J. R. R. TolkienJust see who entersJ. R. R. Tolkien5 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
the realm of dreams
that none have seen
legends of old
Molding them into
Reaping the fruits
that in his mind grow
to rivers of words
that from his pen flow
Travel through the lands,
follow the dream
He gives you his hand...
Enter with him!
Royal Houses of GondolinName House of the KingRoyal Houses of Gondolin8 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Function Bodyguard of the King's family
Traits Wear red, white and gold
Leader Turgon the Wise
Trait King of Gondolin
Bravest warrior in Gondolin
Name House of th
Dwarven Realms THE SEVEN DWARVEN CLANSDwarven Realms8 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Clan Mountains where lived
Durin's Folk/Longbeards Hithaeglir/ Misty Mountains
Broadbeams Ered Luin/ Blue Mountains
The Fall of Erebor Chapter 3There really was no sense of time in the depths of the fallen city. Thorin ate when he was hungry, slept when he was tired, and spent the rest of his time either pacing around the column he was tethered to or testing the strength of the chain to see if there were any weak points he could try to exploit. Smaug never stopped him from doing so, seeming rather to take a sort of sick joy from watching Thorin drive himself insane trying to escape. There was very little the dragon would not tolerate, though Thorin learned very early that it was better to stay quiet when Smaug was present, at least in terms of actually trying to talk. The one time Thorin actually had the thought to try and use the tactic of speaking in riddles around the dragon in hopes of keeping out of trouble he found himself used almost as a scratching post instead, the long wounds down his arms and across his chest a reminder that Smaug was smart enough to not let his captive try and distract him.The Fall of Erebor Chapter 33 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
More than once during th
BTC - The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugBTC - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug2 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Then Smaug really did laugh-a devastating sound which shook Bilbo to the floor, while far up in the tunnel the dwarves huddled together and imagined that the hobbit had come to a sudden and a nasty end. "Revenge!" he snorted, and the light of his eyes lit the hall from floor to ceiling like scarlet lightning. "Revenge! The King under the Mountain is dead and where are his kin that dare seek revenge? Girion Lord of Dale is dead, and I have eaten his people like a wolf among sheep, and where are his sons' sons that dare approach me? I kill where I wish and none dare resist. I laid low the warriors of old and their like is not in the world today. Then I was but young and tender. Now I am old and strong, strong, strong. Thief in the Shadows!" he gloated. "My armour is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!"
-J.R.R. Tolkien "There and Back Again: A Hobbit's Holiday, Chapter 12"
Sand and MusicSand and MusicSand and Music4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
He feels he cannot walk another step, until he does. The next step is the same, and the next, and he has stopped counting the sunsets and sunrises because measuring eternity has no purpose. He has wandered an eternity already, carrying his small harp for some indeterminable, compulsive reason, because it will be years before he can play again, if ever, and the sand blows into his eyes and into his throat as he sings. His hands are burnt and scarred and his voice is hoarse, and he wants to rip the strings from the taunting harp and scream, but he is unable to do either because it hurts too much.
Every muscle that has been on fire begins to numb from sheer fatigue, and he feels that he will die without food but is too weak from walking to fish or hunt- but then, Maitimo survived thirty-some years without food, didn't he- and now he is thinking of Maitimo again and he swore to himself that he would not think of them right now.&
That Summer in RivendellWarm sunlight streamed downThat Summer in Rivendell4 years ago in Romance More Like This
From the leafy canopy
A thousand shades of green
As water glittered along its course
And fell shimmering into its crystal basin
A soft breeze whispered
Through the boughs of ancient oaks
And beneath these trees
Two lovers walked
And sang in clear elven voices
And vows they made:
Never to part
That summer in Rivendell
The Prince and the Apprentice Ch 4: Fili x ReaderYou had encountered trolls before and you loathed them immensely. As Fili, Kili, and Bilbo scoured the area looking for clues as to what had happened to the ponies you broke off from the group and searched for tracks that could lead you to them.The Prince and the Apprentice Ch 4: Fili x Reader2 years ago in Drama More Like This
“Hey, there’s a light,” Fili called quietly, catching your attention.
