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Summary: The fate of Maglor, after he cast away the Silmaril, is pretty much open for speculation. Here are some glimpses at his adventures throughout human history, in no particular order.
Newly added: Exiles. In the Roman province of Macedonia, two exiles meet. Written for the August 2017 challenge, Song of Exile.
Characters: Historical Character(s), Maglor
Challenges: Around the Fire, B2MeM 2009, B2MeM 2012, B2MeM 2016, Song of Exile
Warnings: Mature Themes
Chapters: 6 Completed: No
Word count: 16253 Read: 3534
Published: May 21, 2010 Updated: September 07, 2017
Story Notes: A place to store ficlets that follow a "Maglor through History" theme. In which Lyra takes shameless liberties with historical characters. I apologise in advance.
1. Prologue by Lyra [Comments - 3] (1112 words)
Written for the B2MeM '09 prompt, If your character had a chance to start anew and with a clean slate, what would he or she do with such a chance? Write a story, poem or create an artwork where this is offered to them or how they execute such a chance.
2. Of Inventions and Regret by Lyra [Comments - 3] (1543 words)
Maglor and J. Robert Oppenheimer meet in a diner in the 1960s. They speak of television and the bomb, and in a way, of Silmarils.
Started for the B2MeM 2012 Bingo prompts "Maglor in History 1: Manhattan Project" and "Smells: Pipeweed" (O68). Also sort of covers "Maglor in History 2: The Cold War" (B13). Finished for B2MeM 2016.
3. The Picture of Daeron Gris by Lyra [Comments - 4] (3156 words)
Written for an uncalled prompt on the B2MeM 2012 Bingo card "Maglor in History 2": N34, Fin de Siècle. I apologise for everything.
In the house of the great Sarah Bernhardt, two writers meet Daeron and Maglor.
Warnings for allusions to substance abuse, mental illness and homophobia.
4. Elf Counsel by Lyra [Comments - 3] (1165 words)
Written for an uncalled prompt on the B2MeM 2012 Bingo card "Maglor in History": G47, The Vikings Invade Britain. Also sort of covers the B2MeM 2009 prompt for March 22.
Alfred the Great discusses his legal reform with his harp teacher.
5. Elf-struck by Lyra [Comments - 5] (6484 words)
When they head out to a supposedly haunted island for a dare, the Douglas twins make an acquaintance that changes them forever.
A Victorian ghost story, without, as it were, a ghost.
Written for the "Around the Fire" challenge, for Independence1776's request: Maglor lives alone on the Isle of Himling. Someone visits the island, not knowing it’s inhabited. What happens?
6. Exiles by Lyra [Comments - 1] (2793 words)
In the Roman province of Macedonia, two exiles meet.
Written for the SWG August 2017 challenge, Song of Exile.
Warning for a half-hearted attempt at and a discussion of suicide.