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Author has written 14 stories for Silmarillion, Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter.
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Main Fandoms (if you are looking for stories):Silmarillion/Lord of the Rings/Hobbit - main fandom of fandoms Doctor Who Merlin BBC Sherlock BBC Chronicles of Narnia Harry Potter Agatha Christie (yes, that is too a fandom!)
This is the place for all my Tolkien rants, so be warned.
I have many, many stories based off The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit in my head, but I haven't yet gotten around to writing them yet. Some of the stories are in the process of being written down, but I'm finding it harder to type the story than to just think it. Too many obstacles... procrastination being one of them. ;)
I find that I like to write about controversial topics or people of Tolkien's world. Right now I am writing a story about Elwing and her decisions about abandoning her sons, and another story about Gildor and his decision to not accompany Frodo is waiting in the wings. I'm not good at humor, but I aim to try my best at it in upcoming stories.
One very important point: In my headcanon, Arda (Middle-earth) is another universe entirely. It is not the history of our Earth. It's another universe in itself, and the same with Narnia. The Harry Potter universe is in a separate parallel universe, one very much like ours, except... with magic. And then there's Tolkien's actual canonical Arda, and my Arda, and Jackson Arda, and Comedic Arda, and Fan Fiction Arda... etc.
If I were an Elf, I would probably be Noldorin, because I am curious and I love to learn, but I would also be Telerin because I sing and I love the sea.
I love to criticize and praise the LotR and yes, even The Hobbit movies. See below for criticism.
I am immensely disappointed with Hobbit fanfics. Mary-Sue after Mary-Sue after Mary-Sue. Really, people. No stories from The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, anymore.
I've also started a community: Erestor's Library, which contains stories about Erestor, Glorfindel, and Lindir. No slash. I hope you read and enjoy the stories!
I'm also really disappointed you can't create more than one community! It's very annoying...
If you are interested in my art, (which of course you are!) you can find it at http:///. You'll find a few illustrations to some of my stories there. The majority is Tolkien fanart, of course. I may publish my stories there as well. Don't ask me why I chose Ellosse as a name, I forgot about fanfiction when I created the account.
My take on Silmarillion and LotR DisputesBalrogs do not have wings. The Balrog did look cool in the movie, but that was a movie. Plus, it just wouldn't fit with the Silmarillion. And when I draw Balrogs, I find that I just subconsciously don't add wings. And the Balrog of Moria probably could have flown back up the abyss. Maybe. Thranduil is not a tyrant, he is not greedy or mean. He had a right to be angry with the dwarves. The Arkenstone is not Maedhros' Silmaril. It is beautiful and the Dwarves love it, but no. Read this. http:///2014/04/22/could-the-arkenstone-be-the-silmaril-of-maedhros/ Glorfindel was born in Aman during the time of the Trees. When Frodo is at the Ford he sees Glorfindel as a shining light, of one that has dwelt in the Blessed Realm, in the Light of the Two Trees. The Entwives will be found. Eventually. I am an optimist (most of the time) and so they will. If not in Middle-earth, then in Valinor, or at the End. (Hmmm, possible story...) Pointed ears: I think that, looking at all the evidence, Tolkien did NOT imagine his Elves with pointed ears. Certain Men (Turin, especially) were mistaken too much for Elves, for Elves to have pointed ears. However, I myself draw Elves with pointed ears, and I am fine with the movies and others depicting Elves as having pointed ears. Did Amras die? I thought for a while that yes, Amras was killed in the burning of the ships, but when I started "The Cry of the Seagull" I realized that I still in the depths of my mind imagine Amras as remaining with his twin Amrod until the Third Kinslaying, when they were killed. So, I now go by the story that Amras was nearly killed, and his father and brothers thought he was until he showed up later at their camp, to much rejoicing. That probably doesn't sound probable, but okay... and I might write a short story on that. On other topics, such as Celegorm's hair colour, I might write essays on them. Rereading the Silmarillion, I discovered some evidence that could support Celegorm's being blonde. I shall post the essays here if I actually do write them. I am only willing to write essays on anything to do with Tolkien, in case you were questioning my sanity, which I assure you has flown away several years ago and never returned.