You followed the three of them as they dashed through the underbrush and hid behind two trees. You slid in next to Bilbo just as one of the trolls walked by carrying Myrtle and Minty under his arms.
“He’s got Myrtle and Minty,” Bilbo groaned, “I think they’re going to eat them. We need to do something!”
“Yes, you should,” Kili answered, much to the displeasure and confusion of the Hobbit. “Mountain trolls are slow and stupid and you’re so small, they’ll never see you. It’s perfectly safe, we’ll be right behind you”.
“If you run into trouble hoot twice like a barn owl, o
The Secret Garden"I know what you're thinking about," Nolofinwe's known, beloved voice whispered in Anaire's ear.The Secret Garden4 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Really?" she answered playfully, her eyes laughing.
"Yes," he kissed her neck and hugged her from behind. "For I'm reminded of our first meeting as well "
They were standing in a hidden spot between the many trees that surrounded 'their secret garden', as they came to view it. It seemed every child found this spot and claimed it to be his or her own, and currently their son, Findekano, was playing there with his cousin and friend, Nelyafinwe son of Feanaro.
"It was not so long ago, you know," Anaire said, turning in his arms to demand a kiss on the lips.
"Mmm true " came the reply.
Anaire laughed again. "Come. Let us leave them alone."
"Do you want to play with me?"
The girl lifted her head, surprised. She was sprawled on the grass, an opened book before her and an apple, half eaten, in her right hand. Above her stand a boy about her age, his long, black hair tied with
The Grace Given to MeThe Lord of the Rings fanfiction: How do you know that today is the day to die? How do you spend your last day? The thoughts of Aragorn.The Grace Given to Me5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
It is time. I know it just as the birds know when to obey the calling of the wind and fly away from the cold lands to feel the sunrays on their wings again. I know it just as the tree knows when to say farewell to its leaves, watching them flutter to the ground one by one and giving something of itself with every leaf. I know that my time has come.
Sometimes I wondered how I would recognize it. How does a man know that he has reached the point where he can leave with dignity and greatness like the kings of old? How does he know that today is the day to die? It could be tomorrow and tomorrow again. One more day not for myself, but for the ones that I love. How can I leave them to grieving? How many times was I near death and only their love returned me to life, showed me the way through the shadows? How can I abandon the
The Prince and the Apprentice Ch 11: Fili x ReaderYou smiled wearily, the adrenaline finally wearing off. You wanted to run the rest of the way but you couldn’t find the strength to do so, but your smile ceased to fade, if anything it only grew wider when you saw two of them break away and run towards you to meet you halfway. Fili was the first one to reach you and he swooped in, forgetting about your injuries for a moment, and wrapped his arms around your waist, and spun you in a full circle. His eyes were gleaming when he set you down and his hands moved from your waist to cup your face.The Prince and the Apprentice Ch 11: Fili x Reader2 years ago in Romance More Like This
“You found us,” he said breathlessly, grinning ear to ear.
“Of course I did. Did you really think I would give up?” you asked, wrapping your arms around his neck and pulling his down into a hug.
“Never,” he smiled before ducking to kiss your forehead, letting his lips linger for a moment.
You felt your cheeks grow warm at the kiss and butterflies started to flutter in your stomach.
You heard Kil
The Prince and The Apprentice Ch 6: Fili x ReaderThe next few moments were a blur and you blindly took off after Gandalf when he led the company in the direction opposite direction of Radagast. You cast one last glance at the old wizard and he winked at you before taking off behind his rabbits. You all ducked behind a giant boulder before Gandalf gave the signal and you all bolted off in the direction that Gandalf led you in. You had a gut feeling that the situation wasn’t going to end well, and you were proven correct as soon as Kili took the first shot at the warg and its rider. Their screeches attracted the attention of the rest of the scouts and Gandalf demanded everyone to run. You heard Thorin ask where he was leading them, but the wizard only shot you a quick glance and took the lead of the party. You began to panic when as the scouts slowly closed in and the company found themselves trapped.The Prince and The Apprentice Ch 6: Fili x Reader2 years ago in Drama More Like This
“There’s more coming!” Kili yelled.
“We’re surrounded!” you heard Fili shout moments later.
