Jen Littlebottom
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Joined 03-14-03, id: 355522
Author has written 36 stories for Lord of the Rings, and Silmarillion.
Jen Littlebottom is the alter ego of a mysterious Engineer Lady who is probably too old for this kind of thing.

She is, as some might have already guessed, a dwarf (no relation to you-know-who, though).

Both Jen and her real-life counterpart enjoy reading and writing fantasy and science fiction, music, travelling, history, and sciencey things, especially the type of sciencey things that go 'boom'. (Ah, the things you learn in Uni. The number of ways I know to blow things up is _scary_)

The main difference between them is that Jen has a beard and is allowed to carry an axe in public. Apparently that's still illegal in good 'ole England.

Rant of the Week/Month/Whatever:

If you really think that there's no other way for you to come up with a plot other than to put a new character in the story, then you have the imagination of a goldfish.

And if you still think that putting a woman in the Fellowship is in any way original you have the IQ of one, too. If you really want to write OC romance, why not utilize the many 'empty spots' in Tolkien canon? For example: Legolas has a mother, obviously, but she is never named or mentioned. You're already half-way out of the Mary Sue trap because the person you are writing about exists in canon. She's just a blank slate. You can invent for her a name, a personality, a history - and yet remain perfectly within canon. Almost as good are characters like Lothiriel. She marries Eomer, and is the daughter of Prince Imrahil, but other than that - nada. That's even ignoring the fact that there are perfectly good canon couples out there if you want to write romance...

Yes, I realise that none of them involve Legolas. Deal.