Facts about MeI am a believing Christian, and I stick up for my beliefs. I love languages. I'm currently learning Chinese and German, and I am going to try Quenya this summer. Favorite books: Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Histories of Middle-earth, Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures of Tintin, Father Brown, The Story Girl, Betsy-Tacy, The Chronicles of Narnia, the Melendy Quartet, Watership Down, Emily of New Moon, Redwall. Favorite writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Agatha Christie, J.R.R. Tolkien. Favorite music: Billy Boyd's The Last Goodbye, The Lord of the Rings (Complete Recordings) soundtracks, Enya, Loreena McKennitt, the Narnia soundtracks, classical choral Christmas music, Handel's Messiah, Faure's Requiem, The Snowman (Howard Blake), Pachelbel's Canon, Adagio for Strings. Yes, I like classical music. Hobbies: Reading, watercolor, writing, singing, reading, drawing, hiking, archery, reading. I think that some of Enya's and Loreena McKennitt's songs really fit with Middle-earth. "Prologue" reminds me of Turin Turambar, and "Evacuee" makes me think of Melian losing Luthien, for example. For one of my stories (probably not going to be written for a couple of years) I'm thinking of using quotes from some of the songs as headers. Howard Shore is great. The Hobbit was a disappointment musically (well, it was in almost every way) and I felt that it could have been far better, but "Wilderland" and the Smaug music is great. The Minas Tirith music and when the Rohirrim come to the Pelennor music are probably my favorites. (Not sure whether it would be is or are.) Jenny Dolfen is the best Tolkien artist. Ever. I suggest you (i.e. you are going to NOW) check out her blog at http:/// Her pictures are just outstanding... My favorites of them are probably "Forgiveness", and "The Oath of Feanor", and "Pain and Regret", and "The Drawing of the Sword", and "Despair and Determination", and ... well, I think you get the idea. :D My other favorite Tolkien artists are Ted Nasmith (genius at landscapes), Marya Filatova, Joe Gilronan (also genius at landscapes), John Howe (of course), and Alan Lee. I love to draw. I draw whenever I feel like it and I have paper and a pencil. Am I good? Well, I could certainly do with a lot of improvement, especially on people. But I cannot draw on a Ipad. I have tried, on my friend's Ipad, but it just doesn't work, except for "first drafts" of sketches. But give me a good sketchbook and a pencil any day. POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT: I have a feeling that, in the Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, Galadriel is going to overthrow Dol Guldur and rescue Gandalf. ANOTHER POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT: I think Tauriel will die. Or at least be horribly wounded. YET ANOTHER SPOILER ALERT: I think Bilbo has the Arkenstone... Slash: NO. I hate it and detest it, and I will always loathe it. No apologies. I will not read or write it or have anything to do with it. Mary Sues: It depends. There are a rare few in which the Mary Sue is actually a believable character and the story is well-written and consistent with canon. Keep in mind, those are very, very few! But most of the time, no. 10th Walker: I don't even try those. LotR and Hobbit pages are completely swamped by Mary Sue stories. It's extremely disappointing. I like most parodies, though! I do accept criticism. Please do be constructive in your reviews. I will do my utmost best to finish my stories. It's disappointing to find a great story, and then halfway through the author gives up. Keeping that in mind, I will finish my stories. Smaug is the best! Weta Digital did a simply spectacular job on him. I have lots and lots and lots of OCs. And, no, I honestly don't think they are Mary Sues. That's probably just me, though. :P Sometimes I say something randomly and people take it as an insult. I do not try to be insulting. It's just that people take something I say and think that it's meant to be offensive. It's not! I took a "Which Character are You from LotR" quiz and I am (drumroll)... Frodo! Which actually makes sense. Though I doubt I have the internal strength to resist the Ring for that long. And I took a "Which Character are You from The Hobbit" quiz and apparently I'm Thranduil! As this is talking about the movie - Thranduil, I am very confused... I also took four different Silmarillion character quizzes. In the first, I was Turin, which doesn't make any sense; I'm not moody, though I can overreact sometimes. In the last three I was Luthien. So, conclusion: I'm Luthien! I suppose it's because I love trees and nature and yeah. I can be very random. (But you already knew that, right?) And pretty sarcastic.