Music of AinurCreate and sing!Music of Ainur4 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Your mind has wings from Music wrought
In an eye's blink to being brought in Timeless Hall
What you can think to the last dot, that I will call to make a world
The horse's trott, the fir-trees tall, the heat and cold
The creatures small, and big and bold
The Prince and the Apprentice Ch 9: Fili x ReaderWhen you awoke you had expected to see Kili and Fili by your bedside, knowing that with you in the state that you were in they wouldn’t want to leave your side, only to look over and see Thorin standing by the door.The Prince and the Apprentice Ch 9: Fili x Reader2 years ago in Romance More Like This
“How are you faring?”
You propped yourself up against your pillows and winced, “I’ve had better days, but the pain has subsided. The last thing I remember is Elrond tending to the injuries on my side.”
“You contracted an infection which left you unconscious for almost two days.”
Your eyes widened in surprise, but the shock wore off and you could think of no other action other than to nod at him. He remained silent and he began to make you feel uneasy.
“I know you are keeping something from me,” he said out of the blue.
There was only one thing that he could be referring to, and you felt your heart begin to beat rapidly in your chest.
“If I tell you, you will cease to trust me. You will hate me like all the ot
Fili x Reader: Chapter OneThis is the first chapter of a Fili x Reader series I'm going to be writing called "The Prince and The Apprentice". Enjoy!Fili x Reader: Chapter One2 years ago in Romance More Like This
You hesitantly knocked on the round door and stepped back, adjusting your pack and straightening your clothes as you waited for someone to open it. You quickly pulled your unruly (h/c) hair up and straightened yourself, finishing just as the door opened and you were greeted with a disgruntled Hobbit.
“Any who might you be? Gandalf said that no more were to come,” he sighed. He had obviously been through quite a lot in the past few hours, but you paid that little mind as soon as you heard the name Gandalf.
“So he is here!” you said happily, pushing past your host and into the foyer. Gandalf stood near the door and he was smiling down at you.
“Ah (Y/N), I’m so glad that you made it here safely,” he laughed and rested his hands on your shoulders before st
GondorGlory of past, memoriesGondor4 years ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
Oaths of faithfulness
Now arrived the hour of
Dark is the path the dead guard
Out of danger will
Rise the long lost kingly line
DivorceBefore that day,Divorce2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Sunday mornings had never occurred to me.
I must have slept through their every summons:
I never knew the time sensitive ritual of finding matching socks,
forcing “nice” shoes over misshapen toes,
the silent pact we would share with the warm cushions of the divan
waiting for Mother to ready us, memories that settle in the guts
like a madstone, which I could then pull out of my old cadaver
to save myself in the next life.
There were a few moments. Like that time, in the garage,
basking in Father’s sunrise sorcery as he fired his magic timing light
into the fluttering lungs of an engine, or when he let me aim
the water at his bucket, poorly, while he carved something
otherworldly into stubborn dirt.
I held nothing near of Sundays, nothing sacred, nothing dreaded,
save for the occasional shameful confusion
I would coax from my belly with dogged chimes
of christmas bells haranguing the church congregation
with their infernal sequence, hanging like nervou
Aragorn's Lament for ArwenAragorn's Lament for Arwen12 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
The night is drawing close around us
How much longer will we last, I wonder
The stars that once shone bright and fair in the sky
Are all covered by this shadow
The hope that once kindled in my heart
Now fades to a tiny faded light
Still I feel you within my heart
A hope that lies deep within
Your hope never fades
Nor your trust in me
My path once was hidden from me
But you light the way
Will our love endure this hard test?
Or will it flicker and die like so much already?
