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Joined 12-29-12, id: 4446637, Profile Updated: 12-20-13
Author has written 5 stories for Hobbit, and Sherlock.

“The town was paper, but the memories were not.”


Hullo there. I'm rothSpiegelMan, and I write things. The things I write usually have to do with related to hobbits and dwarves, or consulting detectives and jumpers. I also read things. The things I read also have to do with hobbits and dwarves, or consulting detectives and jumpers.

Outside of this site, I do things. Such things include drawing, reading, playing the violin, reading webcomics, researching for my writing, eating Wheat Chex, avoiding my homework, eating chocolate, wearing scarves, looking up men who meet the criteria of Tall, Dark, and British, eating anything really, and screaming about fandoms. The screaming is a bit of a problem. Take comfort in the fact that I'm doing absolutely nothing to help it.

(But to anyone in the theater with me after I saw Desolation of Smaug, or Star Trek, or An Unexpected Journey: I'm so sorry.)

I also like to pretend things. I like to pretend I'm not a first year university student waiting for the gates of Mord- I mean, college to let me loose into the wild. I like to pretend I have some idea of what I like to do when I grow up. Or at least, any idea that does not have to do with certain dwarves and consulting detectives. They are frankly quite hard to find around here. Bastards.

Oh, and I also say offensive things. As does most of my writing. Sorry if that's not to your liking. If it is, welcome to the mothafuckin parade mothafuckaaaas!


Works in progress:

Mirra of Nowhere
Rating: T
Fandom: The Hobbit
Pairings: Thorin/OC
Universe: Movie/Book canon pre-Hobbit events
Warnings: angst, blood and gory fight scenes, minor bout of slavery

When Bilbo meets a mysterious woman in Mirkwood named Mirra, he finds she knows more about Thorin and the quest than is comforting. This prompts a simple question, “How did you meet Thorin?” A question so easy, and yet an answer quite complicated. that fills in the gaps of Thorin's life with no small amount of blood, battles, grief, and above all hope.

When Words Fail Me
Rating: a questionable T (maybe M for language)
Fandom: The Hobbit
Pairings: Thorin/Bilbo, other pairings to come (no spoilers)
Universe: Modern AU author does what she wants
Warnings: language (dropping' f-bombs like it's Nam all over again), blood and gore, acute acts of homophobia

Bilbo is a writer; not a great one, but he lives comfortably enough in a cozy house in Massachusetts, where the neighbors gossip over tea and mow their little green lawns and nothing unexpected ever happens. That is, until Bilbo runs into (literally) a batty old man at the grocery store, bringing a whole world of trouble and excitement - and a dark, handsome heir to a mining company - to his once-respectable front door.


Other Identities:

Tumblr: musicnsneakers (December 2013: should note that I am currently on hiatus, so if you follow me, I cannot follow back at this time. Nothing personal, sorry!)

Archive of Our Own: ladysassafrass (go here for lots of Sherlock one-shots)

8tracks (if you so please): amaranthus


A quote by the stupendous human being known the world around as John Green:

“…because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff… Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can’t-control-yourself love it. Hank, when people call people nerds, mostly what they’re saying is ‘you like stuff.’ Which is just not a good insult at all. Like, ‘you are too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness’.”


I don't know what else to say.

So in conclusion, butts, waffles, and the noises that penguins make.

