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Slashy Advent Calendar 2020 by Naledi General Audiences
The annual Advent madness begins. Legolas and Elrohir journey across the Misty Mountains when a blizzard leads to disaster...
Half-brothers in heart, full lovers in blood by FirstAmazon Mature
My (rather optimistic) view on the complicated relationship between Fëanor & Fingolfin. A romance.
Different beat of the heart by FirstAmazon General Audiences
Maitimo suffers an accident and can't quite understand if it's him or his head that it's making him think funny. In other...
Reclaiming Khazad-dûm by Ellynn Teen
In the seventh century of the Fourth Age of Middle-earth dwarvish King Durin VII leads his people to reclaim their greatest...
Guarded Heart by Narya General Audiences
Gwindor's attention is not where it should be, and his brother has noticed.
Transmitting by curiouswombat Teen
Returnverse. Legolas' party of elves, a dwarf, and The Key, set off to explore their new lands. Ithilienne, left behind...
The Circles: Book 5: Through the Valley of Death by Angmar and Elfhild Mature
Recaptured by the Haradric slave traders, Elfhild and Elffled once again find themselves forced to resume their journey to...

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Naledi
12/04/20 03:39 pm
We could do with a few more!
Naledi
12/04/20 03:38 pm
Happy Friday everyone! The first chapter of the Slashy Advent Calendar is now up. Let me know who else wants to join in so we can plan how many posts and when. So far it's me and FirstAmazon
Spiced Wine
12/04/20 11:04 am
Happy Friday, everyone :)
Spiced Wine
12/03/20 10:52 pm
Here’s a touch of normality at least :) Have a wonderful time, everyone :)
FirstAmazon
12/03/20 10:43 pm
That sounds a lot of fun, Naledi! I hope more people hop in! :D Gabriel, perhaps?
Naledi
12/03/20 10:26 pm
Who else is in? Ziggy? Can you manage anything?
Naledi
12/03/20 10:25 pm
I've been inspired today and have written the 1st chapter. I'll post tomorrow. Once we know who else is in we can decide when each of us will post and how many to write.
Naledi
12/03/20 10:23 pm
from what the previous person posts. We used to do 1 a day but I think that will be too much this year.
Naledi
12/03/20 10:22 pm
Yay! welcome on board, FirstAmazon! Basically,we write a round robin, posting chapters between now and Christmas Eve. take it in turn to write a chapter, following on from
Narya
12/03/20 09:42 pm
I will be cheering you all on!
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Penname: curiouswombat [Contact]
Real name: Voirrey
Membership status: Member
Member since: July 24, 2011
Website:
Beta-reader: Yes

Female and not as young as I used to be... Much of what I write is part of a long on-going series and is centred on the Elves - mainly of Ithilien. Other stories dot around - sometimes more Elves. And I also have a soft spot for the Rohirrim.



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Series by curiouswombat [2]
Reviews by curiouswombat [482]
Challenges by curiouswombat [0]
Recommendations by curiouswombat [0]
Favorite Series [0]
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Stories by curiouswombat

Title: Transmitting by curiouswombat New!
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 15]
Summary:

Returnverse. Legolas' party of elves, a dwarf, and The Key, set off to explore their new lands. Ithilienne, left behind, is exploring what having her mother's blood might mean.


Category: Fiction
Characters: Celebrían, Galadriel, Gimli, Haldir, Legolas, OFC
Content: Action/Adventure, Crossover, Drama
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 7 | Completed: No | Word count: 14830 | Read count: 1409

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Published: November 24, 2019 | Updated: November 29, 2020


Title: Conversations with Dead People by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Returnverse. Lord Námo finds sometimes fëar can help restore each other to wholeness.  Perhaps this might work with Nelyafinwë Maitimo and 'Spike'...


Category: Fiction
Characters: Maedhros, Mandos/Námo
Content: Angst, Humor
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: No | Word count: 2237 | Read count: 387

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Published: August 08, 2019 | Updated: August 08, 2019


Title: The Hidden History of the Elves by curiouswombat
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Crackfic!  In which Faramir discovers Elves are more different to Men than he had ever imagined.


Category: Fiction
Characters: Elladan, Elrohir, Faramir, Legolas
Content: AU, Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3734 | Read count: 476

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Published: May 06, 2019 | Updated: May 06, 2019


Title: The Governess by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Young Eldarion is not always the easiest of pupils...


