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New Members Challenge 2004-2005

Challenge Details

This is a challenge for new members. By definition, a new member is any member who has been a member for fewer than four months or who, at the time of reading this, has written three (3) or fewer Tolkien fanfics.

Choose one of the following--there are three choices from "The Hobbit," three from "Lord of the Rings," and three from "The Silmarillion." Write a story on any of these prompts. There are no page limits.

The Hobbit

*The Battle of Five Armies from Beorn's POV

*The auctioning off of Bag End (any POV except Bilbo's)

*The White Council deals with the Necromancer.

The Lord of the Rings

* Bilbo's journey after bidding farewell to Gandalf at Bag End

* Éomer / Éowyn receives his / her first horse

* The arrival of the Eagles at the Battle in front of the Black Gates, as perceived by anyone besides Pippin.

The Silmarillion

* First meeting of Celeborn and Galadriel

* Any encounter between Elves and Dwarves before Moria's doors were closed.

* Isildur steals Nimloth's (the White Tree's) fruit.

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Alexis Steele - Hands of the Steward, The
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Last Updated: 13 Oct 04
Co-written with Jacks. Where was Gondor when the fate of Arda was being decided? (movieverse, as it should've been!)
Deaghaidh - Song of Azaghal
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Last Updated: 23 Feb 05
An attempt at a Dwarf song in a similar style of those seen in The Hobbit and Fellowship. The subject is the dwarf Azaghal, lord of Belegost (in Dwarvish Gabilgathol) who fell in the Battle of Unnumbered Tears while fighting Glaurung the dragon.
elcalion - Scent of Healing
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Last Updated: 27 Jan 05
Written for the New Members' Challenge 2004-2005. Isildur and the White Tree Nimloth - the deed that "won great renown". Characters: Isildur, Anárion, Amandil, Elendil
Ithiliel Silverquill - Doorway, The
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Last Updated: 04 Feb 05
A moment between two smiths: one an Elf, the other a Dwarf. (Written for the HASA "New Member 2004-2005" Challenge. No slash.)
Telperion the White - Eagles are coming, The!
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Last Updated: 15 Jun 04
How the Eagles came to the battle of the Black Gate
Yavanna - Behind those eyes
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Last Updated: 09 May 04
The foreboding future of Endor is observed through the eyes of an immortal.


The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Entry Date: 20 Mar 05
Entry Date: 05 Jun 04

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Challenge Info

Open Date: April 22, 2004

Closed: April 21, 2005

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Entries: 9

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