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The Eight-Pointed Star by Tyelca

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Summary:

Short stories about the House of Fëanor for the Fëanorian Week.

Day 1: Maedhros - After being rescued from Angband, Maedhros suffers from nightmares and has some dark thoughts.

Day 2: Maglor - Maglor brings his new charges to bed, and wishes the Ambarussa had lived.

Day 3: Celegorm - On their way to Nargothrond, Celegorm realizes he loves Lúthien.

Day 4: Caranthir - Caranthir the Dark settles in Thargelion and meets first Haleth and later Ulfang.

Day 5: Curufin - In the final moments before his death, Curufin reminisces.

Day 6: Ambarussa - As revenge for Celegorm, Amrod and Amras assassinate Dior’s twin sons.

Day 7 : Fëanor & Nerdanel - Fëanor intends to propose to Nerdanel.


Rated: Author Chooses Not to Rate
Characters: Amras, Amrod, Caranthir, Celebrimbor, Celegorm, Curufin, Elrond, Elros, Eluréd, Elurín, Fëanor, Haleth, Huan, Lúthien Tinúviel, Maedhros, Maglor, Mahtan, Nerdanel, Ulfang
Challenges: None
Genres: Drama, General, Horror, Romance
Warnings: Author Chooses Not to Warn
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Completed: Yes
Word count: 7945 Read: 288
Published: March 20, 2017 Updated: April 13, 2017

Story Notes:

Written for the Fëanorian Week on tumblr, these are short stories for each of the Seven Sons as well as for Fëanor and Nerdanel. I tried to use all the prompts given.

Warnings are given for each chapter separately.

1. Day 1 - Maedhros by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (1461 words)

The first day of Fëanorian Week! Maedhros has the wonderful prompts: Childhood, Kingship, Torture, Adjusting/Coping, Unity, Beauty; I believe that with the exception of Childhood I used them all.

Summary: After being rescued from Angband, Maedhros suffers from nightmares and has some dark thoughts.

Characters: Maedhros

Warnings: Aside from non-graphical canon references to Maedhros' torture in Angband, there are some pretty dark thoughts, as well as the aftermath of/coping with said torture.

2. Day 2 - Maglor by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (757 words)

Day 2 - Maglor! The prompts were Childhood, Music & Songs of Power, Elrond & Elros, Kingship, Maglor’s Gap and Redemption. Only Childhood and Maglor's Gap remain unused.

Summary: Maglor brings his new charges to bed, and wishes the Ambarussa had lived.

Characters: Maglor, Maedhros.

Warning: References to canon Kinslaying, thoughts about murder.

3. Day 3 - Celegorm by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (753 words)

Day 3 of Fëanorian Week, starring Celegorm! The promps were Childhood, Hunting, Oromë & Huan, Strength & Beauty, Wickedness, and Love/Unrequited; all are used.

Summary: On their way to Nargothrond, Celegorm realizes he loves Lúthien.

Characters: Celegorm, Curufin, Lúthien, Huan

Warnings: None

4. Day 4 - Caranthir by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (1299 words)

Fëanorian Week is already over, but nonetheless a chapter for the fourth son of Fëanor: Caranthir. The prompts were Childhood, Betrayal, Lordship, Dwarves & Humans, Marriage, Appearance.

Summary: Caranthir the Dark settles in Thargelion and meets first Haleth and later Ulfang.

Characters: Caranthir, Haleth, Ulfang the Black

Warning: None

5. Day 5 - Curufin by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (934 words)

Day five of the Fëanorian Week is dedicated to Curufin, with the following prompts: Childhood, Fëanor, Forge work, Celebrimbor, Manipulation, and Ruling of Nargothrond.

Summary: In the final moments before his death, Curufin reminisces.

Characters: Curufin, Celebrimbor, Fëanor, Sons of Fëanor

Warnings: Canon character death

6. Day 6 - The Ambarussa by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (1161 words)

Day 6 of the Fëanorian Week is all about the Ambarussa! With the wonderful prompts Childhood, Lordship, Regret, Twin, Hunting, and Nandor.

Summary: As revenge for Celegorm, Amrod and Amras assassinate Dior’s twin sons.

Characters: Amrod, Amras, Eluréd, Elúrin

Warning: Murder of children, canon character death, slightly AU insofar canonically it is unknown what happened to Eluréd and Elurín

7. Day 7 - Fëanor & Nerdanel by Tyelca [Reviews - 0] (1580 words)

This is for the final day of Fëanorian Week (written and posted a little bit later), with Fëanor and Nerdanel in the limelight. The prompts were Mahtan, Marriage, Reunion, Traveling, Creation, and Healing.

Summary: Fëanor intends to propose to Nerdanel.

Characters: Fëanor, Nerdanel, Mahtan

Warnings: None!