Category: Fiction
Characters: Aragorn, Arwen, Celeborn, Eldarion, Gimli, Legolas
Content: Gen, Humor, Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 3 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2467 | Read count: 972

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Published: September 01, 2018 | Updated: September 01, 2018


Title: The Joys of Fatherhood... by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Three year old Elfwine enjoys time with his father... whether Éomer enjoys it is less certain!


Category: Fiction
Characters: Elfwine
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: Tales of Rohan
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 283 | Read count: 456

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Published: August 30, 2018 | Updated: August 30, 2018


Title: A Series of Unfortunate Medical Mishaps by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Elrohir and Elladan manage to make 'the bad times' entertainingly amusing. (Peredhel tennis between Curiouswombat and Azalais.)


Category: Fiction
Characters: Elladan, Elrohir, Elrond, Legolas, OFC
Content: Action/Adventure, Humor, Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1266 | Read count: 1220

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Published: April 21, 2016 | Updated: April 21, 2016


Title: Consequences by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary:

Twenty years after 'Cushions' Elfwine writes to his grandfather - an epilogue if you like!


Category: Fiction
Characters: Elfwine, Éomer, Lothiriel, OFC
Content: Humor, Romance, Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: Tales of Rohan
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1473 | Read count: 1133

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Published: April 06, 2016 | Updated: April 06, 2016


Title: Boromir in Wonderland... or Imladris! by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Boromir in (Wonderland) - Imladris; his life experiences so far really hadn't fitted him for this.

 


Category: Fiction
Characters: Aragorn, Arwen, Boromir, Legolas
Content: Gen, Humor, Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 914 | Read count: 1071

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Published: April 01, 2016 | Updated: April 01, 2016


Title: Wedding Customs in Rohan and Gondor by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

A Cushions 'missing scene'.  Lothíriel discusses traditions with Cwenhild...


Category: Fiction
Characters: Lothiriel, OFC
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: Tales of Rohan
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1497 | Read count: 1106

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Published: March 28, 2016 | Updated: March 28, 2016


Title: Cushions by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 53]
Summary:

Now complete.  In a time of legend, Éomer thinks he has seen a genuine fairy-tale character...


Category: Fiction
Characters: Amrothos, Elphir, Éomer, Éowyn, Faramir, Imrahil, Lothiriel
Content: Drama, Humor, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: Tales of Rohan
Chapters: 20 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 50156 | Read count: 21712

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Published: September 04, 2014 | Updated: March 08, 2016


Title: Intermezzo by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Returnverse. Tindómë and Haldir have returned from The Valinor Trail, Legolas is reunited with his mother and now there is a time of pause before setting off to see these lands the Valar had always meant for the Silvan and Sindarin elves...


Category: Fiction
Characters: Galadriel, Gimli, Haldir, Legolas, OFC, OMC, Orophin, Rúmil
Content: Gen
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3126 | Read count: 1188

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Published: January 13, 2016 | Updated: January 13, 2016


Title: The First Time Ever I Saw your Face... by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Glorfindel and the recently widowed Gilraen become increasingly aware of each other...

 


Category: Fiction
Characters: Gilraen, Glorfindel
Content: Het, Hurt/Comfort, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4363 | Read count: 1666

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Published: March 23, 2015 | Updated: March 23, 2015


Title: How The Maidens Got Their Swords... by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

The night before her wedding Lothiriel needs distracting.  Éowyn tells her of the first shieldmaidens...


Category: Fiction
Characters: Éowyn, Lothiriel
Content: Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 668 | Read count: 1523

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Published: March 16, 2015 | Updated: March 16, 2015


Title: Recipes for Reminiscing by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Returnverse Recipe Fic -seven drabbles, seven recipes, a young elf in a kitchen, an underlying story. 


Category: Fiction
Characters: Frodo, Gimli, Legolas, OMC
Content: Gen, Hurt/Comfort, Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1879 | Read count: 1617

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Published: August 02, 2014 | Updated: August 02, 2014


Title: It's The End Of The World As We Know It.... by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Small Crackfic! prompted by Jorvik's announcement of Ragnarök, and the prompt "the song of the twilight of the gods"....


