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Joined 09-21-07, id: 1381033, Profile Updated: 04-15-22
Author has written 20 stories for Lord of the Rings, Silmarillion, and Hobbit.

On, off and on-again writer of fanfiction in the LotR and Hobbit fandoms.
Not a native English speaker, working with a beta to keep this from affecting story quality.

To those who read my stories: reviews are much appreciated, as is constructive criticism. You liked something? Tell me! You didn't? Do tell as well, and don't hesitate to be specific - after all, feedback is the foundations of improving my writing!

Also present on AO3.

Currently working on:

- A Thranduil/OC romance set during the Second Age,

- A Maglor/OC romance set during the Third Age,

- An Elladan/OC romance set during the Fourth Age.

Stories in progress: Hiraeth (Legolas/OC)

Short stories:

- Death to the Beast

- No More Despair

- The Example

- The Greatest Warrior

- The Memory of Trees

- Unseen, Unheard, Not Forgotten

- Needlework

- The Death of Duty

- Small Blessings

Multi-chapter stories:

- The Flower King (Elrohir/OC)

- From the Shadows (Legolas/OC)

- Just Like You (Glorfindel/OC)

- The Mandrake Child (OC)

- And The Woods Responded (ON HIATUS) (OC)

- The Last Ingredient (Fili/OC)

- No Path Untaken: Fili/OC, Bofur/OC

Collections: Shattered Tales (short stories centered around Glorfindel)

Poems:

