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Msg# 1883

Check Ballot Season is officially over Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:06:53 Topic ID# 1883
And the deadline has come for author approvals. Thus 10 stories will be
removed from consideration, and the Elves/Vignette category is no longer
viable.

Give me a few minutes to work out where the remaining 4 vignettes should go
and I'll get the web page updated and perhaps even the final check ballots
out tonight. If not tonight, tomorrow.

--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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com



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Msg# 1884

Adventure Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:44:53 Topic ID# 1884
Adventure
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Pre-LOTR
AP1: Betrayal by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1078024
Rating: PG-13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After a long absence, Legolas is finally returning home to
Mirkwood. But what will he and Aragorn find when they get there? Trouble
more severe than either of them could have ever guessed is stirring in the
Wood-elves realm and treachery beyond imagining. The resulting struggle may
be more than either the elf or the ranger can handle... and if they can't,
then not only they, but all of Mirkwood is doomed.

Pre-LOTR
AP2: Black Breath by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=995542
Rating: PG-13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When tragedy strikes, the last thing Legolas wants to do is leave
Rivendell and his friends... but when he does, what will he encounter? And
will Aragorn be able to save him from it before the elf prince loses more
than just his life?

Pre-LOTR
AP3: Change of Heart, Change of Mind by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=761260
Rating: PG-13 minor violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn and Legolas are beginning to become friends, but not
everyone in Mirkwood looks kindly on this, or upon they young human ranger.
When Legolas' life is threatened, Aragorn is the one person available who
knows how to save him, but will the others listen to him before it is too
late?

Pre-LOTR
AP4: Elflings by CC
URL: http://www.angelfire.com/wv/night/elflings.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elladan and Elrohir try to prove that they are old enough to leave
the house by themselves.

Pre-LOTR
AP5: Exile by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=773753
Rating: PG-13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Aragorn is accused of murder, he and Legolas risk everything,
including their lives, to discover the truth. But just how much will justice
end up costing?

Pre-LOTR
AP6: First Meetings by Siobhan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=742784
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn and Legolas meet for the first time. Aragorn is in his
early twenties and nearly gets killed when he ignores his adopted father's
good advice. Legolas finds him, but must fight the demons of his past in
order to help the young human.

Pre-LOTR
AP7: Icicle Cream by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/IcicleCream.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: First snowy day in Rivendell, the twins want icicle cream.

Pre-LOTR
AP8: Mistaken Identity by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=916415
Rating: PG-13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A dark elf with a burning hatred for men is terrorizing the
countryside around Rivendell. Unfortunately, that elf bears a striking
resemblance to Prince Legolas. An innocent visit from Mirkwood to Rivendell
lands Legolas in more trouble than he bargained for, but he is not the only
one, because when the dark elf's deadly designs become focused on Aragorn,
everyone finds themselves in danger.

Pre-LOTR
AP9: Return by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=810392
Rating: PG-13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas and Aragorn venture into the Mines of Moria to help Balin,
only to get more than they bargained for. Meanwhile, Mirkwood is falling
into darkness. Her only hope ends up resting in the hands of the two people
she has scorned, and Legolas & Aragorn will risk more than their lives to
save her.

Pre-LOTR
AP10: Vilya by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=959866
Rating: PG-13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A devastating earthquake rocks Rivendell and the surrounding areas,
leaving chaos and heartbreak in its wake. With Elrond on the brink of death,
Aragorn runs away, convinced that he is responsible. Legolas must try to
find him before the disaster can claim his life as well. Angry townspeople,
a flooding river and the forces of nature conspire against them all, leaving
no one unscathed. The waters are rising, Rivendell is about to be washed
away, and the one person who could save her lies dying.

A1: Adventurers Together by Lasse-lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=839285
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/OFC
Summary: The adventures of Glorfindel and his companion from the Last
Alliance to the Fourth Age.

A2: Bitten by Legorfilinde
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1504859
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn must travel to distant Rhun and what he finds there is much
more than he could ever imagine. When he fails to return, it is left to
Legolas to search for him and bring him home. But is he too late?

A3: Braid by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/Braid.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: On the outskirts of Mordor, Aragorn reminisces while braiding an
injured Legolas' hair.

A4: Fireside Tales by Legorfilinde
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1446414
Rating: PG-13 some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas and Aragorn share little known tales of their lives with
one another in this series of fireside tales.

A5: Forgotten Allies by JMac
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=51
Rating: R graphic violence
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: Legolas, Gandalf, Elrond and his sons return during WW2 to aid
Aragorn's descendents against the coming darkness and to retrieve a source
of power long forgotten.

A6: Hope Rekindled by Marta
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter_view.cfm?NGID=177&STID=3367&S
POrdinal=3
Rating: PG somewhat graphic violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Imrahil's experiences near the end of the Battle of the Pelennor
Fields.

A7: Messages by Shakes
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=743200
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Battle in Osgiliath, prior to the Ring War.

A8: One Of Them by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/OneOfThem.htm
Rating: PG references to violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Before the battle at Helm's Deep, Legolas thinks about his "They
cannot win this fight" comment to Aragorn. Legolas' POV.

A9: She Gave Me Three by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/SheGaveMeThree.htm
Rating: PG implied violence; battles
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Legolas' bowstring is broken after the Battle of Helm's Deep,
Gimli gives him a very special gift.

A10: The Patient by Scribe
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=60
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Doctor Aaron Stone is asked to conduct a psychiatric
examination of a patient with severe schizophrenic delusions, he finds
himself becoming the key to unlocking a mystery that alters everything he
knows of the world and his own past.

A11: The Rebel by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=790
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The day after the battle Frodo rode to Michel Delving and released
the prisoners from the Lockholes. One of the first that they found was poor
Fredegar Bolger, Fatty no longer. He had been taken when the ruffians smoked
out a band of rebels that he led from their hidings up in the Brockenbores
by the hills of Scary.--"The Grey Havens"

A12: To Save a Hobbit by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/ToSaveAHobbit.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What exactly did Elrond do to save Frodo from the Witchking?

A13: Wind and Fire by Adi
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter_view.cfm?NGID=177&STID=3367&S
POrdinal=5
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Shadowfax bears Gandalf through Minas Tirith.

A14: With Hope by Melina
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1799329
Rating: PG somewhat graphic violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Halbarad faces his destiny on the Pelennor fields.



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Msg# 1885

The Silmarillion Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:45:22 Topic ID# 1885
The Silmarillion
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

First Age
S1-1: A Brush with Destiny by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=690
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Two young Elves cross paths at Sirion who will later have much to
do with each other.

First Age
S1-2: As Little Might Be Thought by Deborah Judge
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=666649
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The development of the relationship between Maglor and his
foster-sons Elrond and Elros, from the sack of Sirion to the loss of the
Silmarils.

First Age
S1-3: Brucia la terra mia by Moralanqua
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=249
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aegnor and Angrod during the last days as Dagor Bragollach erupts
into Ard Galen.

First Age
S1-4: Dark Forge by Ithilwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=724460
Rating: PG-13 Disturbing Images
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Maeglin's life up to the Fall of Gondolin.

First Age
S1-5: Driven By Fire by Starlight10
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=939846
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In Valinor, at the feet of the Elven lord, the grief was too strong
to be put into words; but, whose fate was indeed doomed?

First Age
S1-6: Finrod's Oath by Jmac
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=52
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A short fic about the last hours of Finrod's life as he sits within
the dungeon's of Tol-in-Gaurhoth with Beren.

First Age
S1-7: Naming the Stones by Deborah Judge
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=616249
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elrond remembers the First Age, the Silmarils, and the guilt of his
people. Sequel to 'When I am Wise.'

First Age
S1-8: Pause by Sphinx
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1575&cid=6551
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: On the eve of his departure, Tuor reflects on what he must take
with him, and what he must leave behind.

First Age
S1-9: Red Dawn, Golden Flower by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=90
Rating: PG Character Death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Glorfindel leads the refugees from a burning Gondolin and faces a
foe that he cannot overcome.

First Age
S1-10: Slouching Toward Gondolin by Fileg
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=260
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Riding to the siege of Gondolin in the belly of an iron beast - a
moment in the mind of a first-age orc.

First Age
S1-11: Steadfast by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1455502
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Cast up on the shores of Nevrast, Voronwe ponders his fate.

First Age
S1-12: When I Am Wise by Deborah Judge
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=609513
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: At the end of the First Age, Elrond and Elros must choose between
mortality and immortality.

First Age
S1-13: White Wing by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1386098
Rating: PG13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Tuor tells his foster-father what he would call his house, if ever
he had one.

Incomplete
SI-1: A Veiled Light by Andreth
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=440
Rating: R some sex scenes
Romance Partners: Ilmare/Elrond/Sauron/Ereinion
Summary: A Maia is sent to Middle-earth in the Second Age and must learn to
deal with the shortcomings of a mortal body.

Incomplete
SI-2: Beneath the Light by Mouse
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=110
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Maeglin in Gondlin.

Incomplete
SI-3: Fated by Nimrodel Jen
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/N/NimrodelJen/Fated1.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Amroth/Nimrodel
Summary: One version of the story of Amroth and Nimrodel.

Incomplete
SI-4: The Silmarillion in Thirty Pages or Less by Bitten Buggy
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=530
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A summarization of Tolkien's The Silmarillion.

Incomplete
SI-5: We Were Young Once by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1750
Rating: PG some references to violence, but nothing too graphic
Romance Partners: Thranduil & Lindoriel (his future wife)
Summary: After the fall of both Doriath and Sirion, Thranduil and his father
Oropher set out to begin a new era of their lives.

Romance
SR1: Blood and Smoke by Dargelos
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=592
Rating: R Mature Sexuality
Romance Partners: Elrond/Isildur
Summary: How alike, Men and Elves. How different.'

Romance
SR2: Fell Fire by Finch
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=713372
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Aegnor and Andreth
Summary: The sad love story of Aegnor, brother of Finrod, and the mortal
woman Andreth.

Romance
SR3: Of Gold and Wood by Ladyperedhel
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=622
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Finrod/Amarie
Summary: Finrod reveals his love to Amarie.

Romance
SR4: Taming the Wildflower by Sulriel
URL: http://www.theoriginalseries.com/wildflower.htm
Rating: PG-13 Non-Explicit Romance
Romance Partners: Maedhros/OFC
Summary: This story focuses on the relationship of Maedhros and a Lady of
the House of Elwe from when they meet until their deaths before the end of
the First Age.

Romance
SR5: The Lost Tale of Dimarion and Vanyul by Gwathrenethir Nirethir (Me-Elf)

URL: http://www.tolkienonline.com/docs/11182.html
Rating: PG Mild Violence, Some Kissing (HET)
Romance Partners: M/F
Summary: Vanyul has spent much of her life laughing and playing in a river
with her friend Ulmo. When he is absent and a captive of Morgoth named
Dimarion enters her life, she is captured. Now, Ulmo must determine how to
save them both.

Romance
SR6: The Unforgettable Fire by Ithilwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=871577
Rating: R Sex Scenes
Romance Partners: Caranthir/Haleth
Summary: The ill-fated love story of Caranthir, and the mortal woman Haleth.

Second Age
S2-1: A Last Reckoning by Nol
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3661
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Ereinion Gil-galad remembers the lessons of his father, and
challenges the Enemy to a final combat above Dagorlad. Based on a verse by
Herbert Read.

Second Age
S2-2: It's In His Eyes by Larien Elensar
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/L/LarianElensar/ItsInHisEyes.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elros and Elrond have not made their choice yet. Elros chose
mortality. Maybe Celebrimbor was part of the reason.

Second Age
S2-3: Mortal Shores by Vorondis
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=259&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: PG-13 N/A
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Gil-galad gets some help from Numenor against Sauron. But what is
the price?

Second Age
S2-4: Oath Renewed by Inglor
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=906
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: How did Elendil acquire a 3000 year old sword? This may also
explain Galadriel's regard for Aragorn.

Second Age
S2-5: Seashell by Nol
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1880
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elros, on the eve of his departure to Numenor, seeks out his foster
father on the eastern shore. Of the madness of Maglor. Gapfiller, possibly
AU

S1: Cuivie by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1813532
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In the twilight before the Sun and Moon, an Ent awakens to the
presence of two Elves.

S2: Dinner Guests by Salsify
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2474
Rating: PG-13 Black humour
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The first official meeting of Elves and Dwarves, or, the importance
of a well-planned menu in diplomacy. Some black humor from the days when the
Elves were still just thinking about becoming wise.

S3: Eloquent Remembrance by Sphinx
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1308&cid=5970
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: On his return to Valinor, Celeborn faces his illustrious
father-in-law Finarfin, High King of the Noldor in Aman. Much conversation
ensues. Featuring Celeborn, Finarfin, and a cameo by a much loved Peredhil
lord and his lady.

S4: Gold Like Tears by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=408
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Spanning three Ages, the story of an ill-starred golden bead as it
passes from one hand to the next.

S5: If Women had Ruled Middle Earth by Mouse
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=39
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: From Nerdanel to Arwen, they're all there: the Halls of Mandos
Sewing Circle. And they've got a few opinions on the actions of their male
counterparts.

S6: In the Seventh Age by Deborah Judge
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=755564
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Epilogue to 'Naming the Stones' and 'As Little Might Be Thought'.
The final fate of Maglor son of Feanor.

S7: Not for Pride Alone by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=453
Rating: PG-13 Some Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: At Fornost, Glorfindel and Earnur of Gondor face the Witch King of
Angmar.

S8: Song of the Waters by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1441393
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In the age of the Trees, the Teleri leave the shores of Cuivienen,
and a young Cirdan sees the Sea for the first time.





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Msg# 1886

Romance Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:45:44 Topic ID# 1886
Romance
Check Ballot #4--Final
Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Faramir/Eowyn
RmFE1: Cloaks and Memory by shireling
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1713006
Rating: R Violence
Romance Partners: Faramir/Eowyn
Summary: Aragorn drew Faramir from the brink of death. Only 10 days later
Sauron was overthrown and Faramir took up the reins as Steward. Was he
healed enough for the task?

Faramir/Eowyn
RmFE2: Knight's Service/Later by Tanaqui
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1901
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Faramir/Eowyn
Summary: In which Faramir gets wet, takes off all his clothes, and
experiences the consequences.

Faramir/Eowyn
RmFE3: Snowdrops and Bluebells by Regina
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2161
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Faramir/Eowyn
Summary: As Eowyn's friendship with Merry deepens during their stay in the
Houses of Healing, other feelings are unthawed in her heart as well. A
detailing of Eowyn's courtship by Faramir from her point of view.

Faramir/Eowyn
RmFE4: The Braided Heart by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2541
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Faramir/Eowyn
Summary: A story about Eowyn. Oftentimes it is the simplest gifts that are
the most profound.

Faramir/Eowyn
RmFE5: The Influence of Kindred Desires by Tanaqui
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1674
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Faramir/Eowyn
Summary: The Steward of Gondor and the White Lady of Rohan are to be
married. The right ceremonies must be performed in the right way. But
Faramir and Eowyn have a few rituals of their own to conduct.

Featuring Haldir
RmH1: Amarie & Haldir: Paths of Destiny by Julie
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/J/Julie/AmarieHaldirPathsOfDestiny/Amar
ieHaldirPathsOfDestiny1.htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Haldir/f
Summary: A half-elf and the March Warden find their destinies are
intertwined.

Featuring Haldir
RmH2: Khila Amin by Julie
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/J/Julie/KhilaAmin/KhilaAmin1.htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Haldir/f
Summary: Haldir travels to the White City for Aragorn's wedding, still
suffering from his injuries at the battle at Helm's Deep. Keara is a healer,
uncertain of her skills since the loss of her daughter. Can she do what the
elves could not?

Featuring Haldir
RmH3: Love by CC
URL: http://www.angelfire.com/wv/night/love.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Haldir/Lindir, Frodo/Sam
Summary: Lindir and Haldir watch the last Ring bearer's arrival to Aman.

Featuring Haldir
RmH4: Perfectly Happy by Alexcat
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/I_P/P/PerfectlyHappy.htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo/Violence
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/Haldir
Summary: Haldir thinks Glorfindel is too happy.

Featuring Haldir
RmH5: Why? by RennWench
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/R/RennWench/Why.htm
Rating: PG-13 Implied death
Romance Partners: Haldir/f
Summary: POV piece about the aftermath of Haldir's death at Helms Deep.

Featuring Legolas
RmL1: At Last by Jennifer Lee & Ellbee
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1715796
Rating: PG-13 Violence, suggested situations
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: A sequel to Eternally. Unwilling to remain in Rivendell to await
the inevitable, Isobel has traveled to Gondor to face the end there, bravely
or not.

Featuring Legolas
RmL2: Eternally by Jennifer Lee & Ellbee
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1216076
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: When a human and an elf choose to bind themselves to one another,
what does it truly mean?

Featuring Legolas
RmL3: In the Midst of Adversity by Maram68
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=19
Rating: R Sexual situations, violence
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: When an exiled Amazon who has sworn fealty to the King of Rohan
rides to war, she finds that love can arise even in the midst of adversity.

Featuring Legolas
RmL4: Moriquendi by fan81981
URL: http://www.helical-library.net/lotr/moriquendi_toc.asp
Rating: PG-13 Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: After the War of the Ring, Thranduil seeks to safeguard his kingdom
by making an alliance with the Avari. Will Legolas agree to seal the
alliance by marrying their Lady?

Featuring Legolas
RmL5: Simply a Kiss by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/Q_Z/S/SimplyAKiss.htm
Rating: R
Romance Partners: Legolas/Gimli
Summary: Legolas loves Gimli.

Featuring Legolas
RmL6: Tender Musings by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/3_TenderMusings/TenderMusings.
htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: Is there a limit to how deeply one may feel about a friend?

Featuring Legolas
RmL7: The Elf Friend's Tale by Alexcat
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/A_H/E/Elf-FriendsTale.htm
Rating: PG-13 Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Legolas/Gimli
Summary: Gimli and Legolas become a little more than friends.

Featuring Legolas
RmL8: To Have and To Hold by Lady Rheena
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=551
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: Set in Greenwood the Great several decades before the LOTR trilogy
begins, this fic tells the tale of a sweetly annoying Elf prince and the
fiery lady he unfortunately chooses to bestow his affections upon one Spring
Festival. Certainly not the usual Legolas romance-type, mainly as it's told
from the point of view of the heroine, a deeply sarcastic and rather wicked
female Elf named Nessa. There are intersections with "The Hobbit" as well as
a guest appearance from everyone's favourite filthy ranger.

Gondor
RmG1: Love and Lust: A Dynasty Broken Part I by Adara\BoromirFan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=662003
Rating: R Rape
Romance Partners: Boromir/f
Summary: Based on Tolkien's original plan to give Theoden a daughter and
have Boromir marry her. A love story of what could have been. Suggests yet
another reason why Boromir undertook the journey to Imladris.

Gondor
RmG2: Paths of Peril: A Dynasty Broken Part 2 by Adara\BoromirFan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=890349
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Boromir/f
Summary: Based on Tolkien's original plan to give Theoden a daughter and
have Boromir marry her. A love story of what could have been. Suggests yet
another reason why Boromir undertook the journey to Imladris.

Gondor
RmG3: Simple Gifts by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.libraryofmoria.com/unnamedcanon/simplegifts.txt
Rating: PG-13 Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Finduilas/f
Summary: While nursing her baby Faramir, Finduilas reflects on a
relationship from her past

Gondor
RmG4: Speaking of Love... by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1096
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Ioreth/f
Summary: Sometimes those who seem most ordinary have the most extraordinary
tales to tell. A brief history of Ioreth and her "cousin"--tragedy and
triumph that speaks its own language in front of the world, if only the
world could understand it. Slash.

Gondor
RmG5: The Power of Love: A Dynasty Broken Part 3 by Adara\BoromirFan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1149109
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Boromir/f
Summary: Based on Tolkien's original plan to give Theoden a daughter and
have Boromir marry her. A love story of what could have been. Suggests yet
another reason why Boromir undertook the journey to Imladris.

Hobbits
RmHob1: A Little Night Music by Ariel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1710
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Sam/Rose
Summary: Samwise and Rose Gamgee spend a pleasant evening together.

Hobbits
RmHob2: Crown of Laurel by Lyta Padfoot
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1559
Rating: PG-13 Suggestion
Romance Partners: Pippin/Diamond
Summary: Peregrin Took and Diamond of Long Cleeve finally marry - but to
enjoy their life together they must first survive the wedding.

Hobbits
RmHob3: Falling Stars by SoundofHorns
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1557
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Faramir Took/Goldilocks Gamgee
Summary: Faramir Took, Goldilocks and Hamfast Gardener. A night sky, a
meteor shower, a love discovered.

Hobbits
RmHob4: Heed No Nightly Noises by Ariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1523274
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Frodo/Goldberry
Summary: Not all of the dremes Frodo had in the house of Tom Bombadil were
recorded in the Red Book.

Hobbits
RmHob5: Just to be With You by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1178
Rating: PG Suggestion
Romance Partners: Merry/Estella
Summary: Meriadoc Brandybuck finds himself falling for the sister of one of
his close friends.

Hobbits
RmHob6: Peregrin and Diamond by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1204210
Rating: PG Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Pippin/Diamond
Summary: The courtship and wedding of Peregrin Took and Diamond of Long
Cleeve.

Hobbits
RmHob7: Two Hands by powerwriter
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=965
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Sam/Rose
Summary: Follows Sam and Rosie from the moment they fell in love...will they
be able to finally tell each other how they feel?

Hobbits
RmHob8: Watch the Clouds Go Sailing By by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1177
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Faramir Took/Goldilocks Gamgee
Summary: As a Took, it would be impossible for Faramir, only son of Peregrin
I to do anything normally. And that includes declaring his love to
Goldilocks Gamgee.

Incomplete
RmI1: A Pearl of Unexpected Price by Regina
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=604
Rating: PG-13 Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Frodo/Pearl Took
Summary: Frodo is in love with Pippin's sister Pearl, but they discover that
toxic relatives and dangerous inheritances can make impossible to get your
heart's desire. A non-slash explanation of Frodo never marrying.

Incomplete
RmI2: Elanor's Revenge by Julie & Fianna
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/J/Julie/ElanorsRevenge/ElanorsRevenge1.
htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Haldir/f
Summary: Determined to punish Haldir for toying with her sister's
affections, Elanor undertakes to teach him a lesson. Will she succeed? Or
will Haldir turn the tables on her?

Incomplete
RmI3: Enigmas: The Life and Love of Linwe and Frodo by Mysterious Ways1
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1532915
Rating: PG-13 Adult situations; nothing graphic
Romance Partners: Frodo/f
Summary: Here is an alternate ending for Frodo where he is given the chance
at lasting romantic love. The story begins in a place that appears to be
unrelated but then appearances are often deceiving. Did the One Ring LOOK
evil? I don't think so.

Incomplete
RmI4: Mock My Innocence by Virvatuli
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=739471
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: m/m
Summary: A seriously demented love story between an Orc and an Elf.

Incomplete
RmI5: Stars May Collide by Rose Gamgee
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=611
Rating: PG-13 Angst
Romance Partners: Pippin/Diamond
Summary: Peregrin Took has finally found everything he ever wanted in a
soft-spoken girl named Diamond - but when it seems all else stands against
them, will their love survive the odds?

Incomplete
RmI6: The Cursed Queen of Angmar by KhazarKhum
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=302
Rating: R some sexual situations and adult themes
Romance Partners: Witch-king of Angmar, and wife
Summary: What if the Witch-King of Angmar had married a Rhudaurian princess?

Incomplete
RmI7: The Gift by Mirasaui
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1500073
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Lindir/Glorfindel
Summary: Lindir must choose a gift for his secret love (Glorfindel).

Incomplete
RmI8: Ultimatums by Isabeau of Greenleaa
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1226911
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Imrahil/f
Summary: Prince Imrahil's sometimes contentious courtship with the Lady
Nimrien.

Incomplete
RmI9: Winter Fire by Cuthalion
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1699534
Rating: R Rape, Violence, sexual situations
Romance Partners: Damrod/f
Summary: If Middle Earth was real, and Tolkien recorded what he saw there,
could another visitor be sent, and for what purpose?

