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Msg# 4540

Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by Ainaechoiriel June 06, 2005 - 23:40:42 Topic ID# 4540
Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains

Sand Circle, The (49): A L Milton
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
A day in the life of Anguo, an oliphaunt trainer. Short vignette in which
legends are retold, baths are taken, and feet are scraped.

For Love of Creation (92): Andreth
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: Sauron/OFC
As he stands on the rebuilt tower of Barad-dűr while his armies prepare to
leave for Eregion, Annatar/Sauron contemplates the desire for creation and
the consequences for those who suffer from it: FŰanor, Morgoth and Il˙vatar,
but particularly himself.

Servant of Elbereth (796): Beethoven's 7th
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
In Mordor, it is not only Gollum who follows Frodo and Sam ...

Giving Gifts (241): Dwimordene
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A boy of Harad learns a lesson from his father on the proper way to give the
most precious of gifts.

Sweet Meat (1073): Ijemanja
PG-13, Reason for Rating: horrific imagery, adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
"Shelob was gone; and whether she lay long in her lair, nursing her malice
and her misery, and in slow years of darkness healed herself from within,
rebuilding her clustered eyes, until with hunger like death she spun once
more her dreadful snares in the glens of the Mountains of Shadow, this tale
does not tell." (LOTR, book IV, chapter X) Here, then, is the untold tale of
Shelob after her encounter with Sam. Her hunger is great, but she is good at
waiting, and there are many footfalls along her dark tunnels these days...

Red Fire, Black Blood (1121): just_sphinx
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Morgoth reflects in the Void, ever remembering the one who escaped.
Featuring Morgoth, Maedhros.

Bitter as Willow (801): Nickey
PG-13, Reason for Rating: For some frightening themes
Romance Partners: N/A
Old Man Willow has vengeance within his grasp...

Cornfield, The (530): Tanaqui
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Just why is there a cornfield in the middle of an otherwise very
English-looking Shire? And how does Frodo get so far ahead of Sam that Sam
"loses" him?



SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Drabble

The Men of the South (233): Dwimordene
PG, Reason for Rating: Generally dark atmosphere
Romance Partners: none
The villainy of war is manifold: the final stages of the battle of Pelennor
Field.

Alas, Poor Ufthak! (200): Elena Tiriel
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
"'D'you remember old Ufthak? We lost him for days. Then we found him in a
corner; hanging up he was, but he was wide awake and glaring. How we
laughed! She'd forgotten him, maybe, but we didn't touch him -- no good
interfering with [Shelob]' ..." (The Two Towers, "The Choices of Master
Samwise")

Triumph Incarnate (198): Elena Tiriel
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
"And Sauron, sitting in his black seat in the midst of the Temple, had
laughed when he heard the trumpets of Ar-Pharaz˘n sounding for battle; and
again he had laughed when he heard the thunder of the storm; and a third
time, even as he laughed at his own thought, thinking what he would do now
in the world, being rid of the Edain for ever, he was taken in the midst of
his mirth, and his seat and his temple fell into the abyss. But Sauron was
not of mortal flesh, and though he was robbed now of that shape in which he
had wrought so great an evil ... yet his spirit arose out of the deep ...
and came back to Middle-earth...." (The Silmarillion, "Akallabŕth")

Orc's Best Friend (384): Forodwaith
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A moment between a warg-rider and his steed.

Roast Mutton (1362): Marta
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Bilbo tries to burgle the trolls.

Nine Riders (791): Rabidsamfan
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
A set of nine drabbles, one for each of the Black Riders, exploring their
personalities, such as they were...

Long March, The (542): Tanaqui
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
The thoughts of one of the Haradrim seen by Sam in Ithilien, just before the
Rangers attack.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Nazgul

Shadowsong (714): Ellisande
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
"But the hearts of men are easily corrupted..." Why did Sauron's corruption
work so well with men and how much of the man is left after ages in the
shadow? An attempt to look into the mind of the Lord of the Nazgul.

This Too Shall Pass (742): Isabeau of Greenlea
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
An alternate ending to the scene at Osgiliath with Frodo and the Nazgul.

