One Pint Too Many

Laughing Oliphaunt, The

Story Summary

On the twenty-ninth of Nárië in 2885, the Haradrim forces were defeated at the Crossing of Poros and a legendary tavern acquired its name. On the twenty-ninth of Nárië in 3018, the eastern shore of Osgiliath fell to the Enemy as the Ring War loomed, and a group of weary soldiers returned to this same tavern on the night of its anniversary. Experimental writing style. Slightly AU.

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Updated
1 Prologue 1,307 05 Oct 14
2 The First Swimmer (Iorlas) 652 05 Oct 14
3 The Aging Knight (Amlaith) 553 05 Oct 14
4 The First Across (Eomund) 640 05 Oct 14
5 The Fourth Swimmer (Ragnor) 471 05 Oct 14
6 The Second-in-Command (Beregond) 713 05 Oct 14
7 The Captain (Boromir) 966 28 Oct 14
8 The Dreamer (Faramir) 422 28 Oct 14
9 Epilogue 157 28 Oct 14
Appx. Word Count 5,881  

Laughing Oliphaunt, The is Entered in These Challenges

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Challenge Type Entered
Pub Crawl Closed November 09, 2004
One Pint Too Many Closed April 17, 2005

Challenge Entries by Aeneid

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Challenge Type Title Entered
When Brothers Are Not So Close Closed Imladris Interpreted February 08, 2007
One Pint Too Many Closed Our Seventh Sense April 17, 2005
One Pint Too Many Closed Night-whispers April 17, 2005
One Pint Too Many Closed Laughing Oliphaunt, The April 17, 2005
Working Life in Middle-earth Closed Peace March 10, 2005
I'm A Believer! Closed Adraefan March 10, 2005
Change One Thing, See What Happens Closed Adraefan March 10, 2005
Inspired? Closed Peace March 10, 2005
Change One Thing, See What Happens Closed Night-whispers January 10, 2005
Pub Crawl Closed Laughing Oliphaunt, The November 09, 2004
Inspired? Closed Sight October 22, 2004

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Story Information

Author: Aeneid

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 11/22/04

Original Post: 11/06/04

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