Poetry
RmP1: A Hole Possessed by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1820
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Lobelia/?
Summary: Lobelia Sackville-Baggins pines over her unrequited love.

Poetry
RmP2: Courtship of the Evenstar by White Gull
URL:
http://www.freewebs.com/tornscreativetalents/Poetry/Poetry/courtship_of_even
star.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Summary: An allegorical look at Aragorn & Evenstar's courtship.

Poetry
RmP3: Forever My Heart by Naresha
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/N/Naresha/ForeverMyHeart.htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners:
Summary: Sweet little love poem that came to me standing in a line to buy
books!

Poetry
RmP4: In Arda Fast by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=672
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Sauron/f
Summary: A love song, told in alternating voices, from Sauron to his unnamed
love.

Poetry
RmP5: Love me, Urgren by Werecat
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3165
Rating: PG Implied Violence
Romance Partners: m/f
Summary: An Orcish love song.

Rivendell
RmR1: One Dark Night by Enros
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=102
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Elrond/Ugluk
Summary: Taking shelter from an unseasonal storm, Elrond finds the cave
already occupied - by the former Captain of Saruman's Uruk-hai.

Rivendell
RmR2: The Standard Bearer by Sorne
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=629451
Rating: R Violence, character death
Romance Partners: Elrond/f
Summary: Epic adventure and romance against the backdrop of The Last
Alliance.

Rivendell
RmR3: To My Shining Light by Oakenshield
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/O/Oakenshield/ToMyShiningLight.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Erestor/Glorfindel
Summary: Erestor tries to put his feelings down on paper.

Rivendell
RmR4: Underestimated by Enismirdal
URL: http://www.libraryofmoria.com/rumilfigwit/underestimated.txt
Rating: PG-13 mainly Orc-bashing
Romance Partners: Rumil/m secondary: Glorfindel/Erestor
Summary: Rumil is in love with Faelon. Faelon thinks he is too good for
Rumil. Erestor decides to get involved.

Rivendell
RmR5: Vanilla Cream by Kharessa Bloodrose
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/KharessaBloodrose/VanillaCream.htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Elrond/Erestor
Summary: One day Elrond and Erestor. Vanilla: simplicity and perfection, a
taste and texture that could never grow old.

Rivendell
RmR6: Warrior by Mirasaui
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1764839
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Erestor/Lindir
Summary: An elfling searches for what is lost and Erestor finds there is
more to life than work.

Rm1: Ever Onward by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/A_H/E/EverOnward.htm
Rating: PG-13 Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Gandalf/Celeborn
Summary: Two old friends share a evening of comfort.

Rm2: Iunctum by Lasse-Lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1683670
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: m/f
Summary: Epilogue to the "Chance Meeting" series.

Rm3: Jealous by Oakenshield
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/O/Oakenshield/Jealous.htm
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Gimli/?
Summary: Gimli is forced out of his stubbornness when he sees his heart's
desire with another. In fact, two others..

Rm4: Lady Love an Outlaw by Chathol-Linn
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=908
Rating: PG-13, R at end graphic details of consensual affection, Supportive
of main plot
Romance Partners: Eomer/Lothiriel
Summary: Grima's machinations send Eomer on a dubious journey to
Erech-on-Morthond. There we see him falling in love and awakening to the
growing danger of Grima. The year is 3014 and Lothiriel is 15, yet this
story still complies with the scant canon that says they met afterwards.

Rm5: Quickening by Tyellas
URL: http://www.ansereg.com/quickening.htm
Rating: PG-13 Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Arod/F
Summary: Someone who is no longer fair, but wise, brave, and true, wins the
affections of a dashing young rake one Middle-Earth springtime. Okay,
they're horses...Written for a "Mary Sue" original female character
challenge. An original female horse character gets paired with Arod, making
this the horse equivalent of a Legomance. I wouldn't take this too
seriously. Tally ho!

Rm6: Ring of Water by Altariel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=357
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Galadriel/Aredhel
Summary: Throughout the ages of her exile, Galadriel remembers her lost
love. Slash.

Rm7: Spring In Imladris by CC
URL: http://www.angelfire.com/wv/night/spring.html
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Orophin/Gildor, Haldir/Lindir
Summary: Orophin finds love in Imladris and Elladan learns about love and
choices.

Rm8: Swept Away by Larian Elensar
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/L/LarianElensar/SweptAway1.htm
Rating: R Sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Rumil/Theodred
Summary: Haldir and Rumil are on a scouting mission and end up getting
separated. Rumil ends up in Rohan.

Rm9: The Match by Erunyauve
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1579129
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Orodreth/Meril
Summary: Fingon plays matchmaker to his cousin's shy son with unexpected
results.

Rm10: The Yellow Bird by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1786461
Rating: PG Some adult themes
Romance Partners: Orophin/f
Summary: The only hint Orophin has of his secret admirer's identity is a
yellow bird, but with his meddling brothers involved, will he *ever* learn
who she is?


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Msg# 1887

Orcs Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:46:22 Topic ID# 1887
Orcs
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

(No subcategories)

O1: Adventures in the Ettenmoors by Sulriel
URL: http://www.theoriginalseries.com/orcframes.htm
Rating: R non-explicit torture, bloodlust, adult theme
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A First Age Sinda captured by Orcs in the Third Age manages to
survive capture and her initial torment to make a place for herself in their
society. ~ ~ Orcs, OFC, no primary canon characters. Cameos by Glorfindel,
Elrond, Celebrian, Maedhros. ~

O2: Hunger by Nath
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2225
Rating: PG-13 graphic portrayal of -- well, orcs being orcs
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An unpleasant little vignette showing that what goes on in a
standard bearer's mind may not always be all that lofty... [Nominator's
Note: The author feels this work is more properly considered filmverse than
pure bookverse]

O3: In the Absence of Her Ladyship by Virvatuli
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=806842
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The last moments of Ufthak, an Orc of Cirith Ungol, in the Lair of
Shelob.

O4: In the Eye of the Beholder by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1309
Rating: PG blood-thirstiness
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The song of an orc-chieftain's spear awaiting battle.

O5: Orc Patrol by Igenlode Wordsmith
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3247
Rating: PG violence, disturbing images
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An Orc patrol encounter.

O6: Resurrection by Jillian
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=210
Rating: PG character death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas and an orc have an encounter.

O7: Snorg: Letters from Mordor by viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=9
Rating: PG too many exclamation points and parenthetical asides; gratuitous
use of netspeak (OMG!1)
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Ambitious young orc torturer learns Dark Lord's deepest secret.

O8: The Eyes Of An Enemy by shadow975
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1057
Rating: PG-13 violence, character death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Inspired by the film version of FOTR, and the confrontation of
Boromir and Lurtz (God bless Sean Bean and Lawrence Makoare for their
wonderful performances). Each time I watch that scene, I wonder what they
can be thinking when their eyes meet.... This is what I've finally decided.

O9: You will see them at night by Werecat
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=2092
Rating: R Violence, gore
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The tale of an orc with a literary interest.



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Msg# 1888

Rohan Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:46:25 Topic ID# 1888
Rohan
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

(No subcategories)


Rh1: Bitter Watches of the Night by Sharpeslass
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1691584
Rating: R Graphic sexual situations, somewhat non-con
Romance Partners: Grima/Eowyn
Summary: Grima finds a way to get what he wants from Eowyn.

Rh2: Complicated Allies by Sun Queen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=840622
Rating: PG-13 battle violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The battle of Helm's Deep from the perspective of an unknown
soldier, and his view of Legolas and Gimli. Proof that racism was alive and
well in Middle Earth. Book-verse.

Rh3: Daughters of Orome by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1436
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A story of Rohan, beginning with Eowyn's childhood and continuing
past the War of the Ring, covering around 35 years. Features Eowyn and
Frealas, an OFC who is two years Eowyn's senior. Multiple POVs, action,
drama, some angst and musings on a possible underground shieldmaiden
subculture that might have been revived in Rohan before and during the WR.

Rh4: For the Dark by Forodwaith
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1571
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Tolkien says that Gleowine, Theoden's minstrel, "made no other
song" after the King's death. What became of him?

Rh5: Gastings Night by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.dwimordenespage.org/index.php?go=7&id=4&chapter=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: I present you with a Harrowdale Halloween. Hama learns the meaning
of some old tales..

Rh6: Keepers of the Hearth by Alawa
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2980
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Edoras, 3021, the last year of the Third Age. Tomorrow the Golden
Hall will witness the wedding of Eomer King of the Mark and Lothiriel of Dol
Amroth. For more than thirty years another has kept it safe, but now she
must make ready for the coming of the Queen.

Rh7: Lament for the Unsung Dead by Regina
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2015
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Eowyn broods on Theodred's death and the decline of the House of
Eorl as she helps prepare her cousin's body for burial. Canonical within the
compass of LOTR, but not UT.

Rh8: Myth and Memory by Ainaechoiriel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1256706
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A young door warden of Rohan and his friend observe a certain Elf
on the way to Helm's Deep.

Rh9: Namesake by Ainaechoiriel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1359677
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A companion piece to author's other story, Myth and Memory. An old
man speaks to his grandchild, remembers a fallen friend.

Rh10: Promises to Keep by Nessime
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1789
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Third Marshal of the Riddermark and the Ranger who would be
King meet for the first time on the plains of Rohan. Told from a slightly
different viewpoint.

Rh11: Safe Journey, Brother by AngelsFall
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2621
Rating: PG-13 graphic, portrayal of violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When a twist of fate leaves Eomer horribly wounded, friends and
family gather to support him and each other in a time of need. AU, angst as
well as action; features Eomer, Lothliriel, Elfwine, Eowyn + assorted
friends.


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Msg# 1889

Numenor Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:46:37 Topic ID# 1889
Numenor
Check Ballot #4--Final
Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

(No Subcategories)

N1: Aglarrama by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1426628
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A shipwright of Numenor watches the departure of Alcarondas on the
eve of the Downfall.

N2: Celestial Quartet by Thevina
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=407
Rating: R sexual scenes
Romance Partners: m/f
Summary: Four vignettes spanning three ages of Middle-earth, multiple
geographies and races, and several points of view. What binds them together:
the night sky above, whether starry or clouded, and a sparkling gem that
resists disappearing into the mists of time.

N3: Confessions of a Queen Downfallen by Jen Littlebottom
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1367510
Rating: R
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Here lie the last words of Tar-Miriel, by some called Ar-Zimraphel,
last, and least Queen of Numenor.

N6: Every Good and Perfect Gift by Nessime
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1757
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Tar-Elendil shares a private moment with his daughter Silmarien on
the eve of her wedding.

N4: Renuvammet by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1429808
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: While struggling to chronicle the Downfall of Numenor, Elendil
receives a very timely visitor. Vignette.

N5: The Eleventh Hour by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1324494
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Why did Tar-Miriel not board one of the nine ships and escape
Numenor with the other Faithful?

N7: The Sinking of Numenor by Jen Littlebottom
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1351975
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The real reason Numenor was sunk, and, on a related theme, why
there are no Fae in Middle-earth. Contains bizarre humour, angry Valar, and
a sheep.



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Msg# 1890

Men Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:47:11 Topic ID# 1890
Men
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Gondor
MeG1: A Pale Light Lingering by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1098780
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The old year ends, and Faramir makes the journey from Minas Tirith
to Ithilien.

Gondor
MeG2: Adrift by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1282483
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A spin-off from chapter 12 of 'Captain My Captain' involving the
Steward of Gondor and the Cygnets of Dol Amroth.

Gondor
MeG3: Chance Meetings by Tanaqui
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1401
Rating: R discussion of adult themes/situations - ie prostitution and
intergenerational sexual taboos
Romance Partners: Denethor/OFC and Faramir/OFC
Summary: For the Ruling Steward and his sons, the personal is the political
and private acts can have public consequences. Faramir's odd behaviour on
his return from his first month as Captain of the Ithilien Rangers troubles
Denethor, both as a father and as Ruling Steward. An unexpected meeting in a
place neither thinks to find the other only adds to the tension - and
results in an order that, ten years later, will have significant
consequences in the War of the Ring.

Gondor
MeG4: Choices by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1002
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Beregond's friendship with Pippin, from their first meeting until
their parting.

Gondor
MeG5: Courting The Lady by Celandine Brandybuck
URL: http://henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=362
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Finduilas/Denethor
Summary: Denethor, Finduilas, and Thorongil [aka Aragorn] - how did Denethor
ever end up married to Finduilas of Dol Amroth?

Gondor
MeG6: Death by Water by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=588202
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A gapfiller set shortly before the events of TTT. Faramir and
Denethor await news of Boromir, and Faramir dreams of water.

Gondor
MeG7: From the Other Riverbank by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=5
Rating: R mature themes related to homosexuality
Romance Partners: slash
Summary: Gondor on the brink of war is a political crucible. Those who would
dwell in it must learn never to blink, even when old loyalties are in doubt
and faith in the most basic relationships is shaken.

Gondor
MeG8: Hearth Companions by Alawa
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=780
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A woman of Minas Tirith goes about her business in the aftermath of
the Siege of Gondor.

Gondor
MeG9: Homecoming by Nancy Brooke
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=363
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir Returns to Minas Tirith.

Gondor
MeG10: How Many Years? by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1664
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The road to the hallows above Minas Tirith is travelled only once a
generation, on the coming-of-age of the current steward's oldest son.
Denethor leads Boromir down that scarce-walked path, and Denethor finally
gives Boromir an honest answer to a question he asked as a child.

Gondor
MeG11: I will always be your brother by Avon
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1960
Rating: PG-13 death and dying mentioned
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir and Faramir's first meeting when Boromir comes home from
his first campaign. There are so many things you can't promise.

Gondor
MeG12: In His Brother's Shadow by Celandine Brandybuck
URL: http://henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=119
Rating: PG-13 discussion of sex and mild adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A glimpse at Faramir's youth - his first meeting with Gandalf and
his relationship with Boromir. Seventh and last of the Steward's Family
sequence.

Gondor
MeG13: Lady of Silences by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=935836
Rating: PG-13 abusive father (Denethor)
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In Minas Tirith, Finduilas remembers the sea. Features Boromir,
Faramir, and Denethor. A very bleak vignette.

Gondor
MeG14: Leaves on the Wind by Nancy Brooke
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=269
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Letters from Faramir to Boromir before the last defense of
Osgiliath.

Gondor
MeG15: Possessions by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1285796
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In the library in Minas Tirith, Gandalf makes a new friend
(Faramir).

Gondor
MeG16: Proof by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1381980
Rating: PG death by hanging
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: How to win friends and influence people. Faramir and the Ithilien
Rangers.

Gondor
MeG17: Reasons by Saralitazie
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=836
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir and Faramir, the night before Boromir leaves for Imladris.

Gondor
MeG18: Requiem by Nancy Brooke
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=49
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: How Boromir and Faramir remember their mother.

Gondor
MeG19: Singer by the shore by Beth Winter
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3435
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: On a dark night in Dol Amroth, Boromir and Faramir meet a singer
who only sings the truth. Denethor's sons are children in this introspective
story.

Gondor
MeG20: Stargazers by Henneth Annun Writers (Altariel, Starlight, Acacea,
Fileg, Chris, Forodwaith)
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1605391
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Who taught Faramir about the constellations? A series of linked
stories about his lessons.

Gondor
MeG21: The Burial of the Dead by Altariel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=130
Rating: PG-13 Violent implications
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Denethor remembers the dead and the dying - Boromir, Faramir,
Finduilas.

Gondor
MeG22: The King is Dead by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1124984
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Denethor teaches a young Faramir the game of chess.

Gondor
MeG23: Ties of Love by Avon
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2051
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir and Faramir and the ties that bind us. Boromir explains a
Gondorian superstition to Pippin.

Gondor
MeG24: Too Late for Misgivings by Shadow975
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1197684
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The parting of Boromir and Faramir, in which the brothers again
address the question of which of them should go to Imladris.

Gondor
MeG25: Worship by Destina_Fortunato
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=77
Rating: PG mentions consummated relationship
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Boromir
Summary: Every man needs something to believe in. Slash fic.

Incomplete
MeI1: Blackbow by Isabeau of Greenlea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1333043
Rating: PG-13 some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: How Hethlin became a Ranger of Ithilien.

Incomplete
MeI2: Of One to Me by M. N & E. M. Theis
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1380712
Rating: R violence, graphic descriptions of wounds, much angst
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A fall in Moria sets Legolas and Boromir on a different and very
dangerous road.

Incomplete
MeI3: Orcbrat by The Lauderdale
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1184601
Rating: R Violence, rape, bad language
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Orcs destroyed Maevyn's village. She wants revenge.

Incomplete
MeI4: The Queen's Orc by jodancingtree
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1741
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: He was the Ringbearer's Orc, bound to him by solemn blood-pact, and
he wore the Jewel that Frodo gave him. That was all Aragorn knew of him
until he appeared in Minas Tirith, seeking the Queen whose Jewel he wore.
Was it blessing or curse that he came during the last springtime of
Aragorn's reign?

Incomplete
MeI5: There and Back Again: The Fellowship Goes to Stalag 13 by San Antonio
Rose
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=596681
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A funny thing happened on the way through the mines, and WWII will
never be the same.... Hogan's Heroes/Lord of the Rings/Newsies crossover.

Poetry
MeP1: An Elegy for Elfhild by Alawa
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1391656
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Theoden after the death of his wife in childbirth.

Poetry
MeP2: Ascension by Fileg
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=1425&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A terzanelle that questions the futile nature of waiting for
redemption.

Poetry
MeP3: Darkness Falls by flick
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2575
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A sestina on the death of Boromir. Inspired by both book-verse and
movie-verse.

Poetry
MeP4: Eowyn, my fair one by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1233
Rating: PG-13 sexuality (non-explicit)
Romance Partners: Grim/Eowyn, sort of
Summary: A very Bitter (and belated) Valentine's Day poetry challenge. Grima
lets his inner poet loose. Pity the world. And Eowyn, of course.

Poetry
MeP5: Home by Morning by Fileg
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=1765&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: A Ranger and his partner
Summary: A love poem from the heart of war and a Nursery Rhyme to scare the
daylights out of the little ones when you tuck them in.

Poetry
MeP6: I Ride by RennWench and Alstaria
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/R/RennWench/IRide.htm
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir's thoughts as he brings news from Osgiliath to Minas
Tirith.

Poetry
MeP7: Oh, Elessar by Malissa Koebel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1812621
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Poem of Elessar coming to the throne of Gondor after the fall of
Sauron.

Poetry
MeP8: The Hamster by Dwimordene
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=2423&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Poe pastiche silliness. Obsession and the care and dealing with
hamsters collide-welcome to Denethor's world.

Post-WOTR
Me4-1: A Kind of Valediction by Altariel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=585
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A Minas Tirith ghost story. Ten years after the pyre, Faramir is
still haunted by the past.

Post-WOTR
Me4-2: Black Captain by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1307131
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Office politics in Minas Tirith; Aragorn and Faramir.

Post-WOTR
Me4-3: Fair Game by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1488736
Rating: PG violent death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In which people go bird-watching and find their courage. Set a
little while after the events of 'A Game of Chess'. Faramir, Eowyn, Eomer,
OCs.

Post-WOTR
Me4-4: Light Lingering by Earmire/Nol
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1605
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Over swordplay, dreams and academics, Faramir, Prince of Ithilien,
makes a new friend.

Post-WOTR
Me4-5: Missing by Firerose
URL: http://www.viragene.com/missing.htm
Rating: PG-13 adult situations implied, language
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The new Steward delves into the past, whilst coming to terms with
the present, and the future.

Post-WOTR
Me4-6: My Dark-haired Love by Avon
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2636
Rating: PG some nudity
Romance Partners: Eowyn/Faramir
Summary: On the night of her wedding to Faramir Eowyn thinks about love and
words.

Post-WOTR
Me4-7: Sufficient by Tanaqui
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2784
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir, Legolas, and a bow of the Galadhrim. The morning after
Aragorn's coronation, two archers find themselves down at the practice
grounds. A few arrows, a lot of words, the start of a friendship, and how
Faramir beings to learn to let go of the things he no longer needs. Mild
angst.

Post-WOTR
Me4-8: The Endless Knot by E.M Theis
URL: http://www.illegiblescroll.net/The%20Endless%20Knot/title.htm
Rating: R violence, much angst.
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Shortly after the Ring is destroyed, a group of warriors travels to
eliminate the remnants of Mordor's forces at the citadel of Minas Morgul.
Led by Eomer, the newly crowned King of the Mark, and by Faramir, Steward of
Gondor, the warriors find more at the Moontower than any expected. The
simple mission turns out to be the trial of Faramir's life, and the attack
on Minas Morgul becomes a struggle to simply survive.

Post-WOTR
Me4-9: The Unsung by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/Q_Z/U/Unsung.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn thinks back to how many gave so much.

Me1: A House Divided by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2549
Rating: R adult sexual situations (not explicit)
Romance Partners: Morwen of Lossarnach/Thengel and Morwen/Aragorn
Summary: A story about the lesser-written, earlier-generation marital
uniting of Gondor and Rohan--a telling of the lives of Morwen of Lossarnach
and Thengel, their family, and those who intersect with it: Ecthelion,
Aragorn, Rangers and Marshals.

Me2: Bindings of Gold by Lyllyn
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=626
Rating: PG adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Witch-king reflects on his choice and its consequences.
Vignette.

Me3: Captain, My Captain by Isabeau of Greenlea
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Events in RoTK as experienced by a young Ranger of Ithilien. Main
character is OFC. Faramir is featured prevalently in the first half, the
second half features, among others, Imrahil, the sons of Elrond, Elrond
himself, Eowyn and Eomer, Arwen and Lord Celeborn. Warning--this is a
novel-length story.

Me4: Gift Horses by Jedishampoo
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3266
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Eowyn/Faramir
Summary: How is Eowyn to get out of the Houses of Healing or escape an
inescapable future in Rohan?

Me5: Kinsmen by Dwimordene
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=944&SPOrdinal=2
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Aragorn/f
Summary: From father to son, the line of Isildur has remained unbroken
through long years of toil and peril. Of the names of Chieftains recorded, a
full quarter of them died untimely but were able to pass their title to
their sons. This is a tale of the Dunedain, and of keeping the line alive at
all costs, as seen through the eyes of two mothers.

Me6: Night in Hollin by Nancy Brooke
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=751
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn discovers something less than orthodox about Boromir's
teaching methods.

Me7: The Believer by Cori Lannam
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter_view.cfm?NGID=90&STID=2061&SP
Ordinal=11
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir and Aragorn have a little chat about some Gondorian
superstitions..

Me8: The Sickle of the Valar by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1588051
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Denethor listens to a lesson about the stars.

Me9: Thorongil by Eledhwen
URL: http://www.dreamyaspirations.co.uk/thorongil.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Between 2957 and 2980 of the Third Age, Aragorn undertook his great
errantries and journeys. In this time he also served Thengel of Rohan and
Ecthelion of Gondor under the name 'Thorongil' - Eagle of the Star.

Me10: Through A Glass by Altariel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=273
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir's answer to the challenge question: Eowyn, heroine or
deserter? Gapfiller set during RotK.


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Msg# 1891

Mystery Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:47:16 Topic ID# 1891
Mystery
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

(No Subcategories)

My1: Adagio by Rose Sared
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1500960
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Cultural clashes, a kidnap mystery, and where in Middle-Earth is
Gimli? Legolas to the rescue.

My2: Arda Unmarred by Casey Toh
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=833170
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: One interpretation of the Last Battle that results the
shape-shifting of the world.

My3: From Riches to Rags by Pippinfan 1988
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1618247
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Mysterious happenings befall Merry, Pippin, and Paladin on a
business trip to Michel Delving.

My4: In the Hands of the Enemy by meckinock
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=910
Rating: PG13 some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Aragorn is waylaid by bandits while racing to answer an urgent
summons from Gandalf, he gains an unexpected ally whose loyalties are
suspect. With Gandalf and Halbarad in pursuit, can Aragorn discern friend
from foe and escape the hands of the Enemy before he is forced to reveal the
secret of the Shire?

