Engaged in sport: 2. How I broke *Type*

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2. How I broke *Type*

How I broke type

I set myself 3 pieces of criteria for breaking type with this challenge:

  • Don't make a plan - usually I make a huge plan before starting a story, I was interested in what would happen if I just let it flow - not a lot! It was really hard to not even make one spider-diagram, but I did it!
    Don't write about Elves - specifically those in the 3rd age. I got Uglúk as my character, which I though was interesting, as Orcs used to be Elves once. I also wanted to get a hobbit in there somewhere.
    And finally, I wanted a bit of a fight scene in there - I've never written one before, and I wanted to see if I could do it!

Thanks go to all the people involved with the challenge for their help, support, and general good cheer.
And also a huge hug to my Beta-reader, ****(name removed for review), who'd never beta-ed anything before - and did an excellent job!


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: Peregrin Ionad

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Action

Rating: General

Last Updated: 08/19/08

Original Post: 07/18/08

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