Cursed Queen of Angmar (450): khazar_khum
R, Reason for Rating: violence, torture, erotic content, mature themes
Romance Partners: Witch-king/OFC (Ariashal)
Ariashal of Rhudaur is the unwitting lynchpin of her father's machinations
with the Witch-king of Angmar. And she's cursed, too.

Gift of Rule (470): Lyllyn
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
The thoughts of the Witch-king when the gift was given... and accepted.

Once (485): Meril
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
The Lord of the Nazgűl reflects on his mortal life.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Orcs

Enmities (561): AmandaK
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
While men will fight for honor, renown and riches, women have other reasons
to fight. A retrospective look at the War of the Ring from an unusual
viewpoint.

Strange Bedfellows (250): Dwimordene
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
An incident between the different armies of Orcs, after the attack on Parth
Galen.

The Last Stand (76): Soledad
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Violence and Sexual Encounters
Romance Partners: N/A
That famous last fight between ╔omer and Ugl˙k, seen from Ugl˙k's
perspective. A feeble attempt to create a glimpse of the culture of the
Uruk-hai... if there is such thing. I leave the judgement to you, oh most
gracious readers.

One Dark Day in Lugb˙rz (521): Starlight
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
The orcs of Lugburz set Gollum free.

Full Circle (348): Werecat
PG, Reason for Rating: disturbing images
Romance Partners: n/a
"Beasts, they've called us". So end the days of Kolgrun, last warrior of the
race of orcs.

Wish upon a star (194): Werecat
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Rating and warning for violence and disturbing
subjects, although nothing graphic
Romance Partners: interspecies (orc/OFC)
Girl falls to Middle Earth, hoping to meet the object of her desire:
Legolas. However, things turn quite differently from what she expected. AU,
of course. Parody/Black humour. Rating and warning for violence and
disturbing subjects, although nothing graphic.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Poetry

Melkor (440): Joan Milligan
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Melkor during the Great Music.

Sauron (442): Joan Milligan
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Sauron during the Akallabŕth.

Death Doth Come (936): Marta
PG-13, Reason for Rating: horrific elements
Romance Partners: n/a
An extending and slight reworking of the Barrow-wight's song.

Prince of Pride (577): Marta
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
"Out of the deeps of Ea she came to the aid of Manwe; for Melkor she knew
from before the making of the Music and rejected him, and he hated her, and
feared her more than all others whom Eru made." ("Of the Valar", Valaquenta,
Silmarillion) A sonnet, from ManwŰĺs POV.

Under the Lonely Mountain Cold (965): Marta
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A dwarf drinking song about the death of Smaug.



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Msg# 4567

Re: Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by C Dodd June 07, 2005 - 18:33:51 Topic ID# 4540
On 6/7/05, Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains
>
> SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Drabble
>
> Nine Riders (791): Rabidsamfan
> G, Reason for Rating: N/A
> Romance Partners: N/A
> A set of nine drabbles, one for each of the Black Riders, exploring their
> personalities, such as they were...
(and from the same post...)
> SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Nazgul


It wasn't submitted that way, but given the proximity of the
subcategories in the post it occured to me to ask whether or not "Nine
Riders" should be in, (or also in), the subcategory for the Nazgul.
It is both a drabble series and about Nazgul, so either subcategory or
both is correct.

Msg# 4577

Re: Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by Ainaechoiriel June 08, 2005 - 0:02:45 Topic ID# 4540
All true drabbles and drabble series have to go in Drabbles subcategories.

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

"This evil cannot be concealed by the power of the Elves," Elrond said, "for
it is Windows-compatible, and freeware at that." --H.F.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of C Dodd
> Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 6:34 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1
>
> On 6/7/05, Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
> > Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains
> >
> > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Drabble
> >
> > Nine Riders (791): Rabidsamfan
> > G, Reason for Rating: N/A
> > Romance Partners: N/A
> > A set of nine drabbles, one for each of the Black Riders, exploring
> > their personalities, such as they were...
> (and from the same post...)
> > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Nazgul
>
>
> It wasn't submitted that way, but given the proximity of the
> subcategories in the post it occured to me to ask whether or
> not "Nine Riders" should be in, (or also in), the subcategory
> for the Nazgul.
> It is both a drabble series and about Nazgul, so either
> subcategory or both is correct.
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Msg# 4625

Re: Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by Marta Layton June 08, 2005 - 2:00:48 Topic ID# 4540
> Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains
>
> SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Orcs
>
> Wish upon a star (194): Werecat
> PG-13, Reason for Rating: Rating and warning for violence and
> disturbing
> subjects, although nothing graphic
> Romance Partners: interspecies (orc/OFC)
> Girl falls to Middle Earth, hoping to meet the object of her desire:
> Legolas. However, things turn quite differently from what she
> expected. AU,
> of course. Parody/Black humour. Rating and warning for violence and
> disturbing subjects, although nothing graphic.
>

Delete "Rating and warning..." sentence? Its already included in
"reason for rating".