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Last Homely Hole by ClassicalTorture reviews
Thorin wakes up in an unfamiliar room, feverish and in the care of a curious and quite gorgeous being. Last thing he remembers is tumbling down the hill in Hobbiton. Bilbo just wants to know who exactly did he have to lug to his house through the rain. Lots of new fanart to see in my profile for this! Also on AO3 /works/634116/chapters/1147495
Hobbit - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 37,808 - Reviews: 994 - Favs: 1,340 - Follows: 1,476 - Updated: 8/20 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Thorin, Bilbo B.
When the Past Encroaches on the Present by stickdonkey reviews
As Bilbo's 111th birthday draws near, he longs for the love he lost sixty years ago and is surprised when a knock at the door turns out to be someone entirely unexpected. Will Thorin's unexpected return rekindle old flames that never truly went out or will it open old wounds that have never truly closed? AU R&R written by request of animefanreader402
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 142,014 - Reviews: 474 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 404 - Updated: 7/23 - Published: 1/7/2013 - [Thorin, Bilbo B.]
I've Seen Hell by CeffylGwyn reviews
It is said that Thorin Oakenshield, one of the mighty dwarven kings of old; is buried deep under the Lonely Mountain. Tales tell of the Great Age he lived in, but for many, including Hlífhrím, a young dwarf-woman from the Longbeard clan; these are just myths and legends - small glimmers of hope in a world growing ever darker. For this is the Fifth Age and Middle-Earth has changed.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 56 - Words: 140,452 - Reviews: 902 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 291 - Updated: 6/10 - Published: 1/30/2013 - [Thorin, OC]
Heart of Courage by QueensGambit reviews
What happens when a Dunedain Ranger of the North joins the group? How about if that ranger was a woman? Will Thorin accept her presence or will she hinder the group's journey by holding them back, or will romance blossom between two unlikely people?
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 13 - Words: 32,227 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 4/16 - Published: 4/24/2013 - Thorin
And I'm Your Lionheart by Lee Whimsy reviews
The adventure doesn't end after the Battle of Five Armies. Bilbo lingers in Erebor while Thorin recovers from his wounds, and soon finds himself caught up in politics, romance, and the occasional kidnapping. Ensemble cast. AU. Eventually Thorin/Bilbo.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 75,902 - Reviews: 324 - Favs: 825 - Follows: 1,185 - Updated: 1/10 - Published: 12/19/2012 - Bilbo B., Thorin
An Unforeseen Adventure by ladypearlofarguile reviews
Thorin and Bilbo become separated from the main company. An unforeseen adventure ensues! Please comment & Review! I lurv 'em. :) Adventure/Drama/Friendship
Hobbit - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 50,408 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 343 - Updated: 12/26/2014 - Published: 12/13/2012 - Thorin, Bilbo B.
All About Thorin by lizajay12 reviews
All About Thorin is a series of romantic stories, each with an individual title and providing a complete read within each chapter. Thorin survives and returns to his forge in Ered Luin with the elf, Tauriel. Stories deal with life, the Middle-earth universe and everything - plus painting and decorating, pets, teenager angst, foreign holidays and our adorable Thorin. NEW STORIES!
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 76 - Words: 478,514 - Reviews: 327 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Thorin
Lady Firehammer by Remember How I Used To Be reviews
The dwarves had few females among them, even fewer female warriors. When Smaug took Erebor, the death toll was devastating. On that day, the few females who survived had a choice to make: remain within their domestic duties, or learn to fight. Herein is told the tale of Lina Firehammer who changed her life, and that of a king. ((Combined book/movie universe.))
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 64 - Words: 117,766 - Reviews: 620 - Favs: 516 - Follows: 640 - Updated: 12/17/2014 - Published: 12/16/2012 - Thorin, OC
Rona by ScienceExperiment5150 reviews
Long ago the Heir of the Mountain found something that would change the course of his fate. Her name was Rona. Ten years they had together as a family, but that was destroyed the moment Smaug set his sights on the Mountain.{{Not a Thorin-OFC romance}}
Hobbit - Rated: K - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,845 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 4/9/2014 - Published: 1/10/2013 - [Bofur, OC] Thorin
For Want of a Handkerchief by Lynliss reviews
Bilbo's housekeeper has a Took-ish streak, and when she discovers her employer has vanished, leaving behind his handkerchief, she takes it upon herself to track him down and return it. And perhaps find an adventure of her own along the way. Thorin/OC
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 45 - Words: 106,392 - Reviews: 881 - Favs: 644 - Follows: 895 - Updated: 1/20/2014 - Published: 1/7/2013 - Thorin
Only Human on the Inside by Sandylee007 reviews
Two times when Gregory Lestrade realizes just how very human Sherlock Holmes is. And both times the detective remembers his name. ONESHOT MILD 'THE SIGN OF THREE' spoilers.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,245 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/16/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., DI Lestrade - Complete
Senga by Elfreida reviews
Most people fall and receive a knock on the head. When Senga takes a tumble, she gets a knock to reality. Suddenly she's in a world she never dared dream actually existed and faces the enthralling prospect of joining it with thirteen dwarves, a hobbit and a wizard. How do Gandalf and Balin know who she is? Nevermind the dwarf driving her truly bonkers...
Hobbit - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 138,439 - Reviews: 227 - Favs: 296 - Follows: 272 - Updated: 1/7/2014 - Published: 1/14/2013 - [Thorin, OC] Bilbo B., Balin - Complete
The Line of Durin in Its Natural Habitat by justalotoffeelings reviews
