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Death by Water
Faramir and Denethor await news of Boromir, and Faramir dreams of water.

What the Thunder Said
Faramir during the defence of Minas Tirith. Companion piece to 'Death by Water'.

The Fire Sermon
Faramir and Eowyn in the Houses of Healing. Companion piece to 'Death by Water' and 'What the Thunder Said'.

Mithril Awards, 2003:
Runner Up - Best Lord of the Rings

The Machine That Changed the World
Hidden in a cellar in Minas Tirith, a new invention is about to make its mark upon the world...

At Sea
Denethor poses an important question - at sea.

Mithril Awards, 2004:


Runner-up - Voters' Choice, Best romance/erotica (het)
Semi-finalist - Best romance/erotica (het)

Lady of Silences
In Minas Tirith, Finduilas remembers the sea. Features Boromir, Faramir, and Denethor.

The Eagle and the Swan
Two linked stories - Faramir and Boromir learn about the stars.

The Sickle of the Valar
Denethor listens to a lesson about the stars.

Mithril Awards, 2004:


Finalist - Best vignette or short story
Semi-finalist - Best story focusing on Men

How to win friends and influence people. Faramir and the Ithilien Rangers.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Finalist - Best drama

The Key
Denethor seeks knowledge of Faramir, but a key alone cannot unlock it.

A Pale Light Lingering
The old year ends, Boromir has not returned, and Faramir makes the journey from Minas Tirith to Ithilien.

Spirits of the House
The old year ends, Boromir has not returned, and Denethor contemplates mortality.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Runner-up - Best crossover or AU

The Burial of the Dead
Denethor remembers the dead and the dying - Boromir, Faramir, Finduilas.

Mithril Awards, 2003:
Runner Up - Best vignette or short story
Commended - Best characterization (Tolkien)

Flame of the West
In the Houses of Healing, a steward and a king.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Semi-finalist - Best characterization (Tolkien)

A Kind of Valediction
A Minas Tirith ghost story. Ten years after the pyre, Faramir is still haunted by the past.

Mithril Awards, 2003:
Winner - Best story focusing on Men

Flowers of the Forest
Reflections on the war to end all wars

Five Things That Never Happened to Faramir and Eowyn
A drabble series.

Through A Glass
Faramir, in the Houses of Healing, answers the question: Eowyn, heroine or deserter?

Fear of Flying
Eowyn and Faramir in the Houses of Healing.

A Game of Chess
What happened to Faramir and Eowyn after the fairy tale wedding? From Minas Tirith to Ithilien, to Rohan and back: lots of riding to and fro and being intense in gardens.

Mithril Awards, 2003:
Winner - Voters' Choice: Best romance/erotica (het)
Runner Up - Best romance/erotica (het)

In A Stone City
A spin-off from 'A Game of Chess'; Eowyn in Rohan, after Faramir's visit (after chapter 15).

The Permanent Stars
Dreams and memories; starlight and motherhood.

Remembering the Pelennor - Faramir and Eowyn.

Fair Game
In which people go bird-watching and find their courage. Set a little while after the events of 'A Game of Chess'.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Semi-finalist - Best action/adventure
Semi-finalist - Best characterization (original)

Late Fragment
For Isabeau's birthday, a story about Faramir and Hethlin.

The King is Dead
Denethor teaches a young Faramir the game of chess. Artwork by Kasiopea.

Black Captain
Office politics in Minas Tirith: Aragorn and Faramir.

In the vaults of the library in Minas Tirith, Gandalf makes a new friend.

The King's Shilling
A sequel to 'Possessions'. A final parting near Edoras.

Moss and Stone
A final parting near the Old Forest. Gandalf leaves his charges behind in safe hands. A dol dillo.

Ring of Water
Throughout the ages of her exile, Galadriel remembers her lost love.

He Who Laughs
Could Turin ever be happy?

Gloria Mundi
A series of drabbles about history, and tales that grow in the telling, written after reading Dwimordene's drabble series Civitas Mundi.


In the House of Tom Bombadil

Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

Homeward Bound

Gold Leaf

Past Time


Little Green Man


Who taught Faramir about the stars? A series of linked stories by writers from the Henneth Annûn mailing list.