Marta
*****
Home is where you hang your @.


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Msg# 4626

Re: Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by Marta Layton June 08, 2005 - 2:00:58 Topic ID# 4540
On 7 Jun 2005, at 19:33, C Dodd wrote:

> On 6/7/05, Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
> > Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains
> >
> > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Drabble
> >
> > Nine Riders (791): Rabidsamfan
> > G, Reason for Rating: N/A
> > Romance Partners: N/A
> > A set of nine drabbles, one for each of the Black Riders, exploring
> their
> > personalities, such as they were...
> (and from the same post...)
> > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Nazgul
>
>
> It wasn't submitted that way, but given the proximity of the
> subcategories in the post it occured to me to ask whether or not "Nine
> Riders" should be in, (or also in), the subcategory for the Nazgul.
> It is both a drabble series and about Nazgul, so either subcategory or
> both is correct.
>

Hi C Dodd,

Drabbles (and drabble series where each element is exactly 100 words)
need to go in drabble categories. I explained this in more detail in a
reply to Mari, replying to the hobbits check-ballot.

Anyway, am I right in assuming that each piece of the series is 100
words? If so, it needs to stay in the RP: Villains/Drabble subcategory.
But thanks for the suggestion!

Marta
*****
Home is where you hang your @.


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Msg# 4634

Re: Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by C Dodd June 08, 2005 - 7:27:50 Topic ID# 4540
That makes sense. Thank you.

On 6/8/05, Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
> All true drabbles and drabble series have to go in Drabbles subcategories.
>
> --Ainaechoiriel
> MEFA Admin and Founder
>
> "This evil cannot be concealed by the power of the Elves," Elrond said, "for
> it is Windows-compatible, and freeware at that." --H.F.
>
> http://gabrielle.sytes.net/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
>
> Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com
>
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>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> > [mailto:MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of C Dodd
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 6:34 PM
> > To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1
> >
> > On 6/7/05, Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
> > > Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains
> > >
> > > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Drabble
> > >
> > > Nine Riders (791): Rabidsamfan
> > > G, Reason for Rating: N/A
> > > Romance Partners: N/A
> > > A set of nine drabbles, one for each of the Black Riders, exploring
> > > their personalities, such as they were...
> > (and from the same post...)
> > > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Nazgul
> >
> >
> > It wasn't submitted that way, but given the proximity of the
> > subcategories in the post it occured to me to ask whether or
> > not "Nine Riders" should be in, (or also in), the subcategory
> > for the Nazgul.
> > It is both a drabble series and about Nazgul, so either
> > subcategory or both is correct.
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Msg# 4659

Re: Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1 Posted by Ainaechoiriel June 09, 2005 - 0:48:53 Topic ID# 4540
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Marta Layton
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 1:11 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Races/Places: Villians, Check Ballot #1
>
> > Check Ballots for Main Category Races/Places: Villains
> >
> > SubCategory: Races/Places: Villains: Orcs
> >
> > Wish upon a star (194): Werecat
> > PG-13, Reason for Rating: Rating and warning for violence and
> > disturbing subjects, although nothing graphic Romance Partners:
> > interspecies (orc/OFC) Girl falls to Middle Earth, hoping
> to meet the
> > object of her desire:
> > Legolas. However, things turn quite differently from what she
> > expected. AU, of course. Parody/Black humour. Rating and
> warning for
> > violence and disturbing subjects, although nothing graphic.
> >
>
> Delete "Rating and warning..." sentence? Its already included in
> "reason for rating".
Okay

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

"This evil cannot be concealed by the power of the Elves," Elrond said, "for
it is Windows-compatible, and freeware at that." --H.F.

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