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Msg# 4596

Races/Places: Elves, Check Ballot #2 Posted by Ainaechoiriel June 08, 2005 - 0:36:05 Topic ID# 4596
Mist (731): bernstein_nixe
PG, Reason for Rating: implied romance, death
Romance Partners: Legolas/Haldir
Legolas remembers the night he lost Haldir, and breaks a promise he couldn’t
keep.

Shipwright (1053): Berzerker Prime
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A great weight has fallen upon the Lord of Mithlond. He must pass it to
another or the west shall fall before the east.

The Prince and the Shipwright (1317): Dragon
PG, Reason for Rating: violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Young Gil-galad story in which Ereinion is sent to live with Cirdan at the
Havens for safekeeping. Very cute and fluffy (and sockslidingly) but a bit
sad sometimes.

sworn brothers (864): elfqueen2003
PG, Reason for Rating: abuse and violence
Romance Partners: N/S
: Elrond and Elros discover that their friend prince Thranduil (who is 25
years younger than them) is the victim of Ophoror's anger. Can the twins
help him cope with memories? PG for mention of child abuse just to be safe

Uninvited (1020): just_sphinx
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Mild descriptions of wartime violence.
Romance Partners: N/A
In Mandos, Maedhros searches for someone, and realizes that invitations
aren’t always necessary.

Back to the Valley (590): Thundera Tiger
PG, Reason for Rating: violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Bruised and broken, an elven prisoner in Barad-dûr finds that a memory from
his past can be put to use in unexpected ways. Unsung heroes have to do
their own singing.

I Won't! (570): TopKat
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Mild romantic content.
Romance Partners: Erestor/Glorfindel
Erestor's inner thoughts on his relationship with Glorfindel.

Bread of the Mírdain (595): tyellas
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes, implied slash
Romance Partners: Annatar/Celebrimbor
A story about elvish food, written as a small insert into the series "One
Ring to Bind Them". Celeborn raises taxes, Elves eat food, Celebrimbor
introduces Celeborn to Annatar for the first time, and we find what Annatar
thinks about eating. (Also features a young Celebrían.) One discreet slash
moment does not change the PG rating here.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: Drabble

Optics II (1186): Dwimordene
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
After Celebrian's departure, Arwen finds that an old lesson brings new
insight.

The Sundering Seas (303): Elana
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: Elrond/Celebrian
Elrond comes to terms with Celebrian's departure.

Songs of Sorrow (711): Elen Kortirion
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A set of drabbles based on the Seven Deadly Sins, and the conceit of an AU
Haldir. Extrapolating from movieverse!Haldir, who appears as proud, distant,
disdainful, the very essence of a Noldo. This AU set explores how he came to
this demeanor, and the [possible] events that made him who he is.

Family Resemblance (361): Forodwaith
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
"Elrond and Arwen heal an injured Elladan."

Overheard at a Wedding (383): Forodwaith
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Elrond/Celbrían
Some comments overheard at Elrond's and Celebrían's wedding.

Under Siege (387): Forodwaith
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Arwen defends Rivendell against Sauron's onslaught during the Ring War, and
thinks about Aragorn.

The Weaving is the Easy Part (1305): Gwynnyd
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Arwen/Aragorn
Arwen at her loom

Hope (946): Marta
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Glorfindel searches for Aragorn and the Hobbits.

Three for the Elven-lords (961): Marta
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Galadriel
Galadriel accepts her ring; Celeborn's thoughts.

To Let Go (487): Meril
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Galadriel
Celeborn watches Galadriel after the destruction of the One Ring.

End of Days (649): Naresha
PG, Reason for Rating: angst
Romance Partners: N/A
Galadriel sees inside her granddaughter.

Details (534): Tanaqui
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Arwen gives the Elessar back to Galadriel.

Faithful companion (1348): Tanaqui
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Beleg and his strong bow...

Refuge (1375): Tanaqui
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Elrond finds a place of refuge...



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: First Age

Sercemaitë (382): Aerlinnel
PG-13, Reason for Rating: battle gore, character death
Romance Partners: n/a
The third Kinslaying, as seen from the other side. What royals don't tell
plebeians won't hurt them...right?

Marred Stars (673): Bejai
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
This is the tale of two lords of the Teleri and the final sundering of that
vast host. Olwe and Elmo, the brothers of Elwe, make their choices.