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The Silver Swan
The further adventures of Hethlin of Anorien.

Captain My Captain
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. Action, romance, some speculative gap-filling. Warning--this is a novel-length story.

Mithril Awards, 2003:
Runner Up - Voters' Choice: Best romance/erotica (het)
Commended - Best characterization (original)

A sidebar to Captain My Captain--Prince Imrahil's inner dialogue, between Aragorn's marriage and Mablung's.

The prequel to 'Captain My Captain'. How Hethlin of Anorien became a Ranger of Ithilien. (Note: Work in Progress.)

Cage No Bird
Prequel to 'Captain My Captain': an 11 year old Heth learns as much of the truth as her father deems fitting.

Last Rites     NEW
On the night before the Battle of the Morannon, questions are asked and answered about Boromir's death.

The Lost     NEW
By Altariel. A sequel to Noble Jewel: Faramir comes face to face with Brand.

Noble Jewel
A stable-boy and the Commander of the Swan Knights of Dol Amroth find that they have something in common.....

A nineteen-year-old Imrahil and his friend Andrahar spend a night at a brothel that threatens their relationship. Implied slash, nothing explicit, drug use. (Note: Work in Progress.)

A prequel to 'Captain My Captain'. Prince Imrahil's sometimes contentious courtship with the Lady Nimrien. (Note: Work in Progress.)

The Best Gift of All
Fourteen-year-old Faramir spends the holidays with his mother's family in Dol Amroth.

Prince Imrahil's family struggles to deal with the loss of their mother. Written in response to the Mother's Day Challenge on HASA. Angst and cuteness in weird proximity.

Well Favored
A young girl fleeing Minas Tirith before the siege encounters a special soldier.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Best Lord of the Rings
Best vignette or short story

By Altariel. A spin-off from chapter 12 of 'Captain My Captain' involving the Steward of Gondor and the Cygnets of Dol Amroth.

The Old Dwarf and the Sea
Gimli and Legolas journey to the Undying Lands, which are never the same afterwards.... (Note: Work in Progress.)

After Helm's Deep, Gimli fixes the notch in his axe.

Mithril Awards, 2003:
Winner - Best vignette or short story
Winner - Best characterization (Tolkien)
Runner Up - Best story focusing on other races

A series of fics written by Isabeau of Greenlea, Altariel, and Dwimordene, all dealing with Boromir's character and the events leading to his departure from Gondor. Chronology should become clear in the notes attached to each story. Thank you to Dwimordene for permission to post!

By Isabeau. Boromir travels to Dol Amroth one Yule to seek tutoring in a very important subject from his former Armsmaster Andrahar. Warning: explicit slash.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Best romance/erotica (slash)
Best characterization (original)

By Isabeau. The sequel to Discretion. The end of the relationship. Or, what politics do to strange bedfellows. Warning: explicit slash.

Mithril Awards, 2004:

Finalist - Best romance/erotica (slash)
Finalist - Best characterization (original)

By Altariel. Faramir's perspective on the events of Discovery.

By Dwimordene. Boromir obtains a very important piece of information about his family and himself.

By Isabeau. In the days before he leaves for Imladris, Boromir has a disturbing dream, and a talk with a certain young Ranger from Anorien.

In Extremis
By Dwimordene. Boromir's last letter to Faramir. Takes place after both Discovery and Disclosure.

In Memoriam
By Altariel. Faramir's final thoughts on the events that took place in these stories.

Stud Fee
Elladan and Eomer strike a rather unique bargain. Warning: explicit slash.

One Night
An AU to the early part of Captain My Captain--what if Hethlin had gotten her dearest wish, no matter how briefly? Warning: explicit het.

This Too Shall Pass...
A sick little AU movieverse ficlet. A more logical conclusion to the scene between Frodo and the Nazgul.

The Way Things Should Have Gone
The title pretty much says it all.

The Wave

Just A Bit Of Chop...

For Everything There Is A Season

Friendly Native Guide

Horses and Verses
After Theoden's funeral feast, Eomer and Faramir have a little chat. Co-written with Altariel.

Captain, My Captain: The Director's Cut! After their very different encounters with Hethlin, Faramir and Imrahil have a little chat. Co-written with Altariel.

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