Mary Sue Challenge

Standard Bearer, The

Story Summary

Epic adventure and love story (Elrond and Original Character) against the backdrop of the Last Alliance. Action-packed and big on plot. Why is the last daughter of an impoverished House of Man journeying through hardship and sorrow to the High King of the Noldor? The answers will take you from the Outlands of Gondor, through the Battlefields of Dagorlad to the very gates of Barad-dur - and beyond.

Gil-galad, Glorfindel, Elendil, Anarion and Isildur - all have their parts to play.

An illustrated version of this story can now be found at its dedicated website: Standard Bearer

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Updated
1 Prologue - A Secret Revealed 1,282 05 Jul 02
2 A Journey Begins 2,324 05 Jul 02
3 The Road South 2,992 05 Jul 02
4 Sorrow 2,883 05 Jul 02
5 A Tall Ship 2,411 05 Jul 02
6 The Great River 2,658 05 Jul 02
7 The Battlefield 3,131 05 Jul 02
8 Of Elves and Men 2,884 05 Jul 02
9 A Very Bad Horse 2,133 05 Jul 02
10 A Truly Evil Place 4,172 05 Jul 02
11 The Dance of Rivals 3,812 05 Jul 02
12 Choices of the Heart 2,252 06 Jul 02
13 Most Precious Morning 3,594 05 Jul 02
14 The Muster 3,063 05 Jul 02
15 The Siege of Barad-dur 3,483 05 Jul 02
16 Neither the Time nor the Place 3,242 05 Jul 02
17 The West Road 3,630 06 Jul 02
18 Stay With Me! 3,265 05 Jul 02
19 Star of Winter 3,353 05 Jul 02
20 At the North Gate 2,394 05 Jul 02
21 At All Cost 4,023 05 Jul 02
22 Promises 3,640 06 Jul 02
23 A Treachery Revealed 3,440 05 Jul 02
24 Strength and Weakness 3,445 05 Jul 02
25 Fall of Kings 4,138 05 Jul 02
26 Love and Duty 3,214 06 Jul 02
27 Return to Rivendell 2,449 06 Jul 02
28 Epilogue: Faithful to the Last 3,355 05 Jul 02
29 Author's Notes etc. 715 06 Jul 02
Appx. Word Count 87,377  

Challenge Entries by Sorne

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Challenge Type Title Entered
Mary Sue Challenge Closed Standard Bearer, The January 23, 2003
Betrothed Closed Greatest Favour, The January 23, 2003

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Story Information

Author: Sorne

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/31/03

Original Post: 06/25/02

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