A Family Affair (1054): Celandine Brandybuck
PG-13, Reason for Rating: risque humour, adult themes
Romance Partners: Fingon/Maedhros
A series of related vignettes: In Valinor, Galadriel has a trying moment
when talking to her cousin Maedhros. After Maedhros and his other cousin
Fingon discuss matters with his mother Nerdanel, the latter confronts his
father Feanor with some hard truths. Silmarillion-based. AU, humor.

Cool Waters (692): DragonLady7
PG, Reason for Rating: violence
Romance Partners: n/a
"The Fall of Gondolin": "...so perished the Lord of the Fountain after fiery
battle in cool waters." An important episode in the Fall of Gondolin, from
the point of view of Glorfindel.

The Last Fruit (728): Finch
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: Finarfin/Eärwen
How things went for Finarfin and Earwen after the Curse of Mandos.

One Word (1081): Joan Milligan
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A Noldorin exile ponders matters of language after Thingol's ban of Quenya.

Anessë (1021): just_sphinx
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Descriptions of war-ravaged places. Some adult
themes.
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Galadriel, Dior/Nimloth
‘After name’. Dior arrives in Menegroth after the passing of Elu Thingol,
and recieves more than the throne of the Sindar.

Bound by Difference (1119): just_sphinx
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Fëanor/Nerdanel, Fëanor/Galadriel
Feanor's thoughts on Nerdanel and Artanis, reflecting on the differences and
similarities between two of the most important people in his life. Vignette.

Incomprehensible (696): mir_noldoris
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes, implied slash
Romance Partners: Fingon/Maedhros
Amrod and Amras are amused and intrigued by their brother Maedhros' meeting
with someone called Findekano. An unashamed bit of fluff made of
polysyllabic words, precocious children, and some romantic backstory. Very
mild slash.

Gathering the Pieces (13): Tehta
PG, Reason for Rating: Generally dark atmosphere
Romance Partners: N/A
A Maedhros-sans-hand story which is darker than most. Maedhros views his
life's work as a game. He plots his moves and gathers some important pieces.

L for Love (1128): Tehta
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Daeron/Lúthien
Daeron of Doriath is remembered for two things: his love of Luthien, and the
invention of the Cirth script. In this vignette, Celeborn discovers that the
two are not unrelated.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: Imladris

Twilight, The (399): Aerlinnel
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Elrohir struggles to come to terms with Arwen's choice.

Sapphire Aurae (164): Bejai
PG-13, Reason for Rating: adult themes, erotic content, violence
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Galadriel, Elrond/Celebrian
There are times when duty must be higher than love. There are
responsibilities that, once taken up, cannot be put down. None who ever bore
a Ring of Power was unchanged -- nor were those who dared to love even
knowing such truths. This is a tale of Elrond, Celebrian, Vilya, Galadriel,
Celeborn, Nenya, and the fading years of the Elves.

Kings of Men (1267): Cirdan
PG-13, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Elladan and Elrohir speak with their father Elrond and decide to remain in
Middle-earth.

Spirit Reforged (725): Erin's Daughter
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
The thoughts of the elf who reforged Narsil as Andúril.

First Words (1324): Jay of Lasgalen
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
The twin sons of Elrond learn to speak.

Letter From Elladan (1080): Jay of Lasgalen
PG, Reason for Rating: intense theme
Romance Partners: n/a
What were the thoughts of those leaving for a hopeless battle at the gates
of Mordor? A letter written on the eve of war from a son to his father.

What Cannot be Undone (1013): Zimraphel
PG-13, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
When a grieving, angry Elladan and Elrohir return home with a sharp tongue
and a grisly trophy of their orc-slaying, they cross paths with Glorfindel.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: Lothlorien

Partings (1215): Bodkin
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
In the wake of the Ring's destruction, Galadriel and Celeborn prepare for
their parting.

In Dreams (679): Celandine Brandybuck
R, Reason for Rating: erotic content
Romance Partners: Haldir/m
Haldir's dreams lead him to decide to join the rangers that protect
Lothlorien. Adult themes of sexuality, but no language or violence. Tries to
develop ideas of culture and society among Elves.

Shadows of the Past (1058): Celandine Brandybuck
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: Haldir/m
In Lothlorien, Gimli hears Haldir and Legolas converse about many things:
trees, Dwarves, secrets kept and told. How can the dead be best honored? AU
in some respects, primarily bookverse but influenced by the film.

The Lady’s Gift (979): Dreamflower
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
Galadriel prepares her gift for a faithful gardener...

