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Founder: The Lauderdale - Stories: 74 - Followers: 35 - id: 90799
Stories in which Orcs are the main characters or play a significant role, selected because I think they are of good quality or special interest. This community does not discriminate on the basis of sexuality. Orcs are M-ish creatures, so "Fiction Rating: All" is recommended. Visit my profile for a more comprehensive list of Middle-earth Orc fic online.

Fangorn Wood by The Lauderdale reviews
In which Orcs come to the Hundred Acre Wood. Not all of the Orcs who captured Merry and Pippin died outside of Fangorn Forest. When some of the survivors find each other after the rout, Mauhúr is determined to bring news back to Isengard, but gets…sidetracked. CHAPTER 16 UP: Stuff is consumed.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 16 - Words: 48,918 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/2 - Published: 12/4/2014 - Grishnákh, Mauhúr, Orc, Uruk-hai
Snaga by Alex Hollister reviews
Orc Pegrun finds one of the 7 dwarf rings and gets a single chance from Galadriel to help Middle-Earth; by feeding the ring to one of the only dragons left. But that means a jaunt to Mordor with a highly-allergic she-Haradrim, a bookish hobbit, and a kleptomaniacal dwarf and maladjusted elf who both plan to kill him when its over. June TA 3018.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,137 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 1/1 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Boromir, Galadriel, Saruman, Gollum
Fell Winter by Zoop reviews
Of Cabbages & Kings Forum Challenge: Holiday Story! My offering for this year is the found journal of an exceptional Hobbit lass who ventured forth from hearth and home in the Fell Winter of 1311 Shire Reckoning (2911 Third Age) and had herself a proper adventure, replete with danger, mishaps, friendship, and puppies. Because it's Yuletide; there have to be puppies. COMPLETE
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 11,976 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 1/22/2014 - Published: 12/11/2013 - Faramir, Orc, Hobbit, OC - Complete
A Worm on a Hook by Hautuumaa reviews
A rumour in Goblin Town has it that something in the lake under the High Pass eats and kills things bigger than fish. This does not stop the king from sending down fishers every now and then.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,779 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/20/2013 - Orc - Complete
The Sky under the Mountain by Hautuumaa reviews
A curious goblin finds what he seeks in the depths of Moria.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 729 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/18/2013 - Orc - Complete
Enmities by Scribblesinink reviews
While men will fight for honor, renown and riches, women have other reasons to fight. A retrospective look at the War of the Ring from an unusual viewpoint. Inspired by a HASA challenge. 2nd in MEFA 2005 Villains: Orcs category
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,883 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Published: 9/16/2004 - Complete
Isengard's Deceit: The Death of Uglûk by Zoop reviews
The ponderings of Uglûk, left for dead by Éomer on the edge of Fangorn Forest. COMPLETE
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,497 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/1/2013 - Uruk-hai, Uglúk - Complete
A Light of Darkness by Auset's Tears reviews
When Sauron falls, Rakhan the Uruk-hai flees the world, finding unlikely refuge in dangerous forest. As a lifelong slave of darkness, freedom is both terrifying and beautiful to the renegade warrior. He wants nothing more than to forget the outside world, until a shocking discovery brings Rakhan face to face with his violent past, and offers him a future beyond his imagining.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 31,157 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 12/21/2012 - Published: 12/6/2012 - Uruk-hai, Human - Complete
Modern Orc by Zoop reviews
AU - Sauron was defeated, his servants scattered to the winds. They hid themselves deeply, waiting for their Master to call them forth once more. But what if that call never came? ENTIRELY REWRITTEN... AND NOW COMPLETE
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,630 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 10/7/2013 - Published: 10/3/2011 - Uruk-hai, Human, Radagast, OC - Complete
Aiya! by Flame Tigress reviews
"Do you know how Orcs first came into being? They were Elves once..." -- An orc on guard at Barad-dur sees the single star that Sam saw in Mordor and unknowingly, shows that he retains a last shred of Elvishness in his corrupted nature.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,371 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/14/2003
Knife's Edge by Rumpleteasza reviews
What about the Orcs' story? Who tells that? And what if, when Saruman was mixing Orcs and men to make his perfect Uruk Hai, he let some good in with the bad?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,901 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/23/2009 - Published: 7/28/2009 - Uruk-hai, Orc, Saruman - Complete