My5: Shades of the Immortal by Levade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1580296
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The elves are long gone, but the land, the land remembers.

My6: That Way by Werecat
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3415
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The tale of the black cat that features in the film at the Prancing
Pony. Although this story is inspired from movieverse, it relies heavily on
Tolkien's writings and his poem "The Cat and the Fiddle."

My7: The Nature of Starlight by Watcherchild
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1001961
Rating: R slash; rating is set by the author, though I think it is too high
for the content.
Romance Partners: ?/?
Summary: The coming of the sun and the moon signals changes for two lovers.

My8: The Next Step by Watcherchild
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=989380
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An Avari elf goes to the Halls of Mandos and recounts the tale of
the first Orcs - the lost Elves.

My9: The Seventh Stone by Cassia and Sio
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1036102
Rating: PG13 violence; tense situations
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Aragorn and Legolas comes into the possession of an ancient
map that tell where one of the lost Palantiri is hidden they end up in more
trouble than they bargained for, as it seems that everyone wants to get
their hands on the stone, no matter the cost. But a more sinister force is
at work than even the elf and the ranger realize.


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Msg# 1892

Lord of the Rings Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:47:34 Topic ID# 1892
The Lord of the Rings
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Cross-cultural
LCC1: Folk of a Different Race by Lemur
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1102337
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After his death, Legolas and Gimli remember Gandalf's words.

Cross-cultural
LCC2: Horses and Verses by Altariel and Isabeau
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1263984
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After Theoden's funeral feast, Eomer and Faramir have a little
chat.

Cross-cultural
LCC3: Keeping Secrets by Deborah Judge
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1131858
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Gimli and Eowyn discover that they have something in common. TTT
movie-based.

Cross-cultural
LCC4: Knife Work by Thundera Tiger
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1110291
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Vignette set in the middle of Helm's Deep. A quick explanation for
something odd that happens in the middle of the Orc-killing game between
Legolas and Gimli. Aragorn and Eomer appear, too.

Cross-cultural
LCC5: River of Fallen Stars by Fileg
URL: http://henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1747
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir and Pippin see stars in the Anduin as they share some old
ghosts and a bottle of wine.

Cross-cultural
LCC6: Rose Riddle by Stultiloquentia
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1799
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In which Meriadoc and his apprentice combine politics and
horticulture, and Celeborn solves an important question. A Fourth Age
vignette set in Rivendell.

Cross-cultural
LCC7: Sara-Lisse by Erin's Daughter
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2487
Rating: R
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Summary: Aragorn and Arwen are married and all they have fought for is
theirs -- but great love often comes at a great price. Contains explicit
het.

Cross-cultural
LCC8: Those Who Remain by Marnie
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1233093
Rating: G battle
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What can Sam Gamgee and Lord Celeborn of Lorien possibly have in
common?

Cross-cultural
LCC9: To the Bottle I go by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1214
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A group of friends spend an evening at Gondor's finest inn,
remembering the ladies they fought their battles for.

Drabble
LD1: "And get my pipe out of my pack, if it isn't broken." by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=371&cid=1532

Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A quiet moment in the Houses of Healing.

Drabble
LD2: Fireside Chats by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=371&cid=1536
Rating: G tiny bit of violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Frodo, Fire and the Ring.

Drabble
LD3: I See the Moon, and the Moon Sees Me by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=371&cid=1534
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Pippin sits with Merry in the Houses of Healing.

Drabble
LD4: My Elf by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/I_P/M/MyElf.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Legolas/Gimli
Summary: Gimli stakes his claim.

Drabble
LD5: That Which is Fairest by Elana
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1865&cid=7780
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Gimli ponders his gift from Galadriel.

Drabble
LD6: The Moon Sees Somebody I'd Like to See by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=371&cid=2568
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry sits with Pippin after the Black Gate.

Drabble
LD7: The Stone Tree by LKK
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1993&cid=8304
Rating: G Graphic imagery
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: During that restless third night of The Great Chase, Gimli ponders
his elven companion.

Gondor
LG1: All of Them Together by Fileg
URL: http://henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1791
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir and Thorongil, singing and an honorable surrender.

Gondor
LG2: As Truly as the Arrow Flies by Fileg
URL: http://henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1912
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir recalls how his grandfather taught him about the stars.

Gondor
LG3: Breathe by Fileg
URL: http://henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1575
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Throughout their lives, Boromir and Faramir meeting at the Anduin.

Gondor
LG4: Failure by Liz
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1708
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: As events reach a climax in the War of the Ring, the son of the
Lord of Gondor returns to Minas Tirith, after great deeds.

Gondor
LG5: Queen's Gambit by A L Milton
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2768
Rating: PG adult implications
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir and Arwen play a game of chess in the summer of 3019 TA.
Politics, the Alekhine Defence by any other name and Faramir taking his
clothes off - a description that is as accurate as it is misleading.

Gondor
LG6: Sting by TreeHugger
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1233315
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The parting of Boromir and Faramir, in which the brothers again
address the question of which of them should go to Imladris.

Incomplete
LI1: An Aussie in King Aragorn's Court by Lady Coralie
URL: http://lotrscrapbook.bookloaf.net/stories/serpar/aussie/
Rating: PG violence, rape, physical and mental torture, healing techniques
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An Australian woman shows up in full ski gear on the slopes of the
Caradhras.

Incomplete
LI2: I Return by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1162
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The homeward journey for Legolas, from Gondor to Greenwood and
beyond. Some insight into what the War of the Ring must have meant to the
quietest and oft neglected member of the Fellowship, together with his and
Gimli's subsequent efforts to achieve acceptance in opposing worlds.

Incomplete
LI3: Lie Down in Darkness, Rise Up from the Ash by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=8
Rating: PG13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: This is a very dark AU for LOTR. The premise: without Gollum, how
does the Quest turn out? Angsty drama ensues as the storyline of the Lord of
the Rings unfolds differently as we attempt to take "the road less traveled
by."

Incomplete
LI4: Moria's Revenge by Kookaburra, Llinos, and Marigold
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=972596
Rating: R
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The orcs of Moria capture and torture Pippin. When he is finally
rescued he faces a long period of healing, in the hands of the Fellowship
and the elves of Lothlorien. And when Gollum attacks and injures Frodo, who
will then take the Ring to the fire?

Incomplete
LI5: Once More Into the Urple Depths of OFUM by Camilla Sandman
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=950294
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners:
Summary: New movie, new students, new lust objects, new mini-Balrogs and a
whole new curriculum. That's right, children. OFUM is back. But wait. It's
no longer the only University in town. MUSM? What the.?

Incomplete
LI6: Recaptured! Ch. 93-x by Llinos
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=970288"
TARGET=_new>Recaptured! Ch. 1-92</A>, <A
HREF="http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=969855
Rating: R
Romance Partners: none, but Merry and Pippin have a close relationship. The
reader can decide how close.
Summary: An AU LotR story -- The Uruk-hai recapture Merry and Pippin and
because of this the story changes. The hobbits suffer many trials and
tribulations as a consequence and are led in a completely different
direction to the original story.

Incomplete
LI7: The Fellowship of the Mutants by Samus
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1628447
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What LOTR might have been like if the characters had the powers of
X-Men characters.

Poetry
LP1: All Ye Fellowship of Nine by Azalais
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter.cfm?STID=670&NGID=31
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: LoTR retold to a well-known festive Victorian tune.

Poetry
LP2: Finduilas by Fileg
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter_view.cfm?NGID=2&STID=1419&SPO
rdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: This is a love poem that was written too late -- a villanelle for
Finduilas..

Poetry
LP3: Goldberry's Song by Vulgarweed
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=809
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The smitten River-Daughter tries to get a rhyme in edgewise.

Poetry
LP4: Rescue of the Rowan by Chathol-linn
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=778
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A dream. Two mortal children fall to Rivendell, where Elrond tests
their powers.

Poetry
LP5: Samwise Did See by Moralanqua
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=926

Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sam laments the days of the Fellowship.

Poetry
LP6: Song Fight at the Swan and Cygnet Saloon by Chathol-Linn
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2299
Rating: R
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The story of how a couple of archers, Bard and Legolas, resolved a
gambling argument, mellowed out some Orcs, and named a new tavern drink in
the process.

Poetry
LP8: The Lion and the Swan by ErinRua
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter.cfm?STID=1606&NGID=72
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Eomer/Lothiriel
Summary: A poem of Eomer of Rohan, from musings by his bride, Lothiriel of
Dol Amroth.

Poetry
LP9: Tickle the Ranger by Alawa
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1801
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A child's verse. Come tickle the Ranger... You know you want to!

Poetry
LP10: War Now Calls Us by Elvenesse
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2361
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A poem from the midst of the battle of the Pelennor Fields, after
Eomer sees the (assumed) dead Eowyn.

Poetry
LP11: Wishes of a King by White Gull
URL:
http://www.frodosharem.org/cgi-bin/stories/display.cgi?id=287&sort=date&stor
yview=toc&chapter=1&cat=7
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn remembers from whence his kingship came.

Vignette
LV1: A Fool's Hope by Thundera Tiger
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2418
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Vignette set in Rivendell after the Fellowship's departure. Focuses
on a conversation between Glorfindel and Elrond as they debate the wisdom in
both the Fellowship's mission as well as the individuals comprising the
unlikely group. A fool's hope? You decide.

Vignette
LV2: A Gift for Pippin by Gwynnyd
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2971
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Poor Pippin. He is traumatized from being exposed to the Eye of
Sauron. Everyone thinks he's been really stupid *again* and no one gives him
any sympathy for being tortured by Sauron... except Legolas. Pippin really
didn't do so badly, when you get right down to it.

Vignette
LV3: A Way Opens by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2698
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: "Where will wants not, a way opens," Eowyn says in The Two Towers.
A series of vignettes about Merry and Eowyn, boots, the afterlife, and joy
in unlikely friendships.

Vignette
LV4: After Such Knowledge by Azalais
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1522
Rating: G N/A
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: While the battle rages on the Pelennor Field, the aged Keeper of
Minas Tirith's House of Lore remembers the last time Mithrandir came to the
White City and sought his help.

Vignette
LV5: For Pity's Sake by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1841411
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Mirkwood sentries assigned to guard Gollum take pity on him,
with horrific results.

Vignette
LV6: Goes A Courting by Chris
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=244&cid=908

Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A dwarf and his pursuits.

Vignette
LV7: Repairs by Isabeau of Greenleaf
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=883019
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After the battle of Helm's Deep, Gimli fixes his axe.

Vignette
LV8: The Hours by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3118
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A set of vignettes which all take place during one particularly
challenging day during the War of the Ring, March 14, 3019. The vignettes
are based around the monastic services of the hours, seven in all, from 3:15
a.m. to 7:30 p.m; additionally, each vignette focuses on one of the senses-
taste, touch, etc. Some are well-known characters in well-known scenarios,
others are more obscure.

L1: A Different Kind of Sacrifice by Suzene Campos
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1043
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: "What is Gimli Thinking Each Time He Makes A Joke?" Set directly
after the battle for Helm's Deep, this movie-verse story contains spoilers,
angst, and Dwarf-stripping. You have been warned.

L2: A True Dwarf by PoweroftheBook
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=840
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Gimli and OFC
Summary: A bride has reservations about her husband-to-be, and he assuages
them in his own inimitable fashion. Written because Gimli needs someone to
come home to as much as any handsome Elf does.

L3: Aglarond by ErinRua
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1394
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A dwarf, a cave and a claustrophobic elf. Wherein Gimli and Legolas
venture into the Crystal Caves of Aglarond at the war's end, and Legolas is
lost for words. NO slash.

L4: Answering Machines of Middle Earth by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=409
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: If they had answering machines and voice mail in Middle-earth, what
would you hear?

L5: Estel by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=290
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A mortal boy living in Rivendell must have overheard things, must
have sensed his uniqueness. And his burden.

L6: For The Road by Alawa
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1022638
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: While preparing to depart for the Havens, Bilbo receives a final
letter from Aragorn.

L7: Gilraen's Memorial by Alawa
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1177897
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Before the Fellowship's departure from Rivendell, Aragorn thinks
about Arwen, Elrond and his duty while visiting Gilraen's grave.

L8: Leave Us Not In Darkness by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1405254
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Gandalf, Aragorn and Legolas enter the Tower of Orthanc for
the first time, they discover Saruman's most vile deed.

L9: Lord of the Rings: Kyshri's Story by Lady Shinigami
URL: http://www.tolkienonline.com/docs/9946.html
Rating: PG-13 sex scenes
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: This is the battle at Amon Hen where Boromir is killed, and the
Fellowship is split. Part of a 10th Walker story.

L10: Only the Beginning by Cassia
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1644976
Rating: G language
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Slightly extended and appended version of part of the Coronation
scene near the end of ROTK. Decidedly Aragorn & Legolas centric.

L11: Promises by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=546
Rating: PG N/A
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas never had a wife, but that doesn't mean he never had a
love. A short history of what was and what might have been, had the war not
interrupted.

L12: The Gift of Iluvatar by Ariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1267180
Rating: G vile deeds of Saruman
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: From the hobbits' fall at Mt. Doom to Sam's waking in Ithilien...
the story Tolkien only hinted at. What really happened when all the healing
powers of wizards, elves and men were summoned to insure that this was not
the end of all things for the halflings? Sorrow, hope and healing in a
strictly canon gapfiller.

L13: To Dream by Iluvien
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1352163
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Elladan/F
Summary: Oloriel, an Elf maiden from Lothlorien has by some reason unknown
to either of them, been meeting Elladan in her dreams. They have both been
developing feelings for each other, and this is where they finally express
their feelings.

L14: Waiting, Wondering, Wandering, Wishing by Gonzai
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=308&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: PG Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A series of four missing scenes from RotK.

L15: Whistling Past the Graveyard by Shunt
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2070
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Fellowship pass the defiled dwarven tombs in Moria.



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Msg# 1893

Humor Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:47:53 Topic ID# 1893
Humor
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Alternate Universe
HuA1: Legolas and the Stanley Cup by Bubbles
URL: http://www.geocities.com/sotto-voce/stanleycup.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After helping to rid Middle-Earth of evil, Legolas, already
lead-singer of popular band, Elf-Head, decided to try a year in the NHL.
And what a year it was!

Alternate Universe
HuA2: No Living Man by Elana
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1672&cid=6920
Rating: PG mild violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In which the Witch King realizes, that for an inhabitant of Middle
Earth, the knowledge that no living man can harm you is no reason to get
cocky.

Alternate Universe
HuA3: Slightly Muddled by Lindelea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1305498
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Fondly dedicated to all those of us who've included American slang
in our efforts all unwitting..

Alternate Universe
HuA4: The Fanfic Lounge: The Lord of the Rings by CNell
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=339
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The members of the Fellowship (along with two special guest stars)
must find a way to keep the world of fanfiction from being overwhelmed by
LoTR stories.

Alternate Universe
HuA5: The Fanfic Lounge: The Two Towers by Cnell
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1252035
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Mary Sue attacks, Angst!Frodo, gender switching, horse stampedes -
and this is just what happens before lunch.

Alternate Universe
HuA6: The Story of Legolas and Enoreth by Cnell
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=906316
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Can Legolas get through this twisted fairy tale without losing his
sanity? This story will make heaps more sense if you've first read "The
Fanfic Lounge: The Lord of the Rings." Or you can just read this one and
revel in the confusion.

Alternate Universe
HuA7: T'was the Night Before Helm's Deep by Erin's Daughter
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2189
Rating: PG some violence; death scene; language
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The usual pre-shift meeting at the Barad-dur Interrogations
division includes a reflection on past successes (and the odd failure!), an
irrational dislike of a certain Ranger and a visit from an important
black-robed personage.... AU.

Parody
HuP1: A Maiden from a Distant World by Cnell
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=802004
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A modern-day girl is dropped into Middle-earth. How will the
Fellowship react?

Parody
HuP2: Boromir: The Owner's Guide and Maintenance Manual by Theresa Green
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2366
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Worried about the care and maintenance of your Man of Gondor? Then
look no further! This comprehensive handbook will answer all your questions,
plus a few others that you wouldn't have thought to ask!

Parody
HuP3: Debbie Does the Fellowship by Gypsie Rose
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=177
Rating: PG-13 sexual innuendo (lots)
Romance Partners: Debbie/everybody
Summary: An over-the-top Parody Sue story, where Debbie bags *all* the cute
guys.

Parody
HuP4: If Your Nightly News Covered the Silmarillion by erunyauve
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=845927
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In tonight's news: the Havens erupt in violence, Ivrin gets a
superboost, and Eeries move north. The MESI takes a dive, and we'll have
Olorin with sports and Cirdan with weather.'

Parody
HuP5: Mairisuweniel Does Minas Tirith by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=85
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Mairisuewifieth is driving Aragorn bonkers, so he seeks the help of
the one creature who can resist her lures. Gimli, of course.

Parody
HuP6: Nine Men And A Little Lady by Kielle
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=536905
Rating: PG violence
Romance Partners: Legolas/f (against his will)
Summary: Once upon a time a mysterious girl joined the Fellowship...damn
her! Sick of annoying Mary Sues? Actually READ Tolkien? This may cheer you
up.

Parody
HuP7: The Gondolin Guinness by Earonn and Bladorthin
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1625301
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A story about the finest Irish Pub in the Hidden City, featuring
Turgon, Maeglin, Gothmog, Idril the stroppy barmaid and others..

Parody
HuP8: The Return of the King by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1210165
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The King who returns is not the King you think.

Romance
HuR1: Home for the Holidays by Elladan son of Elrond by Claudi007
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1144968
Rating: PG-13 adult humor
Romance Partners: Elladan/Erestor, among others
Summary: Having recovered from his summer, Elladan returns to Rivendell just
in time to meet up with the Fellowship of the Ring.

Romance
HuR2: How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Claudi007
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=966953
Rating: PG-13 adult humor
Romance Partners: Elladan/Erestor, among others
Summary: Elladan's Summer in Rivendell. Legolas shows up, Glorfindel and
Erestor get all weird, and zaniness ensues.

Romance
HuR3: I'm WHAT? by Ellbee
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1282382
Rating: PG-13 suggestiveness; references to mpreg
Romance Partners: Legolas/Aragorn
Summary: Nine months in the life of Legolas, Bridget-style. You COULD call
this a sort of homage to all those MPREG stories out there.

Romance
HuR4: Mother of the Year by Alexcat
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/I_P/M/MotherOfTheYear.htm
Rating: R sexual situations; mpreg
Romance Partners: Erestor/Glorfindel
Summary: Someone becomes a mommy...er daddy ... hmmm mommy.

Romance
HuR5: My Hairy Prisoner by BittenBuggy
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=611
Rating: PG-13 sexual references
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: Legolas finally discovers his fetish.

Romance
HuR6: Sunshine and Ivy by Alexcat
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/Q_Z/S/SunshineAndIvy.htm
Rating: R sexuality
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Haldir; Celeborn/Galadriel
Summary: Making love outdoors LOOKS like fun.

Romance
HuR7: The Conversation by sheraiah
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1404704
Rating: PG-13 candid conversation about relationships
Romance Partners: Elrond/Celebrian; Thranduil/OFC
Summary: Thranduil and Elrond drink a lot and try to outdo each other in
tales of erotic adventure - unaware that their offspring are listening.

Hu1: Dance With Me by Jenolas
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1636973
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas is rescued from an unwanted situation by someone he least
expects.

Hu2: Experiment Gone.Right? by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=122
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Obsessed fangirl beams canon character to her bedroom... with
interesting results.

Hu3: Fashion Statements by Grey Wonderer
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1124
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sometimes what you wear says quite a bit about you. Frodo and
Pippin both wind up making a big splash at Tuckborough in very unique
outfits. Meanwhile, Pervincia Took tries to avoid a fashion disaster and
Merry meets the new lass in town!

Hu4: Frogs by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=322
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Homesick Halflings teach their Big Folk friends a pub-game from the
Shire.

Hu5: It Was A Dark and Stormy by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1855823
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry, Pippin, and eventually, Sam go on a holiday and find a new
friend.

Hu6: Joy on a Summer Morning by Ellbee
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1486085
Rating: PG-13 suggestiveness
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas and Aragorn indulge themselves on a lazy summer day.

Hu7: Legolas' No Good Rotten Day by Siobhan with inspiration from Cassia
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1212624
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas has a very bad morning and drags his friend Aragorn into
it.

Hu8: Of Dwarvish Ale and Battle Scars by Aratlithiel
URL: http://www.lightindarkplaces.net/ODAABS.html
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After the Ring War in Minas Tirith - Frodo steals a cask, and
Faramir tastes his first Dwarvish Ale - with unexpected consequences,
including some very... hrm... special limericks..

Hu9: Once in Royal Imladris' City by Orophins_Dottir
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1102
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Written for the Stories of Arda group's holiday challenge (2003).
Thought I'd get it posted while it's still seasonal. A bit of total nonsense
complete with miruvor eggnog and gilded spiders!

Hu10: Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire by bryn_bnw
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=676
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Prior to their journey, the Fellowship remained in Rivendell for
two months. Let them not be accused of "lounging around." Of
misunderstandings, embarrassingly botched scouting missions, and enemies at
home and abroad. Proof that when in doubt, things always can get worse.

Hu11: Secrets We Dare Not Tell by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1792&cid=7508
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: (A quick bit of off-the-wall humor, a whimsical gapfiller for I
Return. A dreadful "what-if.") Legolas is attending Gimli's personal effects
the evening they both arrived in Lasgalen, when the unthinkable happens..

Hu12: Stop That, You'll Only Hurt Yourselves by AlexCat and Larian Elensar
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/A_H/E/ElflordsOnAssignment/
1_StopThatYoullOnlyHurtYourselves.htm
Rating: R implied sex; slash
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The elflords find all sorts of trouble when they go in search of
another drink.

Hu13: The Eight Companions: A Battle for an Elf's Sanity by Ellipsis
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1075270
Rating: PG innuendo (some slashy)
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas and seven companions: Tuor, Elrond's sons, Elves of
Nargothrond, & a Balrog-slayer - go on a quest against the Feanorians at the
social event of Valinor for the ultimate prize: an escape from bad fanfic.

Hu14: The Ents of Wrath by Bryn (aka bryn_bnw)
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=726
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Into the depths of Fanghorn we go! Merry and Pippin
meet...Treebeard. In which our favorite Elf, Ranger, Dwarf, and Wizard have
a time sorting THIS one out, and we discover why Ents are trees. A bit of
fun nonsense. (Cameos by Eomer, Theoden, Haldir, Rumil, Galadriel, and
Celeborn.)

Hu15: The Jewel in the Crown by Alawa
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=917100
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Crown of Earnur receives a final polish on the morning Aragorn
becomes King.

Hu16: The Lady's Gift by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1617
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: As a cure for his young cousin's boredom, Meriadoc dares Peregrin
to do something rather foolish. Unfortunately for both of them, Pippin
succeeds, and puts both of them in serious trouble.

Hu17: The One Ring Reforged by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1008033
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: This is a very mild humor story about the One Ring. Frodo bumps
into Feanor shortly after fleeing from Boromir. Feanor reforges the shoddily
made One Ring. You'll like Sting's origins.

Hu18: The Romance that Never Was by bryn_bnw
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=840137
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Some love stories are warm and fuzzy. Others are just plain
twisted. Short parody on a familiar theme.

Hu19: The Tale of A King by Arwen Imladviel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=98
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A King we all know reminiscing about a loss of his.




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Msg# 1894

Hobbits Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:48:31 Topic ID# 1894
Hobbits
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Drabble
HobD1: A New Season by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/I_P/N/NewSeason.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sam begins again.

Drabble
HobD2: Can't Take His Medicine by Marta
URL: http://www.gardenofithilien.net/medicine.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry is healed orc-fashion as he crosses Rohan.

Drabble
HobD3: Mother Gamgee by Marigold
URL: http://marigoldsredbook.crickhollow.net/fic_mothergamgee.html
Rating: G Discussion of death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A set of four drabbles from Frodo's pov in which Bell Gamgee
touches his life.