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From Lord of the Rings...Thranduil is not a tyrant, okay?! I refuse to read stories where he is portrayed as such. He was just being a good king. If you still don't believe me, read The Hobbit again. Tolkien writes that 'if the king had a weakness it was for treasure' not for beating up his subjects. In addition, he succours the Men of the Lake in their need, and Bilbo is willing to die for him. Moreover, do you really think Legolas would have been all right if he had been abused during his childhood? I rest my case! If you agree, copy and paste this into your profile, add your name to the list and spread the word. Elindë, Elven Warrior Princess, Gwedhiel0117, littledragoneyes, Elf from Downunder, Nimrodel626, Mirlasse
I am the girl that doesn't go to school dances, or games, and when I do go, I sit in a corner and read a book. I am the girl that people look through when I say something. I am the girl that spends most of her free time reading, writing, or doing other activities that most teenagers wouldn't call normal. I am the girl that people call weird and a freak either behind my back or to my face. I am the girl that doesn't spend all her time on MySpace, or talking to a girlfriend on a cell phone or regular phone. I am the girl that hasn't been asked out in a year. I am the girl that has stopped to smell the flowers and jump and splash in the rain. BUT I am also the girl who knows and is proud to be who she is, doesn’t care if people call her weird (it's a compliment), who loves reading and writing and doing the things that no one seems to have the time to do any more, who can express herself better with words than actions, who doesn't need a guy to complete her, and knows the importance of the little things. Copy and paste this onto your account, and add your name to the list, if you are anything like me, so the girls who are different and unique can know in their weakest time that they are unique but not alone: Iheartjake, TeamJacob101, Boysareadrag, The Dawn Is Breaking, secilmis yazar, Holly Marie Fowl, Liris, Meihua68, Jinmay-4-ever, Miss Ginny Weasley, SmartGirlD, JacobBlack'RAWR, Clumzylil'Pixiegrl10908, Glitterb1234, bananafreak97, UnderworldChick, Aduial Rana, littledragoneyes, Elf from Downunder, Nimrodel626, Mirlasse
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There is an author on here that has suffered from the Disappearing Syndrome, her name is Erestor. If you desperately want her to come back so she can keep writing amazing stories, please join the movement. Look left whenever you think of her, copy and paste this to your profile, and add your name to the list. EvenstarWarrior, BlackShaftedArrow, OneSizeFitsAll, Mirlasse
You Know You're a Book Nerd If: (The italicized ones apply to me)
You can randomly open to a page and know exactly what's going on.
You stay up to read a book until 4 A.M., then get back up at 7 to continue reading
Just about everything you do revolves around reading. If you're not reading, you're probably on fanfiction.net, drawing fan art, etc.
You try to get all of your friends to read your favorite books.
Everything reminds you of the book.
You quote random lines all the time.
You try to do things that the characters do, even though you know you can't.
You've gotten incredibly bored in class, and debated on doing something your favorite character can do to escape the class.
You have pictures of your favorite characters on your computer. (As your screensaver, which has earned you more than a few odd looks from people.)
You've got at least one book memorized.
You've read a specific book more than five times.
You've read a book with 400 pages in less than two days.
You talk to characters like they can hear you.
You've planned and prepared a siege on a writer's house because he/she killed a character you like.
You blatantly deny it when someone calls a character fictional.
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I am insane. Literally. Not someone who would be thrown into a padded room crazy (even though it would be fun) but I am crazy. I listen to soundtracks and know what part of the movie it’s at. I throw my book at the wall (because I love to read) and then feel sorry because I hurt it. I yell at inanimate objects. I still get mad when something bad happens to a character in a movie or a book even though I’ve seen it a bazillion times. The library is my second home. I read books over and over again until I have them memorized and I still read them. I forget where I put things, get mad when I can't find them, and then laugh when I do find them. I can't remember what I did an hour ago, let alone 5 minutes ago. So yeah, I’m crazy.
Fanfiction is for people who have a pen and know how to use it.
Fanfiction is for elves and wizards trapped in human bodies.
Fanfiction is for people who ditched reality and went for something different.
Fanfiction is for people who are different, but don't care.