Mountain Guards by Malicean reviews
"In place of a Dark Lord, you would have a queen, not dark but beautiful and terrible as the dawn! Treacherous as the sea! Stronger than the foundations of the earth! All shall love me and despair." Love… not exactly. Despair… like hell! 2010 MEFA Nominee
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 25,460 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 4/19/2010 - Published: 4/20/2006
Love me, Urgren by Werecat99 reviews
An Orcish love song. Seriously. Why should only elves and humans have all the fun? Winner the 2004 Mithril awards for poetryshort form.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 218 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/23/2004 - Complete
Slouching Toward Gondolin by fileg reviews
Riding to Gondolin in the belly of an iron beast
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,089 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 8 - Published: 8/2/2003
Lurtz: An Owner's Guide and Maintenance Manual by Gaslight reviews
Learn all that you need to know about your new LURTZ, fresh from the factory! Inspired by Theresa Green's series and posted with permission.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,752 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/4/2003 - Uruk-hai - Complete
A Destined Reckoning by Gaslight reviews
Movieverse. Boromir, on his long road to Imladris, is stalked in the shadows by an Uruk hai. Boromir, Lurtz.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,780 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/27/2003 - Boromir, Uruk-hai - Complete
The Queen's Orc by jodancingtree reviews
He was the Ringbearer's Orc, bound to him by friendship and blood oath, and the Queen's Jewel hung round his neck. That was all Aragorn knew until Canohando appeared in Gondor, seeking the Lady whose talisman he wore. Part 3 of AWOL Quartet. COMPLETE
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 25 - Words: 103,958 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/12/2005 - Published: 1/7/2005 - Arwen U., Aragorn
Following the Other Wizard: journey into healing by jodancingtree reviews
Sam's face kept coming into Frodo's dreams, shocking him awake as if someone had pressed cold steel against his throat. The mask of grief on Sam's honest, dirty face, looking up at him… Frodo lay trembling in the dark. Part 2 of AWOL quartet. COMPLETE
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 35 - Words: 93,264 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/22/2004 - Published: 3/5/2004 - Frodo B., Arwen U.
RECAPTURED CONTINUED by Llinos reviews
An AU about Merry and Pippin - and practically everyone else now! Chapter 148 - The Story continues! Chapter 56 is a recap of the story to that point. Final chapter - Recaptured! There will be appendices, to tie up loose ends - but this is the end of the actual story! Fifth (and final) Appendix - The Hobbits - now posted.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 83 - Words: 398,443 - Reviews: 1227 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 3/6/2014 - Published: 9/16/2002 - [Meriadoc B., Peregrin T.] Frodo B., Legolas - Complete
RECAPTURED Part I by Llinos reviews
AU UrukHai recapture Merry & Pippin and things change. The two suffer many trials and tribulations as a result! Appearances by all the other LotR characters CHAPTERS 192! STORY RESUMES IN RECAPTURED CONTINUED CHAPTERS 13 REWRITTEN NEW MATERIAL!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 92 - Words: 348,564 - Reviews: 493 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 10/19/2007 - Published: 9/16/2002 - Meriadoc B., Peregrin T.
Seventy two Hours by Rae Roberts reviews
We've read the trilogy, seen the movies; we all know orcs are irredeemably evil...but what if they weren't ? Three short days might change a life forever. Rated for orcish violence. Complete.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,202 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/15/2004 - Published: 3/7/2004 - Complete
Dragon Slayer by Ryth76 reviews
A mortally wounded Gorbag and the headless body of a Fell-beast end up in a medieval world where Gorbag is mistaken for a dragonslayer. TO BE REVISED.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,961 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/2/2009 - Orc
Flotsam by Salsify reviews
Some of the debris at Isengard proves hard for Merry to forget. Part of the HA Memorial Day Challenge.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 494 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/26/2003 - Meriadoc B.
The Eyes Of An Enemy by shadow975 reviews
A vignette inspired by the film version of Fellowship of the Ring: the look on Lurtz's face when he hesitates, Boromir's gaze locked on his.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,016 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/20/2003 - Boromir
Last Stand by Soledad reviews
That famous last fight between Éomer and Uglúk, seen from Uglúk's perspective. Story complete and now also beta-ed.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,138 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 8 - Published: 3/28/2005 - Eomer - Complete
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