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Many Journeys
In her youth she [Nerdanel] loved to travel far from the dwellings of the Noldor, either beside the Sea or in the hills; and thus she and Fëanor had met and were companions in many journeys.
(J.R.R. Tolkien, Morgoth's Ring)

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For [livejournal.com profile] dawn_felagund's summer solstice challenge, a drabble (according to Open Office) for each of the solstices and equinoxes, centering around the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.

A Change of Seasons )

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During the Dagor Bragollach, Fingon's first official act as High King. A double-drabble according to Open Office.

Recall Some Pity )

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Summary: The Oath of the Feanorians shows Maglor nightmares of what might have befallen, had events played out but a little different. Five drabbles in the 'five things that...' meme style.
Warnings: Occurences of violence, torture, character death (of children) in non-canonical nightmare scenarios. Asterisked cuts contain abovementioned material.

Thank you, Lyra, for the MEFA Nomination!

One )



Two* )

Three* )

Four )

Five )

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For [livejournal.com profile] allie_meril, who gave me a lovely quote to work with:

For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can't readily accept the God formula, the big answers don't remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command or faith a dictum. I am my own God. We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.

- Charles Bukowski

It sparked a double drabble, exactly 200 words according to MS word, and very different from the original idea. Of course, Fëanor, major AU, PG?. I've wanted to write something of the sort for years and finally got the much-needed impetus. Thank you, Allie! I hope you're enjoying this.

Not Set In Stone )

Mood awakeMood awake
Music Brooke Fraser - C.S. Lewis Song
Tags: drabble, fëanor, silmarils, sons of fëanor
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Submissions for the Back to Middle-earth Month project at the Silmarillion Writers' Guild. It just occured to me to post something new here, and since these have not previously been shared (except in abovementioned project), I might as well put them up in this journal.

Two one-shots, a drabble, a poem, and not all of them are about the House of Fëanor.

On the creation of the Silmarils.

Discovery )



On the betrayal of Gondolin.

Betrayal )

There is rivalry between Feanor and Fingolfin. What about their wives?

Rivalry - The Gift )

A poem in Adunaic (and its translation) on the Downfall of Númenor and what comes after.

Downfall - Batîna (Roads) )

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The disclaimer in the userinfo applies. Still.

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Carnistir, and a simple way to restore peace between his parents.

Serendipity )



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Nerdanel's story, and her reaction to the Silmarils.

Stasis )

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Of songs and joy - young Macalaurë reflects on his parents.

Parse )

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Young Nerdanel and first run-ins with her feelings.

Nonage )

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As always, the disclaimer on the userinfo page applies to all material posted here.

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A strange take on the Prophecy of the North, from Fëanor's POV. Possibly AU.

Providential )



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Aulë, Fëanor and Nerdanel. A contest in three pieces of dialogue.

Bibelot )

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First shadows on the Blessed Realm.

Sotto Voce )

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Caught in Angband, Maedhros receives comfort from an unexpected source.

Confabulation )

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The next installment in the Daily Drabbles series. Like I said, I'm far behind - these are the last few to backup, all others will be relatively new.

The disclaimer on the userinfo page applies to all stories in this journal.

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The death of Fëanor.

Sere )



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Nerdanel, Finarfin and Eärwen, and the aftermath of the Darkening.

Acclimate )

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A lesson, not only for young Maedhros and Maglor.

Didactic )

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Nerdanel, Fëanor and a promise.

Betimes )

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Nerdanel, Fëanor, and letters from Formenos. 350 words, recycled from an older drabble I wrote ages ago.

Desideratum )

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For the "Many Journeys" drabble series on SWG. This is the start of my daily drabbles, but I'm actually rather far back. The stories posted here are all inspired by the July Words of the Day by www.dictionary.com, with the WoD acting as the title. I decided to do five drabbles per entry, that way I hope I won't clutter your flist too much.

The disclaimer on the userinfo page applies to all stories posted in this journal.

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Caranthir is going to be a big brother. Nerdanel comforts.
(Fluff-warning.)

Ratiocination )



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Good Days and bad days in the House of Fëanor.

Fractious )

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Nerdanel and Fëanor. Estrangement.

Carom )

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Nerdanel, the Darkening, a candle.

Phantasmagoria )

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Mahtan's apprentices gossip about certain young lovers.<
Heterodox )

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Before I post anything new, here be backups of the stories already submitted over at SWG. These four were for the Seven in '07 Project, and some have art to go with them. None of these is all that great, I believe that most drabbles to follow are far better, so please don't be too spooked...

The disclaimer on the userinfo page applies to all those stories.



Maedhros at Losgar.

Losgar )

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An AU from two POVs. Umbarto returns.

Return )

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Nerdanel, Fëanor, and a chance for farewell.

Ghost )

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Fëanor and Nerdanel toward their estrangement. A portrait.

Burned )

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