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"End? No, the journey does not end here. Death is just another path, one we all must take. The grey curtains of this world roll back, and all turns to silver glass. And then you see it. White shores, and beyond. A far green country under a swift sunrise."

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Heart of Stone by luthien85 Rated: NC-17 [Reviews - 71]

The March warden of Lorien was never the proud and cold elf that he is now. An unexpected discovery scarred him forever, turning his heart into stone. Never again did he trust nor believed in the affairs of the heart.

Calavénë was the lady in waiting for Lady Galadriel. Her stature and purity were her pride and glory. She lost her heart to him through an unexpected twist of fate.

What will it take for Calavénë to convince Haldir of her love? What will Haldir make her wager in return for his trust?

This is Heart of Stone, the story of Haldir and Calavénë.
Categories: Movie-verse
Characters: Arwen, Elladan, Elrohir, Elrond, Eowyn, Eru / Iluvatar, Frodo, Galadriel, Gandalf / Olorin, Gimli, Glorfindel, Haldir, Legolas, Merry, Orcs/Uruk-Hai, Original Character, Orophin, Pippin, Rúmil, Sauron, The Fellowship
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Romance, Tragedy
Warnings: AU (alternate universe), Character Death, Graphic Sex
Series: None
Chapters: 32 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 114534 Read Count: 38048
[Report This] Published: 21/06/10 Updated: 11/08/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 09/07/10 Title: Chapter 3: Shaken

"Dear Valar, what had he done?
He reached out to her, “Calavénë I-” Haldir realizes he's been horrid, and Rumil is on to him!

You are doing a fine job!

You are doing a fine job!

Author's Response: Wonderful! A new reader. Hello! I hope you will stay until the very end. I am glad you are enjoying this story :)

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 13/07/10 Title: Chapter 9: Dreams and Fantasies

I read once that love is always mingled with other complex emotions and it seems to be quite true. Reading and enjoying. Cannot wait for the next chapter. Thank you for this entertaining story!

Author's Response: Again, thank you for still following t he story and for your reviews. it means a lo to know that a fragment of my imagination and fantasy can add a little entertainment in your life. :)

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 14/07/10 Title: Chapter 10: New Acquaintances

He merely sought to light the spark of passion inside her. Instead he had awoken the raging fires of love.

This sums it up beautifully. Reading and enjoying.

Author's Response: Thank you. The sentence came to me as i was writing it. It sent chills up my spine when i read it again. I should have the next chapter up later today :)

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 28/07/10 Title: Chapter 20: The Road to Rivendell

a great chapter! I loved the addition of the Valar Elbereth. I am reading along and enjoying your story.

Author's Response: thank you for still following the story. I am glad you are enjoying it.

Summary: A 16-year-old girl of Osgiliath, Nimwen Urúvion, has known Faramir for a long time. Him teaching her to fight and being her casual friend, but soon, Nimwen's life is going to be turned upside down...
Categories: Book-verse
Characters: Boromir, Denethor, Faramir, Original Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Family, Friendship, Romance
Warnings: Character Death, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 8 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 7203 Read Count: 5652
[Report This] Published: 23/06/10 Updated: 15/10/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 03/07/10 Title: Chapter 3: Chapter Three- A Daring Plan

What is Nimwen up to? I am enjoying your story!

Author's Response: Thank you for reading, enjoying, and most of all reviewing! =) You will see in Chapter Four... -attempts to put on a mysterious face...-

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 23/07/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter One- The Beginning

It's your story. I have not read the latest chapter yet, but you can pair Farimir with who ever you want!

Author's Response: Haha thank you for understanding =) I just didn't want any haters yelling at me.

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 24/07/10 Title: Chapter 4: Chapter Four- To Spar

This is really very good. I can see the ancient streets and dwellings as they walk to the event. The rough men at the back are bruits. Your discriptions are perfect. Not to "wordy" yet they get the point across.

I'm very impressed! A great job!

Author's Response: Thank you soo much! Your approval means a lot to me =) I have been working very hard at trying to not use too much description but still describe. I'm glad you like it =D

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 08/08/10 Title: Chapter 5: Chapter Five- The Stakes are Raised

Wow! This is very Exciting! You wrote the sparing scene*very*well. I think any kind of battle scene is tough. Poor Nim! She's going to need skill and luck. She may have gotten herself into a bind, but Faramir will not let her stand alone, even if she protests.

