Something Wicked This Way Comes

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Story Summary

A former corsair captain who resents the king, a strange man who speaks in eerie rhymes and their meeting in Umbar during a night of the early years of the Fourth Age. Some disturbing subjects implied, but nothing graphic.

MEFAs 2005 - Honourable Mention, Horror
Mithrils 2005, SemiFinalist, Original Character


Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 Pretty, pretty, such a pity... 2,416 3 23 Nov 14
Appx. Word Count 2,416 3  



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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Werecat - 27 Jun 06 - 6:22 AM

General Comment

Aw, thanks for reading, G.A.!

The horror writer in me took over, and MoS is a character that has fascinated me ever since I read RotK more than a decade ago.

Thanks again,


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Story Information

Author: Werecat

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 4th Age

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/30/06

Original Post: 10/10/04

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Corsairs of Umbar
Mouth of Sauron
Original Character(s)

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