Wisdom Long Obscured (1012): just_sphinx
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
As Aragorn mourns Gandalf's fall, words from an equally esteemed, but often
neglected, Elf Lord comfort him. Set during the Fellowship's stay in Lorien,
featuring Aragorn and Celeborn. Purely written for the sake of a certain
silver haired Elf.

Stability (617): kharessa_bloodroses
PG, Reason for Rating: mild language
Romance Partners: N/A
Haldir takes care of his little brothers after a long day on duty.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: Mirkwood

Minuial (222): Cheryl
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
On the morning of his first scouting trip as a warrior of Mirkwood, Legolas
has a conversation with his father.

Creature of Fire (1218): daw the minstrel
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Violence
Romance Partners: Legolas/OFC
Set in the year 2770 TA, this story follows Legolas through adventures both
personal and canonical. Those who recognize the date from "The Tale of
Years" will know that a creature of fire is about to descend on Dale.

Time's Turnings (156): daw the minstrel
PG, Reason for Rating: Violence
Romance Partners: None
Legolas is a young warrior, testing his skills and trying to earn the
respect of his father and older brothers.

The Letter (1201): Isil Elensar
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Thranduil, King of Mirkwood, receives a mysterious letter of great urgency.
He has to deal with sending off his son ointo the unknown and his return.

Winter Encounters (294): jastaelf
G, Reason for Rating: G-rated
Romance Partners: n/a
Thranduil receives an unexpected message and VERY unexpected guests, and has
a chance to explore some old prejudices with a new... friend?

Alas for the Wailing of the Gulls (1079): Jay of Lasgalen
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
A gap-filler from the book, of what may have happened on the ride of the
Grey Company to Pelargir when Legolas first hears the cry of the gulls.
Characters: Legolas, Gimli, Elrohir, Elladan, Aragorn.

Good Enough (217): Karenator
PG-13, Reason for Rating: mild violence, mild romance
Romance Partners: OMC/OFC
Legolas and his cousin, Daeron, go on a novice training exercise with a
disagreeable novice. At home, Legolas's oldest brother, Aldamir, is dealing
with an influx of spiders into the western woods and with a lovely elleth
who has caught his eye.

Falling Out of Love (1096): Marnie
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Legolas and Celeborn discuss Sea-Longing, or the lack of it.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: Poetry

Fighting the Long Defeat (328): Elvenesse
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Elrond's thoughts during the War of the Ring (a villanelle).

Choose Your Fate (568): Ezra's Persian Kitty
PG, Reason for Rating: Mentions of romantic content
Romance Partners: Elladan/Elrohir
A discourse between brothers. In rhyme.

After Amputations (1075): Ithilwen
PG, Reason for Rating: adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Reflections of Maedhros following the loss of his hand. A Silmarillion-based
poem.

To Sing of Her (1085): Joan Milligan
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
To Gondolin, long-beloved Stone of Song.

At Losgar (604): Wild Iris
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Impressions after the burning of the ships... possibly in the voice of
Maedhros. Free verse.



SubCategory: Races/Places: Elves: Post-Ring War

Far Horizons (1214): Bodkin
PG-13, Reason for Rating: Minimal violence
Romance Partners: N/A
The elves of Middle Earth seek to find themselves new homes in the Blessed
Realm.

Heart's Ease (1217): Bodkin
G, Reason for Rating: N/A
Romance Partners: N/A
Celeborn spends time with his daughter as he settles into life in the
Blessed Realm. Featuring Galadriel and Elrond.

A Quiet Love (723): Erin's Daughter
PG, Reason for Rating: character death, adult themes
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Arwen is returning to Lothlorien after Aragorn's death. But she will not be
alone in her final days. From Celeborn's POV.

To Give Love Its Due (733): Finch
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Finrod/Amarië
Finrod returns from the Halls of Mandos.

A Walk in the Rain (104): Ithilien
PG, Reason for Rating: Discussion of husband/wife relations. Sexuality
implied.
Romance Partners: N/A
A quiet stroll through the garden proves that little is within our control,
even when it is. A vignette featuring Arwen and Legolas.

The Far-Reaching Hand (745): Joan Milligan
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Final closure for two brothers in Valinor. (Fingolfin, Finarfin)

The Soul of a Sinda (959): Marta
G, Reason for Rating: n/a
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Celeborn observes Arwen in the Houses of Healing, shortly after her marriage
to Aragorn. (A double-drabble.)


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