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth legendarium and the ancient Finnish mythology.
Category: Non-Fiction
Characters: Finrod, Lúthien, Melian, Samwise "Sam" Gamgee, Sauron, Tuor, Túrin
Content: Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 2 | Completed: No | Word count: 2368 | Read count: 4696

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Published: August 07, 2011 | Updated: August 08, 2011