Favorite Characters of Arda (not in any particular order, and I have tried to keep it to a minimum)
First AgeMaedhros Feanor Idril Luthien Beren Earendil Elwing Glorfindel Ecthelion Nerdanel Ambarussa
Second AgeTar-Miriel Celebrian Celebrimbor Elendil
Third AgeEowyn Eomer Theoden Elladan Elrohir Frodo Sam Merry Pippin Glorfindel Erestor Faramir Boromir Bilbo Gandalf
Favorite Characters of Other WorldsRemus Lupin (J.K. Rowling) Luna Lovegood (J.K. Rowling) Father Brown (G.K. Chesterton) Flambeau (G.K. Chesterton) Tommy and Tuppence (Agatha Christie) Lucy Pevensie (C.S. Lewis) Edmund Pevensie (C.S. Lewis) The Story Girl (L.M. Montgomery)
What I Don't Like About The Lord of the Rings Movies:NO TOM BOMBADIL?! Or is that a good thing for the movies, not desecrating him? I don't like Elijah Wood. At all. His acting needs improvement. (Not that I'm one to talk...) I really, really, REALLY hate how in the Extended the Witch-king breaks Gandalf's staff. No sense whatsoever in that, Jackson. The Witch-king wouldn't leave like that when he had the opportunity to kill Gandalf. At Weathertop, the hobbits rush up to the top and gather in the center. No, no! You want to have your backs to a wall! Stay at the doorway and defend that! Eomer is just... the worst actor in the movies. Nothing good there. He also doesn't look like my mental vision of the real Eomer. What were you thinking, Peter Jackson? Haldir does not come to Helm's Deep! And I don't like his portrayal! If a Wraith had come that close in "A Short Cut to Mushrooms", he would've gotten the Ring! Why didn't you show more of Eowyn and Faramir? One does not simply run and throw oneself off Minas Tirith if one is on fire. Saruman and Gandalf do not fight each other like that! The Istari were forbidden from using force like that! (Not that that applies to Saruman anymore, really.) Hugo Weaving is the second-worst actor. No.. just no. Faramir does not give into the Ring like that, trying to impress his father. Denethor does not chomp on chicken while his son goes on a suicidal charge! Jackson should have left the scene in the original Two Towers with Boromir, Denethor, and Faramir, just before Boromir's departure, it makes more sense for those who haven't yet read the books. Even Legolas can't take down an Oliphaunt like that. Gandalf actually encourages Theoden to go to Helm's Deep! There are barely any women and children in Minas Tirith at the Battle of the Pelennor! (This I can understand though, for a great psychological impact on the viewers.) Shadowfax is grey, not white. (Though I can see why, for Gandalf the White.) Saruman, did it really take that long for you to realize that Fangorn is right on your doorstep? Jackson didn't install as much psychological fear for Shelob and The Mines of Moria as he should have. Reading those parts are more scary than all these battle action scenes that are completely unrealistic. Frodo cannot grab onto a cliff as he's falling like that! And he cannot hang on with thousands of degrees of heat below him for that long! Arwen does not start off for Valinor! And she doesn't fall sick! Victory indeed, Theoden, when you are surrounded by orc spears. So, after Helm's Deep, Legolas suddenly has a sword. Frodo bites his nails a lot. No, no one can ride down a slope that steep. Eowyn does not reveal herself to Merry so quickly! At the Entmoot, the Ents decide that they will march on Isengard. Got it? Why, oh why, Gandalf, did you bring Pippin with you when you saved Faramir from the Nazgul? Sam carries all the food. Peter Jackson, you will not do the Silmarillion. I forbid you from choosing your own actor for Maedhros, at the very least. End of story. But I still applaud him for making the LotR movies. :) LotR, mind you.
Best Moment of the LOTR Movies: The Horns of the Rohirrim as they appear at the Battle of the Pelennor. The best moment ever. Tears come into my eyes every time.
Best Moment of The Hobbit Movies: When Bilbo starts the cascade of gold and Smaug's eye appears, and the gold shifts from Smaug's movement, showing that he is simply gigantic... the psychological terror is great.