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Elvenhome by Soledad reviews
Celebrían departed for Elvenhome in 2510, Third Age. But what did she find there? This is one possible answer. Based heavily on the Lost Tales with some liberties. Ch 39 - in which this part of the story ends.
Silmarillion - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 39 - Words: 156,517 - Reviews: 166 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 5/29/2012 - Published: 3/27/2003 - Celebrian, Elenwë
Mirrors In The Mind by Etharei reviews
The dungeons of Barad-dur are vast and deep, and not all evils departed with the destruction of Sauron. An ancient evil is no longer bound. [Update: Elladan is up and talking, Eowyn has been found, and Gimli realises that he doesn't know what he's getting
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 18 - Words: 76,646 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/28/2005 - Published: 3/26/2003
The Lord and the Lady by Stargazer Nataku reviews
Series that chronicles the life of Denethor and Finduilas. Now COMPLETE!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 65,797 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 7/4/2005 - Published: 3/20/2003 - Boromir, Faramir - Complete
Fields of Gold by Levade reviews
What happened to Glorfindel before he helped rescue Frodo? Professor Tolkien never really said. 11 Sept. 2007: no promises, but I am trying to finish this story.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 64,025 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/17/2004 - Published: 4/5/2003 - Glorfindel, Elrohir
Evidence by Camwyn reviews
Maedhros and Maglor sneak into Eonwe's camp at the end of the War of Wrath- but the Silmarils are missing. A Silm Discworld crossover!
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,926 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/5/2004
The Battle of the Golden Wood by Marnie reviews
What Haldir was really doing during the Battle of Helm's Deep! Celeborn, Galadriel, Haldir and Thranduil (and a host of OC's) battle against Dol Guldur.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 63,009 - Reviews: 251 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 2/26/2004 - Published: 3/7/2003 - Galadriel, Celeborn - Complete
The Stone and the Steward by Lady Wenham reviews
After returning to the White City to celebrate the completion of Minas Tirith’s post-war reconstruction, Faramir begins to fear that he has inherited Denethor’s propensity towards madness. COMPLETE.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,266 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 45 - Updated: 2/16/2004 - Published: 1/2/2004 - Faramir, Eowyn - Complete
Glorfindel Fair by Antigone Q reviews
Tolkien says that many are the songs that are sung about Glorfindel. How does he feel about this? Mithril Award semifinalist.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,266 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/2/2004 - Glorfindel, Aragorn - Complete
Beyond the Western Stars by Nol reviews
Eldarion says farewell to Aragorn.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,236 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 17 - Published: 1/31/2004 - Aragorn
Faint Heart Never Won Fair Lady by Lady of Ithilien reviews
After returing home from wars and adventures in faraway lands, Meriadoc Brandybuck faces one of his greatest challenges - winning the heart of Estella Bolger. COMPLETE!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 44,994 - Reviews: 425 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/30/2003 - Published: 1/30/2003 - Meriadoc B. - Complete
For the Dark by Forodwaith reviews
Tolkien says that Gléowine, Théoden's minstrel, "made no other song" after the King of Rohan's death. What became of him?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,554 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/15/2003
Repercussions by French Pony reviews
Nine years after the War of the Ring, a terrible castastrophe tests the courage and resolve of the good folk of Hobbiton.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,395 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 5/28/2003 - Published: 4/25/2003 - Samwise G., Meriadoc B. - Complete
Feminine Problems by Mercuria reviews
A somewhat skewed parody of mpreg. Arwen is pregnant with Eowyn's child. Can the two lovers keep their husbands from finding out?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Parody/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,006 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 10 - Published: 5/25/2003 - Arwen U., Eowyn
The Only Useful Mary Sue by Katharine Faith reviews
Repost. A 261-word ficlet that explores the one instance in which a Mary Sue might have come in handy... Final edit complete.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 395 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/25/2003 - Complete
Good King Thranduil Kicks Butt by Katharine Faith reviews
A Sue and some accomplices learn the error of their ways. Rating is for some violence...and some deaths...hee hee hee... Final edit complete.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,648 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/9/2003 - Complete
The Balrog's Lament by Insomniac Luddite reviews
Even Balrogs can be useful if you’ve been captured by an insane writer.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,490 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/8/2003 - Elrond
Winter Solstice by LOTRlover reviews
Gilraen is trying to adapt to a new life in Imladris as Arathorn's widow and the single mother of a young son. Glorfindel is recovering from near-fatal wounds. When they meet at the Winter Solstice celebration, what will come of it?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,234 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/27/2003 - Published: 1/23/2003
Ernil i Duremmen by Marnie reviews
Young Celeborn, Prince of Doriath, gives Orome the Huntsman something to think about.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,460 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 16 - Published: 2/12/2003 - Complete
Those Who Remain by Marnie reviews
What can Sam Gamgee, and Lord Celeborn of Lorien possibly have in common?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,307 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/12/2003 - Samwise G., Celeborn - Complete
Wise, Fearless and Fair by Philosopher At Large reviews
Mithril Awards - Runner-Up. Set during FOTR: a moment's reflections on a lifetime of history, and the future -- as it may be
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,190 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Published: 12/5/2002 - Galadriel
If Your Nightly News Covered The Silmarillion by erunyauve reviews
In tonight's news: the Havens erupt in violence, Ivrin gets a superboost, and Eeries move north. The MESI takes a dive, and we'll have Olórin with sports and Círdan with weather.
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 963 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 11 - Published: 7/13/2002
Parental Consent by Honesty reviews
A pair of star-crossed lovers broach the vexed question of parental consent. L/G slash.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,486 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/4/2002 - Published: 3/30/2002 - Gimli, Legolas
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Who Watches the WatchStones? reviews
After leaving Gondor and the name 'Thorongil' behind, Aragorn runs into some interesting folk in the Drúadan Forest. (Standalone ficlet)
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 882 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/31/2004 - Aragorn, Aragorn
Walking in Legend reviews
The world has changed... The One Ring was destroyed at the end of the Last Alliance, but not all is well with the Third Age. Rohan and Gondor at war, Aragorn as King of Arthedain, and much more. Plus Faramir, Eowyn, Eomer, Halbarad, Denethor, and more
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 8,081 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/30/2004 - Published: 2/1/2004 - Faramir, Eowyn
The Key reviews
At the beginning of the Fourth Age, old enemies forge new alliances, and not all that was buried remains lost.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 10 - Words: 12,876 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/30/2004 - Published: 5/21/2003 - Faramir
Voices of The Forgotten reviews
The story of the Queens of Gondor... in their own words. (drabble collection)
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,243 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 15 - Published: 3/6/2004
