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  1. Summary

    This is where I'm going to put all the stories that happen in the DWMP universe but don't necessarily fall within that particular arc. So some of it is (relevant) backstory, some of it is (irrelevant) backstory, some is side story, etc. I'll try and indicate in the notes where/when each story falls, but it generally won't have any impact on DWMP itself, and the collection shouldn't be read as at all cohesive.

    Basically I want a place to fool around in this modern AU without feeling the need to be particularly plot-driven - but still explore some of the backstory I've created that so far exists only as notes.

    (This is also to keep me from getting burnt out writing a chronological chaptered work - sometimes I just want to play around in the sandbox I've created!)

    I often write dwmp fic that gets posted to my Tumblr but, because of length or quality or on account of some other whimsy, does not get cross-posted to Ao3. If you want to make sure you don't miss out, hit up my fic tag or follow me there!

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    In which both Finrod and Caranthir, however implausibly, survive the first age. Oh, and are married.

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  3. Summary

    Two lonesome and seeking souls implode spectacularly.

    Tyeldisaster, Celecatastrophe, call it what you will, it's exactly the doomed incest mess you would expect.

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    In which Fingon and Maedhros are roommates, best friends, and with effort, something more.

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  1. Rec 24

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    Celebrimbor considers, briefly, whether he might go and live on the Helcaraxë, which he has never seen but is given to understand is empty of people and full of bears. Maybe one of them might like to eat him. Maybe then he will never, ever have to think about his father asking his uncle to talk to him about "the way of things" in a tone that suggests he is clueless about them ever, ever again.

    (Or, Celegorm gives his nephew flirting lessons he doesn't need, Celebrimbor sasses his uncle, and everyone gets the love and validation they need for once.)

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    26 Aug 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Literally the absolute peak of this ship I am beside myself

  2. Rec 19

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    This was a fic I posted on the Silmarillion Writer's Guild in 2016. It was a long time in the writing, and it is one of my favorites. I am posting it again after extensive editing and reworking, so if you liked it before, I encourage you to reread it now in its polished state. And if it's new to you, enjoy! :) It is full of pain.
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    Celebrimbor, lord of Eregion, ignores the advice of his peers and welcomes a stranger into his city who promises to teach him techniques in smithing that will grant power over time and entropy. He learns many things from his new teacher that he was not prepared for.

    The rest is history: Beware of Maiar bearing gifts.

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    09 Oct 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    listen there is quite simply no better celebrimbor/annatar this is p e a k

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    A series of loosely connected stories following Khazri Il'harren as he flees from his family, his city and his fate.

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    25 Feb 2017

  4. Public Bookmark 29

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    A child is missing. It’s not the first time it has happened. It probably won’t be the last and besides, the town of Milcom has bigger problems. Cut off from the world by snow and scavengers, its people are starving and no one, not the local lord, not their gods, seems to care. Enter Imrael Sovelin, trainee doctor and professional meddler, who is determined to save them, and his sometimes guide, sometimes friend Khazri Il'harren who has more pressing concerns; what really happened to Wyne Orendason? What lies at the bottom of Milcom Lake? And why is this all so horribly familiar?

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    25 Feb 2017

  5. Rec 9

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    Like any younger sister, Arwen was adept at reading their guilty consciences. “What did you two do to Cirdan’s messenger? This morning he was so smitten I thought he was going to proposition Elrohir in front of everyone, and now he’s looking at you both like you put an arrow through his horse.”

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    10 Jul 2016

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