Drabble
HobD4: Resting Places by Marigold
URL: http://marigoldsredbook.crickhollow.net/fic_restingplaces.html
Rating: G Discussion of death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A group of four themed drabbles, on the final resting places of
Frodo's parents, Merry's sisters, and Sam's mother, Bell.

Drabble
HobD5: Small Hands by Marta
URL: http://www.gardenofithilien.net/smallhands.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Boromir sees Bilbo volunteer to take the Ring at the Council of
Elrond.

Drabble
HobD6: Then and Now by Marigold
URL: http://marigoldsredbook.crickhollow.net/fic_thenandnow.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A group of themed drabbles, the first drabble in each set takes
place in Pippin's childhood, the second in the set is about a similar theme
to the first, but takes place during the Quest.

Drabble
HobD7: What Do we Get? by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/Q_Z/W/WhatDoWeGet.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Smeagol wants his present.

Poetry
HobP1: Autumn's Gift by White Gull
URL: http://www.lightindarkplaces.net/WhiteGull.html
Rating: R Sexual pairing
Romance Partners: Frodo/Rose
Summary: Could *you* share the same house with post-quest Frodo Baggins and
not feel this way?

Poetry
HobP2: Furry Little Thief by Pervinca
URL: http://www.geocities.com/pippinsplayground/furry_little_thief.txt
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A little poem about Bilbo's meeting with Smaug, written in the
attempted style of Sam's Troll poem.

Poetry
HobP3: Mad Baggins by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1809
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A hobbit drinking song about Bilbo's disappearance on his 111th
birthday.

Poetry
HobP4: Old Will Whitfoot by Tanaqui, co-written with Marta
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter_view.cfm?NGID=169&STID=3258&S
POrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A hobbit drinking song about Will Whitfoot, mayor of the Shire.

Poetry
HobP5: Shire Songbook by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=399
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Songs collected by Peregrin Took, from the Shire and faraway lands.

Poetry
HobP6: The Lay of Peregrin Took by Llinos
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1637800
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Written for Baylor's story Fate and the King's High Falcon. It is
the song that Legolas makes for Pippin after his recovery in Ithilien and is
based on Baylor's story.

Poetry
HobP7: Too Young by Lindelea
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1468
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry's thoughts shortly after arriving in Ithilien.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-1: A Crate of Lemons by ShireDweller
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1247016
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The morning after 'Garden Plot' is full of surprises, when a
special delivery from Gondor arrives at Bag End.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-2: A Small and Passing Thing by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=796
Rating: PG torture (nasty ruffians)
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sequel to "The Rebel". The Healing of the Shire. Comprising
chapters taken from the latter pages of the Red Book.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-3: At the End of His Rope by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=309
Rating: PG nasty ruffians
Romance Partners: Pippin and Diamond
Summary: Peregrin I, Traveller and Thain, had many difficulties to surmount
in the early years of his Thainship.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-4: Beyond the Havens by jodancingtree
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=758&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: At the end of a long life, Sam follows Frodo into the West.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-5: Drunkard of Bag End by jodancingtree
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2383
Rating: PG-13 adult themes, alcohol abuse
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The malevolent voice still lingered in his mind, over a year after
the Ring went into the Fire, till Frodo felt he must be driven mad by it.
Could he buy a few hours of peace, with a bottle of brandy?

Post-WOTR
Hob4-6: Fair Folk At The Free Fair by Snowballjane
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1286101
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Fourth Age, Glorfindel, Elladan, Elrohir and Celeborn visit the
shire and find unexpected ease for their heartaches.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-7: Firestorm by Lindelea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1322393
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Pippin/Diamond
Summary: Peregrin Took did not automatically follow his father, Paladin, as
Thain. This is the story of how he proved himself to the rest of the Tooks,
earning the right to be called The Took, and Thain.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-8: Flames by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=156
Rating: PG-13 graphic violence or suggestion in some chapters
Romance Partners: m/f
Summary: From the occupation of the Shire by ruffians, to the instating of
Peregrin I as Thain, events as seen through the eyes of the Tooks.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-9: Garden Plot by ShireDweller
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=784544
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Frodo finds solace while doing some light gardening with Sam at Bag
End.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-10: Linden and Laurel by Ariel & Aralithiel
URL: http://www.bagendwest.net/LL.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sam knew his master had to leave the Shire, knew he could never
have found healing in middle earth, but did Frodo ever become whole in the
West? A tender and mystical tale of how Sam learned, in the end, that he
had.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-11: Reckoning by Aratlithiel
URL: http://www.lightindarkplaces.net/Reckoning.html
Rating: PG So much angst!!!!
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sam helps Merry and Pippin to understand why Frodo had to cross
over the Sea.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-12: Runaway by Lindelea and Jodancingtree
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=678
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Pippin panics when his young son Faramir goes missing.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-13: Shining Through by Dana
URL: http://dana.rosiesamfrodo.com/writing/fan/st.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When the darkness returns to haunt Merry, Pippin knows he just
needs light.

Post-WOTR
Hob4-14: What Dreams May Come by katakanadian
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1533920&chapter=1
Rating: PG-13 attempted rape
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Fills in some gaps of Rose, Sam, and Frodo's lives after the
Scouring of the Shire. No slash, no profanity. Some violence.

Pre-WotR
HobPW1: A Mother's Day by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1309496
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry, Pippin, and Pervinca are full of mischief and behaving a bit
oddly-- driving poor Eglantine to the brink of madness.

Pre-WotR
HobPW2: Gandalf and the Seahobbit by Pippinfan1988
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1382
Rating: G a little violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Gandalf recollects his days with Pippin and some of the "lesser"
Tooks.

Pre-WotR
HobPW3: Irrepressible Pippin by Pippinfan1988
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1348
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: It's the first warm days of spring, Pippin turns thirteen, and his
tutor is getting on his last nerve..

Pre-WotR
HobPW4: Legacy by Anglachel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=342
Rating: R exploration of adult themes, graphic portrayal of sexual (slash)
scenes -- not point of story
Romance Partners: Frodo/OCs
Summary: Ten days in Buckland as Bilbo tries to convince his relatives that
Frodo belongs with him. Mature themes in all chapters, descriptions of
sexual activity and violence in later chapters. Significant speculation
about minor LOTR characters, and gap-filling on Shire culture, society,
politics and economics. Bilbo, Frodo, Rory, Gilda.

Pre-WotR
HobPW5: Messing About in Boats by Grey Wonderer
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1785
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Frodo and Merry would like for Sam to try boating on the
Brandywine, but Sam has serious doubts about this idea. Will Sam learn to
enjoying boating or does the 'sinking feeling' that Sam has about all of
this mean anything?

Pre-WOTR
HobPW6: On Merry Yule by Anglachel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=712
Rating: R exploration of adult themes, graphic portrayal of sexual (slash)
scenes -- not point of story
Romance Partners: Frodo/OCs
Summary: Two weeks in Buckland as Bilbo and Frodo visit during Yule and
attend the Wintermark celebration. Mature themes in almost every chapter,
descriptions of sexual activity and violence in several chapters. Not a
cheerful feel-good holiday story in any way. Sequel to Legacy.

Pre-WotR
HobPW7: River Stones by Jeodo Brandybuck
URL: http://www.west-of-the-moon.net/servlet/ReadGenStory?storyID=45
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Frodo, Sam and Merry take Pippin on his first adventure camping in
the Shire and come across a few adventures that they didn't expect.

Pre-WotR
HobPW8: The Shaping of Samwise by Jodancingtree
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=2010
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When the time came that Frodo must carry the Ring, Sam would not
let him go alone. But loyalty that deep has to begin somewhere..

The Lord of the Rings
HobL1: Because it's my Birthday by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1301
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Pippin celebrates his 29th birthday in Minas Tirith, introducing
Beregond and Bergil to the hobbit gift-giving tradition. But will Merry -
still recovering from his encounter with the Witch-King - remember his
favourite cousin's birthday?

The Lord of the Rings
HobL2: Bedside Chatter by Silvermoon Lady
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=931
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Standing watch over the wounded at Cormallen, Eomer loses a few
misconceptions and finds a new respect for the smallest warriors among them.

The Lord of the Rings
HobL3: Riding the Nightmare by Budgielover
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1222
Rating: PG scary, graphic
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: On the banks of the Anduin, the surviving members of the Fellowship
of the Ring followed their missing Ring-bearer to a terrible, tragic
ages-old secret.

The Lord of the Rings
HobL4: The Conspiracy of Hobbits by Dreamflower
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1707
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: How the famous conspiracy formed by Frodo's friends came about.

The Lord of the Rings
HobL5: Through Shadow by Citrine
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1897
Rating: PG bit of naughty humor
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry and Pippin reunited in Ithilien after the Black Gate. Short
story, mild humor, very light angst.

Hob1: A Partnership in Villainy by Llinos
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1141429
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A Yuletide Story of Merry and Pippin. When the hobbits tasted
chocolate in Baradur during Recaptured - it evoked a certain memory - this
is it.

Hob2: A Path With No Returning by Citrine
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1794
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Two badly wounded hobbits find each other after the Battle of
Fornost.

Hob3: Autumn's Requiem by Aratlithiel and Ariel
URL: http://www.lightindarkplaces.net/ARIndex.html
Rating: R Sexual content
Romance Partners: Frodo/Rose
Summary: A 'what if' Frodo/Rose romance which deals with the nature of
loyalty,love and friendship.

Hob4: Big Enough to be Thain by Llinos
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1211951
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: According to Tolkien's records, Paladin Took was a farmer when
Pippin was born, and did not become Thain until after Ferumbras III died,
and Pippin was 25. This shows a different possibility.

Hob5: Going, Going, Gone by Lindelea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1333851
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What might have happened had Frodo not sailed into the uttermost
West.

Hob6: Moonlight on Summer Leaves by Silvermoon Lady
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=850
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A little piece of history, long lost and now told anew, to whisper
to the hearts of the next generation..

Hob7: Of Dwarvish Ale and the Fairer Sex by Ariel
URL:
http://www.frodosharem.org/cgi-bin/stories/display.cgi?id=250&sort=date&cat=
10
Rating: PG-13 sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: m/f
Summary: A barrel of Dwarvish ale loosens the tongues of our hobbit heros.

Hob8: Recollections by Silvermoon Lady
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=431
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: "I didn't know my grandfather long but he so vividly marked my
young memory that I felt I'd known him for ages."

Hob9: Ring around the Merry by Aelfgifu
URL: http://www.geocities.com/aelfgifuemma/RATM.html
Rating: R Violence, adult situations, emotional tormant, very heavy angst,
some slash, 1 chapter with non-con.
Romance Partners: Merry/Pippin but I would not count it as "romance"
Summary: Merry holds the Ringbearer captive at Crickhollow "for the
salvation of the Shire." with baleful results for all. Merry will be
corrupted, Pippin will be conflicted, Frodo will start to break, Sam will
try to save him, and each of the hobbits will be challenged and changed in
unexpected ways.

Hob10: Sam's Garden by Shireling
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1648
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Love expressed through the creation and nurturing of a garden.

Hob11: Sam's Rose by jodancingtree
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1179
Rating: PG adult themes
Romance Partners: Sam and Rose
Summary: The girl he left behind him -- and came home to. His thoughts go
back to her again and again, even in Mordor. But when they return, can he
make a life with her -- and Frodo?

Hob12: The Cooking Conspiracy by eretria cowritten with Murron
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=835881
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A comedy of errors in which Frodo tries to cook a birthday meal,
Pippin takes a liking to washing things, Merry gets caught wearing a dress,
Sam saves the day, and Lobelia Sackville-Baggins takes the blame.

Hob13: The Farmer's Wife by Nessime
URL: http://www.mikekellner.com/Library/Story_Read_Head.php?STid=25
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Farmer Maggot & Mrs. Maggot
Summary: A pair of vignettes, recalling one especially eventful day - and
evening.

Hob14: Unfair by Anglachel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter.cfm?STID=1556&NGID=44
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Lobelia/Otho
Summary: What is the story behind Lobelia and Otho Sackville-Baggins's
marriage?

Hob15: Weight of Stone by Chris
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=243&cid=907
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A quick look at a harmless superstition.




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Msg# 1895

Horror Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:48:33 Topic ID# 1895
Horror
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

(No Subcategories)

Hor1: Captive of Darkness by Cassia
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=711907
Rating: R violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When young Prince Legolas is sent as an envoy to a neighboring
kingdom, things go badly as treachery rears its ugly head. Cruelly enslaved
by an evil monarch, Legolas struggles to survive. Will the truth be
uncovered before it is too late?

Hor2: Coavalta by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1491150
Rating: G n/a
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A houseless Elf trapped in the Mere of the Dead Faces returns the
gaze of a curious mortal.

Hor3: Iadel by Tinni
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=369
Rating: PG-13 n/a
Romance Partners: Miriel/Finwe
Summary: A popular fairy-tale reworked to fit the world of JRR Tolkien.

Hor4: The Complexities of Power by Watcherchild
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1144503
Rating: R violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The corruption of Sauron.

Hor5: The Dead Walk Tonight by MN Theis
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1576580
Rating: R violence, character deaths
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas and Eomer discover the hard way that it is not wise to
accept candy from strangers.

Hor6: The Lure of the Darkness by Ainaechoiriel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1489653
Rating: R Mirkwood spiders
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Pre-RW: In the time of the Necromancer, an Elf child goes missing.
Legolas and a patrol go looking for her.

Hor7: The Other by Dana Lindelea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1382984
Rating: PG-13 violence, horror
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An ancient curse haunts the Travellers upon their return to the
Shire.

Hor8: The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Erunyauve
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1557504
Rating: R violence and dark themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The mortal life of the Witch-king, from his childhood in Numenor to
the first appearance of the Nazgul.

Hor9: The Truth of Ugliness by Watcherchild
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1100474
Rating: R disturbing images, violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A psychological look into the twisted and cruel shaping of the
first Orc.


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Msg# 1896

Elves Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:48:51 Topic ID# 1896
Elves
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

Drabble
ED1: Hannon Le by Lady Aranel
URL: http://www.gardenofithilien.net/hannonle.html
Rating: R Implied sexual situation
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: Legolas awakes to a very pleasurable surprise. :-)

Drabble
ED2: I Hear the Stones Lament by Avon
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=808&cid=7377
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas' thoughts on what the stones had to say in Hollin. (This is
one of four drabbles entered in the MEFAs that was written on the same
theme.)

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ED3: Longing by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.dwimordenespage.org/index.php?go=7&id=9&chapter=4
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas's thoughts based on the quote from the FotR: "But the Elves
of this land were of a race strange to us of the silvan folk, and the trees
and the grass do not now remember them. Only I hear the stones lament them:
deep they delved us, fair they wrought us, high they builded us; but they
are gone. They are gone. They sought the Havens long ago." (This is one of
four drabbles entered in the MEFAs that was written on the same theme.)

Drabble
ED4: Strange to Us by Elana
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1865&cid=7779
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas' thoughts on what the stones had to say in Hollin. (This is
one of four drabbles entered in the MEFAs that was written on the same
theme.)

Drabble
ED5: Strange Vessels by Elvenesse
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1577&cid=7415
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas' thoughts on what the stones had to say in Hollin. (This is
one of four drabbles entered in the MEFAs that was written on the same
theme.)

Drabble
ED6: Untitled (Mirkwood) by Wild Iris
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1832774&chapter=3
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A sad scene in Mirkwood, from the eyes of an Elf.

Incomplete
EI1: Dawn Twilight by Viv
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=231
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What if some elves never went west, but stayed here instead? Well,
Moira's introduction to elfhood comes via her way-too-hot linguistics
prof... um, one Dr. Birdsong.

Incomplete
EI2: Last of the Edhel by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1629623
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The elf had never had any trouble guarding an important secret in
the heart of an ancient forest, but then, he'd never met Hermione Granger
before.

Incomplete
EI3: Oak and Willow by Marnie
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1598
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Celeborn of Doriath and Nerwen of the Noldor strive to come to
terms with the differences that divide their peoples during the First Age,
and also with their growing affections for one another.

Incomplete
EI4: Return to Middle-earth by Miriel361
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=308
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/f
Summary: Sometimes by doing right, we injure the ones we love and put the
world in danger. A sequel to Elrohir's Tale in which Sinead seeks her
father.

Incomplete
EI5: Uncommon Tales: Tales of the Jade King by Katharine the Great &
Treehugger
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1119462
Rating: PG violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas, Tavor and Brethil are up to tricks as usual. Meanwhile,
King Thranduil goes out on a hunting trip, but doesn't come home...and
Tanglinna must find him, before it's too late...

Incomplete
EI6: Wayland The Smith by Jilian Baade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1575581
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What if Maeglin hadn't died in the Fall of Gondolin, but survived
as a legend until modern times?

Post-WOTR
E4-1: Elrohir's Tale by Miriel361
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=72
Rating: R Sexual situations
Romance Partners: Elrohir/f
Summary: What would happen if an Elf found himself stranded in our world?
Come and find out!

Post-WOTR
E4-2: Keeper Of The Flame by Larian Elensar
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/L/LarianElensar/KeeperOfTheFlame.htm
Rating: R Non-graphic Sexual situation
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Galadriel
Summary: Galadriel is crossing the sea after the war of the ring. This is
what she's thinking about on the ship to Valinor.

Post-WOTR
E4-3: More Than an Archer by Katharine the Great
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1053169
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The young mature, and perceptions change, but sometimes we can't
really know a person until they're gone... (refers to the deaths of
Tanglinna and Brethil in a previous story of Treehugger's). An homage-fic
written as a gift for TreeHugger and JastaElf.

Post-WOTR
E4-4: Of Pipes and Poetry by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2305
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An evening in Fangorn Forest when things hidden come to light.
Legolas tries smoking and unwittingly discovers that he doesn't know as much
about his Dwarvish friend as he thought. That he writes poetry, for
instance.

Post-WOTR
E4-5: The Green Knight by Le Rouret
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=686
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: King Elessar and Prince Faramir stage a tournament in Ithilien to
draw knights to Gondor, but in the process they discover trouble
unlooked-for.

Post-WOTR
E4-6: War Dust by Earmire
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2668
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Maglor at the Trojan War finds beauty and terror intermingled in
the being of Achilles, entwined with the memories of a brother.

Romance
ER1: By Hook or By Crook by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/4_ByHookOrByCrook/ByHookOrByCr
ook.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrond/Celebrian and Thranduil/OFC
Summary: Elrond and Thranduil discover there is more to strategy than meets
the eye.

Romance
ER2: Handful of Grey Ashes, Handful of Silver Tears by Losseniaiel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1368822
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Amarie/Finrod
Summary: He was hers once, and may yet be again, but for now he is only a
child, and does not remember what once was. And reunions are rarely what we
expect them to be.

Romance
ER3: Meldir: At First Sight by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/1_MeldirAtFirstSight/Meldir1-2
.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: The twins' and Legolas's first encounter in Greenwood the Great
leads to a close and lasting friendship.

Romance
ER4: Of Leaves of Gold and Petals Red: A Faery Tale by Ithilwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1060193
Rating: PG-13 Some sexual references
Romance Partners: Feanor/f
Summary: A modern retelling of an old Scottish tale.

Romance
ER5: The Kiss by Larien Elengasse
URL: http://rhovanion.nimnastian.net/fiction/stand/thekiss.php
Rating: R implied sexual content, m/m slash.
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/Echthelion
Summary: Glorfindel and Ecthelion share a kiss.

Romance
ER6: Unbound by Two-point
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1547945
Rating: R some sexual situations
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/f
Summary: A young Rivendell Elf considers how old is too old, and what age
and death means to an Elf.

Romance
ER7: With Friends Like These by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/2_WithFriendsLikeThese/WithFri
endsLikeThese1-2.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: Legolas's first visit to Rivendell proves educational in more ways
than one when he learns of the choice of the Peredhil then stumbles upon a
tryst with an unexpected twist.

The Silmarillion
ES1: Brothers by Tinni
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1309997
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Feanor discover little Finarfin is not such a terrible brother to
have; in fact he's a nice little boy.

The Silmarillion
ES2: Child of Dawn by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1386105
Rating: R implied domestic violence and a character death
Romance Partners:
Summary: Maedhros hears that Aredhel is being held against her will by Eol
and goes to rescue her. Maeglin watches as Maedhros and Eol fight it out. My
one and only Maeglin fic.

The Silmarillion
ES3: Coming of Age by Jilian Baade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1229413
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Maedhros comes of age, and the familiy celebrates!

The Silmarillion
ES4: Comrades In Arms by Levade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1261187
Rating: PG-13 bit of violence
Romance Partners:
Summary: During the Last Alliance Cirdan gets a chance to show off his
talent with floss and a needle. Glorfindel is not amused.

The Silmarillion
ES5: Fearless and Full of Joy by Levade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1399852
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Before Imladris, before Gondolin and her white towers, even before
the dawn of the sun and moon, he was but an elfling.

The Silmarillion
ES6: Henen by Larien Elengasse
URL: http://rhovanion.nimnastian.net/fiction/stand/henen.php
Rating: PG-13 character death, mild violence
Romance Partners:
Summary: Oropher thinks about his son.

The Silmarillion
ES7: Hide and Seek by Ithilwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=923897
Rating: R Some violence, and sex scenes, not graphic
Romance Partners:
Summary: Young Amrod and Amras run away from home. Why?

The Silmarillion
ES8: Keystone by Wild Iris
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1139614
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Thranduil has his caves built in Mirkwood.

The Silmarillion
ES9: Malaise by Levade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1368363
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A rather grumpy Elrond, Glorfindel, a tent, large puddle and a High
King with a quirky sense of humour.

The Silmarillion
ES10: Singing Silence by Losseniaiel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1616041
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Elu Thingol/Melian
Summary: Elu Thingol reflects on his wife.

The Silmarillion
ES11: Speak, Friend, and Enter by Thevina Finduilas
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2986
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A tale of Dwarves and Elves, of artisans, the creation of the great
West-Gate at Khazad-dum, and unlikely authors. Legolas and Gimli, and Narvi
and Celebrimbor. Humor, but with a serious nod to Elvish/Dwarvish relations
during their heyday as well as musings on Dwarvish culture in general.

The Silmarillion
ES13: The Continuing Leaf by WatcherChild
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1020648
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Glorfindel sets foot upon Middle-earth again and tries to adjust to
a changed world.

The Silmarillion
ES12: The Tale of Twin Stars by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1387830
Rating: PG-13 Adult themes
Romance Partners: Elrond/Elros/f
Summary: Elros and Elrond fall in love and must cope with the Laws and
Customs of the Eldar.

The Silmarillion
ES14: The Wisdom of Isildur by Marnie
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1850
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After Gil-galad's death, Elrond asks if Celeborn will support him
in a bid to assume the crown of the High King.

The Silmarillion
ES15: Too Late by Jilian Baade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1116618
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Finarfin reflects on his life.

E1: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1476
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The True Colors of Thranduil as Shown and Proven in Canon: a short
essay.

E2: A Leaf on a Stream by Marnie
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1329431
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Little Elladan and Elrohir get a history lesson from their
grandfather, Celeborn, resulting in burnt fingers and no appetite for lunch.

E3: A Midspring Morning's Dream by Katharine the Great
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1239323
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Set in TreeHugger's universe. Wedding bells are ringing in
Mirkwood...because everybody's faaaavorite little tricksy chatterbox is
getting married!

E4: Across Dark Waters by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=756
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An AU look at the passage to Mandos, as Maeglin gets what's coming
to him.

E5: Battle of the Golden Wood by Marnie
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=358
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The War of the Ring in Lothlorien.

E6: Cursed Love by Jilian Baade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1311575
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: From the bushes, a hidden watcher sees Tuor propose to Idril.

E7: Dancing Within Walls by Sphinx
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1719
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An imminent parting looms, and they realize that words are not
enough. Featuring Elrond, Arwen. Vignette.

E8: Dissection of the Common WoodElf, Telerius Galadh by bryn_bnw
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=418
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Observation and Dissection of the Common Wood-Elf (Telerius
galadh). Why do Elves glow? How does an Elf walk on snow? Methods of
reproduction? It's Legolas as you've never seen him before.

