maeglin   28

sunlight scattering by dorkangel
A chance encounter in the woods, a friendly face, an opportunity for redemption. The smallest intervention can change a lot.
maeglin  tuor  au  1-2K  gen 
6 weeks ago by elftrash
In Courts Of Living Stone by ncfan
Maeglin and Aredhel never flee Nan Elmoth for Gondolin. Twenty years later, Maeglin finds himself in Menegroth on a mission for his mother, seeking another road to freedom. But he is unprepared for what awaits him there. AU.
maeglin  finduilas  aredhel  eol  melian  30-40K  gen  au 
november 2019 by elftrash
Decisions and Revisions by lise
Maeglin manages to tell someone what he did. Gondolin still falls. Maeglin doesn't.

Or, when you attempt self sacrifice and it doesn't go the way you planned.

my note: at last, a Maeglinwife who will do the work to redeem him
maeglin  idril  tuor  2-5K 
october 2019 by elftrash
Wait Until the Light Breaks by orodrethsmirichu
The night after Eöl’s execution, an orphan sits in his mother’s room and waits for his fate to catch up to him.
maeglin  turgon  2-5K  gen 
july 2019 by elftrash
What Might Have Been (Lost) by lise
On Aredhel and Maeglin's brief stop in Himlad, Celegorm sees the son that should have been his.
celegorm  aredhel  maeglin  1-2K  aredhel/celegorm 
june 2019 by elftrash
Gondolin by ncfan
They make the plans for the city in secret.
aredhel  turgon  idril  maeglin  5-10K  gondolin  gen 
january 2019 by elftrash
The Cat Among the Elves by Lepidopteran (lepi)
Maitimo, as all the sons of Fëanáro, is not so easily forgiven. As his brothers are slowly reembodied after the end of the Third Age, Maitimo is given a different fate: his soul is placed in the mortal body of a cat. Unable to speak and trapped in a body foreign to him, Maitimo slowly begins to reconnect with his family— especially his beloved cousin Findekáno.

my note: follows Tolkien's earliest idea of how elf rebirth functions, which I find an uncomfortable concept
maedhros  fingon  fingon/maedhros  nerdanel  aredhel  maeglin  20-30K 
january 2019 by elftrash
outsiders of gondolin by himring
A series of ficlets about Maeglin and Salgant.

By some people's mileage, perhaps slightly AU. At any rate, interpreting these characters' motives less negatively than the canon account might suggest.
maeglin  salgant  2-5K  gondolin  gen 
january 2019 by elftrash
why don't we join the masquerade by anon
Maeglin is almost completely unknowing of the ways of Gondolin when he arrives, so Glorfindel offers to become his teacher. It leads to far more than Glorfindel had bargained for.
maeglin/glorfindel  maeglin  glorfindel  gondolin  5-10K 
december 2018 by elftrash
Nan Elmoth by ncfan
Following on from Early Years in Beleriand.
warnings  aredhel  aredhel/eol  eol  maeglin  10-15K 
december 2018 by elftrash
Lost Daughter by ncfan
Following on from Early Years in Beleriand and Nan Elmoth.
fingolfin  aredhel  maeglin  2-5K  gen 
december 2018 by elftrash
The Boys of Summer by keiliss
This does not pretend to be the story of the Nirnaeth Arnoediad. That is a vast tale of a battle to rival the Battle of the Somme in our own time, with all its moments of terror and heroism (plus dragons, balrogs, and the death of a king). This is just about Gildor, son of Lalwen, and Glorfindel of the House of the Golden Flower (which Gildor assures me sounds better in Quenya) and a little of their experience during those six days of horror.
glorfindel  turgon  maeglin  10-15K  gen 
december 2018 by elftrash
High Places by kielle
The fall of Gondolin, from a child's point of view.
earendil  maeglin  idril  gen  gondolin  1-2K 
december 2018 by elftrash
No One by dawn felagund
Idril sits down to dinner with her cousin Maeglin shortly after the deaths of his parents. What begins as an uneventful meal dominoes into resentment and defensiveness as her own traumatic memories of her mother's death surface.
2-5K  maeglin  idril  turgon  gondolin  gen 
november 2018 by elftrash
The Price of Vengeance universe by encairion
In order: The Revolutionary and the Usurper (170k), The Secret Language Brother (27k), The Price of Vengeance (540k), Earendil on the Purchasing of Whores (14k), The Price of Duty (170k), The Vanyar's Rebellion (17K), The Price of Memory (140k), Lost Children of the Sun (61k), The Price of Vengeance II (400k), and Heralds of the Dawn (130k and counting).

My note: hopelessly addictive, surprisingly interesting worldbuilding and race/colonialism work, but also very old school slytherfen (elftrashfen?) in that many Good Guys are now Bad, and vice versa, and everyone is gay, also there's way more incest than I bargained for, and I thought I was in for a ton (why would you make unrelated characters super related to make them bang?), and certain female characters are Shrill/Bad/Mad (but there are redemptive arcs for most of them paying off by now admittedly. STILL. YOU COME AT GALADRIEL YOU BEST NOT MISS). Would I rec this? No. Would I admit to someone who respected me that I'd read it? No. Did I lose a week to this and gasp like a fish on dry land when I ran out of story? I did.

ONE AND A HALF MILLION WORDS

It's like the Saving Connor of elftrash only longer and it drags much less. And instead of everything being child abuse and torture everything is incest.
feanor/fingolfin  fingon/maedhros  eol  lalwen  glorfindel  feanor  finarfin  maeglin  celebrimbor  celebrimbor/sauron  elrond  celebrian  celebrian/elrond  elrohir  elladan  erestor  erestor/lindir  gil-gilad  glorfindel/gil-galad  maglor  maglor/glorfindel  finrod  gildor  elenwe  warnings  1500000+K  finrod/curufin 
november 2018 by elftrash
The deep breath before the plunge by grundy
On the eve of what will come to be called the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, Maeglin meets his mother's kin.
maeglin  fingon  turgon  curufin  5-10K 
october 2018 by elftrash
before the dawn by grundy
Though all seems bright in Gondolin, Idril is troubled.
idril  maeglin  gondolin  5-10K 
october 2018 by elftrash
scraps from gondolin by thegildedmagpie
Moments from everyone's favorite doomed city. Visit soon - and bring the kids!

This is a repository of Gondolin-related snippets, moments pulled out of more ambitious fics I probably won't finish, and suchlike detritus that I do not deem fit for separate-fic status. Most of it is (at least slightly) angsty. The vast majority will involve Maeglin, Turgon, or both.
maeglin  turgon  gen  gondolin  5-10K 
october 2018 by elftrash
ill-gotten son by lise
A series of loosely (loosely!) interconnected oneshots exploring Maeglin: his history, his character, and his madness.
maeglin  gen  aredhel/eol  idril/tuor  gondolin  warnings  5-10K 
september 2018 by elftrash

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