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Why Me? Or, How Did I Get Trapped In These Tales of Torment?
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Founder: Thorongirl - Stories: 1,236 - Followers: 170 - id: 4560
The BEST Lord of the Rings stories: drama, angst, parody, adventure, romance, humor, canon fics welcome! Some mature themes, but no slash. Focus is on Aragorn but with a healthy dose of Legolas, Eomer, Faramir, the Twins and other favorites (but no Mary Sue's, poorly written romances, badly edited stories). Have read hundreds completely and enough of the rest to include them here.

Danger in Ithilien by lindahoyland reviews
An early morning ride has dire consequences for Faramir.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,971 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 7/25 - Published: 6/25 - Aragorn, Arwen U., Eowyn, Faramir
Currency of Heroes by Shire Rose reviews
Written for Teitho "Money" contest. Gondor has had no king in hundreds of years and everyone knows what Stewards are like when it comes to coinage and a steady economy...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,348 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/18 - Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Arwen U. - Complete
Of Quest and Company by StormWarning27 reviews
Sixty years ago, the company of Thorin Oakenshield vanished on the outskirts of Mirkwood. Now they have reappeared; found by a Fellowship on a quest to save Middle Earth. How will the two companies work together? And whatever shall Legolas do with all these dwarves? AU crossover of LOTR and "The Hobbit". No slash; rated T for violence
Crossover - Lord of the Rings & Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,959 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 280 - Follows: 464 - Updated: 7/10 - Published: 1/10/2013 - Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Thorin
Dark Hearts by l-LightTempest-l reviews
Legolas and Aragorn went to investigate orcs gathering in Dol Guldur but what they found is something much more sinister than either one of them could have imagined. Can they survive and keep hope? Or will they be pushed past the breaking point and into the darkness? Rated for elf/human torture and lots of angst (I hope) First LoTR fic ever! Possibly slightly A/U
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,584 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 6/15 - Published: 6/7 - Aragorn, Legolas
A Proof of Love by Wynja2007 reviews
Suitable for all ages. Arwen confesses her love for Aragorn to her father and sets about proving her feelings as only she can... Written for the April Teitho challenge 'Raiment' where it placed joint second.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,636 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/18 - Aragorn, Arwen U., Elrond, Erestor - Complete
Silken Peril by lindahoyland reviews
A helpful gesture has dire consequences.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,811 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/31 - Aragorn, Faramir - Complete
A Question of Duty by daw the minstrel reviews
Legolas's decision to accompany Frodo could not have been easy. Ch.9. Legolas decides to go with Aragorn. Story complete.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 38,479 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 5/30 - Published: 3/23/2003 - Legolas, Aragorn - Complete
Surviving Peace by Scribe-of-Arda reviews
The history books will write down that they won, that their last desperate move paid off and they defeated Sauron. But for some, seeing the fields where just a year ago they had been fighting, where they could have died, can bring back the worst and the best memories at the same time. Aragorn and Legolas in Minas Tirith, a year after the war that none of them are sure is over.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 18 - Words: 74,089 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 5/15 - Aragorn, Legolas, Faramir - Complete
Camping with trolls by sehellys reviews
It was a harmless camping trip for Estel - until the mountain trolls attacked
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,949 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/1 - Published: 4/3 - Aragorn, Elrohir, Elladan - Complete
Under the Shadow of this Red Rock by lindahoyland reviews
Aragorn burns in the heat of a cruel sun.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,518 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/3 - Aragorn, Arwen U. - Complete
The Rod and The Crown by lindahoyland reviews
For a thousand years, the Stewards have ruled Gondor, but will the White Rod one day yield to the crown once more?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,213 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/5 - Published: 4/30 - Aragorn, Faramir, Ecthelion - Complete
Mellon Chronicles 3: Hope by Cassia and Siobhan reviews
Young Aragorn has a nightmare and Elrond comforts him. Aragorn discovers that elves sleep with their eyes open. Apologies for the previously incorrect summary. An unintentional human error. R & R Please.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,738 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/6 - Aragorn, Elrond, Elrohir, Elladan - Complete