E9: Fated Twins by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1276023
Rating: R Violence, implied character death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Amrod and Amras go to the Havens of Sirion. Morgoth attacks. They
help fight against Morgoth and save Elros and Elrond. Cast includes
Egalmoth, Galdor, Oropher, Thranduil, Celeborn, Elemmakil, and Hendor.

E10: Firimar by Ithilwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=724475
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An Elf looks at earth from Valinor.

E11: Gofi and the Balrog by Levade
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=38&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elrond's twin sons have some questions about that Balrog, and know
just whom to ask.

E12: Legolas and the Olr Mall by Chathol-linn
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1890
Rating: PG some battle scenes
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: An early adventure of Legolas in which he explores Elvish memory,
prophecy, and dreams. Scenes include "Strange Paths," "Ale by the Fireside,"
and "I Will Drink Your Blood from the Chalice of Your Heart."

E13: Lord of the House of the Golden Flower by Jilian Baade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1153790
Rating: PG-13 Mild reference to sexual activities
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/OFC
Summary: The story of Glorfindel and his Sindarin Wife, and how they are
reunited in the Second Age.

E14: Noldolante by Ithilwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=735169
Rating: R Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Maeglin during the Fall of Gondolin, his thoughts and actions.

E15: Notes From the Field by bryn_bnw
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=681
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Alas, there are no fairy tale endings in Nature... Tolkien never
wrote of Thranduil's fate. Unfortunately, the task falls to bumbling
researchers of the SRDM. Of hair braiding, migratory patterns, and a plea to
Save the Common Wood-Elf.

E16: Roots by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=26
Rating: R Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: So how did Legolas meet Aragorn anyhow, and under what
circumstances? Goes from light to heavy and back again. Gap-filler set
between Gollum's arrival in Mirkwood and his interrogation; violent in
parts, plenty of fake elven metaphysics, traces the beginnings of a
friendship between Aragorn and Legolas. Original characters, Gandalf,
Gollum, and Thranduil also figure in this fic.

E17: Sickness by Siobhan with Cassia
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1027905
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Aragorn gets sick and Legolas, coming from a race that does not
know illness, tries to understand what that must be like.

E18: The Smith by Jilian Baade
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1361292
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A smith reforges Narsil and remembers the one who last bore this
blade in battle.


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Msg# 1897

Drama Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:49:08 Topic ID# 1897
Drama
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.


Drabble
DD1: Alone by Oakenshield
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/O/Oakenshield/Alone.htm
Rating: PG character death
Romance Partners: Aragorn/Arwen
Summary: Another death drabble, Arwen this time.

Drabble
DD2: Dernhelm's Ride by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=371&cid=1537
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Cadence sung by Eowyn on the long ride to the fields of Pelennor.

Drabble
DD3: Dragons by Lindorien
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1210&cid=4878
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir considers how tight memories can cling.

Drabble
DD4: Fealty and Service by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1501
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Denethor's thoughts as Faramir swears fealty to Gondor on coming of
age.

Drabble
DD5: Fear! Fire! Foes! by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1520
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A drabble about Fatty's escape from the Nazgul attack on
Crickhollow.

Drabble
DD6: Lament To Lorien by Naresha
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/N/Naresha/LamentToLorien.htm
Rating: R implied sexual situations
Romance Partners: Haldir/Aragorn
Summary: Reflections on Haldir's death by those who loved him - in drabble
form.

Drabble
DD7: Sundered by Oakenshield
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/O/Oakenshield/Sundered.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elros' dying thoughts.

Drabble
DD8: The Call by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/A_H/C/TheCall.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: We all long for home.

Drabble
DD9: The Silent Street by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=371&cid=1535
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Beregond's thoughts as he fights for his Captain's life.

Drabble
DD10: The Steward and the King by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1717
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Thorongil observes a young Boromir playing.

Gap-filler
DG1: A Silence Covered in Stone by Zimraphel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1564870
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In the last days of the Ring War, Thranduil and Celeborn meet in
the ruins of Dol Guldur and reaffirm their friendship in the midst of the
Shadow's last, most terrifying secret.

Gap-filler
DG2: Cry of the Gull by Ithilien
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=617622
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas finds himself battling his own mind as well as evil forces
during the battle at Pelargir. Missing scenes from ROTK featuring Legolas,
Gimli, Argaorn, Elladan and Elrohir.

Gap-filler
DG3: Father and Sons by Dwimordene
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=6&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Insight into LoTR's most famous dysfunctional family that covers a
span of years, from Faramir's adolescence through Sam and Frodo's journey
through Ilthilien. The personal is political when you're the Steward and his
family.

Gap-filler
DG4: The Fire Sermon by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=578654
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Faramir/Eowyn
Summary: A gapfiller set during RoTK. Faramir and Eowyn in the Houses of
Healing. Companion piece to "What the Thunder Said."

Gap-filler
DG5: Theodred's Last Command by Adara\BoromirFan (Carol Kyser)
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1414101
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Short vignette about Prince Theodred's death. Fills in the gap left
by Tolkien about the death of the Prince of Rohan at the First Battle at the
Fords of the Isen.

Incomplete
DI1: A Diamond in the Storm by SilverMoon Lady
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=721
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Pippin/Diamond
Summary: Something sinister is happening near the northwestern border of the
Shire and Pippin is determined to find out what is going on. Post LOTR.

Incomplete
DI2: Between Two Worlds by Marnie
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1773681
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Young Ereinion, sent away from his father to live in a Sindar
Haven, feels torn between two worlds. Features Cirdan, Celeborn and
Gil-galad.

Incomplete
DI3: Changing Perceptions by Nerwen Calaelen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1279068
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The end of the Ring War and the changes that occur as a result of
it for the mysterious land of Khand.

Incomplete
DI4: Fear by Ariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1215350
Rating: PG-13 violence; injury; child abuse
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A life threatening fall endangers young Frodo Baggins and his
brooding Brandybuck cousin knows he was to blame for it. Guilt can drive
you to many things, even the contemplation of murder.

Incomplete
DI5: Free Fall by Lindorien
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=722
Rating: PG-13 angst
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Why was Boromir sent to the Council instead of Faramir if Faramir
was the one who had the dreams? PJ gave you one answer; this fic gives a
better one.

Incomplete
DI6: Marinus Stiria by bryn_bnw
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=853
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Following a violent confrontation with Aragorn, Legolas sets out
with aid of Gimli to rid Gondor of the Sea Stone. Sensing certain disaster,
Aragorn is hard on their heels. Unfortunately, so too is the head Corsair of
Umbar.

Incomplete
DI7: Mirrors in the Mind by Etharei
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1283157
Rating: R violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The dungeons of Barad-dur are vast and deep, and not all evils
departed with the destruction of Sauron. An ancient evil is no longer bound.

Incomplete
DI8: Not Fire, Not Ice by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1583198
Rating: PG some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sequel to The Fall of Night. Naure is orc-napped whilst on her way
to Lothlorien to regain her memories. Haldir sets out to rescue her, but
will he get more than he bargains for?

Incomplete
DI9: The Captain's Last Gift by Lady Aranel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1467
Rating: R adult themes
Romance Partners: Legolas/f
Summary: Lalaith is a courtesan in Minas Tirith who has always made her own
choices. As the war ends and the lords of the land begin to depart the city
for home, Lalaith wonders if she has overstayed her time in a profession
that is unforgiving. As she longs for a love that could never be, will a
visit from a stranger show her that her feelings are not in vain and that
beauty is in the eye of the beholder?

Incomplete
DI10: Theodred's Tale by Elana
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1414&cid=5934
Rating: R violence
Romance Partners: Theodred/f
Summary: Sequel to Elana's Tale, WIP. Stunned by news of Saruman's
treachery, Theodred must ready Rohan for war, while dealing with the
machinations of Grima Wormtongue and the decline of his father King Theoden.
Can he keep the secret of his love for Elana, mother of a half-orc child?
How can he stay true to all his varied loyalties, as the Battle of the Fords
of Isen grows ever closer? AU.

Incomplete
DI11: While We Dwelt in Fear by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1364027
Rating: G some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The story of the families of Merry, Pippin, Frodo and Sam as they
face the troubles of the Occupation of the Shire.

LOTR
DL1: Adaptation by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1175
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas tries to come to grips with the mortal gift of death after
the last battle and apparent loss of one of the Fellowship's most beloved
members.

LOTR
DL2: Ashes, East Wind, Hope that Rises by ErinRua
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=696
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: EOMER - as seen through his eyes - the peril of Rohan, the
duplicity of the Wormtongue, and the coming of hope to the Riddermark. Cast
includes Eomer, Aragorn, Theoden, Grima, Eowyn, Hama, Gimli, Legolas and
several good horses. Gap-filler. Drama, action, angst. Non-slash.

LOTR
DL3: Bitter as Blood by Shadow975
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1230229
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: On Caradhras, Boromir considers the difficulties he faces; years
after his companion's fall, Aragorn wonders what part he played in it.

LOTR
DL4: Cold Comfort by Lady Aranel
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=2750&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Legolas overhears Eowyn's plea to Aragorn the night before they are
to leave for the Paths of the Dead. He tries to give her solace and maybe
find some for himself as well.

LOTR
DL5: Doom of Man by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/A_H/D/DoomOfMan.htm
Rating: PG some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What really happened at Mount Doom.

LOTR
DL6: Final Flight by Trinity Helix
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/T/TrinityHelix/FinalFlight.htm
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Leading the elves to Helm's Deep, Haldir finds what he is looking
for.

LOTR
DL7: For Gondor by Avon
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1256
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir's charge - a sound picture. Movie-verse. Marta discussed
the idea of people writing a scene using one sense only and this is where
that idea took me. Rather experimental.

LOTR
DL8: LifeWatch by Lindelea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1273828
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Cormallen story from Merry's viewpoint. Companion to poem "Too
Young."

LOTR
DL9: Pippin's Crucible by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1691156
Rating: PG descriptions of carnage
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: This is a first person account of Pippin from his run through Minas
Tirith to find Gandalf in order to save Faramir through to his being with
Merry after Aragorn heals him.

LOTR
DL10: River Flowing by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.dwimordenespage.org/index.php?go=7&id=2&chapter=1
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: a very minor character gets a moment in the sun: one fine day in
Ithilien, while Sam and Frodo wait with Mablung and Damrod, a Haradrim troop
comes marching, marching.

LOTR
DL11: Spartan Letters by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.dwimordenespage.org/index.php?go=7&id=8&chapter=1
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Some have questioned why Denethor's spirit was broken so swiftly
when Faramir was brought back wounded from the route of the Pelennor.

LOTR
DL12: The Mirror of Galadriel by Varia Lectio
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=807
Rating: PG implied violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: As Galadriel gazes into her Mirror, she sees different fates for
those in the Fellowship of the Ring.

LOTR
DL13: Thoughts by netkerosene
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1326060
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Eomer's thoughts about Eowyn riding to war with the Rohirrim.

LOTR
DL14: Veiling of the Sun by Maggie (M. N. Theis)
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=172
Rating: PG-13 graphic violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A twist of fate during the events at Parth Galen leaves Boromir
alive and desperately seeking the One Ring. Succombing to the dark seduction
of the Ring, Boromir joins league with Sauron's forces as Legolas is
captured by Saruman's Uruk-hai. The res tof the Fellowship struggle to
remain together, traveling across the Plains of Rohan in hopes of recovering
their lost members, and the quest to destory the Ring becomes a more trying
journey than any imagined.

LOTR
DL15: Wizard by M. Sebasky
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3499
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: In a moment of quiet after the battle of Pelennor Fields, Gandalf
reflects upon those who have already departed and those who may yet be lost.

Poetry
DP1: Beth Gorthaur Aglar Beleth by Arwen Imladviel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=841
Rating: PG strong imagery
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A scribe copying old manuscripts in Minas Anor found this: a poem
in Quenya, titled by a different hand in Sindarin: "The words of Sauron,
waning in glory." Probably not genuine.

Poetry
DP2: Boe Bedich Len, Haldir? by Chathol-linn
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=667
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Haldir's experience at Helm's Deep. Movie-verse.

Poetry
DP3: From Fangorn Forest to Helm's Deep, Canto I The Forest by Chathol-linn
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=561
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The trees experience a vision when the Three Hunters enter Fangorn
Forest. Inspired by brancher's "They Say of the Elves," mentioned with
permission.

Poetry
DP4: So Close, Yet Forever Away by Naresha
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/N/Naresha/SoCloseYetForeverAway.htm
Rating: R implied sex
Romance Partners: Haldir/Aragorn
Summary: Aragorn remembers.

Poetry
DP5: The Day the Sun Didn't Rise by Tinni
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1836029
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A retelling of a Japenese myth in Tolkien's world.

Poetry
DP6: The Love Song of Tar-Meneldur Elentirmo by Thevina
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=450
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A short poem from the "Star-watcher" king of Numenor.

Poetry
DP7: The Vain Songs by Nol
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1486803
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Maedhros/Fingon
Summary: Fingon and Maedhros in beauty, war, mad love and above all things,
vanity.

Post-WOTR
DPoW1: A Change of Seasons by runningscared
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1066
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A story of unending friendships, in which Legolas speculates upon
lost companions, his own existance, and The Sea... Set after Aragorn's
passing and stays true to JRRT's work (not AU).

Post-WOTR
DPoW2: Adamo Invenio Discovery of Love by Lasse-Lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1255745
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sequel and finale to the "Chance Meeting" series.

Post-WOTR
DPoW3: As the Gentle Rain by Lindelea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1599
Rating: PG-13 violence; graphic torture
Romance Partners: Diamond/Pippin; Faramir Took/Goldilocks;
Ferdibrand/Pimpernel
Summary: The Travellers return to Gondor for a visit, revisiting old haunts,
stirring old memories, encountering old wonders and old dangers, and new
ones.

Post-WOTR
DPoW4: Chance Meetings by Lasse-Lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1176377
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Two strangers, a chance meeting - what will happen?

Post-WOTR
DPoW5: Closing the Book by Gonzai
URL:
http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter_view.cfm?STID=309&SPOrdinal=1
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After Sam departs for the Grey Havens, Merry and Pippin set out on
their final journey to Edoras and Gondor. Based on the timeline in Appendix
B. Angst and sadness.

Post-WOTR
DPoW6: Dance With Desire by Lasse-Lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1249699
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Part 4 in the "Chance Meetings" series.

Post-WOTR
DPoW7: Fate, Fatum Or Perhaps Fari by Lasse-Lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1232961
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sequel to "Chance Meeting" & "Stolen Moment."

Post-WOTR
DPoW8: Immortal by Ainaechoiriel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=944263
Rating: PG dying characters; no actual death portrayed
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry and Pippin, approaching the end of their lives, have a
request to make of Legolas.

Post-WOTR
DPoW9: Little Ones of Their Own by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1571927
Rating: PG adult references to pregnancy
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Peregrin and Diamond Took are expecting their first child.

Post-WOTR
DPoW10: Paths We Trod, Wrongs We Bore by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=724

Rating: PG violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Thranduil at last makes up his mind to follow his family into the
West, but first he must confront again some of the slings and arrows of his
past.

Post-WOTR
DPoW11: Perchance to Dream by M. N. Theis
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1179178
Rating: R graphic descriptions of wounds and such, violence, adult themes
and *much* angst
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After the War of the Ring, a bitter conflict with the Easterlings
leaves Legolas in terrible danger and all of Gondor on the brink of
destruction.

Post-WOTR
DPoW12: Shards of Time by AL Milton
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1045
Rating: PG adult themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Barahir, the writer grandson of Faramir and Eowyn, tries to find
out what truth shall he write about his legendary grandmother.

Post-WOTR
DPoW13: Sorrow Profound by Alexcat
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/Q_Z/S/SorrowProfound.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elrond looks back on all he has lost.

Post-WOTR
DPoW14: Stolen Moment by Lasse-Lanta
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1206870
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sequel to "Chance Meetings."

Post-WOTR
DPoW15: Strawberries by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/Strawberries.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Remembering what kept Mr. Frodo from letting go on the side of
Orodruin, Sam brings him some strawberries and cream. Um yeah....that's
about it.

Post-WOTR
DPoW16: Sunset by Khylea
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/K/Khylea/Sunset.htm
Rating: PG reference to character death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After the War of the Ring is over, Legolas and Aragorn keep a
promise to Haldir.

Post-WOTR
DPoW17: The Hunting Trip by Ithilien
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=794871
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Needing a break from their busy lives, our heroes travel to the
wilds of Ithilien for a little relaxation, and perhaps some hunting. But
there is evil in those woods, and unbeknownst to them, a grim adventure is
about to occur.

Post-WOTR
DPoW18: The Last Grey Ship by ErinRua
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=277
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The voice of the Sea merely whispers, until the reasons to stay
pass on. Aragorn's days are ending, and Gimli faces more farewells as
Legolas looks to the West ... How the story may have ended. Book-derived per
ROTK Appendixes. Gap-filler. Drama, angst, friendship. Non-slash.

Post-WOTR
DPoW19: The Mantle Of Power by Marnie
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1504378
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: After Elrond's departure, Glorfindel and Celeborn face off over the
rulership of Rivendell.

Post-WOTR
DPoW20: Trees of Remembrance by jenolas
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1485747
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Eldarion makes a final visit to a very special glade of trees
Legolas planted before he left Ithilien to sail to Valinor.

Post-WOTR
DPoW21: Where the Merlin Cries by Lindelea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1384933
Rating: PG-12 violence
Romance Partners: Fastred/Elanor; Pippin/Diamond; Ferdibrand/Pimpernel
Summary: The story of Fastred and Elanor, and how the Westmarch came to be a
part of the Shire.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW1: A Family Trait by Marnie
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1682142
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Young Elladan and Elrohir make a present for their father, and a
career choice that disturbs their mother, Celebrian, and grandfather,
Celeborn.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW2: All These Wore Wings by fileg
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2505

Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Random images from the siege of Gondolin haunt a small boy in
another white city. A snapshot, based on the painting "Brothers" by
Starlight.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW3: Canst Thou Forgive Me by Coriel
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=952
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: "Upon Doriath a heavy charge had fallen. Melian sat long in silence
beside Thingol the King . . . and she knew that her parting from Thingol was
the forerunner of a greater parting, and that the doom of Doriath was
drawing nigh . . . The Nauglamir was retaken, and brought back in bitter
grief to Melian the Queen." (Involving Thranduil and Melian.)

Pre-WOTR
DPrW4: E cared haniant tn ml by PuterPatty
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1288673
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: During a late first snow of the year 3018 T.A., Thranduil remembers
a gift of love from Legolas to his mother.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW5: Games of Innocence by Cirdan
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1329678
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Young Elladan and Elrohir are playing games. Elrond watches them
and is shocked.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW6: Leaf and Branch by JastaElf
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=62
Rating: PG violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elrond and his sons assist the Elves of Mirkwood in an attempt to
rescue a very young Prince who has been captured by Orcs.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW7: Promises to Keep by JastaElf
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=742
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Six months after the death of his Queen, King Thranduil tries to
celebrate the joys of Yuletide with his grieving sons & subjects. Mild angst
& much sweetness. May the Valar bless us, every one!

Pre-WOTR
DPrW8: Small Soldiers by Cori Lannam
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1498
Rating: PG mature themes (characters dealing with death)
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir wants to see his mother one last time.

Pre-WOTR
DPrW9: The Sacrifice of Soldiers by paranoidangel
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=1603
Rating: PG mature themes
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Elrond babysits a young Aragorn, he takes the opportunity to
teach him of his father and the meaning of death.

Romance
DR1: Forbidden Fruit by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/7_ForbiddenFruit/ForbiddenFrui
t1-2.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: An old friend of Legolas' develops a forbidden passion and in the
process triggers confusion, heartbreak and tragedy.

Romance
DR2: Gwador: Sorrow's First Dawning by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/5_SorrowsDawning/SorrowsDawnin
g1-2.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: Legolas faces the first great tragedy in his life and is unable to
cope with its aftermath.

Romance
DR3: Heart's Brother by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/6_HeartsBrother/HeartsBrother.
htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: Gandalf hints that the conditions pertaining to the choice of the
Peredhil are not as implacable as Elrond's children think.

Romance
DR4: Heartsong by Trinity Helix
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/T/TrinityHelix/Heartsong.htm
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Summary: Glorfindel broods, Ecthelion shows him beauty.

Romance
DR5: His Precious by Marta
URL: http://www.parma-eruseen.net/stories/marta_precious.html
Rating: G
Romance Partners: Smeagol/f
Summary: Smeagol's old beloved sees him some years after he found the Ring,
and thinks back on what might have been.

Romance
DR6: In The Silence Of Our Hearts by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/11_InTheSilenceOfOurHearts/InT
heSilenceOfOurHearts1-2.htm
Rating: R
Romance Partners: Glorfindel/Erestor; Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: A jest inadvertently unearths an unsuspected past and sets the
stage for an unlikely future.

Romance
DR7: Into Temptation by Eresse
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/E/Eresse/8_IntoTemptation/IntoTemptatio
n.htm
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: Elrohir/Legolas
Summary: The thin line between friendship and desire isn't all that easy to
cross.

Romance
DR8: Ring of Loneliness by Alexcat
URL:
http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/Q_Z/R/RingOfLoneliness.htm
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: Celeborn/Elrond
Summary: Celeborn offers comfort to his son-in-law.

Romance
DR9: Summer Nights by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1320

Rating: R adult themes; prostitution, masturbation, unplanned pregnancy
Romance Partners: Faramir/OFC; Boromir/OFC
Summary: The summer of 3000 was the hottest one Faramir ever remembered.
When he found himself lost in Dol Amroth and stopped at an inn to ask
directions, he was surprised to find the place was a haven from the heat. He
decided to stay for dinner and when the matron offered him a cool room to
lie down in while his meal was prepared, he gladly accepted, without
realising exactly what he was accepting.

Romance
DR10: The Paths of Lorien by CC
URL: http://www.angelfire.com/wv/night/paths.html
Rating: R sexual innuendo
Romance Partners: Lindir/Haldir
Summary: The twins go to Lorien and Lindir finds love .

Romance
DR11: The Tale of the Laughing Maiden by Deborah Judge
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1201424
Rating: R sexual themes; familial violence
Romance Partners: Curufin/Lalwen
Summary: A Curufin romance.

Romance
DR12: To Love and to Live by Lady Rheena
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=660
Rating: R violence; angst
Romance Partners: Legolas/OFC
Summary: The sequel to To Have and To Hold. Darkness falls over the Wood as
the Shadow gathers in the East. Legolas must undertake a journey from which
he may never return and Nessa faces the possibility of eternity alone in a
darkened, deathly world. A little darker than the first story, but then
these are darker times. Later guest appearances from a variety of canon
characters; not least Gollum, Gandalf, Arwen, Frodo and, of course, the
incomparable Aragorn.

D1: A Flood, A Fall, A Finale, A Fever by Pearl Took
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1766693
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Merry, Pippin and Pervinca have some strange adventures. Rather
Stephen King like. From Marigold's Challenge 2 as "New Editions."

D2: Elana's Tale by Elana
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1409&cid=5874
Rating: R implied rape; graphic birth scenes; mature themes
Romance Partners: OC/Theodred
Summary: Elana is a young woman of Rohan, kidnapped by orcs and forced to
endure unimaginable horrors. But even if by some miracle she should be
rescued, what will become of her and the half-orc child she bears?

D3: Following the Other Wizard by jodancingtree
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1286

Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: It's an AU sotry: Frodo doesn't leave Middle-earth, but wanders
with Radagast the Wizard to Mordor, to heal the land and to be healed
himself. A sequel to "Another Way of Leaving."

D4: Into the West by Alexcat
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Alex/LOTR/I_P/I/IntoTheWest.htm
Rating: PG sexual situation
Romance Partners: Galadriel/Celeborn
Summary: Galadriel sails.

D5: Magpies and Rhymes by Acacea
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=695
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Noisy birds in Minas Tirith trigger memories and raise hope for a
brief moment - Faramir, Denethor and a long forgotten rhyme.

