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Returnverse. Legolas' party of elves, a dwarf, and The Key, set off to explore their new lands. Ithilienne, left behind...
When Death Kneels by astorey_91 Explicit
When Lord Namo leaves his position as Doomsman, and travels to Angband to pledge his loyalty to its lord. (my dark!Namo AU)Also...
The Battle Under the Trees by ziggy General Audiences
It had begun with a distant tremor in the Earth. Breathless messengers arrived from the East Bight. Smoke in the South,’...
Seven Stars and Seven Stones by ziggy General Audiences
It should be the time of Peace and plenty, except there are bonfires on the Barrow Downs and strange happenings on Amon Sûl...
Half-brothers in heart, full brothers in blood by FirstAmazon Mature
My (rather optimistic) view on the complicated relationship between Fëanor & Fingolfin. A romance.
~ A Crown of Ash ~ by Spiced Wine General Audiences
Set directly after A Throne of Shadows, with the Clouds now gutted by fire, events move to the north-west of Scotland. The...
Akallabeth: A Space Opera by astorey_91 Explicit
The telling of the Downfall of Numenor, but in the style of a space opera.

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ziggy
07/31/20 11:30 pm
Thanks Spiced:) Have a lovely weekend:)
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07/31/20 09:52 am
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Sorry everyone- posted two stories in succession, forgot about the rules about not posting too often. Hope no one minds this one-off.x
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Formegil
07/13/20 02:07 pm
Hi, Karlmir! How are you? Yeah, I got some new ideas and you know what it means - the itch to write goes away only by typing :D Also, maybe I will rewrite one or two of my earliesr fics.
Karlmir Stonewain
07/13/20 01:07 pm
Hi, Formegil! Nice to see you active again.
Formegil
07/13/20 08:36 am
Welcome, Caranor!
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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: The Molded Ones by Formegil
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 1]
Summary: The story of the first Orc's birth, and of how that race was fashioned.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC, OMC, Orc, Sauron, Thuringwethil
Content: Drama, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 5773 | Read count: 94

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Published: July 14, 2020 | Updated: July 14, 2020


Title: After the Victory by Formegil
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary: As they watch the destruction of Beleriand, a Noldorin elf and a Man of the Edain have to tackle hard questions: Was the victory over Morgoth truly a victory for Men? What is the point of mortality and the price that the mortals have to pay for the mistakes of the Valar?
Category: Fiction
Characters: OMC
Content: Angst, Gen
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3029 | Read count: 74

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Published: July 11, 2020 | Updated: July 11, 2020


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: 552

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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: 368

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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: 3057

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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: 12393

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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: 8955

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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: 4709

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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: 2835

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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: 5545

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