John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

January 3, 1892 ~ September 2, 1973

ecause today is Tolkien's birthday, I am posting a few images, a copy of letter #328, and a reflection in his honour.

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Frodo in Leighton’s “The Fisherman and the Siren” ~ Detail.

In which an older Art Travesty is reworked, and the two fics inspired by it, [livejournal.com profile] pearlette’s Dark Waters: A Tale of Frodo and Undine and [livejournal.com profile] maeglian’s Frodo and the Siren, are presented.

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Maeglian's Tale....

Frodo and the Siren
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Pearl's Tale....

Dark Water: A Tale of Frodo and Undine
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~ detail from "Frodo and the Enamoured Woman", photomanip by Mechtild, made from Sheilah Metzner's "Uomo".

If you are a reader of "Het fic" (fanfiction featuring male and female characters depicted in sexual and/or love relationships), you may not know about it but Lord of the Rings Fic Recs ( [livejournal.com profile] lotr_fic_recs ), an LJ community that sponsors challenges to gather together fic recommendations, is finishing up its two-week-challenge for Het fics: any race, any characters, fictional person or real person, multiple partners -- as long as the main relationship of the fic is male/female, any rating.
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If you can think of a story you've read and enjoyed, please say so on the thread at the Lotr_fic_recs Het Challenge.


~ Mechtild

~ Leighton, Fredric - Fisherman and the Siren, 1858, detail.

(Looking for some het Frodo, Undine decided to go right to the source....)

Because a decent answer to a fellow-LJ'er's question about where to talk about Frodo. I had mentioned "The Harem," so she wanted to know a little more about that. She also wanted to know where to find fic about Frodo -- het fic. My reply turned out to be so huge, I decided to make it into an LJ entry, so that it would all fit in one place ( -- and I could find it again; I would like to have an easy place to go to find these links again myself).

Notice: To anyone who happens to read this and knows other good rec sources, or feels there are things I didn’t present properly that I should correct, please let me know in the Comments section. Thanks!

About Frodo’s Harem….
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Where to look for het Frodo fanfiction. Read more... )


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