D6: Motherless by Isabeau of Greenlea
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1274353
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Prince Imrahil's family struggles to deal with the loss of their
mother.

D7: Quiet by Archet
URL: http://www.ofelvesandmen.com/Stories/A/Archet/Quiet.htm
Rating: PG implied violence; character death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Faramir remembers.

D8: Standards by Dwimordene
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=2613

Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A vignette about standards and adhering to the choices one makes.

D9: Suffering Unending by Zam Kenobi
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1694272
Rating: R talk of suicide
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Tired of the constant ridicule of his father, Faramir has committed
suicide. These are Boromir's thoughts.

D10: The Ashes of Twilight by Tinuviel ylf Maegden
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1334&cid=5493
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A tale of the thoughts of Tinuviel, the quiet thoughtful whisps of
her soul and pain as she prepares to die.

D11: The Dragon's Egg by Shireling
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1225
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A Fairytale of Gondor, starring Faramir, Boromir, Eowyn, a Wizard
and a prophesy.

D12: The Fall of Night by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1397271
Rating: PG some violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Elrond, Haldir, and an old friend make a wager... can the twins and
Rumil make a humourless young woman laugh?

D13: Thinking of You by Grey Wonderer
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1088
Rating: PG-13
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What if someone you love has no idea who you are? Suddenly all of
the memories that the two of you share are yours alone. OR What if you wake
up and you are among strangers? Somehow everything has been lost and you
have no idea how to find it again. Who are these folks and how did you get
here?

D14: Time to Make a Change by Pervinca
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1343
Rating: G character death
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A series of vignettes in which our main hobbits face the pain of
losing their father (or parents in Frodo's case).

D15: To Sing of War by Avon
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1365813
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Thranduil's thoughts on war.

D16: Unrequited: Gilraen by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://cinnamongrrl.popullus.net/files/gilraen.htm
Rating: PG reference to sex
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: A young widow burns for what can never be hers.

D17: Whispers by Ellbee
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1271718
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Someone keeps hearing whispers in the dark


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Msg# 1898

Crossovers Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:49:25 Topic ID# 1898
Crossover
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

C1: A Rift in the Continuum by Aralanthiriel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=787762
Rating: PG-13 violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Lord of the Rings/X-files Crossover. What happens when a simple
conjuring spell goes wrong, and Melkor is called up along with Legolas? Can
Mulder and Scully save the plot continuum, or is it already too late?

C2: Between the Shadow and the Soul: The Gift of Death by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://cinnamongrrl.popullus.net/half-full/
Rating: PG-13 Violence, Softcore smut
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Yes, another
Buffy-jumps-into-the-portal-and-ends-up-in-Middle-Earth fic but give it a
shot, eh? This one's different.

C3: Between the Shadow and the Soul: Without (Complete) by CinnamonGrrl
URL: http://cinnamongrrl.popullus.net/half-full/
Rating: R Softcore smut
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Sequel to TGoD. Epic. Magical love, mystical portals dropping
modern chicks into Middle-Earth. Haldir gets what's coming to him, but
there's always a catch.

C4: Kings of the Sea by Eledhwen
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1690803
Rating: PG Mild Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Black Pearl is caught by a strange storm; meanwhile, Aragorn is
pursuing the Corsairs of Umbar. Two worlds collide.

C5: Spirits of the House by Altariel
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1623717
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The old year ends, Boromir has not returned, and Denethor
contemplates mortality. (LOTR/A Christmas Carole)

C6: Stars in the River by Murasaki99
URL: http://www.sugarquill.net/read.php?storyid=1121&chapno=1
Rating: PG-13 Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What does an unemployed Nazgul want to do with his (un)life?
Severus Snape would really like to find out before Lord Voldemort can
recruit him.

C7: The Corsair Papers by Fileg & Flick
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/challenge/chapter.cfm?
STID=2999&NGID=98
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Fileg and Flick present a bit of Fourth Age Fantasy Froth for the
Pirate Challenge. If Gilbert and Sullivan had thought of Middle Earth..


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Msg# 1899

The Hobbit Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 0:49:54 Topic ID# 1899
The Hobbit
Check Ballot #4--Final

Please check Check Ballots over carefully so that we can correct any
mistakes before the official ballot is released.

(No Subcategories)

TH1: Another Mother's Son by Thevina
URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=446
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: For all you stepmoms out there..

TH2: Chance Meeting at Rivendell by Aunt Dora Baggins
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=3152
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: When Bilbo visited Rivendell in "The Hobbit", Aragorn was a child
of nine or ten and was living in Rivendell. This story supposes that they
met and became friends. The story is a simple account of their growing
friendship, and includes foreshadowing of events to come.

TH3: Estel and the Hobbit by Eledhwen
URL: http://www.henneth-annun.net/stories/chapter.cfm?STID=429
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Set during Bilbo's sojourn in Rivendell during 'The Hobbit',
book-canon; light-hearted but telling also of deeper events..

TH4: In the Hall of the Wood Elf King by TreeHugger
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=817411
Rating: PG
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The Hobbit AU. While the Dwarves are imprisoned in Thranduil's
dungeons, Bilbo meets Legolas quite by accident. We find out why Elves don't
smoke pipeweed.

TH5: Of Fire and Stars by Gecco
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1367103
Rating: R Violence
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: What was Gimli doing during The Hobbit? This is one possible
answer.

TH6: Sucking Eggses by Marta
URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=1379
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Gollum remembers a Yule of his youth.

TH7: The Emblem You Chose by Wild Iris
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1468915
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: Thranduil, the Elvenking of Mirkwood, pays his respects at the tomb
of Thorin Oakenshield.


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Msg# 1900

Poll results for MEFAwards Posted by MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com July 01, 2004 - 3:04:24 Topic ID# 123
The following MEFAwards poll is now closed. Here are the
final results:


POLL QUESTION: Just for fun (has no bearing on the
contest), are you a fanfiction writer,
fanfiction reader, or fan artist? Or
some combination of all three?

CHOICES AND RESULTS
- Fanfiction Writer, 27 votes, 45.76%
- Fanfiction Reader, 29 votes, 49.15%
- Fan Artist, 3 votes, 5.08%

INDIVIDUAL VOTES
- Fanfiction Writer
- jodancingtree@yahoo.com
- larian_elensar@yahoo.com
- larienelengasse@yahoo.com
- cheysuli@gvtc.com
- swordofomens@hotmail.com
- dlmbyrne@gte.net
- radicalmomssr@yahoo.com
- chathollinn@comcast.net
- arquenmarille@yahoo.com
- levade27@comcast.net
- mefaadmin@earthlink.net
- coriel_elfwyn@outdrs.net
- kln1671@yahoo.com
- me_elf6226@charter.net
- nerwen_calaelen@yahoo.co.uk
- annaliess@hotmail.com
- zafiro_v@yahoo.com
- sindohte@yahoo.com
- lasselanta02@yahoo.com
- ATewkes@aol.com
- spacellamaprincess@yahoo.com
- tawmt@cimtel.net
- Sulriel@htcomp.net
- MartaL0712@netscape.net
- aranda@xtra.co.nz
- thephilosopher_2001@yahoo.co.uk
- Sorne&Enros@magic-tortoise.co.uk
- Fanfiction Reader
- jodancingtree@yahoo.com
- larian_elensar@yahoo.com
- larienelengasse@yahoo.com
- cheysuli@gvtc.com
- swordofomens@hotmail.com
- dlmbyrne@gte.net
- radicalmomssr@yahoo.com
- chathollinn@comcast.net
- dfreeman@bellsouth.net
- elanor@codacode.net
- arquenmarille@yahoo.com
- bindi_342@fastmail.com.au
- levade27@comcast.net
- mefaadmin@earthlink.net
- kln1671@yahoo.com
- nerwen_calaelen@yahoo.co.uk
- annaliess@hotmail.com
- the_scribes_apprentice@yahoo.com
- sindohte@yahoo.com
- s.skoda-w@onlinehome.de
- lasselanta02@yahoo.com
- ATewkes@aol.com
- tawmt@cimtel.net
- Sulriel@htcomp.net
- MartaL0712@netscape.net
- aranda@xtra.co.nz
- thephilosopher_2001@yahoo.co.uk
- iptech007@yahoo.com
- shunit1@netvision.net.il
- Fan Artist
- swordofomens@hotmail.com
- bindi_342@fastmail.com.au
- lasselanta02@yahoo.com


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Msg# 1901

Poll results for MEFAwards Posted by MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com July 01, 2004 - 3:05:02 Topic ID# 123
The following MEFAwards poll is now closed. Here are the
final results:


POLL QUESTION: Just for fun, do you write (or draw) in
other fandoms?

CHOICES AND RESULTS
- No, just LOTR, 10 votes, 43.48%
- Yep, one other, 5 votes, 21.74%
- Yes, 2-4 fandoms, 4 votes, 17.39%
- You betcha! More than 4 fandoms!, 4 votes, 17.39%

INDIVIDUAL VOTES
- No, just LOTR
- larian_elensar@yahoo.com
- cheysuli@gvtc.com
- dlmbyrne@gte.net
- chathollinn@comcast.net
- nerwen_calaelen@yahoo.co.uk
- sindohte@yahoo.com
- ATewkes@aol.com
- tawmt@cimtel.net
- Sulriel@htcomp.net
- MartaL0712@netscape.net
- Yep, one other
- larienelengasse@yahoo.com
- lasselanta02@yahoo.com
- bra_chan90@hotmail.com
- aranda@xtra.co.nz
- Sorne&Enros@magic-tortoise.co.uk
- Yes, 2-4 fandoms
- swordofomens@hotmail.com
- mefaadmin@earthlink.net
- kln1671@yahoo.com
- zafiro_v@yahoo.com
- You betcha! More than 4 fandoms!
- levade27@comcast.net
- bindi_342@fastmail.com.au
- annaliess@hotmail.com
- spacellamaprincess@yahoo.com


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Msg# 1902

Poll results for MEFAwards Posted by MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com July 01, 2004 - 3:05:34 Topic ID# 123
The following MEFAwards poll is now closed. Here are the
final results:


POLL QUESTION: Just for fun (and anonymously), if you
write fanfic or draw fanart, do you
also write or draw professionally?

CHOICES AND RESULTS
- Yes, nonfiction or journalistic, 3 votes, 16.67%
- Yes, technical writing, 1 votes, 5.56%
- Yes, fiction, 1 votes, 5.56%
- Yes, I'm a pro artist., 0 votes, 0.00%
- Both!, 0 votes, 0.00%
- No, but I'm hoping someday..., 11 votes, 61.11%
- No, I just do it for fun, 2 votes, 11.11%



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Msg# 1903

Re: Romance Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Viv July 01, 2004 - 9:52:03 Topic ID# 1886
"At Last" is a WIP (sequel to "Eternally").

--- Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Featuring Legolas
> RmL1: At Last by Jennifer Lee & Ellbee
> URL:
> http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1715796
> Rating: PG-13 Violence, suggested situations
> Romance Partners: Legolas/f
> Summary: A sequel to Eternally. Unwilling to remain
> in Rivendell to await
> the inevitable, Isobel has traveled to Gondor to
> face the end there, bravely
> or not.


=====
Spacellama Palace: http://spacellama.net

Msg# 1904

Re: Romance Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 10:44:56 Topic ID# 1886
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Viv [mailto:spacellamaprincess@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 9:52 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Romance Check Ballot #4--Final
>
> "At Last" is a WIP (sequel to "Eternally").

Thanks. Corrected on the spreadsheet for the final ballot and on the web
page.

--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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Msg# 1905

Re: Adventure Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by dwimmer\_laik July 01, 2004 - 11:54:56 Topic ID# 1884
> A7: Messages by Shakes
> URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=743200
> Rating: PG-13
> Romance Partners: n/a
> Summary: The Battle in Osgiliath, prior to the Ring War.

This story is a WiP.

Dwim

Msg# 1906

Re: The Silmarillion Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by dwimmer\_laik July 01, 2004 - 12:06:30 Topic ID# 1885
>
> First Age
> S1-6: Finrod's Oath by Jmac
> URL: http://www.scribeoz.com/fanfic/story.php?no=52
> Rating: PG
> Romance Partners: n/a
> Summary: A short fic about the last hours of Finrod's life as he
sits within
> the dungeon's of Tol-in-Gaurhoth with Beren.

"dungeons"

>
> S3: Eloquent Remembrance by Sphinx
> URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1308&cid=5970
> Rating: G
> Romance Partners: n/a
> Summary: On his return to Valinor, Celeborn faces his illustrious
> father-in-law Finarfin, High King of the Noldor in Aman. Much
conversation
> ensues. Featuring Celeborn, Finarfin, and a cameo by a much loved
Peredhil

Singular= peredhel; plural = peredhil.

Msg# 1907

Re: The Silmarillion Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 12:29:18 Topic ID# 1885
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dwimmer_laik [mailto:dwimmer_laik@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 12:02 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Re: The Silmarillion Check Ballot #4--Final
>

Thanks for letting me know about Messages. I'll move it to LOTR/Incomplete.


> > First Age
> > Summary: A short fic about the last hours of Finrod's life as he
> sits within
> > the dungeon's of Tol-in-Gaurhoth with Beren.
>
> "dungeons"

Thanks.

> > S3: Eloquent Remembrance by Sphinx
> > URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?sid=1308&cid=5970
> > Rating: G
> > Romance Partners: n/a
> > Summary: On his return to Valinor, Celeborn faces his illustrious
> > father-in-law Finarfin, High King of the Noldor in Aman. Much
> conversation
> > ensues. Featuring Celeborn, Finarfin, and a cameo by a much loved
> Peredhil
>
> Singular= peredhel; plural = peredhil.

Now, that one, I wouldn't have gotten. Thanks!

--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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Msg# 1908

Re: The Silmarillion Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by just\_sphinx July 01, 2004 - 14:26:20 Topic ID# 1885
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "dwimmer_laik" <dwimmer_laik@y...>
wrote:
> > S3: Eloquent Remembrance by Sphinx
> > URL: http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterview.asp?
sid=1308&cid=5970
> > Rating: G
> > Romance Partners: n/a
> > Summary: On his return to Valinor, Celeborn faces his illustrious
> > father-in-law Finarfin, High King of the Noldor in Aman. Much
> conversation
> > ensues. Featuring Celeborn, Finarfin, and a cameo by a much loved
> Peredhil
>
> Singular= peredhel; plural = peredhil.

Ooops. Typo.

Thanks!

Sphinx

Msg# 1909

OT: Kitten report Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 01, 2004 - 23:29:56 Topic ID# 1909
Lina is now a big sister! Yes, I've done it. I've gone and adopted another
kitten! And she's adorable! She's 11 weeks old or so, which puts her
approximate birthday at April 7th! Which is my birthday. So she's really a
belated birthday present, right?

I saw her o a poster at Petsmart, free to good home, the usual. But not
only was she cute, but she has extra toes! 7 on each front paw! It looks
like she has big thumbs (the other extra toe is a tiny one between the
normal toes and her big thumbs). Now, my mother had once seen a cat with
opposable thumbs and I just feel in love with the idea. So when I read that
she had extra toes.we'll that's almost as good as opposable thumbs!

So her name is, you may have guessed it, Thumbellina. Now that may not be
the way it was spelled in the fairy tale, but this is how it has to be for
her. Why? Because I already have a cat I call Lina (for Zmrzlina). Can't
have two with the same name. Thus, this one I will call Belle.

She is getting along fairly well with the other cats, I'd say. This is only
the first time they've met but she and Lina have gotten to within a foot of
each other without hissing. And even Rigby has been within 4 feet of her.
Poodie, sadly, was attacked by LeStat earlier, so he was a bit touchy about
the whole thing. (LeStat is Lina's brother but he hasn't been with us since
my sister moved out. She couldn't take care of him, so he came back here two
days ago.)

That also means that LeStat cannot stay with us. Poodie is quite a mellow
cat at 9 years of age. He wasn't looking for a fight. LeStat ran right up
on him from behind and pounced. Not playfully either. Tomorrow he'll go to
a no-kill shelter here in town. I think he'll be fine in a family where he's
the only cat.

Kittens are much easier to integrate into a cat family, as they know well
enough to be submissive and not try to take over the territory.

''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''
'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''

That was Belle. She's not a very good typist. ;-) Maybe I'll post a picture
tomorrow.

Well, Lina is crying at the door to the office, which is Belle's safe-zone
until everyone is integrated well. I need to go spend some more time with
her.

Bye for now! And happy reading!

--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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Msg# 1910

Re: Drama Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by angelabrooks@yahoo.com July 02, 2004 - 0:08:08 Topic ID# 1897
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel" <mefaadmin@e...> wrote:
>
>D2: Elana's Tale by Elana
>Romance Partners: OC/Theodred


The OC is female.

Elana

Msg# 1911

Re: Drama Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 02, 2004 - 10:52:14 Topic ID# 1897
> -----Original Message-----
> From: angelabrooks@yahoo.com [mailto:angelabrooks@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 12:08 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Re: Drama Check Ballot #4--Final
>
> --- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel"
> <mefaadmin@e...> wrote:
> >
> >D2: Elana's Tale by Elana
> >Romance Partners: OC/Theodred
>
>
> The OC is female.

Thanks! It's been changed to Theodred/f.

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

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it is Windows-compatible, and freeware at that." --H.F.

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Msg# 1912

Re: Check Ballot Season is officially over Posted by Lady Aranel July 02, 2004 - 19:57:05 Topic ID# 1883
Noooooo. Wait, Put Cold Comfort in the Elves Vignette to make it viable!!!!


-----
"Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them not,' he said, and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder Arod was tame and willing beneath him..." - The Two Towers

"Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
----- Original Message -----
From: Ainaechoiriel
To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 12:09 AM
Subject: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over



And the deadline has come for author approvals. Thus 10 stories will be
removed from consideration, and the Elves/Vignette category is no longer
viable.

Give me a few minutes to work out where the remaining 4 vignettes should go
and I'll get the web page updated and perhaps even the final check ballots
out tonight. If not tonight, tomorrow.

--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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Msg# 1913

Re: Check Ballot Season is officially over Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 02, 2004 - 21:23:58 Topic ID# 1883
Is it a vignette? If it is, I could do that.

--Ainaechoiriel

"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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Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lady Aranel [mailto:LadyAranel@gardenofithilien.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 7:56 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over
>
> Noooooo. Wait, Put Cold Comfort in the Elves Vignette to make
> it viable!!!!
>
>
> -----
> "Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them
> not,' he said, and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder
> Arod was tame and willing beneath him..." - The Two Towers
>
> "Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ainaechoiriel
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 12:09 AM
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over
>
>
>
> And the deadline has come for author approvals. Thus 10
> stories will be
> removed from consideration, and the Elves/Vignette category
> is no longer
> viable.
>
> Give me a few minutes to work out where the remaining 4
> vignettes should go
> and I'll get the web page updated and perhaps even the
> final check ballots
> out tonight. If not tonight, tomorrow.
>
> --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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Msg# 1914

Re: Check Ballot Season is officially over Posted by Lady Aranel July 02, 2004 - 21:30:06 Topic ID# 1883
yes, and it's Legolas's 1st person POV so it should suit Elves... and if it will make the catagory viable, I am willing to have it there.

~Lady Aranel~
-----
"Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them not,' he said, and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder Arod was tame and willing beneath him..." - The Two Towers

"Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
----- Original Message -----
From: Ainaechoiriel
To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 9:26 PM
Subject: RE: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over


Is it a vignette? If it is, I could do that.

--Ainaechoiriel

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lady Aranel [mailto:LadyAranel@gardenofithilien.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 7:56 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over
>
> Noooooo. Wait, Put Cold Comfort in the Elves Vignette to make
> it viable!!!!
>
>
> -----
> "Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them
> not,' he said, and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder
> Arod was tame and willing beneath him..." - The Two Towers
>
> "Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ainaechoiriel
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 12:09 AM
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over
>
>
>
> And the deadline has come for author approvals. Thus 10
> stories will be
> removed from consideration, and the Elves/Vignette category
> is no longer
> viable.
>
> Give me a few minutes to work out where the remaining 4
> vignettes should go
> and I'll get the web page updated and perhaps even the
> final check ballots
> out tonight. If not tonight, tomorrow.
>
> --Ainaechoiriel
> MEFA Admin and Founder
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Msg# 1915

Re: Check Ballot Season is officially over Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 03, 2004 - 1:25:30 Topic ID# 1883
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lady Aranel [mailto:LadyAranel@gardenofithilien.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 9:29 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Check Ballot Season is officially over
>
> yes, and it's Legolas's 1st person POV so it should suit
> Elves... and if it will make the catagory viable, I am
> willing to have it there.
>

Okay, Elves/Vignette is viable once more! The spreadsheet and web site have
been updated!

--Ainaechoiriel

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Msg# 1916

Re: Lord of the Rings Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Larian July 03, 2004 - 18:41:11 Topic ID# 1892
ACK! I just noticed this...And maybe it's been mentioned before..but
on the website, and in this check ballot it says:


Gondor
LG6: Sting by TreeHugger
URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1233315
Rating: G
Romance Partners: n/a
Summary: The parting of Boromir and Faramir, in which the brothers again
address the question of which of them should go to Imladris.


In the database it says this for the summary...

Bilbo learns of the origins of his little sword from Glorfindel.

So I'd say Vignette or the general category (and the LOTR/Gondor
category still has 3 authors, 5 stories if this one is moved).


Larian

Msg# 1917

Re: Lord of the Rings Check Ballot #4--Final Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 04, 2004 - 18:05:48 Topic ID# 1892
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larian [mailto:larian_elensar@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 6:41 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Re: Lord of the Rings Check Ballot #4--Final
>
> ACK! I just noticed this...And maybe it's been mentioned
> before..but on the website, and in this check ballot it says:
>
>
> Gondor
> LG6: Sting by TreeHugger
> URL: http://www.fanfiction.net/read.php?storyid=1233315
> Rating: G
> Romance Partners: n/a
> Summary: The parting of Boromir and Faramir, in which the
> brothers again address the question of which of them should
> go to Imladris.
>
>
> In the database it says this for the summary...
>
> Bilbo learns of the origins of his little sword from Glorfindel.
>
> So I'd say Vignette or the general category (and the
> LOTR/Gondor category still has 3 authors, 5 stories if this
> one is moved).

Thanks! Fortunately, the right story also had the Boromir summary. It's
fixed on the spreadsheet and on the web.

Good catch!

--Ainaechoiriel

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Msg# 1918

Author categories, a question..... Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 05, 2004 - 20:55:55 Topic ID# 1918
I am working on the nominations spreadsheet. I've copied over all the
authors with their categories and subcategories and eliminated all the
duplicates. Then I took a look.

It seemed a little silly to be voting for/commenting on the same author
twice in say the Elves category just because the author's two stories were
in two different subcategories, such as Pre-WOTR and Post-WOTR.

On the other hand, it isn't silly to be voting for/commenting on the same
author twice when those two stories were a long story and a drabble. Or a
short story and a poem.

So I think we can divide on form only and toss out all the other
subcategories.

So that leaves these two as subcategories for author categories:
Drabble
Poetry

While long stories and short stories do pose different challenges, they are
still, essentially, the same form. Besides, we haven't differentiated these
in the story categories, so we can't really differentiate them here. In any
case, they are not nearly so different as "poetry" is to "story". "Drabble"
is different because it is so limitted. Not just anyone can tell a whole
story in only 100 words.

But there is still one questionable form: vignette.

Vignettes are essentially a short story taking the place in only one scene.
But it's still a short story. Unlike a drabble, it's not restricted to a
certain number of words. You could have a 1-page vignette or a 3-page
vignette.

So, is a vignette so different in form from a regular story? Should it be a
subcategory as drabble and poetry? Or should it stay in the main category
with the rest of the stories?

Also, note we had an essay this year. Unfortunately, we still don't have
enough for a viable category (for authors it only takes three authors for a
category to be viable). So vignette, really is the only question.

As things stand, all main categories are viable as Author categories. As
are all Drabble and Poetry subcategories for each of those categories that
had those subcategories in the story nominations. (Hobbits/Drabble just
barely squeaks by with 3 authors).

