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Shall They Dance?

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The culture of dance in Middle-earth. Lively hobbit polkas, elegant Elves gliding across the floor, boisterous Rohirrim whirling around the Golden Hall until they're dizzy, the nobles of Gondor performing a solemn court dance or even someone from Harad doing a belly dance! Of course there are many more possibilities - I bet even the Dwarves like to move to the groove once in a while!

My challenge would be to write a story or possibly even a poem which would be centered around dancing - having the characters themselves dancing or havin them watch others dance. Either way dancing would have to play an integral part.

So what say you? Shall Middle-earth dance?

Courtesy of Malva Headstrong.

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

EdorasLass - First Dance
General Audience
Last Updated: 02 Mar 05
Imrahil watches Lothiriel dance at her wedding.
Erestoriel - The Most Graceful Wallflower
General Audience
Last Updated: 15 Sep 05
After the War of the Ring, joy is the order of the day, so when the Fellowship attends the wedding of Faramir and Eowyn, why is one member unhappy? Probably AU, but not dramatically so.
Gwynnyd - Midwinter Forfeit
General Audience
Last Updated: 11 Feb 10

Finduilas seizes the chance to ask Thorongil some searching questions.

2/11/2010 - Somewhat revised, retitled, moved to winter revels instead of summer revels to better accommodate my current thoughts on the Corsair raid and characters' motivations.

Larner - The Ties of Family
General Audience
Last Updated: 22 Nov 05
We've explored a great deal how Sam, Merry, and Pippin would be impacted by Frodo's decision to leave Middle Earth. But what of the others who must live on after he's gone? How would Frodo's realization that the Shire must now be seen as part of the world be made manifest? And what if there were blood heirs--almost--for Frodo?
Tathrin - Step to the Left
General Audience
Last Updated: 20 Apr 05
Elrond dances with his daughter on her wedding day.


The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Entry Date: 26 Mar 05
Entry Date: 25 Apr 05

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Challenge Info

Open Date: February 24, 2005

Closed: September 30, 2005

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Entries: 9

Originator: Malva Headstrong

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