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Quickies Qtr 3, 2003

Challenge Details

  • The story should be at least one type-written page long, but not more than 3 type-written pages. Definition of page - 1" margin all the way around, Times 12 pt. font., standard size paper.
  • There should be one viewpoint or one character as the main focus
  • It should be one continuous scene
Quickies for Quarter 3:
  • First ever meeting of elf and dwarf
  • Cirdan receives Narya from Gil-galad
  • A market day in Moria at its height
  • A shipwright of Númenor watches Alcarondas set sail to the West
  • The fish who swallowed the Ring
  • Aragorn's reaction to Elrond's revelations about Aragorn's ancestry and possible destiny.
  • Gimli receiving the word that he is to be a member of the fellowship.
  • What the Woses were doing to fight the gorgun before the Horse-men came to ask for their help.
  • Háma frees Éomer from jail on Théoden's command
  • Faramir being told of the manner of Denethor's death
  • The minstrel at the Field of Cormallen gets a voice and meets someone who'd like to thank him for his song.
  • Ioreth's kinswoman who came to the coronation: what is her impression of all the goings on?
  • Legolas figuring out where he wishes to live in South Ithilien
  • An encounter between Ted Sandyman and Sam after the Scouring of the Shire.
  • A day at the office amongst the Barad-dur Interrogation Division

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Elithien - There she goes
General Audience
Last Updated: 31 Oct 03
A shipwright of Numenor watches Alcarondas set sail to the West. For the Quickies Challenge.
Erin's Daughter - T'was The Night Before Helm's Deep
Adult Audience
Last Updated: 31 Oct 03
The usual pre-shift meeting at the Barad-Dur Interrogations division includes a reflection on past successes (and the odd failure!), an irrational dislike of a certain Ranger and a visit from an important black-robed personage.... AU. Response to Quickies Qtr 3 Challenge. Some mild swearing.
paranoidangel - Knowledge
General Audience
Last Updated: 30 Dec 03
After Elrond reveals to him who he is Aragorn speaks to Elladan and Elrohir.
Regina - Ring of Fire
General Audience
Last Updated: 12 Jul 03
Gil-galad gives Narya to Cirdan.
Salsify - Dinner Guests
General Audience
Last Updated: 11 Dec 03
The first official meeting of Elves and Dwarves, or, the importance of a well-planned menu in diplomacy. Some black humor from the days when the Elves were still just thinking about becoming wise.
Starlight - Truth
General Audience
Last Updated: 15 Jul 09
Faramir learns of the manner of his father's death.
Thundera Tiger - Very Dark, Very Wet, and Very Miserable Morning, A
General Audience
Last Updated: 21 Jul 04
This is a little ficlet about a rather bad day in the life of a Barad-dur commander. Sometimes, it just doesn't pay to be evil. And even if your bed is underwater, there are some mornings when you're better off staying in it. Written for the Quickies Qtr 3, 2003 challenge.

Mithril Awards 2004 - Finalist - Best Humour or Parody
Zimraphel - I Bequeath
General Audience
Last Updated: 31 Oct 03
Cirdan receives Narya from Gil-galad. Vignette.
Zimraphel - Aglarrâma
General Audience
Last Updated: 31 Oct 03
A shipwright of Numenor watches the departure of his last, best creation on the eve of the Downfall. Vignette, written for the Quickies Quarter 3 Challenge.


The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Entry Date: 03 Jul 03

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Challenge Info

Open Date: July 02, 2003

Closed: October 01, 2003

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Entries: 11

Originator: Anglachel

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