So, should there be a vignette subcategory in the Author awards? The thing
to keep in mind is this: Does it take the same talents/skills to write a
vignette as it does to write a short or long story? That's where the
difference is for poems and drabbles. It needs to be there for vignettes IF
vignette is to be a subcategory. Discuss please

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

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Msg# 1919

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by Larian Elensar July 05, 2004 - 21:24:03 Topic ID# 1918
--- Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> So, should there be a vignette subcategory in the Author awards? The thing
> to keep in mind is this: Does it take the same talents/skills to write a
> vignette as it does to write a short or long story? That's where the
> difference is for poems and drabbles. It needs to be there for vignettes IF
> vignette is to be a subcategory. Discuss please

To me, a vignette is basically the same as a short story, so I wouldn't seen
the need for a special sub-category...




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Msg# 1920

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by avonaus July 06, 2004 - 3:20:44 Topic ID# 1918
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel" <mefaadmin@e...>
wrote:
>
>
> So I think we can divide on form only and toss out all the other
> subcategories.
>
> So that leaves these two as subcategories for author categories:
> Drabble
> Poetry
>
> While long stories and short stories do pose different challenges,
they are
> still, essentially, the same form. Besides, we haven't
differentiated these
> in the story categories, so we can't really differentiate them
here.
In any
> case, they are not nearly so different as "poetry" is
to "story". "Drabble"
> is different because it is so limitted. Not just anyone can tell
a whole
> story in only 100 words.

I think it is a shame that short stories and long stories aren't
divided I can quite see we can't do it now. I'd suggest it as
something to think about for next year though. To me a short story
is a very distinct artform and to judge it against long 'stories'
which may well be novels or novellas is difficult. YMMV, of course.


>
> But there is still one questionable form: vignette.
>
> Vignettes are essentially a short story taking the place in only
one scene.
> But it's still a short story. Unlike a drabble, it's not
restricted to a
> certain number of words. You could have a 1-page vignette or a 3-
page
> vignette.

Whe we tried to find a definition of vignette over at HASA in the
Patterns in Prose forum no one simple definition could be found.
Most mentioned completeness and plot not being necessary. None
actually specified that it was one scene, IIRC. Of course, as it is
your comp. you can choose that definition.

Either way I think I would vote for vignettes being a separate
category if it viable and feasible.

Avon

Msg# 1921

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by ainaechoiriel July 06, 2004 - 9:10:44 Topic ID# 1918
I *knew* I should have checked my computers before I left for work.
(My remote software is telling me my home computer is offline....)

--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "avonaus" <avonaus@y...> wrote:

> I think it is a shame that short stories and long stories aren't
> divided I can quite see we can't do it now. I'd suggest it as
> something to think about for next year though. To me a short story
> is a very distinct artform and to judge it against long 'stories'
> which may well be novels or novellas is difficult. YMMV, of course.

Well, I think it takes the same talent and skills to write a long
story or a short story. Beginnings, middles, ends, pacing, plot,
characterization, etc. All those go into both. You can't say the
same thing about a drabble. There's no time for pacing. The
beginning and end are so close together that there really is no
middle. There is characterization, but generally of only one
character.

Also, if we did divide short and long, we'd have to through a whole
lot of rigamorole (Forgot how to spell that) to decided the limits
for long stories and short. How many chapters connotes a long story
as opposed to an average-length story? What is an average length
story? How many words is the upward limit of a short story? We had
this discussion a few years ago at ASC. I can't remember all the
breakdowns but someone pointed out what the professional publishers
use. I think novel was at 70,000. Where does that put my 170,000
word story (or 300,000 word story if you go by ff.net's count).
Where would that put LOTR? My short stories are generally too long
for what the publishing world calls a short story. They say 25,000
words and I've got 30,000. Does that make my story a novella? Not if
you ask me. I call my 270-pagers novellas. Publishers would call
them novels. And my longer ones (3 or 4) would be giant novels or
epic, I suppose. The one I asked about was simply called "too long
to even be considered" by the editor for Star Trek books at
PocketBooks.

I got a bit confused over at the Mithrils this year because they had
categories for vignettes and long stories, I believe, but not a
specific length category for anything in between. Those stories, I
were told could fit into one of the other categories like Drama and
such.

We'd have to decide those things. At ASC, we decided it wasn't worth
the bother.

Really, I think it is just too much of a bother *especially* if you
are not nominating your own story. Ff.net is not an accurate source
for word count. Neither is HASA because they count all the words,
even the author's notes, title, etc., not just the body of the story.

And if we did differentiate, it would, in essence, double every
category and subcategory. And bring us into sub-subcategory land,
which I'd like to avoid. Or it would negate all the other
interesting subcategories and leave us only with Elves/*length* and
Drama/*length*

> > But there is still one questionable form: vignette.
> >
> > Vignettes are essentially a short story taking the place in only
> one scene.
> > But it's still a short story. Unlike a drabble, it's not
> restricted to a
> > certain number of words. You could have a 1-page vignette or a 3-
> page
> > vignette.
>
> Whe we tried to find a definition of vignette over at HASA in the
> Patterns in Prose forum no one simple definition could be found.
> Most mentioned completeness and plot not being necessary. None
> actually specified that it was one scene, IIRC. Of course, as it
is
> your comp. you can choose that definition.

I went searching on the internet and found that vignette can actually
be applied to art! Surprise, surprise. But Merriam-Webster's site
did have this:

3 a : a short descriptive literary sketch b : a brief incident or
scene (as in a play or movie)

A brief incident or scene. I've always heard that a vignette is just
one scene. That has been my non-definitive (as in, not from a
dictionary) understanding. Now I have this definitive answer: a
brief incident or scene, and I think it meshes fairly well. A short
descriptive literary sketch would not seem to imply two or more
scenes to me. Neither would "*a* brief incident or scene", and it
gets less brief the more scenes we put in.

So for the purposes of these awards, we will hold to vignette being a
one-scene story, a brief incident or scene.

> Either way I think I would vote for vignettes being a separate
> category if it viable and feasible.

If it is decided to be a subcategory, it will be viable. Remember
that we aren't discussing story categories here. The ones posted are
the ones that are there. Some main categories do have viable
vignette subcategories. Elves/vignette, for instance, was recently
rescued from inviabiability due to one author not responding with
approval in time.

This are the author categories and I think the subcategories should
be broken down by that talent/skill side of things:

What does it take to write a successful story?
What does it take to write a successful drabble?
What does it take to write a successful poem?

I think the answers to these are different. It takes something
different to write a drabble than a story (long or short). I didn't
think I could do it until recently when Dwim encouraged me to try. I
*know* it takes something different to write a poem. Not everyone
that can write a story can write a poem, and vice versa, though some
can do both.

So what does it take to write a successful vignette? And is that
different from what it takes to write a successful story? (And if we
break story down into long and short, I don't think what it takes to
write each successfully will differ all that much.)

--Ainaechoiriel
posting from the web

Msg# 1922

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by antoinette\_brenion@eee.org July 06, 2004 - 9:27:59 Topic ID# 1918
>
>This are the author categories and I think the subcategories should
>be broken down by that talent/skill side of things:
>
>What does it take to write a successful story?
>What does it take to write a successful drabble?
>What does it take to write a successful poem?
>
>I think the answers to these are different. It takes something
>different to write a drabble than a story (long or short). I didn't
>think I could do it until recently when Dwim encouraged me to try. I
>*know* it takes something different to write a poem. Not everyone
>that can write a story can write a poem, and vice versa, though some
>can do both.
>
>So what does it take to write a successful vignette? And is that
>different from what it takes to write a successful story? (And if we
>break story down into long and short, I don't think what it takes to
>write each successfully will differ all that much.)
>
>--Ainaechoiriel
>posting from the web
>
Responding to the questions above: As a writer of haiku and
drabbles, I think the answers are different. I have tried to write
stories but lack the talent. However, I can research well and write
research articles. A drabble requires the ability to write a short
concise piece in which every word counts and must be part of the
plot. A poem is similar to a drabble but usually has a form of
length and rhyme unless the author is writing free verse. A poem, I
think, needs to follow the form chosen or it is awful. I read a poem
written as a series of haiku but the author strayed from the form and
it did not work. As for a story, I am not sure but think it is
different from the other two in terms of form and style.

Antoinette

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Msg# 1923

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by Larian Elensar July 06, 2004 - 10:13:43 Topic ID# 1918
--- ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> I *knew* I should have checked my computers before I left for work.
> (My remote software is telling me my home computer is offline....)

> Well, I think it takes the same talent and skills to write a long
> story or a short story. Beginnings, middles, ends, pacing, plot,
> characterization, etc. All those go into both. You can't say the
> same thing about a drabble. There's no time for pacing. The
> beginning and end are so close together that there really is no
> middle. There is characterization, but generally of only one
> character.


How about if we see if the results of the voting is biased towards the longer
stories (since the general perception would be that longer stories get more
feedback, right?) If there's a definite pattern, than might be something we
want to think about for next year?

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Msg# 1924

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by ainaechoiriel July 06, 2004 - 12:00:23 Topic ID# 1918
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, Larian Elensar
<larian_elensar@y...> wrote:

> How about if we see if the results of the voting is biased towards
the longer
> stories (since the general perception would be that longer stories
get more
> feedback, right?) If there's a definite pattern, than might be
something we
> want to think about for next year?

We *could* but we'd still have to define short and long. And I don't
particularly want to do that. Who is going to do the watching of the
results? Is there one person in this group who has or will read
*every* story nominated to know if they are long or short?

In my experience with the ASC awards, long and short have their own
advantages.

Long stories are remembered better. So the reader who read the story
awhile back is more likely to comment on it.

Short stories have the advantage of time. If the reader hasn't read
some stories and voting season has come, the reader is more likely to
read shorter stories than longer ones, and thus more likely to
comment on the shorter ones.

Now, at ASC we don't have Reading Season. That's because we have
that built-in pool of stories posted during the whole year. We know
the whole year long which stories will be in the voting. We have the
option to read the whole year long. I often don't get around to
doing that because I'm involved in the LOTR fandom. So most of my
Trek reading came right at the time of the awards. I read shorter
stories.

Because we don't have that built-in pool of stories, we need time to
read the stories once they are nominated (because they may be stories
were are not familiar with or in archives we don't frequent
ourselves). So we have Reading Season to give the longer stories a
shot. It's my way of evening up the odds.

So each kind (long and short) have their advantages and
disadvantages. Reading Season is my way of dealing with that within
the rules.

And my way of dealing with that within advice is my oft repeated:
Vote early! If you write up your comments right after reading the
story, memory is not a part of the equation anymore. Thus long story
advantage is gone. If you use the 2 1/2 month Reading Season to read
long and short stories, you negate the advantage shorter stories
have. Evens the playing field.

That's still only about story categories. For author categories, I
still think that what it takes to successfully write a long story and
what it takes to successfully write a short story is not sufficiently
different as to warrant a separate subcategory for each.

--Ainaechoiriel

Msg# 1925

Question Posted by Lady Aranel July 06, 2004 - 18:46:38 Topic ID# 451
I just noticed that there are two stories by Eresse in Elves/Romance

Meldir:At First Sight
With Friends Like These

I believe this are at least the first 2 parts of a 30 part story. Not that they can't stand on their own, but since they are part 1 and 2 should they not be together? or since they stand on their own can they be considered separately?

~Lady Aranel~
-----
"Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them not,' he said, and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder Arod was tame and willing beneath him..." - The Two Towers

"Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me

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Msg# 1926

Re: Question Posted by Larian Elensar July 06, 2004 - 19:16:12 Topic ID# 451
I nominated them and talked to Eresse before doing that, and we thought they
could stand on their own as separate stories.

--- Lady Aranel <LadyAranel@gardenofithilien.net> wrote:
> I just noticed that there are two stories by Eresse in Elves/Romance
>
> Meldir:At First Sight
> With Friends Like These
>
> I believe this are at least the first 2 parts of a 30 part story. Not that
> they can't stand on their own, but since they are part 1 and 2 should they
> not be together? or since they stand on their own can they be considered
> separately?
>
> ~Lady Aranel~
> -----
> "Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them not,' he said,
> and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder Arod was tame and willing
> beneath him..." - The Two Towers
>
> "Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>


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Msg# 1927

Re: Question Posted by Lady Aranel July 06, 2004 - 19:26:02 Topic ID# 451
Oh good. I didn't know if there was an error or not. Just wanted to make sure that it wasn't. Thanks!

~Lady Aranel~
-----
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"Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
----- Original Message -----
From: Larian Elensar
To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2004 7:16 PM
Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Question


I nominated them and talked to Eresse before doing that, and we thought they
could stand on their own as separate stories.

--- Lady Aranel <LadyAranel@gardenofithilien.net> wrote:
> I just noticed that there are two stories by Eresse in Elves/Romance
>
> Meldir:At First Sight
> With Friends Like These
>
> I believe this are at least the first 2 parts of a 30 part story. Not that
> they can't stand on their own, but since they are part 1 and 2 should they
> not be together? or since they stand on their own can they be considered
> separately?
>
> ~Lady Aranel~
> -----
> "Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them not,' he said,
> and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder Arod was tame and willing
> beneath him..." - The Two Towers
>
> "Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>


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Msg# 1928

New poll for MEFAwards Posted by MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com July 07, 2004 - 23:53:58 Topic ID# 3
Enter your vote today! A new poll has been created for the
MEFAwards group:

Should Vignette be a subcategory for
the Author awards? (Does it take
different skills/talents to write a
vignette than to write a multi-scened
story?)

o Yes
o No


To vote, please visit the following web page:

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Msg# 1929

Author Nominations Up Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 08, 2004 - 15:25:01 Topic ID# 1929
Predicting that the poll will favor Vignette as a subcategory, I've posted
the web site page for author nominations. If my predicture turns out wrong,
I can just re-merge it after editing the spreadsheet.

http://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa/Authnoms.html will get you there.

When the ballot comes out (in Voting Season), the catgegories will be
separated, but for ease of posting, I'm throwing them altogether into one
web page table.

Each author should only be listed once per category/subcategory. Teams
should be treated as separate entities from their individual members. You
will comment on the team, not just the individual writers. In that way, you
may see the same name twice in a category, once as a part of a team and once
as an individual.

--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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com




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Msg# 1930

Re: Author Nominations Up Posted by Viv July 08, 2004 - 15:40:37 Topic ID# 1929
Levade is listed twice in Elves, and Marigold is
listed twice in Hobbits/Drabble.

Humor includes both Bryn (aka bryn_bnw) and bryn-bnw.

Under Lord of the Rings/Vignette, Isabeau of Greenlea
is listed as Isabeau of Greenleaf (should have no
"f").

Thank you Ainae for compiling all this info. I can't
imagine how much time you've put into this contest so
far. Don't know if it makes the sacrifice any easier,
but the rest of us are having a blast with it, and
really appreciate your effort.

viv


--- Ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> Predicting that the poll will favor Vignette as a
> subcategory, I've posted
> the web site page for author nominations. If my
> predicture turns out wrong,
> I can just re-merge it after editing the
> spreadsheet.
>
> http://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa/Authnoms.html
> will get you there.
>
> When the ballot comes out (in Voting Season), the
> catgegories will be
> separated, but for ease of posting, I'm throwing
> them altogether into one
> web page table.
>
> Each author should only be listed once per
> category/subcategory. Teams
> should be treated as separate entities from their
> individual members. You
> will comment on the team, not just the individual
> writers. In that way, you
> may see the same name twice in a category, once as a
> part of a team and once
> as an individual.
>
> --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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The
> Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
> Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com
>
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
> removed]
>
>


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Msg# 1931

Re: Author Nominations Up Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 08, 2004 - 16:05:05 Topic ID# 1929
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Viv [mailto:spacellamaprincess@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 3:41 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Author Nominations Up
>
> Levade is listed twice in Elves, and Marigold is listed twice
> in Hobbits/Drabble.
>
> Humor includes both Bryn (aka bryn_bnw) and bryn-bnw.

Thanks, I did manually delete duplicates so it's no surprise that I'd miss
some. Thanks for catching them. I've fixed the spreadsheet and will
reupload the page sometime today.

> Under Lord of the Rings/Vignette, Isabeau of Greenlea is
> listed as Isabeau of Greenleaf (should have no "f").

Hard to believe that one got by all the check ballots, huh? ;-0

> Thank you Ainae for compiling all this info. I can't imagine
> how much time you've put into this contest so far. Don't know
> if it makes the sacrifice any easier, but the rest of us are
> having a blast with it, and really appreciate your effort.

Thanks! The real time-consuming stuff was in Check Ballot Season. It's not
so bad now. And I'm using it to procrastinate writing. Darn me.

--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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com

Msg# 1932

Author nominations Posted by bljean@aol.com July 08, 2004 - 18:50:17 Topic ID# 1932
In a message dated 7/8/2004 4:24:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com writes:
Teams
should be treated as separate entities from their individual members. You
will comment on the team, not just the individual writers. In that way, you
may see the same name twice in a category, once as a part of a team and once
as an individual.
Then "Dana Lindelea" should appear as "Dana and Lindelea" in the Horror
category, at least that would make it in the same format as the others.

Thanks for organising all this; I'm finding some great reads, many old
friends but more new to me that I might not have discovered if they weren't right
there, all gathered so conveniently together in one place.

It sounds as if we'll just cut and paste our comments into one ballot per
voter, is that right? (Might make for an awfully long email, should one read 100
stories or more!)

Lindelea


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Msg# 1933

on procrastination Posted by bljean@aol.com July 08, 2004 - 18:52:57 Topic ID# 1933
In a message dated 7/8/2004 4:24:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com writes:
Thanks! The real time-consuming stuff was in Check Ballot Season. It's not
so bad now. And I'm using it to procrastinate writing. Darn me.
Aw, now, don't feel so bad. You've given a bunch of us a great reason to
procrastinate writing... I haven't read this much in over a year, believe me.

Lin


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Msg# 1934

Re: on procrastination Posted by Lady Aranel July 08, 2004 - 19:10:58 Topic ID# 1933
<<I haven't read this much in over a year, believe me.>>

I agree!!!

Trish
-----
"Legolas asked them to take off saddle and rein. 'I need them not,' he said, and leaped lightly up, and to their wonder Arod was tame and willing beneath him..." - The Two Towers

"Well, who wouldn't be?" - Me
----- Original Message -----
From: bljean@aol.com
To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 6:51 PM
Subject: [MEFAwards] on procrastination


In a message dated 7/8/2004 4:24:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com writes:
Thanks! The real time-consuming stuff was in Check Ballot Season. It's not
so bad now. And I'm using it to procrastinate writing. Darn me.
Aw, now, don't feel so bad. You've given a bunch of us a great reason to
procrastinate writing... I haven't read this much in over a year, believe me.

Lin


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Msg# 1935

Lost author: (FW: Returned mail: User unknown) Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 08, 2004 - 20:27:52 Topic ID# 1935
We've lost Tinuviel ylf Maegden's e-mail address. Does anyone know how else
we might contact her?

--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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Msg# 1936

Re: Author nominations Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 08, 2004 - 22:33:03 Topic ID# 1932
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bljean@aol.com [mailto:bljean@aol.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 6:50 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Author nominations
>
> In a message dated 7/8/2004 4:24:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com writes:
> Teams
> should be treated as separate entities from their individual
> members. You will comment on the team, not just the
> individual writers. In that way, you may see the same name
> twice in a category, once as a part of a team and once as an
> individual.
> Then "Dana Lindelea" should appear as "Dana and Lindelea" in
> the Horror category, at least that would make it in the same
> format as the others.

Well, since it's posted at ff.net with the author listed as Dana Lindelea,
that's sort of the way it has to stay.

> Thanks for organising all this; I'm finding some great reads,
> many old friends but more new to me that I might not have
> discovered if they weren't right there, all gathered so
> conveniently together in one place.

I have started reading, but I admit I've only gotten to a handful of stories
thus far. Good ones, too!

> It sounds as if we'll just cut and paste our comments into
> one ballot per voter, is that right? (Might make for an
> awfully long email, should one read 100 stories or more!)

The ballots will look a lot like the check ballots. You'll just cut and
paste your comment below the listing for that particular story. You can cut
all the stories you aren't commenting on.

--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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com

Msg# 1937

More info on the Author Nominations web page Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 08, 2004 - 22:38:04 Topic ID# 1937
I added another field on the Author's Nomination page. It shows which
stories qualify the author for that category. To help job memories. You
may have to refresh the page to get it to come up.

--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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Msg# 1938

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by Sorne&Enros July 09, 2004 - 1:18:02 Topic ID# 1918
I would vote for a separate category for vignettes. I think they are quite
different from a story as there is no need for many of the essential story
ingredients. ie a successful vignette can be written without a
beginning/middle/end, without a plot, without dialogue, with only one
character etc. A vignette is like a snapshot from a story, you don't need to
explain how you got there, or what happens next, just describe what is
happening now.

Sorne/Enros

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ainaechoiriel [mailto:mefaadmin@earthlink.net]
> Sent: 06 July 2004 02:58
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Author categories, a question.....
>
> But there is still one questionable form: vignette.
>
> Vignettes are essentially a short story taking the place in only
> one scene.
> But it's still a short story. Unlike a drabble, it's not restricted to a
> certain number of words. You could have a 1-page vignette or a 3-page
> vignette.

Msg# 1939

Re: Lost author: (FW: Returned mail: User unknown) Posted by Stella July 09, 2004 - 7:57:25 Topic ID# 1935
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel" <mefaadmin@e...>
wrote:
>
>
> We've lost Tinuviel ylf Maegden's e-mail address. Does anyone know
how else
> we might contact her?
>


Yes, her e-mail is: aragornsevnstar@aol.com

Stella

Msg# 1940

Re: Lost author: (FW: Returned mail: User unknown) Posted by Stella July 09, 2004 - 8:11:54 Topic ID# 1935
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Stella" <lasselanta02@y...> wrote:
> --- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel" <mefaadmin@e...>


Scratch my last post, I see that you were using the same email I have.
I've sent another email to her, hope to get a reply soon, if it gets
returned to me I'll leave a note in the review section of her newest
story to contact me.

Stella

Msg# 1941

Re: Author categories, a question..... Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 09, 2004 - 8:29:28 Topic ID# 1918
Good points, and from the poll thus far, I think most people agree with you.
I was leaning the other way, but you may have convinced me here.

--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: Sorne&Enros [mailto:Sorne&Enros@magic-tortoise.co.uk]
> Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 1:18 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: RE: [MEFAwards] Author categories, a question.....
>
> I would vote for a separate category for vignettes. I think
> they are quite different from a story as there is no need for
> many of the essential story ingredients. ie a successful
> vignette can be written without a beginning/middle/end,
> without a plot, without dialogue, with only one character
> etc. A vignette is like a snapshot from a story, you don't
> need to explain how you got there, or what happens next, just
> describe what is happening now.
>
> Sorne/Enros
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ainaechoiriel [mailto:mefaadmin@earthlink.net]
> > Sent: 06 July 2004 02:58
> > To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [MEFAwards] Author categories, a question.....
> >
> > But there is still one questionable form: vignette.
> >
> > Vignettes are essentially a short story taking the place in
> only one
> > scene.
> > But it's still a short story. Unlike a drabble, it's not
> restricted
> > to a certain number of words. You could have a 1-page
> vignette or a
> > 3-page vignette.
>
>
>
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Msg# 1942

Kind of stupid question here. Help me out, please! Posted by fourth\_moon July 11, 2004 - 20:08:10 Topic ID# 1942
*feeling kind of foolish*

I've been a good girl and read my way through the rules. Most of it.
As far as I get it, positive feedback adds points for a story,
negative deducts points. The more detailed the feedback, the more
points.

But how do I write the feed-back? I got to the listing of stories, but
none of them is a link. Where are the review buttons hidden?



Something else... there was a message that help to count out votes
would be useful. What exactly has to be done for that? How much time
would that take? Because I'd like to help, but I don't want to end up
going back on that offer because I find I don't have the time.

thanks!

