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Founder: lindahoyland - Stories: 132 - Followers: 71 - Staff: 5 - id: 4015
Lord of the Rings stories which are extra special.

Some are little known gems which deserve more readers, others rightly acknowledged as the best.

For the mature and discerning fanfic reader

Does not contain any Mary Sue or Slash

Healing the Healers by Eildon Rhymer reviews
Sickness has come to Minas Tirith. Aragorn is doing what he can, but it is not just the sick of the city who need care, but their healers, too.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,326 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Published: 7/24 - Aragorn, Faramir, OC - Complete
Of Herbs and Small Bunnies by Eildon Rhymer reviews
"Tegoldir was saving the kingdoms of Men, when a tiny example of those people appeared at his elbow, sucking on a honeycomb." An assistant junior librarian of Rivendell, already sore beset by the classification challenges posed by Men, struggles to find stories that will entertain very small Heirs of Isildur over the years.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,866 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/24 - Aragorn, OC - Complete
Trials of Manhood by Eildon Rhymer reviews
While undergoing his Trial of Manhood, a young boy stumbles upon a wounded man…
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,140 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/29 - Gandalf, Aragorn, OC - Complete
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by Eildon Rhymer reviews
Faramir has spent his life in the shadow of great men. As a child, he found his heroes in stories. As he grows up, he seeks them in the world outside his window. But when future generations tell their tales of the past, what heroes do they find?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,381 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/16 - Gandalf, Aragorn, Boromir, Faramir - Complete
A Friend in Need by pizzamargherita reviews
Firefoot takes his master's love life into his own hooves.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,094 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/1/2014 - [Eomer, Lothíriel] - Complete
Forging a Path by Eildon Rhymer reviews
Twenty years ago, Aragorn and a close companion struggled side by side through the snow, desperate to save a life. Now, on Caradhras, Boromir is the one who works at his side. As they fight to forge a path together, past, present and future come together in the falling of the snow.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,918 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/25/2014 - Aragorn, Boromir, Faramir, Halbarad - Complete
Grey in the Dark by Eildon Rhymer reviews
Fog has descended on the lower levels of Minas Tirith, and a killer stalks the streets. In the Citadel above the fog, Aragorn wants the killer found. Down where the fog is thickest, a young man raised on the streets is trying to find him, too. These two men, whose lives are so very different, will end up being brought together by the fog. Because in the fog, everything is changed.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,268 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/27/2014 - Aragorn, OC, Faramir - Complete
A Bumpy Ride On a Summer Day by Lilan reviews
No war, no Ring, no orcs. Just summer, children, strawberries and horses. Oh, and some glimpses of the parents, too.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,306 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/15/2014 - Eowyn, Faramir, OC - Complete
Middle Earth Employment Agency by aitchtee reviews
A Clerk at an Employment Agency has a rather trying morning...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,048 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/25/2014
The Bright Sunset by aja aron reviews
A variant account of an event in the year 120 of the Fourth Age. Written for the Teitho Contest challenge "Shadow" where it dwelled in the company of some very fine stories.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,706 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/16/2014 - Aragorn - Complete
The Reins of Power by Eildon Rhymer reviews
At twenty, Aragorn discovers that he is the hereditary captain of a people he has never met, but it will take many years and he will endure many hardships before he becomes a true leader of men.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 32,971 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 2/11/2014 - Published: 2/6/2014 - Gandalf, Aragorn, Halbarad - Complete
Fool's Gold by MP brennan reviews
While Ecthelion prepares to preside over a season of festivities, Denethor reflects that all that glitters is not gold. Written for the December Teitho Challenge "Holidays."
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,806 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/16/2014 - Aragorn, Denethor - Complete
Threads of Kinship by Canafinwe reviews
Pining for her son as he journeys in the far countries, Gilraen does not welcome a visit from she who has ensnared his heart. Yet the Lady Arwen bears an offering of conciliation that she cannot refuse.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,958 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/16/2013 - Aragorn, Arwen U., Gilraen - Complete
The Sealed Letter by Eildon Rhymer reviews
An isolated farmer finds a badly wounded man in a ruined farm. Six hundred years later, a historian researching King Elessar comes across a sealed letter. What links these two events is a story long forgotten.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,808 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/16/2013 - Aragorn - Complete
The Depths of Memory by cairistiona7 reviews
A young Chieftain discovers that sometimes healing isn't always about restoring the mortal body, but reaching the lost spirit. Rated for themes of aging and end-of-life issues, though this isn't a death fic. Tissues may or may not be required.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,028 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 15 - Published: 6/20/2013 - Aragorn - Complete
Ransom by MP brennan reviews
As the son of a poor family in Harad, Hakim thought he knew what to expect from life. But, when a stranger stumbles onto his land after escaping the Mountains of Shadow, he and his family see their lives upended.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 55,713 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 5/1/2013 - Published: 3/24/2013 - Aragorn - Complete
The Cruelest Kindness by MP brennan reviews
When he captures a young raider, Aragorn's concepts of duty and mercy are put to the test. Written for the May Teitho Challenge "Capture." A tale of Thorongil.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,048 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/18/2013 - Published: 6/17/2013 - Aragorn - Complete
A Thousand Lutes by MP brennan reviews
In the aftermath of the War of the Ring, a captured Haradri encounters a healer who is more than he appears. A time stamp to "Ransom" featuring Ayman.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,332 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/23/2013 - Complete
The More Things Change by MP brennan reviews
Aragorn has no idea how he woke up on a flooded hillside with a splitting headache. He tries to put on a brave face for the concerned young man tending him, but it would be so much easier if he could remember who this man is.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,623 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Aragorn, Faramir - Complete
Shadows Lengthen Ere Close of Day by MP brennan reviews
Not everyone was ready to follow the Heir of Isildur to certain doom. On the road to the Black Gates, a common soldier wrestles with fear and struggles to decide where his loyalties lie.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,572 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/15/2013 - Aragorn - Complete
On Gardens and Growing Things by Eildon Rhymer reviews
En route to Weathertop, Aragorn tries to ease Sam's distrust of him. It doesn't go quite as planned.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,716 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/21/2013 - Samwise G., Aragorn - Complete
The Ribbon by The Hobbit's Rhapsody reviews
In the beginning, it was a symbol of themselves; as the years pass, it becomes their memory. Faramir and Éowyn uphold the tradition of handfasting, and create new traditions beside it.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,567 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/3/2012 - Faramir, Eowyn - Complete
The Language of Heart by Mirach reviews
The king of Gondor is also a High Priest. For a long time, Gondor had no king, and nobody ascended to the holy places upon Mindolluin, where the kings used to commune with Ilúvatar. But now, it changed, and the land rejoices…
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 505 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/21/2012 - Aragorn - Complete
No Light in the Shadows by StarLight9 reviews
It is so easy to die in the name of love. Many have done it, Elves and Men alike. But very few have the strength to take a harder road: Eowyn's emotional journey during the events in TTT and RotK. Mostly book verse. Teitho second place winner.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,325 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/17/2012 - Eowyn, Aragorn - Complete
What's in a Number? by Itarille1 reviews
Faramir and Eowyn talked of children that may come to them. Written for November 2011 Teitho challenge: Numbers, where it placed first. Thank you for all who voted for it.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,263 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/26/2011 - Faramir, Eowyn - Complete
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