March 2006 Birthday Challenge

Lighting Fires

Story Summary

How do you convince a boy to stop skipping school when he doesn't know he's supposed to grow up to be king? Elrohir gets handed the task by a very exasperated Erestor, and learns some things about Estel he didn't expect.

For Allie Meril, who wanted something about a student of Arda: in any study, any place, any time.

With many thanks to the legion of beta readers who helped me thwap this into shape and caught, hopefully, all my typos and backwards curly quotes: River Girl, Beregond5, Sulriel, Gandalf's Apprentice, Pen52, Oshun, LadyA, Patti Baggins, and anyone else I may have forgotten.

MEFA 2007 - Second Place in Genres: Adventure: Pre-Ring War

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Updated
1 Truant 2,660 09 Sep 06
2 Preparations 1,886 09 Sep 06
3 Scouts 1,455 07 Sep 06
4 Escaping Orcs 1,661 07 Sep 06
5 Explorations 3,737 01 Nov 06
6 Confrontation 2,531 07 Sep 06
7 Author's Notes 426 29 Oct 06
Appx. Word Count 14,356  

Lighting Fires is Entered in These Challenges

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Challenge Type Entered
Kids do the darndest things... Closed June 01, 2007
March 2006 Birthday Challenge Closed September 07, 2006

Challenge Entries by Gwynnyd

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Challenge Type Title Entered
Tiny AU Challenge Closed Inevitable June 15, 2008
Tiny AU Challenge Closed Winnowing June 15, 2008
Death Nuzgûl The Lap of Time February 17, 2008
Mortality Closed The Lap of Time June 01, 2007
Kids do the darndest things... Closed Lighting Fires June 01, 2007
The Anti-Valentine's Day Quickie Closed Aftermaths and Consequences February 14, 2007
Tolerance Challenge Closed Feelings of Superiority January 16, 2007
Numenorean Death Nuzgûl The Lap of Time October 13, 2006
March 2006 Birthday Challenge Closed Lighting Fires September 07, 2006
June 2006 Birthday Challenge Closed Gwynnyd's 2006 Birthday presents August 25, 2006
Marital Spats Closed City of Trees July 12, 2006
June 2005 Birthday Drabbles Closed Gwynnyd's 2005 Birthday Presents June 29, 2005
Lithe Challenge Closed Midsummer drabbles June 23, 2005
Death to Fanon! Closed Paying the Price May 01, 2005
Namesakes Closed What's in a Name...? March 14, 2005
Shall They Dance? Closed Midwinter Forfeit March 11, 2005
Bookverse Improbabilities Nuzgûl Not Without Hope January 08, 2005
Rah, Rah - Goooooo Fight! Closed Rousing Battle Songs of Arda November 03, 2004
Quickies Qtr 4, 2004 Closed Nothing in Haste November 01, 2004
The Black Breath Oliphaunt Fever Dreams October 31, 2004
HASA 2005 Birthday Challenge Closed Musings on a Dark Mythology September 16, 2004
I'm A Believer! Closed Musings on a Dark Mythology September 16, 2004
Don't Worry, Be Happy Closed Bare Feet and Beer December 11, 2003

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Story Information

Author: Gwynnyd

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/14/10

Original Post: 09/07/06

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