Msg# 1943

Re: Kind of stupid question here. Help me out, please! Posted by Marta July 11, 2004 - 20:11:56 Topic ID# 1942
Hello, Fourth Moon. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but...

new_moon@gmx.net wrote:

> *feeling kind of foolish*
>
> I've been a good girl and read my way through the rules. Most of it.
> As far as I get it, positive feedback adds points for a story,
> negative deducts points. The more detailed the feedback, the more
> points.


Not exactly. All feedback gives positive points. there are no negative
points. If you don't like a story, don't vote on it. If you *do* like
it, write a lot of feedback. But however much you write, even negative
feedback, the story will get that number of points.

> But how do I write the feed-back? I got to the listing of stories, but
> none of them is a link. Where are the review buttons hidden?


You don't vote now. There will be av oting period in a few months' time
when you can do that.

For now, feel free to write the fedback, but hold on to it. I'm saving
mine in a word file on my computer.

When the time comes, I think you'll just make a post to this Yahoo group.

Marta

Msg# 1944

Re: Kind of stupid question here. Help me out, please! Posted by Larian Elensar July 11, 2004 - 20:16:45 Topic ID# 1942
--- fourth_moon <new_moon@gmx.net> wrote:
> *feeling kind of foolish*
>
> I've been a good girl and read my way through the rules. Most of it.
> As far as I get it, positive feedback adds points for a story,
> negative deducts points. The more detailed the feedback, the more
> points.

Actually, negative feedback doesn't deduct (unless there was a big change in
this that I'm not aware of!) ALL feedback affects the voting positively
because only the characters are counted, not whether it was good or bad
feedback, only the amount.



>
> But how do I write the feed-back? I got to the listing of stories, but
> none of them is a link. Where are the review buttons hidden?

If you go to the web page (here: http://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa/ )Click
on Final nominations, then each category. They link directly to the stories.
There are no review buttons since each story is hosted at different sites. You
should write the feedback and keep it in a notepad or word file. When it comes
time to vote, you'll get a ballot in the mail. You paste the feedback for that
story right onto the ballot. Then the feedback from the ballots will be
counted.


>
> Something else... there was a message that help to count out votes
> would be useful. What exactly has to be done for that? How much time
> would that take? Because I'd like to help, but I don't want to end up
> going back on that offer because I find I don't have the time.
>
> thanks!


I don't know how long it will take, but the more we have, the less time it will
take each of us...*grin*

=====
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larian_elensar@yahoo.com
Keeper of the OEAM archive http://www.ofelvesandmen.com

Msg# 1945

Re: Kind of stupid question here. Help me out, please! Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 11, 2004 - 20:26:05 Topic ID# 1942
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fourth_moon [mailto:new_moon@gmx.net]
> Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 8:08 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Kind of stupid question here. Help me
> out, please!
>
> *feeling kind of foolish*
>
> I've been a good girl and read my way through the rules. Most of it.
> As far as I get it, positive feedback adds points for a
> story, negative deducts points. The more detailed the
> feedback, the more points.
>
> But how do I write the feed-back? I got to the listing of
> stories, but none of them is a link. Where are the review
> buttons hidden?

Marta answered these questions. Basically, I know HTML. Basically. I don't
know it enough to make online web voting possible. So we'll vote the way we
did at Alt.StarTrek.Creative before we got the web geniuses on board: by
post. So there will be a ballot (once Voting Season comes) for each
category. You'll basically "reply" to the ballot post with your comments.

"Voting early" as I advise is just as Marta said. Write the comments
somewhere but hold onto them. Then you don't have to try and remember every
story you read come October and Voting Season. You'll just be able to paste
in the comments you wrote when your memory was fresh.

> Something else... there was a message that help to count out
> votes would be useful. What exactly has to be done for that?
> How much time would that take? Because I'd like to help, but
> I don't want to end up going back on that offer because I
> find I don't have the time.

Again, I don't have the know-how to build a program to count characters as
the geniuses at ASC do. But there is still an easy option. Most word
processing programs have a Word Count feature. That usually also gives you
character count. In MS Word, for example, you click the Tools menu and then
Word Count and you'll see word count, character count (with and without
white space) and other statistics. We want character count without white
spaces for our purposes.

So you'll just copy a comment (nothing more than the actual comment) into
Word (or another such program) and then look at the character count without
white space. Log it, and give it the appropriate point value (from the
chart in the FAQ which I will make more convenient when the time comes).

I hope to have at least two, hopefully three, volunteers counting each
category (that doesn't mean I need 32 or more counters. Each counter will
count 2-4 categories. They'll just have different partners in each one.
Basically, we just want at least two pairs of eyes on each comment so that
we can compare the count and thus verify its accuracy.

We'd love your help!
--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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com

Msg# 1946

Re: Kind of stupid question here. Help me out, please! Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 11, 2004 - 23:20:02 Topic ID# 1942
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larian Elensar [mailto:larian_elensar@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 8:17 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MEFAwards] Kind of stupid question here. Help
> me out, please!
>
> --- fourth_moon <new_moon@gmx.net> wrote:
> > *feeling kind of foolish*
> >
> > I've been a good girl and read my way through the rules. Most of it.
> > As far as I get it, positive feedback adds points for a story,
> > negative deducts points. The more detailed the feedback, the more
> > points.
>
> Actually, negative feedback doesn't deduct (unless there was
> a big change in this that I'm not aware of!) ALL feedback
> affects the voting positively because only the characters are
> counted, not whether it was good or bad feedback, only the amount.

Nope, nothing has changed there. Just think of the old saying: If you can't
say anything nice, don't say anything at all.

> If you go to the web page (here:
> http://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa/ )Click on Final
> nominations, then each category. They link directly to the stories.
> There are no review buttons since each story is hosted at
> different sites. You should write the feedback and keep it in
> a notepad or word file. When it comes time to vote, you'll
> get a ballot in the mail. You paste the feedback for that
> story right onto the ballot. Then the feedback from the
> ballots will be counted.

Yep!

> I don't know how long it will take, but the more we have, the
> less time it will take each of us...*grin*

Certainly will! We'll have 2 1/2 for voting and two weeks to count the
votes. Of course, we can be counting the votes during voting season just as
we kept gathering nominations into the stables and spreadsheets during
Nomination season and then worked out the results during Check Ballot
Season.

--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://home.earthlink.net/~ainae/mefa The Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards
Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com

Msg# 1947

Counting votes Posted by fourth\_moon July 12, 2004 - 8:53:27 Topic ID# 1942
Thank you, that was very helpful.

I'll have to keep in mind to keep myself short on stories which I
liked, but didn't like all too much. I usually write the longest
reviews for stories which I liked, but had weaknesses.

> I hope to have at least two, hopefully three, volunteers counting
each
> category (that doesn't mean I need 32 or more counters. Each
counter will
> count 2-4 categories. They'll just have different partners in each
one.
> Basically, we just want at least two pairs of eyes on each comment
so that
> we can compare the count and thus verify its accuracy.

Sounds like an easy enough work - copy into MS Word, use Character
Count(without blanks), transfer according to a chart. I'll be happy to
help.


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

Ha. :)

Msg# 1948

completed story Posted by Stephanie Howe July 12, 2004 - 10:34:25 Topic ID# 1948
I RETURN is finally finished. When last I looked it was grouped with LOTR Incompletes.

Coriel





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Msg# 1949

Re: completed story Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 12, 2004 - 12:44:49 Topic ID# 1948
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephanie Howe [mailto:coriel_elfwyn@outdrs.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 10:22 AM
> To: MEFA
> Subject: [MEFAwards] completed story
>
> I RETURN is finally finished. When last I looked it was
> grouped with LOTR Incompletes.
>
> Coriel

Okay, I've moved it to LOTR/Cross-Cultural. Thanks.

--Ainaechoiriel

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it is Windows-compatible, and freeware at that." --H.F.

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Msg# 1950

OT: A little bird told me... Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 12, 2004 - 15:53:06 Topic ID# 1950
Or rather a look at the henneth-Annun mailing list told me./.

That today is marta's birthday! It certainly looks that way! Well, Happy
Birthday in any case!

--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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Msg# 1951

Re: Counting votes Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 12, 2004 - 19:13:21 Topic ID# 1942
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fourth_moon [mailto:new_moon@gmx.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 8:53 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Counting votes
>
> Thank you, that was very helpful.
>
> I'll have to keep in mind to keep myself short on stories
> which I liked, but didn't like all too much. I usually write
> the longest reviews for stories which I liked, but had weaknesses.

I go ahead and write comments for stories I found troublesome. I just won't
include them in my votes. I may or may not pass them along to the authors at
some time after the awards are done.

> Sounds like an easy enough work - copy into MS Word, use
> Character Count(without blanks), transfer according to a
> chart. I'll be happy to help.

Thanks! I've posted you on the staff page on the web site!

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

I know. It's hilarious. I just had to have it as a sig and H.F. gave her
permission.

--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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Msg# 1952

Re: OT: A little bird told me... Posted by Marta July 12, 2004 - 21:33:57 Topic ID# 1950
Ainaechoiriel wrote:

>
>
> Or rather a look at the henneth-Annun mailing list told me./.
>
> That today is marta's birthday! It certainly looks that way! Well, Happy
> Birthday in any case!
>
> --Ainaechoiriel
> MEFA Admin and Founder


It is. Thanks Ainae! It's been a very nice birthday, and I now have
(among other things) a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card -- I think I may
finally get _Letters_, which is the one Tolkien book (besides HoMe) that
I don't own. Not bad for someone who only finished the trilogy after Two
Towers came out in theaters!

Marta


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Msg# 1953

Reading Season is on..... Posted by ainaechoiriel July 15, 2004 - 11:41:04 Topic ID# 1953
If you're new and wondering, "Hey, where's all the traffic?" it's
because we're all reading now. Nomination Season brought us
nominations. Check Ballot Season helped us iron out the mistakes and
typos, and now Reading Season brings us 2 1/2 months (now just 2
months left) to read a bunch of stories so we can be ready for Voting
Season in October!

So you probably won't see much traffic around here. There's an
occasional need for a change in Reading Season but otherwise, we're
all busy reading! (I'm presently reading a long fic and a well-done
one at that!)

--Ainaechoiriel

Msg# 1954

Tolkien Online as an archive Posted by ainaechoiriel July 19, 2004 - 15:26:22 Topic ID# 1954
I've stated my dislike for this archive before, but I've just had one
too many run-ins with it. It's too late in the game for this year,
but next year, no tolkienonline nominations will be approved.

Why?

1)You can't easily search for stories
2)If you manage to find one chapter of one, you can't find the second.

It's just not a user-friendly archive.

So, this is it: For the 2005 MEFA Awards, tolkienonline nominations
are not allowed. If you want to nominate a story from that archive,
see if you can find it somewhere else. If it's your story, post it
somewhere else before April 30th, 2005. Tolkienonline URLs, unless
they make major improvements in their archive, will be turned away at
the door.

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

Msg# 1955

Re: Tolkien Online as an archive Posted by Chathol-linn July 19, 2004 - 17:44:09 Topic ID# 1954
Hi, Ainaechoriel. I agree with your assessment of Tolkienonline. In the
period between release of FotR and TTT, I thought it was one of the
best. But the changes they made around November 2002 led to ugly
formatting for the stories, a sense of not caring about the fans. Then
they got someone who started censoring reviews of stories according to
some kind of "my way or the highway" standards. It got to be so bad
that real dreck was rated highly because the censor simply deleted all
unfavorable comments - "unfavorable" being defined as the ones she
disagreed with.

An interesting concept for the Internet - making a thought into an
"un-thought."

Too bad. But you are right. Regards - Chathol-linn

-----Original Message-----
From: ainaechoiriel [mailto:mefaadmin@earthlink.net]
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 4:26 PM
To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [MEFAwards] Tolkien Online as an archive


I've stated my dislike for this archive before, but I've just had one
too many run-ins with it. It's too late in the game for this year,
but next year, no tolkienonline nominations will be approved.

Why?

1)You can't easily search for stories
2)If you manage to find one chapter of one, you can't find the second.

It's just not a user-friendly archive.

So, this is it: For the 2005 MEFA Awards, tolkienonline nominations
are not allowed. If you want to nominate a story from that archive,
see if you can find it somewhere else. If it's your story, post it
somewhere else before April 30th, 2005. Tolkienonline URLs, unless
they make major improvements in their archive, will be turned away at
the door.

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder





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Msg# 1956

Re: Tolkien Online as an archive Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 19, 2004 - 23:52:31 Topic ID# 1954
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chathol-linn [mailto:chathollinn@comcast.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 5:44 PM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: RE: [MEFAwards] Tolkien Online as an archive
>
> Hi, Ainaechoriel. I agree with your assessment of
> Tolkienonline. In the period between release of FotR and TTT,
> I thought it was one of the best. But the changes they made
> around November 2002 led to ugly formatting for the stories,
> a sense of not caring about the fans. Then they got someone
> who started censoring reviews of stories according to some
> kind of "my way or the highway" standards. It got to be so
> bad that real dreck was rated highly because the censor
> simply deleted all unfavorable comments - "unfavorable" being
> defined as the ones she disagreed with.
>
> An interesting concept for the Internet - making a thought
> into an "un-thought."

It's not a site I frequent as I tend to get lost there, so I can't really
comment on it much. I follow a link every once in awhile, like when someone
posts a message that there's an interesting article there. But otherwise,
I've only gone recently to look for stories when we had a URL problem. And
you just can't seem to search. Or at least I can't. Maybe I don't know
where to look. But I have been able to find some of the stories' chapters,
but there was no link to the rest of the chapters. Very annoying.

> Too bad. But you are right. Regards - Chathol-linn

Thanks. Maybe they'll get their act together. If they do, I'll release that
rule and let tolkienonline URLs be approved again, but they really need to
make some changes for that to happen.

--Ainaechoiriel

"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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Blog: http://www.ainaechoiriel.blogspot.com

Msg# 1957

Buttons and Banners Posted by ainaechoiriel July 20, 2004 - 0:28:48 Topic ID# 1957
Remember that the buttons and banners have to be small. We found out
that Yahoo expands them when you upload them.

Still upload them, but also e-mail them to me if you want them to
stay small. If I have to save them from the YahooGroup site, I get
huge buttons and banners and have to shrink. Since we did set a size
limit on the Nomination Buttons, I had to shrink the latest 7
nomination buttons down until they are hardly legible.

So, go take a look at the buttons and banners on the web site. If you
created on and it looks blurry to you, I probably had to resize it.
If you would like to have it show up without being shrunk, e-mail it
to me. That really is the only way to preserve the file sizes when
dealing with YahooGroups apparently.

Ariel and Anna, I just shrunk and uploaded 8 new nominations buttons
from the two of you. Some had to be shrunk to 27% of the file. Now
they can hardly be read. Try e-mailing me those pics and we'll
reload them.

--Ainaechoiriel

Msg# 1958

Re: Tolkien Online as an archive Posted by Larian Elensar July 20, 2004 - 1:04:54 Topic ID# 1954
--- ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> I've stated my dislike for this archive before, but I've just had one
> too many run-ins with it. It's too late in the game for this year,
> but next year, no tolkienonline nominations will be approved.
>
> Why?
>
> 1)You can't easily search for stories
> 2)If you manage to find one chapter of one, you can't find the second.
>
> It's just not a user-friendly archive.


Oh thank the Valar! *grin*

Doesn't common sense dictate that you post a link to the next chapter of a
story at the end of the current one? I mean, I'm no web design genius but I do
manage to get that done at OEAM. And I've tried to search there and get story
not found..and even one spot where I *did* find an author's listing, the
chapters were listed separately and NOT in order. Very very odd, and
difficult.

Good executive decision, I say.



=====
Larian
larian_elensar@yahoo.com
Keeper of the OEAM archive http://www.ofelvesandmen.com

Msg# 1960

Fanfiction.net and Nominations Posted by ainaechoiriel July 21, 2004 - 0:10:13 Topic ID# 1960
Don't worry, I'm not banning fanfiction.net. ;-)

It's just that they've got a new URL structure, and in two weeks the
old URLs won't work. So today, I corrected all the ff.net URLs in
our nominations spreadsheet and will reupload all the Nomination
pages to the website soon. I just wore my hands out doing the edits,
so it may not be tonight.

(At least it wasn't as bad as my notorious stories spreadsheet where
I keep track of all the stories I hope to read someday. They're
almost 100% ff.net. And there are well over 1000 of them.)

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

Msg# 1961

New Banners Posted by angelabrooks@yahoo.com July 22, 2004 - 1:15:44 Topic ID# 1961
I've put up some new Hobbits banners, one each for Mayor, Master, and
Thain.

Elana

Msg# 1962

Re: New Banners Posted by ainaechoiriel July 22, 2004 - 11:22:43 Topic ID# 1961
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, angelabrooks@y... wrote:
> I've put up some new Hobbits banners, one each for Mayor, Master,
and
> Thain.

Thanks! I like the use of the maps, and I think you've foudn the best
picture of Sam.

When I was getting these and taking out the ones Pervinca replaced, I
accidentally removed Thain #1. I put it back, but I don't remember
who did it. I don't put the info on the web page, so I can't say
whose it was.

Anyone remember who did Thain #1?

-Ainaechoiriel

Msg# 1963

Re: New Banners Posted by MarigoldCotton@aol.com July 24, 2004 - 12:07:42 Topic ID# 1961
I've just been in looking at all of the banners and they are all just fantastic. : )

Marigold

>I've put up some new Hobbits banners, one each for Mayor, Master, and
>Thain.
>
>Elana
>
>
>
>
>
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>
>
>
>
>


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Msg# 1964

Re: New Banners Posted by naresha\_ninya July 25, 2004 - 7:43:49 Topic ID# 1961
The Nom banners are in there to be placed on websites yes?

Stupid question I know, but with the number of things I've been
reading lately, my brain is mush!

--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, angelabrooks@y... wrote:
> I've put up some new Hobbits banners, one each for Mayor, Master,
> and Thain.
>
> Elana

Msg# 1965

ballots? Posted by sulriel July 26, 2004 - 8:28:00 Topic ID# 1965
first admitting that I tend to be terrribly disorganized... the
word.doc that I'm saving my votes on is something of a jumbled mess.
Are the ballots available or only the check-ballots? are we / can
we / use the check ballots...? to paste into word and paste the vote
into the correct place so it doesn't have to be found and sorted and
repasted again ....??? I rather be reading and commenting than
tearing my hair out and sorting.

would it be a good idea to post the ballots, like the nom form, on
the website?

Msg# 1966

Re: New Banners Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 26, 2004 - 8:52:10 Topic ID# 1961
> -----Original Message-----
> From: naresha_ninya [mailto:north_shore_fruitcake@yahoo.com.au]
> Sent: Sunday, July 25, 2004 7:44 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Re: New Banners
>
> The Nom banners are in there to be placed on websites yes?

> Stupid question I know, but with the number of things I've
> been reading lately, my brain is mush!

Elana was talking about Hobbit Award banners, but yes, the Nominations
buttons are on the website, go back to the Home page and you can find the
link there.

And once again, I will remind everyone that we did find out that Yahoo
expands the banners. So what you have made small may come out vvery large
indeed when I go to get it for the web site. I then must shrink it which may
distort it (as has happened with many of the latest nominee buttons). If
you have made one and you don't want to see it as distorted, you need to
e-mail them to me. (.jpg format please).

--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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Msg# 1967

Re: ballots? Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 26, 2004 - 8:58:51 Topic ID# 1965
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sulriel [mailto:Sulriel@htcomp.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 8:27 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] ballots?
>
> first admitting that I tend to be terrribly disorganized...
> the word.doc that I'm saving my votes on is something of a
> jumbled mess.
> Are the ballots available or only the check-ballots? are we
> / can we / use the check ballots...? to paste into word and
> paste the vote into the correct place so it doesn't have to
> be found and sorted and
> repasted again ....??? I rather be reading and commenting than
> tearing my hair out and sorting.
>
> would it be a good idea to post the ballots, like the nom
> form, on the website?

I don't think it's a good idea to postt he ballots yet, as people
(especially new people) might not realize that is' not yet time to vote.

Here's what I'm doing, I'm putting my votes in an Excel spreadsheet. Easy
to find, easy to sort. Otherwise (before I went to Excel), I did just let
them go in any order in a tex document. Would you all like for me to put up
a blank copy of my spreadsheet (codes, titles, authors, but no comments) in
the Files section. You could just grab it from there and use it for your
own purposes.
--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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Msg# 1968

New file uploaded to MEFAwards Posted by MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com July 26, 2004 - 9:35:45 Topic ID# 1
Hello,

This email message is a notification to let you know that
a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the MEFAwards
group.

File : /Forms & Ballots/My Comments.xls
Uploaded by : ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net>
Description : Excel spreadsheet for your comments, so you can vote early!

You can access this file at the URL:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MEFAwards/files/Forms%20%26%20Ballots/My%20Comments.xls

To learn more about file sharing for your group, please visit:
http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/groups/files

Regards,

ainaechoiriel <mefaadmin@earthlink.net>

Msg# 1969

Re: ballots? Posted by avonaus July 27, 2004 - 3:52:38 Topic ID# 1965
--- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel" <mefaadmin@e...>

<huge snip>

. Would you all like for me to put up
> a blank copy of my spreadsheet (codes, titles, authors, but no
comments) in
> the Files section. You could just grab it from there and use it
for your
> own purposes.
> --Ainaechoiriel
> MEFA Admin and Founder

Yes, please.

Avon

Msg# 1970

Re: ballots? Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 27, 2004 - 9:13:18 Topic ID# 1965
> -----Original Message-----
> From: avonaus [mailto:avonaus@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 3:52 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Re: ballots?
>
> --- In MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com, "Ainaechoiriel" <mefaadmin@e...>
>
> <huge snip>
>
> . Would you all like for me to put up
> > a blank copy of my spreadsheet (codes, titles, authors, but no
> comments) in
> > the Files section. You could just grab it from there and use it
> for your
> > own purposes.
> > --Ainaechoiriel
> > MEFA Admin and Founder
>
> Yes, please.

Done. It's in the Files section, in the same place as the Nomination form.
Just save it to your hard drive and away you go.

I think I'm converting everyone to the love of spreadsheets, huh?

--Ainaechoiriel
MEFA Admin and Founder

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Msg# 1971

Re: spreadsheet Posted by fourth\_moon July 27, 2004 - 9:27:19 Topic ID# 1965
> > copy of my spreadsheet (codes, titles, authors, but no
> > comments)

> Done. It's in the Files section, in the same place as the
Nomination form.
> Just save it to your hard drive and away you go.
>
> I think I'm converting everyone to the love of spreadsheets, huh?
>
> --Ainaechoiriel

Having difficulties. Any program besides Excel with which I could
open that?

Because spreadsheet sounds great. I think my father is using Excell
in similar ways, and raving about it.

On a different topic: is there a way I can get update mails as text
only, without the html?

fourth_moon

Msg# 1972

Re: spreadsheet Posted by Ainaechoiriel July 27, 2004 - 9:54:20 Topic ID# 1965
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fourth_moon [mailto:new_moon@gmx.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 9:27 AM
> To: MEFAwards@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [MEFAwards] Re: spreadsheet
>
>
> > > copy of my spreadsheet (codes, titles, authors, but no
> > > comments)
>
> > Done. It's in the Files section, in the same place as the
> Nomination form.
> > Just save it to your hard drive and away you go.
> >
> > I think I'm converting everyone to the love of spreadsheets, huh?
> >
> > --Ainaechoiriel
>
> Having difficulties. Any program besides Excel with which I
> could open that?

Possible. Some other spreadsheet programs will convert Excel spreadsheets,
but that all depends on whichever software you have.
>
> Because spreadsheet sounds great. I think my father is using
> Excell in similar ways, and raving about it.

When you went to get the file, did you right-click and choose Save Target
As? Otherwise, you *migh* be able to view the file in your browser and then
you can copy the columns to whatever spreadsheet software you have.

> On a different topic: is there a way I can get update mails
> as text only, without the html?

The best you can do is tell Yahoo not to convert mails to HTML. Log in to
the Yahoosite and go to the MEFAwards home page. Click the Edit my
Membership link at the upper right. At the bottom of that page is Message
Format section where you can make that choice.

--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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