A great cliff hanger. And very well written! I'm impressed as always. You are a marvel.

Author's Response: Thank you so much for your continual support and enjoyment! This one took me a while to write, just trying to figure out how to write the sparring and such. I am very pleased that you thought it was well-written =) Hopefully the next one will be even better! =)

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 15/08/10 Title: Chapter 6: Chapter Six- To the Death

This is an amazing chapter. Nimwen's fight is so well done. It would have been pain staking for me if I challenged myself to write your last two chapters in the arena. You did a splendid job!I am really enjoying Nimwen's story and I think she and Farimir belong together.

Author's Response: Thank you so much! =) More shall be coming soon! What happens to Nimwen? Does she die? Does she somehow escape the grip of the man choking her? Find out in the next installment of... Nimwen of Osgiliath!! (I just woke up)

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 08/09/10 Title: Chapter 7: Chapter Seven- Saved

I am glad nim was saved. I love the flash back and the promise. I can feel her physical pain and her reluctance to come back to reality. Another great chapter.

I know how busy you are noe, but I cannot wait to see what is next.

Love you!

Author's Response: I couldn't bear to kill her off! <3 =) Glad that you liked it!! Chapter 8 is in the process... =D <3

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 16/10/10 Title: Chapter 8: Chapter Eight- Mute

A lovely chapter. Some things a better said with out words. I feel Nem and Faramir make a very good match.I hope yout A/U wins over and Eowen takes up with some Elf. Very well done my sweet!

Author's Response: Thank you! This chapter came as a surprise to me, I was not anticipating a kiss so early, but it just seemed right. The funny thing is I love Faramir and Eowyn as a couple, but I love Nim also! I look forward to seeing where my muse takes me next, thank you for being along on the ride! =)

Summary: Haldir has spent a lifetime protecting his home and his heart. With the birth of one of the last Peredhil also came his oath to watch over and protect her. The wall he has built to protect his soul is being threatened. Change does not come so easily to the Lorien Elf as he tries to deny the fact that love is stronger than arrogance.
Categories: Movie-verse, Off Topic
Characters: Eowyn, Faramir, Haldir, Legolas, Original Character
Genres: Angst, Friendship, Romance
Warnings: Graphic Sex, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 52 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 178260 Read Count: 52526
[Report This] Published: 27/06/10 Updated: 08/09/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 07/07/10 Title: Chapter 6: 6 The Proposal

This story is such a tease! Enjoying it.

Author's Response: Thanks Lisse. I hope you will follow along.

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 11/07/10 Title: Chapter 7: 7 How To Please A Warrior

Haldir's not teasing anymore. Reading and enjoying!

Author's Response: Yes, he is finally ending his dry streak. Hope it was worth the wait. Thanks for following along.

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 13/07/10 Title: Chapter 8: 8 Lesson of Love

reading and enjoying!

Author's Response: Thanks Lisse.

Summary: From time to time we feel the need to say what's on our mind. This is my bit of advice.
Categories: Off Topic
Characters: None
Genres: Essay
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1075 Read Count: 1549
[Report This] Published: 30/06/10 Updated: 30/06/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 07/07/10 Title: Chapter 1: A Bit Of Advice

I could not agree with you more. I always review every story I read, knowing how much heart and soul goes into a piece of writing. It is sad that there may be hundreds of reads and the story is wonderful, but no one has taken the time to review. I came across that earlier today, and of course reviewed.

Author's Response: That's great. You no doubt brightened that persons day. Thanks for commenting.

Summary: Faramir defends his brother's memory after realizing that many citizens of Gondor are thinking ill of Boromir. Basically what I myself say to people who don't like Boromir because he attacked Frodo.
Categories: Book-verse, Movie-verse
Characters: Boromir, Faramir
Genres: Drama, Family
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 978 Read Count: 709
[Report This] Published: 01/07/10 Updated: 01/07/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 03/07/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I love your treatment of Boromir, and the skill and grace with which you craft your story. A very enjoyable read.

"Why must we dwell on the single time he failed, especially when he purposefully laid down his life to compensate for his failure?"

I see Boromir's plight with the ring as one we all face. We all have areas we are tempted in repeatedly. Each choice for good is a victory.

But who has not fallen to temptation and willfully done what they know is wrong?

I see myself in Boromir, and I hope my reponse to failure would be as brave as his.

Thank you for this entertaining and thoughtful story.

