Author has written 8 stories for Lord of the Rings.
AS OF 5.15.12
I wouldn't hold your breath, or anything, but you might be seeing a new chapter on "Lost Tales of My Father" sometime soon! :)
It feels good to be writing again...
All of my stories concerning Faramir (Lost Tales of My Father, Shattered, and Into Shadow) are one large, inter-connected story. I have developed a "canon" of my own for my Faramir stories, and I strive to be consistent throughout. For instance, something that happens to Faramir in Shattered or Into Shadow will have happened in the past in Lost Tales of My Father. You don't need to read all of them to be able to understand the individual plot lines, but there may be references between them at times--which I hope my more devoted readers will pick up on! Thank you, and happy reading!
Random Story Ideas That May Or May Not Ever Be Written:
-- "Nine For Mortal Men" --
(LotR) "To Men he gave nine, for Men proved in this matter as in others the readiest to do his will. Those who used the Nine Rings became mighty in their day, kings, sorcerers, and warriors of old. They obtained glory and great wealth, yet it turned to their undoing..."
-- "Till Death" --
(LotR) When Faramir and Eowyn exchanged their wedding vows, they committed themselves to one another. Neither of them had any idea of how deep a commitment it would become...
-- "Captain of Gondor" --
(LotR) They depended on him as their leader, their guide through the darkness that slowly crept upon Gondor. He was their champion, their hero. He was the one they trusted. He was the one they would give their lives for. They could never have known that he was as lost as their were...
-- "Twilight" --
(LotR) The quality of a man's life is shown in the lives he touches, the people he changes forever. Faramir, Captain of Gondor, has shown his quality. He saved a nation, brought courage to Gondor, and guided its people through eight decades of strife and difficulty. Now it is time for his nation to repay him.
-- "The One Whom I Trust" --
(LotR) (AU) "Do you wish then that our places had been exchanged?" "Yes, I wish that." If Denethor had sent Faramir rather than Boromir to the Council of Elrond at Imladris, would he have refused the Ring, or would he have suffered the same tormented fate as his beloved brother? Would Gandalf have perished? Would Frodo and Sam have gone into Mordor alone? This story plunges deep into the heart of these questions in a retelling of Tolkien's wonderful tale with a twist that may turn the Fellowship down a better path, or may plunge Middle-Earth into darkness forever...
-- "Faramir, Prince of Harad" --
(LotR) (AU) Faramir, second son of Steward Denethor of Gondor, and Esfandiar, second son of Amir Javad of Harad, were exchanged at birth to prevent the outbreak of war between their two nations. Unlike Esfandiar, however, Faramir was never told the truth about his Gondorian heritage. He believes himself to be the full-blood son of Amir Javad, and when the heir to the Amirate dies unexpectedly, things are set in motion that may reveal to Faramir his hidden ancestry.
My favorite book series and subsequently my favorite fandom is The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R.Tolkien. Faramir forever holds my heart as my favorite LotR character--he is also, unsurprisingly, my favorite fanfiction subject. Other favorites, in no particular order, include: Aragorn, Pippin, Boromir, Gandalf, Legolas, Merry, Beregond, Gimli, Elrohir, Elladan, Glorfindel, Thranduil... Oh, heck, I love 'em all!
I know a lot about The Lord of the Rings, but I could never claim to know all. There is always more to learn. If there is ever an inaccuracy in my stories, please let me know! I would be very happy to fix something that I had wrong.
Original Characters and Locations:
(every name is Sindarin unless noted otherwise)
Adrahil - first son of Faramir and Eowyn; died as an infant; named after Faramir's grandfather (Finduilas' father)
Aerandir - "Sea Wanderer" - a young Ranger; named after a companion of Earendil (LToMF)
Arama - "High Wing" - member of Elven Council of Ithilien; son of Elrohir of Rivendell (LToMF)
Arsalan - name is Persian for "Lion" - nephew of Esfandiar; High Amir of Haradwaith (LToMF)
Borodin - "Faithful Silence" - a young soldier and friend of Elboron in his youth; killed in an early campaign of the Great Eastern War (LToMF)
Boromir - "Faithful Jewel" - younger son of Prince Elphir of Dol Amroth; brother of Prince Alphros; named after Boromir, son of Denethor; member of Aragorn's council (LToMF)
Calenthil - "Shining Green Light" - an Elf-lord of Rivendell (Flame and Shadow)
Carthôl - "Red Helm" - lieutenant of Gondor who served under Elboron in an early campaign of the Great Eastern War (LToMF)
Celorod - "Silver Mountain" - member of Elven Council of Ithilien; son of Celeborn and Galadriel of Lothlorien (LToMF)
Damrod - youngest son of Lord Duinhir, who was the Lord of Morthond during the War of the Ring; member of Aragorn's council (LToMF, Into Shadow)
