The Challenge

On the first day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

young Estel in an oak tree.

On the second day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the third day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me: Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

birds in the White Tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

Bema and Shelob, birds in the White Tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

Tulkas and Nessa, Bema and Shelob, birds in the white tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me:

two hobbits pranking Gandalf, Tulkas and Nessa, Bema and Shelob, birds in the white tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my dear muse said to me:

"I give up! Write what you want!"

Write eleven drabbles (or one-shots, if you get stuck) on the topics above, and one of your choice, by Epiphany.

The challenge was initially posted on Garden of Ithilien on December 24th, 2006.