"When Thorin is effectively held prisoner by Dis for two weeks, and ordered to take a break from all his 'royal running around', Fili and Kili get to spend more time with their uncle than usual. Shenanigans ensue." Just a collection of cute drabbles, from the perspective of a variety of characters. I aim to fill the world with happy Hobbit fanfic before TaBA comes out!
Hobbit - Rated: K - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,460 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 211 - Updated: 12/21/2013 - Published: 2/14/2013 - Thorin, Fili, Kili, Dis
Sentiment by Roselna reviews
"What is it?" Sherlock demanded. If Greg hadn't known better, he might have said Sherlock sounded...concerned. Like something horrible could be inside the box. Hell, maybe Sherlock was concerned. Greg couldn't tell anymore. (Johnlock, Military Reunion AU)
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,923 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 208 - Follows: 31 - Published: 12/17/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., DI Lestrade - Complete
Of Hilt, Haft and Hem by Estoma reviews
Of brothers, friends, promises and growing up.
Hobbit - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,331 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 7/10/2013 - Published: 1/8/2013 - Fili, Kili
The King's Burglar by MelanthiaChase reviews
A hobbit and a dwarf, the most unlikely of couples but the most passionate of loves. This is a collection of stories involving our beloved Bilbo and dear Thorin. It will be an AU piece in which Thorin and his nephews survive the final battle. There will be no order or seguence but there will be a lot of love. Thilbo Bagginshield, slash, and fluffiness...you have been warned...
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,151 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 6/12/2013 - Published: 1/25/2013 - Bilbo B., Thorin
An Unexpected Addition by Karategal reviews
All of the dwarves survive the Battle of the Five Armies, but Bilbo must return to the Shire to sort out his old life and make way for a new one in Erebor. Over one year later, Bilbo comes back to the Lonely Mountain with a recently orphaned Frodo. King Thorin isn't quite sure what to make of this new, tiny addition to his Company. Slow build, Company and character focused.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 32 - Words: 94,741 - Reviews: 2010 - Favs: 2,224 - Follows: 1,382 - Updated: 3/11/2013 - Published: 12/20/2012 - Bilbo B., Thorin - Complete
One More Adventure by cecania13 reviews
While life in the Undying Lands is everything an old hobbit could hope for and dream of, Bilbo finds himself longing for the old days, the days of his youth and adventures.
Hobbit - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,632 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 17 - Published: 1/27/2013 - Bilbo B., Thorin
Nightly Comfort by Windblown.child reviews
Thorin is not afraid to act on what he wants, even when those actions may not be for the best. Thilbo Bagginshield, bittersweet and evergreen. TO/BB with other pairings hinted at.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,517 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 1/10/2013 - Published: 1/8/2013 - [Thorin, Bilbo B.] - Complete
Poison by SearchingforSalome reviews
After their canon marriages, Aragorn ponders what could have been.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,611 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Aragorn, Eowyn - Complete
A Cure To Boredom by Ismira Daugene reviews
Sherlock is bored and begins shooting the wall. John finds another way to preoccupy him. PWP, AU, Slash, M/M
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,363 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/30/2011 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
A Game of Chess by Altariel reviews
Faramir, Éowyn after the fairy-tale wedding. Mithril Awards - Winner, Voters' Choice, Best Het.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 76,994 - Reviews: 445 - Favs: 280 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 5/9/2002 - Published: 2/14/2002 - Faramir, Eowyn
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Fugue (n) reviews
Prompt from Tumblr user a-cumberbatch-of-cookies: "A Sherlock AU were it turns out Sherlock has made up his whole life with John as a consulting detective while stuck in a coma caused by an overdose. The real John is just a kind doctor at the hospital that sits by Sherlock's bed and reads him detective stories."
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,538 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/18/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H. - Complete
A Tree Withered in Winter reviews
The five times that Thorin was called upon by his father, and the one time he wasn't.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,360 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 12/22/2013 - Published: 12/13/2013 - Thorin, Thrain, Frerin - Complete
When Words Fail Me reviews
Bilbo is a writer; not a great one, but he lives comfortably in a cozy home in Massachusetts, where the neighbors sip tea and mow their little green lawns and nothing is unexpected. That is, until he runs into (literally) a batty old man at the grocery store, bringing a whole world of trouble and excitement - and a dark, handsome heir to a mining company - to Bilbo's front door.
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,644 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 12/15/2013 - Published: 4/21/2013 - [Thorin, Bilbo B.] Gandalf
Mirra of Nowhere reviews
When Bilbo meets a mysterious woman who knows more about the quest than comforting, a question arises: "How did you meet Thorin?" A simple question with an answer quite complicated that fills in the gaps of Thorin's life with no small amount of blood, battles, grief, and above all hope. (Long, slow, painful, fight scenes) (not your typical Thorin/OC, I promise).
Hobbit - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 53,200 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 12/11/2013 - Published: 4/12/2013 - [Thorin, OC] Gandalf, Bilbo B.
Benedict (n) reviews
benedict (n.): a newly married man after having been a bachelor for a long time. [Fluffy one-shot with happy ending. No sex, minor swearing. What is a Mary.]
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,237 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/7/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mrs. Hudson - Complete