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Elwing-(V) is from Texas, USA and has been a Full
Member of the Valar Guild since January 1998.
Elwing prefers her work in block style.
"Disclaimer: Tolkien owns Ea and Arda and the
Beings thereof, but was nice enough to share his Vision with us; may
this, my humble imitation, be considered the sincerest form of
flattery it is intended to be, and freely enjoyed by all LotR fans."
"Lessons of Life" is the name of Elwing's series
of Middle-earth stories, mostly using the Aragorn and Legolas
friendship line. The stories are presented here according to which
happened first, rather than which is written first. Her own
description of the series is:
"Lessons of Life is to be short stories from my
strange imagination; may take place during/outside LotR time period;
mainly gap fillers, but sometimes may be AU - all intended to
Oct. 16, 2020 "A
Vignette on the Vingilot"
Lessons of Life: Silmarillion times
A Vignette on the Vingilot
A sailor overhears Eärendil talking to Elwing.
Written for the 23rd
Anniversary of the Valar Guild, theme "ships"
Oct. 16, 2020, posted Oct. 18, 2020
Lessons of Life: Pre-LotR:
Pre-LotR. Aragorn is a Ranger.
"Insomnia Attacks Human Ranger…Elf Prince to the
Jan. 31, 2005. Revised March 29, 2008
Pre-LotR: Aragorn is a Ranger.
"A wounded Strider convalesces in Mirkwood with
the help (?) of Legolas."
Aragorn, Legolas, Thranduil. Mentions of Elladan,
January 28, 2006
Love of One's Life
"During a rare idyllic day in Mirkwood, Legolas
meditates on his surroundings."
Author's note: "I got an idea for a LotR story a
few days before Earth day; hoped to have it ready by then, but nope.
Then I thought I might be finished by Arbor Day...nope again.
Then I tried to get done by end of that month (April)...I almost
made that deadline!
Anyway, as they also say: Earth Day, Every Day. So it's still
In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day
May 1, 2008
Lessons of Life
Dim a Too-Bright Elf
Fellowship shortly after starting out.
The Fellowship sends Aragorn to confront a
problem they are having with Legolas.
LotR (Fellowship) Gap-filler.
November 9, 2006
Much of a Good Thing?
A ‘gap filler’ set just after the battle at Helm’s Deep in Two
Searching for comfort in the aftermath of battle,
Legolas discovers whether one can truly receive too much of a good
Drama with humor
August 19, 2007
Friend in Need
© July 26, 2005
"Grima plots a deed of revenge after being exiled
from Rohan. Who will suffer most from his villainy?"
LotR (Two Towers): Fills in a space in the book
between Theoden's declaring war and the actual muster of the
Rohirrim that afternoon.
Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Grima
Lessons of Life
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