Fortress of Stars reviews
A tale of Osgiliath, of plague, of the death of Kings and of the choices they must make. (Tarondor)
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 660 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/22/2004
Salt and Steel reviews
Maeglin thinks that the Nirnaeth was poorly named.
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 455 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/12/2004
Unneeded reviews
Mahtan has no interest in dwarves. Really. Written because anyone who had to suffer through being Feanor's father-in-law deserves a little more attention. ( Gimli)
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,349 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 8 - Updated: 2/12/2004 - Published: 1/20/2004
Daughter of Dol Amroth reviews
What was Finduilas really like? Surely the mother of Boromir and Faramir could not have been just any simpering maid. Thus I present a Finduilas of a different kind...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,991 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/7/2004 - Published: 10/3/2003 - Faramir, Boromir
A Huntress and a Lady reviews
Perhaps 'tis better to be fondly remembered by but one creature in all of Arda, then let History do with your memory what it will. The life of Haleth, daughter of Haldad, and that of the people who bore her name...
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,526 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 2/1/2004 - Published: 4/23/2003
Woman of Secret Shadow reviews
From Tol-in-Gaurhoth she flew... a Thuringwethil vignette. Implied (and quite onesided) ThuriMelkor. For Nicole.
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 424 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/12/2004
Traitor reviews
Traitor, they call him. SauronMorgoth pairing, written for the Mathoms challenge for A. Vulgerweed. Merry Yule!
Silmarillion - Rated: M - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 493 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/27/2003
Blackberries in Lossarnach reviews
Everyone was young once. An young apprentice healer by the name of Ioreth meets some unusual travellers.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,156 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 7 - Published: 7/8/2003 - Aragorn
Freefall reviews
Crossover with Ayn Rand's 'The Fountainhead'. Maglor meets a certain young architect. For Joan.
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 895 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/16/2003
Song of Spring reviews
A conversation between Aulë and Yavanna, written as poetry.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 239 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/3/2003
Confessions of a Queen Downfallen reviews
Here lie the last words of Tar-Míriel, by some called Ar-Zimraphel, last, and least Queen of Númenor.
Silmarillion - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 726 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/31/2003
Lindórë reviews
All through her life, he has been there. As faint a presence as the breeze through the Mellryn, as constant as the rising of the sun. Arwen, and a mysterious guest.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 774 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 8 - Published: 5/29/2003
Carnevaitë reviews
Amarië sees red.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 185 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/29/2003
Simbelmynë reviews
Another song of Rohan, this one more romantic and tragic.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 180 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/28/2003
Galwyn was a Shieldmaiden reviews
A Rohirric drinking song. Some sexual references.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 261 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/27/2003 - Eowyn
Swansong reviews
A poem of Alqualondë, the song of the slain.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 238 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/27/2003
The Sinking of Númenor reviews
The real reason Númenor was sunk, and, on a related theme, why there are no Fae in Middle-earth. Contains bizarre humour, angry Valar, and a sheep.
Silmarillion - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,149 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/20/2003
Helcanyérë reviews
A poem about the crossing of the Helcaraxë.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 337 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 5/19/2003
Chieftain of the House of the Golden Flower reviews
Was there one Glorfindel, or two? The Mystery is revealed, in this ficlet written especially for AW. (Happy Birthday, Blue Elf!)
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 975 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/19/2003
Swordmaiden reviews
In which Éowyn is more than she seems. Ever since Eorl, the Rohirrim have sworn to aid and protect their allies, the people of Gondor. It all depends on your definition of 'aid and protect'. Weird, somewhat AU.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 926 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/12/2003 - Eowyn, Faramir
Annael's Gift reviews
The thoughts of Tuor's foster-father, Annael, on his return from the Nirnaeth.
Silmarillion - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 582 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/11/2003
Blue Mushrooms for All! reviews
Insanity, sadly, is not a genre, so humor will have to do. Legolas/Varda, in Valinor, with guest appearences by various Elves, Dwarves, Hobbits and Gods. Strange humour and british spellings ahoy!
Silmarillion - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,029 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 20 - Published: 5/9/2003
The Most Interesting Adventures of Maeluiwen reviews
Introducing The Most Interesting Adventures of Maeluiwen, Warrior Princess, a Story of Some Small Merit, But Which May be of Interest to Certain Persons. Concerning a Most Tragic Romance and also Some Boobies.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,959 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/8/2003 - Published: 4/1/2003
One day in Ithilien reviews
Having Legolas as a neighbour is not as fun as some might expect. Faramir deals with wives, daughters, Elves, and 'all good beasts'
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,832 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/6/2003 - Published: 5/4/2003 - Faramir, Legolas
Of Stone and Song reviews
A friendship piece, set in the Fourth Age. The ways of Dwarves are strange to Legolas - 'tis like trying to understand stone with song.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,056 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 9 - Published: 5/1/2003 - Legolas, Gimli
The Thrush Who Saved Laketown reviews
The story of the death of Smaug - from a different perspective. Written for the HASA New Members Challenge.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,937 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 8 - Published: 4/27/2003 - Bilbo B.
Fire and Music reviews
A companion to Flame and Shadow - there are, after all, two sides to every story, and this is hers.
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 436 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/21/2003
Better than Gold reviews
A snapshot of life after war - and the story of Legolas' true love...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 652 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/17/2003 - Legolas, Gimli
The Tale of Amroth and Nimrodel reviews
The sad tale of Amroth, last King of Lorien, and Nimrodel. A tragic romance that stretches over two thousand years, from Lorien to the sea...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,922 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/12/2003 - Published: 3/20/2003
Flame and Shadow reviews
The Maiar are used to waiting. (Featuring Gandalf)
Silmarillion - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 522 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Published: 3/20/2003
Unexpected reviews
Eowyn's thoughts, on the morn of a very special day. Sometimes the world is both unfair and unexpected. AU
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 621 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/15/2003 - Eowyn
Finduilas' Dance reviews
Soon after Faramir's birth, Finduilas returns to her family in Dol Amroth. Slight angst.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 995 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/14/2003