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Urban Legends

Challenge Details

I, for one, love urban legends. Some of them are just so bizarre that you have to wonder how they got started, and why on earth people believe them. A guy with a hook hand stalking teenagers who are making out in a car? A dead hooker under the mattress at a cheap hotel?

I would think that there have got to be urban legends in Middle Earth, but what would they be? It could be great fun to come up with all new urban legends, or to twist ours into an M-e appropriate story.

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Elena Tiriel - Fell and Fair
General Audience
Last Updated: 21 Dec 09
What might have happened if Elladan and Elrohir had fought in the Battle of the Field of Celebrant? How would they be remembered in the legends of other races? A story told in drabbles, depicting events surrounding the battle, and its widening repercussions for the sons of Elrond and others.

MEFA 2007
First Place (WIP)
Adventure: Fixed-Length Ficlet

MEFA 2009
Times: Second and Early Third Age
Vistula the Dunadan - Widow of Withywindle, The
General Audience
Last Updated: 27 Oct 04
A young Merry and Sam are getting on everyone's nerves, and they badger Frodo into telling them a tale. One of them gets more than he bargained for. Written for the When Out the Hellish Legion Sallied Halloween Challenge.
Werecat - Old Wives' Tales
General Audience
Last Updated: 30 Dec 06
A very pregnant and rather emotional Eowyn goes in search of a childhood relic and finds something unexpected. Through the words of a tale, the Shieldmaiden meets a Queen of old.

Mithrils 2005: Runner-up, Concerning Men


The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Entry Date: 25 Apr 05
Jay of Lasgalen
Entry Date: 08 Jun 05

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Challenge Info

Open Date: April 16, 2005

Closed: October 31, 2005

Challenge Topic: Faiths/Myths

Entries: 5

Originator: EdorasLass

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