Speak Again

fanfiction by Wild Iris


Stories and poetry based on J.R.R. Tolkien's universe of Arda, as featured in The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Rights in this universe belong to the Tolkien Estate and New Line Cinema.

A Commission of Beacons
Drabble. Return of the King movie-verse.
A Window of Water
Legolas, on the cusp of manhood, encounters a certain River-daughter while hiking by the Anduin.
Drabble. Legolas, Gimli and Nerdanel in the not-Undying Lands.
Drabble. Legolas experiences the Glittering Caves.
All Roads
Drabble. Faramir rides out of the city one more time.
At Losgar
Poem. Second part of a loose Kinslaying trilogy (begun with 'White Alqualondë' and concluded with 'Sirion').
Birthday drabble for Jay of Lasgalen, whose prompt was Elves and either fluff, angst or slash.
Drabble. Elrond witnesses Isildur's decision.
Light and extremely random sketch featuring Legolas and Aragorn, post-Quest. A drabble that got away.
Drabble. Written for a challenge to write as an inanimate object – in this case, Boromir's horn.
Drabble. Thranduil, burning, renewal.
Bilbo Baggins meets Legolas shortly after the Council of Elrond, and they reflect on Mirkwood and the One Ring. Vignette; mixture of The Hobbit and Fellowship movieverse.
Drabble. Gimli carves.
Craft II
Drabble: Celebrimbor fashions. For erunyauve.
Day Shall Come Again
The last fight of Húrin Thalion. Birthday drabble for Nol.
Birthday drabble for Avon. Aragorn gets historical; companion piece to 'Tokens'.
Birthday drabble for Altariel, who asked for something involving Faramir and good fortune.
Gift Economy
Double drabble. Bilbo streamlines his Yuletide shopping.
Birthday drabble for Arandil. Thranduil thinks about the stories things tell.
In a Garden in Ithilien
Drabble. Legolas and little Elboron fluff.
Between chaotic building works, Dwarves and resurgent Shadow, it's not King Thranduil's ideal Yuletide holiday.
Maidens of Dale
Drabble. Later [Smaug] used to... come by night to Dale, and carry away people, especially maidens, to eat... The Hobbit, ch 1.
Drabble. How was Elrond to know the fate of his father?
Some things are lost in translation. Drabble.
Drabble. Preparing for a Yuletide in Ithilien.
Birthday drabble for Altariel, who asked for Denethor and Faramir having a 'functional' moment.
A very, very short poem.
Poem. Final part of a loose Kinslaying trilogy (begun with 'White Alqualondë').
Drabble. A brief legend of the awakening of the Ents.
The Dead City
Poem. Sacked Gondolin speaks.
The Emblem You Chose
The Hobbit-based short. Thranduil, the Elvenking of Mirkwood, pays his respects at the tomb of Thorin Oakenshield.
The Groupie of Dol Guldur
Úlairiel, maiden of Mirkwood, crashes the all-boys Ringwraith club. Parody, AU; contains mild innuendo and disturbing scenes of undead romance.
The Horn is Broken
Impressionistic poem. The news of Boromir's death spreads slowly.
Drabble. Aragorn is given the heirlooms of his line.
Tol Morwen
Half-drabble. Morwen, the end.
Untitled (Denethor)
A young lord learns about the palantír. Birthday drabble for Altariel.
Untitled (Glorfindel)
Birthday drabble for LotrLover. The stranger has returned.
Untitled (Mirkwood)
Drabble. Things get darker.
White Alqualondë
Poem. First part of a loose Kinslaying trilogy.