What I Don't Like about The Hobbit Movies:Dwalin is very antagonistic, and I don't like it. Fili and Kili have real golden beards! And so does Thorin! Beorn doesn't look like a bear. If anything, he looks like a hawk. Too many action scenes, not enough plot. One does not simply get up with no lasting injuries after one has been bitten by a Warg. Sauron and Gandalf do not fight like that! The Istari are forbidden from using force! And Gandalf sneaks in, sneaks out of Dol Guldur! I don't like Legolas. He was ok in LOTR, now he's even worse. And I don't like Thranduil's character. (That part with the "fire-drakes of the North" and the skin being burned away was just weird.) But the actor did a very good job with him. Bilbo does not take off the Ring in Erebor with Smaug! NO! WHY DID YOU? The Dwarves do not try to kill Smaug! And molten gold would have at least seriously injured Smaug! It's pronounced "Smog." That's how I've always pronounced it! Just because Elven "au" is pronounced that way doesn't mean it's that in Westron. That's my excuse, anyways. ;) Thorin on top of Smaug's jaw? No. Just no. Legolas seems to have a penchant for skateboarding. And don't get me started on the love-triangle... That healing scene - worst part of the movies. Only Elves who has been to Valinor during the Years of the Trees can glow like that, and Tauriel, at the age of 600, clearly has not been to Aman. And Kili's wound is a clear rip-off of Frodo's wound at Weathertop. But Smaug... Smaug, on the other hand, is brilliant. And Bilbo is awesome and adorable and huggable and amazing and wonderful. *coughcough*
To clarify, I love watching the movies. I mean, it's Middle-earth! There are some things that make me cringe *coughcoughWitchkingbreakingGandalf'sstaff* but I will still watch the movies and enjoy them. It's something (well, this is going to sound contradictory) that is in its own right, as movies. Something almost separate from Middle-earth. I still have my own vision of Frodo, Sam, Galadriel, Legolas, etc. (Though Ian McKellen was so good that he nearly took over my vision of Gandalf, and the same for Martin Freeman, who is my favorite actor ever). It's a different universe. To quote a comment on a review of Desolation of Smaug by Michael Martinez, the URL of which I put below the quote,
"I gradually developed what I called my love-hate relationship with the movies. I tried to enjoy the sweet bits and forgive the sour ones... Jackson made a bold attempt to film the unfilmable. He exceeded my expectations, but fell short of my hopes... The dearer a book is to someone the harder it is to appreciate the movie I suspect, but the shark has been so profoundly jumped in the “Desolation of Smaug” that any remaining emotional connection I have between the books and these films is severed. Ironically, that is a very good thing for me. I enjoyed the second Hobbit movie more than any of the others. I struggled to enjoy the LOTR trilogy and the first “Hobbit” film. The myriad flaws that I perceived in them weighed heavy on me, and I had to be of two minds to watch them. Part of me liked them, another did not. Now I can catch a glimpse of Middle-earth free from care." - Mim
Exactly. I love watching the movies for the funny lines (see below), the emotional moments, the scary parts, the amazing animation (Smaug), and most of all, well, something I can't put into words. The Middle-earthiness of it, yet so distanced from the books.
(What would my English teacher say if she read this, with the introduction of quotes, the quotes themselves, the explanation of quotes, and citations? She better be proud.)
Best of the Best Quotes from LOTR and The Hobbit Movies: (in moderate chronological order and written as best I can right now)"Wasn't talking to you!" "There's something else out there!" "This was your idea!" "I don't like half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." "Sam, we're still in the Shire. What could possibly happen?" "It's only a couple of carrots!" "And some cabbages..." "Yes, Pippin! My point is, he's clearly overreacting!" "One does not simply walk into Mordor..." "You'll need someone of intelligence on this mission... quest... thing." "Fool of a Took!" "They have a cave troll." "Nobody tosses a dwarf." "How many did you eat?" "Four." "Po-ta-toes! Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick them in a stew!" "We likes it rrraww, and wwwrrriggling..." "Your bodyguard?" "His gardener." "Hrrmph! You could've picked a better spot!" "Don't tell the Elf." "The closer we are to danger, the farther we are from harm." "The sun is rising." "Only, you've never done a hard day's work." "It's a quality establishment." "World's back to normal." "No, it isn't. I'm starving." "Up up up up up the stairs we go, and into, the tunnel!" "Oh, I'll never hear the end of it..." "And that's for my old gaffer!" "Arise, Riders of Theoden! Spears shall be shaken, shields shall be splintered, a sword day, a red day, and the sun rises!"
Wow... and you read through all that! Congratulations, you have earned the One True Ring of Power! *hands ring over with a seemingly innocent grin and a bow whilst shoving away weird skinny creature muttering to itself*
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