fidesquaerens (marta_bee) wrote,

Tree & Flower Nominations

I've had a few stories nominated for the Tree & Flower awards:

in the Favorite Story Featuring Elves category: Things That Yet May Be
Galadriel warns against using the Mirror as a guide because "the Mirror shows many things, and not all have yet come to pass. Some never come to be, unless those that beheld the visions turn aside from their path to prevent them. The Mirror is dangerous as a guide of deeds." It sounds like Galadriel has had bad experiences with using the Mirror "as a guide of deeds." But when?

in the Favorite Story Featuring Dwarves category: Lake of Fire
"So the rumour of the wealth of Erebor spread abroad and reached the ears of the dragons, and at last Smaug the Golden, greatest of the dragons of his day, arose and without warning came against King Thrór and descended on the Mountain in flames."

also in Favorite Story Featuring Dwarves category: Bones of the Earth
The last thoughts of Azaghal, dwarf-lord of Belegost. A double-drabble.

in the Favorite Crossover Story category: Walking Down Narrow Streets
What if Tolkien's writings really were translations rather than original creations? Late one night, a certain professor wanders around Oxford, searching for answers.

in the Favorite Characterization of Aragorn category: Turtles All the Way Down
Often the greatest deeds, those which history most remembers, are not the most difficult. Aragorn finds his limits tested in Harad.

in the Favorite Characterization of Arwen category: In the Depths of Winter
Aragorn, as the new king of Gondor and Arnor Reunited, ushered in a new age of peace - and, Gondor quite naturally hoped, the beginnings of a new dynasty. But just because something is expected does not mean it will come easily. (Arwen-centric.)

in the Favorite Characterization of Eowyn category: Spring's First Thaw
In the Houses of Healing, Faramir gave Éowyn a fine mantle that had once belonged to his mother. Just what did Éowyn think of this gift?

also in the Favorite Characterization of Eowyn category: When Winter First Begins to Bite
Several years after the War of the Ring, Eowyn seeks out an old healer-woman to whom she owes a debt of gratitude. (Also features Ioreth.)

in the Favorite Characterization of Halbarad category: The summons
Halbarad receives Galadriel's summons to bring the Grey Company to Rohan. (A double drabble - exactly 200 words.)

in the Favorite Characterization of a Numenorean category: Fire and Smoke
"Thereafter the fire and smoke went up without ceasing; for the power of Sauron daily increased, and in that temple, with spilling of blood and torment and great wickedness, men made sacrifice to Melkor."

Do check them all out. dreamflower02dreamflower002</lj> has the full list of nominations up over at Google Docs.
Tags: fandom - tolkien, my fic

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