Author's Response: thanks! i agree wholeheartedly: everyone falls to temptation once in a while. it's what we do afterwards that matters, and if we learn from our mistakes we don't fall to that temptation again. thank you so much for reviewing again!!

Dark Secret by Beregond5 Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 13]
Summary: Thranduil's duties as a king become harder as the Necromancer covers the forest of Mirkwood in darkness. And things get worse when he will have to face the fear of losing his son.
Categories: Book-verse
Characters: Thranduil
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama
Warnings: AU (alternate universe)
Series: None
Chapters: 11 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 22690 Read Count: 8006
[Report This] Published: 11/07/10 Updated: 27/03/11
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 11/07/10 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue

I was just reading the other day that Thranduil's Hall was underground during the third age, due to the menace of the enemy. This captures the danger of that time well, and gives some explanation as to why such a drastic measure was needed.

I look forward to the rest of your story, being a fan of Wood Elves in general.

Very well done!

Author's Response: Thank you very much, I'll have the next chapter up soon. :)

Exceptions by Whisper Rated: R [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Perhaps Aragorn was not the only foster-child safeguarded in Imladris during the Third Age. And perhaps he was not the last child of the Dunedain at all. Perhaps, just maybe, there had been an exception. This is the exception’s story.
Categories: Book-verse, Lord of the Rings Slash
Characters: Original Character
Genres: Family
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 3922 Read Count: 2371
[Report This] Published: 16/07/10 Updated: 16/07/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 05/08/10 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter 1: Rider and Child

I have read and enjoyed your 1st chapter. It shows wisdom above your years in your exploration of Glorfindel and his love and the trouble in their relationship

"But the cage, despite having almost rusted through, still held. The iron ties of memory and youth still held fast. And thus, their broiling contempt endured."

From one who has loved as a young person and lost in later life, I can tell you the ties are iron. They may bend and the bird fly, but the will never break. I will be reading further.

Thank you for sharing

Author's Response: Thank you Lisse! I appreciate that very much.
I may be young, but I have witnessed many relationships crumble and stagnate like that between Glorfindel and Erestor. And I too know what it feels like to be bound by the memories of young love and a broken heart, unable to step forward into the future.
I'll be continuing this after I finish Ever and Ever.

Deeper than Breathing by ziggy Rated: NC-17 [Reviews - 63]
Summary: above all else, elves have a gift with song. When Eomer meets with the remaining fellowship, he sees an opportunity to rouse Théoden and fight off the dead hand of Saruman. He persuades Legolas to accompany him back to Edoras while Aragorn and Gimli find the hobbits. Legolas has an important task- to reach Théoden, to convince him to rouse the Riders and to lead them against Saruman. But Eomer is arrested immediately they arrive and it will not be long before Grima has Legolas similarly incarcerated. Eomer becomes confused and fascinated.
Categories: Lord of the Rings Slash
Characters: Legolas
Genres: General
Warnings: Slash (same sex pairing)
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 75147 Read Count: 15658
[Report This] Published: 17/07/10 Updated: 03/10/10
Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 09/08/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

This chapter is wonderous. Love Legolas' moagical elvish fey and ability to heal the spirit with his song. You are truely masterful at description. Can't say enough good about this.

Author's Response: Thank you Lisse. You are too kind and I love hearing stuff like this- so good for my ego! (strokes) I have always thought legolas seemed to skip through parts of LOTR with a smile and a bit of mischief so couldn't resist that when writing this. I have changed bits from teh orginal though so thank you for letting me know it works.

Reviewer: Lisse Signed
Date: 18/08/10 Title: Chapter 8: Chapter 8

Eomer swung upwards and blocked with his shield the blow that came plunging down on them. He was aware that Legolas had taken a deep breath, flashed his blade and then blood spurted from an orc's pulsing neck. Then, at the top of his voice and with violent joy the elf burst into a snatch of some elvish battle song. The notes were fierce and thrilling.

Ah yes, do I havew a song for you my dear. I will send you a link. If this is not an elvish battle song, we have nothing close. As always I love the phrase I pasted above. I hope all my comments do not bother you, but this chapter is thrilling. I wish slash did not put people off. This is magnificent!! I wnat to be like you when I grow up!

Author's Response: Yes please- do send a link. I really struggle with songs and have not the patience to translate - my sindarin is very poor! So a link to good songs would be most welcome. A couple of smutty ditties would come in handy too if you know where I can find some!! Your comments are like gold dust- you know how important reviews are. Made me laugh.