- The Bard

- Under Death's Wing

- The Lament of Glorfindel

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Astray by antiheld reviews
Anne loves stories, but she doesn't much care for this one. Why is she here? Who is Elena and what is this fearful whisper about the altered ones? Left in the unwilling hands of an aloof, tight-lipped Elf, she soon learns that Middle-earth can be a harsh and unforgiving place. Reality is a fragile thing, but the crack was already there. She didn't do it. Fourth Age, AU
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 195,452 - Reviews: 505 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 315 - Updated: 2/20 - Published: 5/26/2010 - Legolas, OC
Fields of Gold by Gracie-luu reviews
The stories of old say the fortunes of the earth were meant to be shaken. And so they were, and so they have been, and so they will be. With a crack in the ice, a great deal of misfortune, and a touch of something remarkable, Emelia found herself on an unexpected adventure. She had very little interest in shaking any fortunes save her own. At least, that's how the stories went.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 70 - Words: 391,881 - Reviews: 1329 - Favs: 1,248 - Follows: 1,531 - Updated: 2/18 - Published: 1/16/2013 - [Kíli, OC] Thorin, Fíli - Complete
The Loudest Silence by SwanInProgress reviews
Jenna didn't have a daring bone in her pudgy body - that is until she plops down in Middle Earth, loses her voice to the Valar, and has to change the fate of three Dwarves. (Thorin/OC)
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 207,038 - Reviews: 788 - Favs: 852 - Follows: 1,122 - Updated: 7/2/2020 - Published: 5/13/2016 - [Thorin, OC] Bilbo B., Bofur
Smoke & Mirrors by Lialathuveril reviews
Éomer, King of Rohan, has had many losses in his life; of his family only his sister Éowyn survived the Ring War. So in the future, he decides, he will guard his heart better and thus avoid further hurt. However, he also needs to find a wife. Luckily there is an answer to his problem: that wonderful Gondorian invention, a marriage of convenience... A tale of loss, love and limpets.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 65,347 - Reviews: 363 - Favs: 332 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 8/21/2016 - Published: 4/18/2016 - Eomer, Lothíriel, Amrothos - Complete
Widow Queen by Kingswallow reviews
Following the Stormcloak victory at the Battle for Solitude, Elisif is given a list of impossible demands to keep her throne. With a city recently-filled with Stormcloak soldiers and spies, she has no choice but to comply. A caged queen desperate to prove herself, she decides there is one thing more important than being High Queen: protecting Skyrim. [Eventual Ulfric/Elisif.]
Elder Scroll series - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 60,354 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 7/12/2016 - Published: 8/15/2014 - Elisif, Falk Firebeard, Galmar Stone-Fist, Ulfric Stormcloak
Some Things You Can Change, And Some You Cannot by library.of.trifles reviews
She was rich, sheltered and extravagantly loved. He was the mad, storytelling son of the town drunk. It was baffling that they should be drawn to each other, impossible that they should remain apart. The tale of Bard and his wife, canon-compliant.
Hobbit - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 25 - Words: 67,961 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 12/17/2015 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Bard, Sigrid, Bain, Tilda - Complete
A Few Notes on Medieval Life by Gaia caecilia reviews
A hopefully helpful little piece covering the basics of medieval life which people may not know but would find useful for any story involving the medieval world. Written by a medieval period re-enactor focussing on important points, especially the mistakes i most commonly see. Will happily take requests for more info. So far primarily covers clothing/armour/weapons.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,577 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/14/2013
Promises by Lialathuveril reviews
Sixty-three years after the Ring War, Éomer of Rohan reaches the end of a full life and his wife Lothíriel has to deal with her loss. Warning: character death
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,596 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/13/2010 - Lothíriel, Eomer - Complete
On the Wings of the Storm by Lialathuveril reviews
The year before the Ring War, Princess Lothiriel of Dol Amroth is sent to Rohan by her father to seek shelter from the storm brewing in Mordor. There she meets Éomer, Third Marshal of the Riddermark. Unfortunately they do not hit it off...at first
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 128,428 - Reviews: 1331 - Favs: 1,251 - Follows: 365 - Updated: 2/16/2009 - Published: 3/11/2008 - Lothíriel, Eomer - Complete
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Hiraeth reviews
Go to Arda, they said; it's for science, they said. At the time, Naima had found it exciting. Now she was stuck in another world with no apparent chance of returning home, in the company of elves who were suspecting she may be up to something. Legolas/OC.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 68,571 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 5/21 - Published: 12/11/2021 - Legolas, Thranduil, OC
Small Blessings reviews
March 15, TA 3019. As the siege of Minas Tirith comes to an end, the men of Gondor face their fears…and their regrets. 1st place in the January/February 2022 Teitho Challenge "Distance".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,340 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/2 - Denethor, OC - Complete
No Path Untaken reviews
The duty of an obedient daughter is to marry the man her parents picked for her, especially if he's rich and high-born. But the women of the line of Durin are as proud and stubborn as the men; while one chooses to comply, another runs from her fate. Yet even the best-laid plans sometimes go awry, and happiness can be found under the most unlikely circumstances. Fíli/OC, Bofur/OC
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 62,746 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 6/12/2021 - Published: 1/1/2021 - Fíli, Bofur, OC - Complete
The Last Ingredient reviews
"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for." - Tom Bodett. Having lost her home to dragonfire, Brea strives to make a new life for herself in Dale. Only one ingredient is missing to achieve happiness, but in a world at war, love is a rare commodity. Fíli/OC
Hobbit - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 61,678 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 1/7/2021 - Published: 9/25/2020 - Fíli, Kíli, OC - Complete
The Death of Duty reviews
They say that love is the death of duty, and when his brother is involved, he is prepared to disobey. 2nd place in the August/September 2020 Teitho Challenge "On the Brink".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,870 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 10/20/2020 - Boromir, Faramir, Denethor - Complete
Needlework reviews
They say the land is safe now, and she has her health and her home… But what to do with the clothes, she wonders ? 1st place in the July/August 2020 Teitho Challenge "I'm Still Here".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,625 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/21/2020 - Eomer, Théoden - Complete
And The Woods Responded reviews
Aeve did not believe in elves - nor did she need to. But when war threatens to claim those she holds dear, she remembers the old stories. Are there truly immortal beings dwelling in the ruins nearby? Can they help her? And at what price? STORY ON HIATUS!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 39,886 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 7/4/2012 - Published: 10/19/2009 - Elrohir, Glorfindel, Lindir, Elladan
Death To The Beast reviews
Sometimes, a glorious victory can leave a bitter taste. Written for January '12 Teitho Challenge "Animals of Middle-earth".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,461 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/14/2012 - Legolas - Complete
The Mandrake Child reviews
If only he'd been mean, she thought. If only he'd been resentful and harsh, she could have done her duty with a clear conscience, and the regret his death had brought would not have been.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,770 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 1/22/2012 - Published: 11/10/2011 - Thranduil, OC - Complete
The Memory Of Trees reviews
Memory unites an unlikely pairing. Written for July '11 Teitho contest "Trees".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,652 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/20/2011 - Orc - Complete
Unseen, Unheard, Not Forgotten reviews
One need not be a house to be haunted - E. Dickinson. 3rd place in July 2010 Teitho challenge "Five Ingredients". Nominated for the 2011 MEFAs.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,174 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/16/2010 - Legolas, Elrohir - Complete
From The Shadows reviews
Where is the Horse and the Rider? Our kingdom has been cast into the shadows... Are we doomed to disappear, all will of resistance broken by hunger and disease, loyalty bought for a piece of stale bread? Will no one save us? Legolas/OC.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 27,314 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 2/6/2010 - Published: 4/30/2009 - Legolas, OC - Complete
Shattered Tales reviews
A collection of one-shots and random short pieces inspired by the Lord of the Rings in general and Glorfindel in particular.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,665 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 12/24/2009 - Published: 11/8/2009 - Glorfindel
No More Despair reviews
There are different kinds of pain, and some are more difficult to face than others. Written for September '09 Teitho Challenge "Crossroads".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 746 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/18/2009 - Eowyn - Complete
The Greatest Warrior reviews
Faramir remembers that not all competitions are fair. 2nd place in July 2009 Teitho Challenge "Competitions".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,861 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/30/2009 - Faramir, Elboron - Complete
The Flower King reviews
Years after King Elessar's passing, the laughter and music of the elves do not grace mortal ears anymore. The woods stand silent; the time of Men has come. But an elf lingers in his father's realm. His choice is finally made. Elrohir/OC.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 12 - Words: 22,541 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 7/13/2009 - Published: 2/11/2009 - Elrohir, Glorfindel, OC, Elladan - Complete
The Example reviews
Sometimes, a sacrifice is necessary. 3rd place in May 2009 Teitho Challenge "Crime and Punishment".
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,080 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/15/2009 - Aragorn, Legolas - Complete
The Bard reviews
Gather round, good people! Gather round, and be generous with this bard. Tales of love? I have them. Tales of courage and skill? I know them all... Listen, good people, to the best stories in Middle-earth!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 318 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/20/2009 - Complete
Under Death's Wing reviews
The very last thoughts of Fingolfin, High King of the Noldor.
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 379 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 3/3/2009 - Fingolfin - Complete
The Lament Of Glorfindel reviews
The fall and rebirth of the Golden Lord.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 165 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Published: 11/6/2008 - Glorfindel - Complete
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