The Path of Memories by Alinah reviews
Aragorn returns to Imladris to spend the winter there, seeking respite from the dangers of the wild. His peace is disturbed, however, when he finds Legolas afflicted with a mysterious malady. The human s attempts to help his friend put his own life in grave danger.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,540 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/16 - Aragorn, Legolas, Elladan, Elrond - Complete
Healing Hope by Nieriel Raina reviews
Some wounds go much deeper than skin and bone, and some lessons are learned through much pain and sorrow. When 3 year-old Estel is seriously injured, will those who love him come together as a family, or will the household be ripped apart by tragedy? One meddling old elf is determined to make sure everyone finds some healing while healing Hope. Undying Friendship Series. 2934 3rd A
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,493 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 4/13 - Published: 4/1
The Oak's Secret by lindahoyland reviews
Aragorn pays tribute to the father he can scarce remember.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,797 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/28 - Aragorn, Faramir, Halbarad, Ivorwen
Perspective by redheadleela reviews
Just a brief piece on the aftermath of the battle of Helm's deep. Aragorn-centric. Cover image from
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 553 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/4 - Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Eomer
The Whispers of Green Leaves by ArwenFairTinuviel reviews
Aragorn is attacked in Mirkwood and rescued by Legolas. Thranduil must not only deal with a party of injured Dúnedain, but also Elrond, who comes seeking to persuade him to strengthen his alliances with Men. Yet the attacks continue, risking his faith. Will Elves and Men learn to work together as Legolas hopes? And will they discover who is behind the attacks before it is too late?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,203 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 5/9 - Published: 4/2 - Aragorn, Legolas, Arwen U., Thranduil
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: 11 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/29 - Gandalf, Aragorn, OC - Complete
Trapped by Alinah reviews
When poachers seem to raid the area around Imladris, more is threatened than the life of wild animals.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 43,508 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 5/25 - Published: 3/23 - Aragorn, Legolas, Elrond, Elrohir
Of Boars and Kings by Alinah reviews
(Complete)When Aragorn attempts to visit the Hill of Awe, the former burial site of King Elendil, he and Legolas are attacked by an unlikely opponent.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,127 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/21 - Aragorn, Legolas, Elladan, Elrohir - Complete
Hotspur & Steelsheen by Medea Smyke reviews
A holiday in Lossarnach takes a turn for the worst for Prince Thengel and his companions, who must rely upon the hospitality of the young mistress of Imloth Melui. But even under the blossoming trees of that fabled valley, life takes a turn from the idyllic. Where greedy relatives fail, Morwen and Thengel discover strength in friendship and perhaps something more. Morwen/Thengel.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 56,961 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 6/16 - Published: 4/10/2014 - Morwen S., Thengel
Gather Ye Rose Buds While Ye May by My blue rose reviews
Glorfindel and Estel have a conversation about belonging, death, and friendship, among other things. Written for the February Teitho Challenge "Out of Place" where it received second place.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,186 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/17 - Aragorn, Glorfindel
Estel's Unexpected Adventure by lindahoyland reviews
What could possibly go wrong when Gilraen asks Estel to keep an eye on a kitten?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,147 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Published: 3/15 - Aragorn, Elrohir, Gilraen, Elladan - Complete
What King? by Lily Lindsey-Aubrey reviews
A certain elf hatches a plot to take the throne of Gondor, enlisting the help of a certain other elf. It is his mission to keep Aragorn, son of Arathorn, from getting married at all costs. Rated for wishful hoping for Aragorn's death and overwhelming fabulousness exuding from an Elvenking.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 5,623 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 4/2 - Published: 3/12 - Aragorn, Legolas, Elrond, Thranduil - Complete
Dwarven Hearts by SandraS reviews
A Legolas and Gimli moment. Friendship. And not intended as AU.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,662 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/25/2007 - Gimli, Legolas - Complete
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