Category: Fiction
Characters: Aulë, Fëanor, Legolas, Manwë
Content: Humor
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 145 | Read count: 1838

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Published: July 25, 2014 | Updated: July 25, 2014


Title: The Valinor Trail by curiouswombat
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 57]
Summary:

Returnverse. The Return of Haldir... and Spike. Picking up from the very last line of Return of The Key.  Now Complete.


Category: Fiction
Characters: Celebrían, Elrond, Gandalf, Gimli, Haldir, Legolas, OFC, OMC, Orophin, Rúmil
Content: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character Death, Crossover, Drama
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 29 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 68676 | Read count: 36492

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Published: December 28, 2012 | Updated: July 10, 2014


Title: Where Is Love? by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

A small elfling arrives in The West expecting to be reunited with his parents.  Set in the Returnverse, this is the story of Tharhîwon the Winter Elfling from 'In The Winter Garden'.

 


Category: Fiction
Characters: Celebrían, Elrond, Frodo, Galadriel, Gandalf, OMC
Content: Angst, Gen, Hurt/Comfort
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 5867 | Read count: 1561

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Published: March 22, 2014 | Updated: March 22, 2014


Title: Summertime... And The Living Is Easy by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 2]
Summary: An unseasonal bit of silliness in the Returnverse, as the Elves of Ithilien learn a new skill
Category: Fiction
Characters: Elrond, Erestor, Frodo, OFC, Rúmil
Content: Gen, Humor
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2348 | Read count: 1972

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Published: December 17, 2012 | Updated: December 17, 2012


Title: Immigrants by curiouswombat
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 18]
Summary: Legolas, Gimli, and over 100 of the previous residents of Eryn Ithil are trying to adjust to life in The New World (as one party member thinks of it...).
Category: Fiction
Characters: Celebrían, Elrond, Frodo, Galadriel, Gandalf, Gimli, Legolas, OFC, Orophin, Rúmil, Samwise "Sam" Gamgee
Content: Angst, Drama, Erotica, Het, Hurt/Comfort, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 12 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 31364 | Read count: 19765

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Published: October 08, 2012 | Updated: November 16, 2012


Title: True Likeness by curiouswombat
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Set during the last chapters of Dust. Rumil is sorting out his pictures; what to take West, and what not to...
Category: Fiction
Characters: Arwen, OFC, Rúmil
Content: Erotica, Vignette
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 944 | Read count: 2120

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Published: October 04, 2012 | Updated: October 04, 2012


Title: Dust by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 25]
Summary:

Tolkien tells us that, after King Elessar died, Legolas built a ship and sailed West, accompanied by Gimli. This is a story of that time, a time of mortal deaths, preparations... and The Key.


Category: Fiction
Characters: Aragorn, Arwen, Elladan, Elrohir, Gimli, Legolas, OFC, OMC, Orophin, Rúmil, Thranduil
Content: Action/Adventure, Angst, Character Death, Drama, Hurt/Comfort
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 9 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 28157 | Read count: 17008

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Published: August 08, 2012 | Updated: September 23, 2012


Title: Taking Comfort by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Side story to 'Dust', where Legolas says Galanthir will 'keep me from melancholy' after Aragorn's funeral...
Category: Fiction
Characters: Legolas, OMC
Content: Hurt/Comfort, Slash
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1603 | Read count: 2190

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Published: August 23, 2012 | Updated: August 23, 2012


Title: First Kiss by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Returnverse, short piece. Haldirin is ninety, a young adult, enjoying learning about females...
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC, OMC
Content: Romance
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 637 | Read count: 1948

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Published: August 01, 2012 | Updated: August 01, 2012


Title: Harvest Moon by curiouswombat
Rated: Teen [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Returnverse story. Something happens to make Tind
Category: Fiction
Characters: Éowyn, OFC, Rúmil
Content: Gen, Het, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2642 | Read count: 2436

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Published: July 22, 2012 | Updated: July 22, 2012


Title: Voices in the Wind by curiouswombat
Rated: General Audiences [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Returnverse story. Haldirin visits the now deserted Lothlorien with Rumil and Orophin - and finds it is not as deserted as he had been told... Set 4 or 5 years after 'The Man in Black' and 'The Right Kind of Shield'.
Category: Fiction
Characters: OFC, OMC, Orophin, Rúmil
Content: Drama
Challenge: None
Series: The Returnverse Stories.
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3522 | Read count: 1940

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Published: July 15, 2012 | Updated: July 15, 2012