The only thing that I dream about now
Is your lovely face, surrounded by your raven coloured hair
How could I not stand against this shadow
When it threatens the life of one with such beauty
Alas my dreams must remain just dreams for the present
While you are safe with your father in Imladris
I am bound to wander in the East
The arm of the Enemy grows long
Soon he will have Imladris in his hand
To save you, I would send you to the Undying Lands
Sail away, my love
With the rest of your people
Leave Middle Earth and all
Bagginshield: Moments Captured in Travel (Ch. III)Life on the road was always hard. The Dwarves of Thorin's Company had reconciled themselves to this fact over years of travel; even Gandalf has done a great deal of wandering in his day, and was accustomed to the frugal lifestyle that the wilderness demanded. However, the fourteenth member of the band was entirely unused to going without the small comfort. For Bilbo Baggins, the greatest challenge of this adventure was not the Orcs or the Wargs; it was not the landslides and storms and giant men of stone, each seemingly set on wreaking havoc on the group of travelers. No, for Bilbo, the true struggle was the travel itself. The domestic little Hobbit, used to living a simple and sedentary life, was having a difficult time adjusting to the rough and tumble of the Dwarf's wayfaring ways. Never before had he gone so long without the simple comfort of a cup of tea and a good book. He was appalled when informed that heated baths were a commodity he would have to forgo. If you had told BilboBagginshield: Moments Captured in Travel (Ch. III)3 years ago in Romance More Like This
Othe one ringO1 year ago in Horror More Like This
many have sought to possess it
some have killed for it
most have never managed to get their hands on it
and the ones who have
some among them have done truly terrible things with it
yet it is a mere tool
an instrument of power through which many things can be accomplished
whether for good
or for ill
or so i thought
those seven years ago
when i first slipped that ring upon my finger
yes it was a ring of power
but it was not the kind of power i had imagined
with this ring i would make this world a good place
a better place
or so i used to think
it was not so easy
yes the ring could control people
most everyone all the time
but there were some who operated partly outside the ring s influence
some in the shadows
some in the light
and some lost in the wilderness
they were not completely immune to the ring s powers
but if they moved fast enough
if they stayed hidden long enough
i soon found they could reach me before i could defend myself
and the ones in t
LOTR: Fellowship parody scriptLord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Parody scriptLOTR: Fellowship parody script3 years ago in Comedy More Like This
Elrond: (holds up a crudely made ring) "This is the One Ring of Sauron. When you put it on, it makes the world look like someone went nuts with the Smudge effect on Photoshop. Plus it can make you invisible and it whispers nasty things into your head to make you a zombie. Just like YouTube commenters." (Disappears from sight, leaving the ring behind.)
Frodo: (walks up and picks up the Ring) "Woah, a ring of unspeakable evil ." (long pause as he stares at the ring before responding) "Awesome!"
Gandalf: (comes out of nowhere) "No Fordo! The Ring is evil! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! Just take it to the Elf City and leave it there."
Sam: (walks up) "Can I come?"
Frodo: "Eh, why not?"
[The two are walking around (supposedly to mean they are travelling) when a Ringwraith (just an actor with a hoodie) pops up and stabs Frodo]
Frodo: "Ow! That doesn't feel good!"
OooRPGOooRPG5 years ago in Sketches More Like This
-----Creating a Character-----
Creating your character is a simple process.
First, choose your race. You may want to make up what your character looks like, after all, the inhabitants of Ooo are all extremely different.
Secondly, roll for your stats. A player will roll 2d6 for every skill, taking the higher of the two resulting numbers as the total for that skill.
The absolute minimum a skill can be (Including modifiers) is 1, while the highest a skill can be is 20. Equipment Modifiers can push as skill past 20 and up to 30.
With every level, a player gains two skill points they can add to any skill of choice.
Third, apply the stat modifiers to your resulting statline.
Vitality (VIT) : Determines how many life points you have. One point in VIT equals one hitpoint.
Toughness (TGH) : Determines how strong your character is, how hard they can hit, and how much
Crossroads of Light and ShadowSummary: In a rainy night, Aragorn walks through the Midgewater marshes. But not all paths lead to good ends, and dark things lurk at the crossroads… A story with sound and visual effectsCrossroads of Light and Shadow3 years ago in Horror More Like This
Disclaimer: If you recognize it, it is not mine. If you don't recognize it, it's probably not mine, either. Not even the Neekerbreekers…
My thanks to openmeadow for an inspiring chat about senses
Dedicated to all my friends that walked with me through mud and rain, and that were lost with me until we found ourselves again.
Crossroads of Light and Shadow
Squelch. With effort he pulled his boot from the mud. It left a deep footprint.
Squirsh. Murky water began to soak through the mud and fill it.
Blub.The surface closed. Besides a few bubbles on the dark surface, there was no trace of his passing.
Squish. Another step. A waft of something foul and rotten