Working Life in Middle-earth

Beast of Burden

Story Summary

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; some of them not necessarily human. Meet Summerstraw, a horse of Rohan.



MEFAs 2005 - Third Place, Drama



Mithrils 2005 - Finalist, Drama

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Updated
1 For a cause, a friend, a loved one 1,794 21 Jan 05
Appx. Word Count 1,794  

Beast of Burden is Entered in These Challenges

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Challenge Type Entered
Six-legged Race Closed July 23, 2004
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt December 21, 2004
Working Life in Middle-earth Closed January 10, 2005
When we have shuffled off this mortal coil Closed May 01, 2005

Challenge Entries by Werecat

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Challenge Type Title Entered
A Tale within a Tale Closed Old Wives' Tales February 18, 2007
The Mouth of Sauron Nuzgûl Something Wicked This Way Comes June 25, 2006
Death to Fanon! Closed In Defense January 08, 2006
Death to Fanon! Closed Full Circle December 29, 2005
Death to Fanon! Closed You Will See Them at Night December 27, 2005
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Full Circle December 24, 2005
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Dolor Meus December 22, 2005
The November Surprise! Closed In Defense November 03, 2005
A Short AU Challenge Closed Dolor Meus August 06, 2005
A Short AU Challenge Closed And all in evil ended be July 16, 2005
A Short AU Challenge Closed Ailurophobia June 30, 2005
A Short AU Challenge Closed When All Lights Pass June 18, 2005
A Short AU Challenge Closed Tides of Time June 08, 2005
The Only Thing to Fear... Closed And all in evil ended be June 04, 2005
Religion in Middle-earth Closed Dolor Meus June 04, 2005
Death to Fanon! Closed Nine Lives May 14, 2005
The Forgotten Ones Closed Dolor Meus May 04, 2005
When we have shuffled off this mortal coil Closed Beast of Burden May 01, 2005
Tales Unheard Closed Dolor Meus April 27, 2005
When we have shuffled off this mortal coil Closed Death, I Call Thee April 24, 2005
Urban Legends Closed Old Wives' Tales April 16, 2005
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Old Wives' Tales March 05, 2005
Original Characters Challenge Closed When All Lights Pass March 05, 2005
Original Characters Challenge Closed Old Wives' Tales March 05, 2005
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Grasping at Moonbeams Glistening February 03, 2005
Working Life in Middle-earth Closed Grasping at Moonbeams Glistening January 26, 2005
Working Life in Middle-earth Closed Beast of Burden January 10, 2005
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt You Will See Them at Night January 02, 2005
The Blind, the Deaf, the Crippled Closed Something Wicked This Way Comes January 01, 2005
Film Trilogy Challenge, The Closed Eyes like the Moon December 27, 2004
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Something Wicked This Way Comes December 21, 2004
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Death, I Call Thee December 21, 2004
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt Beast of Burden December 21, 2004
All OCs, All the Time Oliphaunt When All Lights Pass December 21, 2004
The Forgotten Ones Closed Brown Spirit November 27, 2004
Working Life in Middle-earth Closed Night Course in Pet Care November 15, 2004
The November Surprise! Closed Nine Lives November 13, 2004
Pub Crawl Closed When All Lights Pass November 13, 2004
When Out the Hellish Legion Sallied... Closed Old Wives' Tales November 10, 2004
Mary Sue's Surprise Closed Wish upon a Star November 10, 2004
Plague on Both Your Houses, A Nuzgûl Old Wives' Tales November 10, 2004
Writing Mary Sue Oliphaunt Wish upon a Star November 10, 2004
The Only Thing to Fear... Closed Old Wives' Tales November 10, 2004
The Forgotten Ones Closed Full Circle November 09, 2004
Pub Crawl Closed That Way November 09, 2004
The Forgotten Ones Closed In Umbar, at the Docks November 07, 2004
The Forgotten Ones Closed Something Wicked This Way Comes November 07, 2004
The Only Thing to Fear... Closed Ailurophobia October 31, 2004
With One Voice Closed Something Wicked This Way Comes October 26, 2004
Film Trilogy Challenge, The Closed Death, I Call Thee October 19, 2004
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Closed Wish upon a Star October 13, 2004
Life and Times of the Orcs Oliphaunt Wish upon a Star October 13, 2004
Bardic Life Nuzgûl You Will See Them at Night October 11, 2004
All Good Beasts Oliphaunt In Umbar, at the Docks October 11, 2004
All Good Beasts Oliphaunt Nine Lives October 11, 2004
All Good Beasts Oliphaunt Ailurophobia October 11, 2004
All Good Beasts Oliphaunt Night Course in Pet Care October 11, 2004
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Closed One and True Dark Lord, The October 09, 2004
No Man's Woman Closed In Umbar, at the Docks September 17, 2004
Life and Times of the Orcs Oliphaunt You Will See Them at Night September 02, 2004
Life and Times of the Orcs Oliphaunt Night Course in Pet Care September 02, 2004
Life and Times of the Orcs Oliphaunt Love me, Urgren. September 02, 2004
Life and Times of the Orcs Oliphaunt Full Circle September 02, 2004
Film Trilogy Challenge, The Closed That Way August 06, 2004
Black Breath, The Closed Nothing But Shadows July 24, 2004
Six-legged Race Closed Beast of Burden July 23, 2004
Great Books of M-e Closed You Will See Them at Night July 15, 2004
It Was A Dark And Stormy Night Closed Song of Huneleluya March 16, 2004

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Story Information

Author: Werecat

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/02/09

Original Post: 06/26/04

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