Yule 2006 Challenge Gwynnyd's stories: 1. The challenge song - with prompts

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1. The challenge song - with prompts

Willow proposed the Challenge: 

 The Twelve Days of Tolkien

On the first day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
young Estel in an oak tree.

On the second day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
sad Arwen's tears,

and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the third day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Faramir's dream,

sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Gimli's first axe,

Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Feanor's love!
Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Legolas sailing, Feanor's love!
Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Eomer and 'Thiri,

Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
birds in the White Tree,Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Bema and Shelob,

birds in the White Tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love!
Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
Tulkas and Nessa,

Bema and Shelob, birds in the white tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love!
Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my dear muse gave to me,
two hobbits pranking Gandalf,

Tulkas and Nessa, Bema and Shelob, birds in the white tree, Eomer and 'Thiri, Legolas sailing, Feanor's love! Gimli's first axe, Faramir's dream, sad Arwen's tears, and young Estel in an oak tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my dear muse said to me,
"I give up! Write what you want!"

Challenge: to write eleven drabbles (or one-shots, if you get stuck) on the topics above, and one of your choice, by Epiphany.


This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Gwynnyd

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/07/07

Original Post: 01/07/07

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