Deorthain - Rohirric for "Deer Lord" - soldier of Rohan, personal bodyguard of King Eomer
Elemir - "Star Jewel" - father of Elfin (LToMF)
Elenar - "Star Flame" - soldier of the King's Guard in Minas Tirith (LToMF)
Elfin - "Star Hair" - soldier sworn into Elboron's White Company (LToMF)
Elfain - "Star Clouds" - member of Elven Council of Ithilien; son of Erestor of Rivendell (LToMF)
Elheled - "Star Glass"- an Elf of Mirkwood Forest, friend of Legolas Greenleaf (Shattered)
Eltarma - "Star Pillar" - Elvencapital in Ithilien, located to the west of Ithilduin; named for the pillar-shaped fountain in the center of the city which sparkles like hundreds of stars in the sunlight
Eryndil - "Lover of Woods" - son of Bergil and grandson of Beregond; Captain of the White Company; named after the woods in Ithilien where he was born and raised (LToMF)
Esfandiar - name taken from a character in Persian epic "Shahnameh" - High Amir of Haradwaith (LToMF)
Faramith - "Grey Hunter" - member of Elven Council of Ithilien; son of Thranduil of Mirkwood; brother of Legolas (LToMF)
Firion - "Mortal Man" - soldier of the King's Guard in Minas Tirith (LtoMF)
Forlong II - son of Lord Forlong I, who was the lord of Lossarnach during the War of the Ring; member of Aragorn's council (LToMF, Shattered, Into Shadow)
Gelinhir - "Green Lord" - member of Elven Council of Ithilien; son of Thranduil of Mirkwood; brother of Legolas (LToMF)
Gilion - "Lord of Stars" - a scholar of Minas Tirith, childhood tutor of Faramir (LToMF)
Girithil - "Moon Ship"- member of Elven Council of Ithilien; son of Gelinhir; nephew of Legolas (LToMF)
Glorbrethil - "Gold Birch" - an Elf of the city Eltarma in Ithilien, friend of Legolas Greenleaf (Shattered)
Glosfalath- "Dazzling White Shore" - son of Lord Golasgil, who was the lord of Anfalas during the War of the Ring; member of Aragorn's council; named after the shores of Valinor (Shattered, Into Shadow)
Glutazh - orc captain from Mordor - This name is supposedly in the Black Speech, but since there are so few words recorded of the Black Speech, it doesn't really mean much of anything. It sounds like an orc name, though, right? (LToMF)
Imeryn - "Between Woods" - capital cityin Emyn Arnen of the princedom of Ithilien; named for the vale in which it sits, upon either side of which there is a hill crested with a ring of trees
Ithilduin - "Moon River"- Elven city in Ithilien, located near Imeryn; named for the river which floods its streets and reflects the moon at night
Krismoth - "Cleaving Dusk" - member of Elven Council of Ithilien (LToMF)
Laurelinde - "Golden Singer" - daughter of Aragorn and Arwen, wife of Elboron, and mother of Barahir; named after Lothlorien (Laurelindorenan) where her great-grandmother Galadriel lived (LToMF)
Massoud Amjad - name is Persian for "Fortunate," "Prosperous," "Happy" - Harad emissary to Gondor; killed by Elboron (LToMF)
Nimhiril - "White Lady" - daughter of Faramir and Eowyn and sister to Elboron; named after her father's nickname for Eowyn (LToMF, Shattered, Into Shadow)
Nim-hiril Rochiel - "White Lady Horse-Daughter" - a nickname of Eowyn given to her by the Elves of Ithilien
Orodreth - son of Lord Hirluin the Fair, who was the lord of Pinnath Gelin during the War of the Ring; named after the 16th Ruling Steward of Gondor (Shattered, Into Shadow)
Seregorn - "Blood Tree"- Captain of the Ithilien Rangers in Faramir's adolescence (LToMF)
Turfuin - "Master of Gloom" - a captain of Minas Tirith (LToMF)
Vornalph - "Black Swan" - an Elf-lord of Rivendell (Flame and Shadow)
Canon Tolkien Characters Who Never Appeared In The Books But For Whom I Have Written:
(so as to differentiate between them and my original characters)
Alphros - 24th Prince of Dol Amroth; son of Prince Elphir; cousin of Elboron and Nimhiril (LToMF)
Barahir - son of Elboron and Laurelinde; grandson of Faramir; future Steward of Gondor (LToMF)
Derufin - son of Lord Duinhir (LToMF)
Dervorin - Lord of Ringlo Vale (Shattered, Into Shadow)
Duilin - son of Lord Duinhir; heir of Morthond (LToMF)
Duinhir - Lord of Morthond; member of Aragorn's council (LToMF)
Elboron - Steward of Gondor; son of Faramir and Eowyn (LToMF, Shattered, Into Shadow)
Eldarion - son of Aragorn and Arwen; future King of Gondor (LToMF, Shattered, Into Shadow)
Elfwine - King of Rohan; son of Eomer and Lothiriel; cousin of Elboron and Nimhiril (LToMF)
Elphir - 23rd Prince of Dol Amroth; son of Prince Imrahil; cousin of Faramir (Shattered, Into Shadow)
Finduilas - daughter of Prince Adrahil of Dol Amroth; sister of Prince Imrahil; wife of Denethor and mother of Boromir and Faramir (Shattered)
Lothiriel - daughter of Prince Imrahil; sister of Elphir; cousin of Faramir; wife of Eomer (Shattered)
Ossë - Maia; master of the seas; servant of the Vala Ulmo (Shattered)
Uinen - Maia; Lady of the Seas; wife of Ossë (Shattered)
"Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo."
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