Fandom: Silmarillion
Medium: Book
Subject: Maglor+Daeron
Title: The Musicians
Notes: This one has been living on my HD for a while, and this is a set of characters I have a weird obsession with (their interaction is just SO FUCKED UP I feel anyway since it doesn't actually exist in canon lol). If you want a fic for this one, read anything I have ever written for Maglor and Daeron. Particularly "The World That Ends With You" and "Silver Glass." (Which needs more love. Even though it is written in the second person. Shh. Excessively depressing music, yay? I also just realized that I did not include "If" which is one of my Maglor/Daeron songs, so you can listen to that for bonus points.


.ZIP FILE HERE


i find it kind of funny, i find it kind of sad )
So I mentioned I was working on a project, yeah? (A few, actually.) I finished one!

Brought to you by [livejournal.com profile] elvenpiratelady (and some very minor help from myself) - I give you the genderswapped Silmarillion dream casting!!!!



...with pictures.

(I cut out a few of the Sindar because I don't like them because I couldn't remember who they were and was getting tired.)

BEGINNING WITH: THE FEANORIANS! )

THE NOLOFINWEANS )

THE ARAFINWEANS )

THE SINDAR (+BEREN) )


Notes: There are lots of very pretty people here. Looking for pictures was fun. Harry Lloyd is still fine. Celegorm/Aredhel genderswapped would be really interesting, as would Celegorm/Luthien. I have a craving for femme!Caranthir/Angrod REALLY HARD now.

Everything's better with genderswapping.

THAT'S ALL. BE BACK LATER.
Back and still alive! Although...worried. Very worried. I can't find my notebook.

That notebook is where I write everything. It has drafts of fic of all kinds in it. It has porny gay fic in it. It has snark about my classmates in it. I keep my life in those notebooks. And I don't know where the hell it is.

THIS IS DISTRESSING ME A LOT.

But we move along, and there are still things I need to post. We'll start with some COMMENTARY, firstly "The Heart Is Dark", Silmarillion, requested by [livejournal.com profile] saruwatari, which can be found here at my fic journal.

Secondly, there is "Things Lucivar Does For Love (The List Is Short)", Black Jewels Trilogy, requested by [livejournal.com profile] tomboy_typist, also over at my fic journal.

The last one will be a bit longer coming. I also have three top fives I'm going to be getting to. But I wanted to post a few icons that I've done over the past...while. So we'll do the icons for now.

Icons:
1-4: A Game of Thrones HBO
5-8: BtVS/Angel
9: Supernatural
10-19: Tangled
20: John Keats (Bright Star)


icons here! )
And in this last round, we said farewell to Melian, Jack Harkness, Brynden "The Blackfish" Tully and Jaime Lannister! You fought well, friends, but now we are down to the wire - and the real champion is only two rounds away!

So off we go, with two big matches...

doctor vs. elf-master )

And the second match:

lady knight and sir golden )

GO ON, GUYS. MAKE ME PROUD.
Last match of the four brackets - we're getting near the end! Next match I'll start doing summaries. Maybe. If I get less lazy.

So this round, farewell to Caranthir, Galadriel, Castiel, Sherlock Holmes, Oberyn Martell, Arya Stark, Loras Tyrell, and Sandor Clegane. Good game, folks.

DON'T WANNA RAICHU A LOVE SONG )

[Poll #1718011]
ROUND THREE, and we say goodbye to Finrod, Curufin, Maedhros (not a single vote!), Fingon, Azula, Light Yagami, Martha Jones, Dean Winchester, Robb Stark, Jon Snow, Edmure Tully, Brandon Stark, Olenna Redwyne-Tyrell, Petyr Baelish, Garlan Tyrell, and Cersei Lannister. Alas! Sleep with the fishes.

I don't think I need to reiterate the instructions at this point? VOTE VOTE VOTE FOR THE WINNERS.

BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP DON'T LET ME DOWN )

[Poll #1717198]

[Poll #1717199]

[Poll #1717200]

[Poll #1717201]
All right! Next round of the party (tourney?). Say farewell and mourn (or don't) for Maglor, Maeglin, Ambarussa, Celegorm, Fingolfin, Turin, Aredhel, Thingol, Dexter Morgan, Sam Winchester, Brian Moser, L, Katara, Deb Morgan, Zuko, Owen Harper, Catelyn Tully-Stark, Doran Martell, Lyanna Stark, Eddard Stark, Meera Reed, Theon Greyjoy, Arianne Martell, Gerold Dayne, Tywin Lannister, Genna Lannister, Asha Greyjoy, Bronn, Margaery Tyrell, Tyrion Lannister, Joffrey Baratheon-Lannister, and Gregor Clegane.

NEXT ROUND. After the killer matchups last round, I think this one should be much easier, for the most part. I think. Remember: vote for the ones you think will win, not just the ones you like best!

WILL THE REAL SLIM SHADY PLEASE STAND UP )

AND NOW: THE MATCHUPS.

[Poll #1716004]

[Poll #1716005]

[Poll #1716006]

[Poll #1716007]
...this will probably be the first of two posts today, the other one for the top 10 meme and possible a few other things. BUT TO START. This is March Madness Lise's Journal Edition, and for the most part I kept things the same as last year, because there are enough new faces to make it worth it, I feel, with one small alteration. I combined the elf brackets (Sindar and Noldor) and threw in a TV/video media bracket; I also added Martells to the Stark bracket and Tyrells to the Lannister bracket.

...and I'm not providing Wikipedia links this year, I'm sorry. Or summaries, thus far, though that may change when we get down to fewer rounds.

I encourage everyone to vote! And to vote not just for who you like more but for who would actually win, if at all possible. P.S.: these fights are to the death, so just be aware that they're not just leaving. Although you can think that way if it makes you feel better.

Without further ado:

THE PARTY DON'T STARK TILL I WALK IN )

And here we go with the faceoffs, generated by the randomizer (SO DON'T BLAME ME)

[Poll #1715095]

[Poll #1715096]

[Poll #1715097]

[Poll #1715098]

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. CAMPAIGNING IS WELCOME. AND ENCOURAGED.

P.S. that cut text was a typo. I left it in. Also contrary to popular belief, I do have things to do? I'm just...not doing them.
Dear Diary, is it weird that I kind of like to travel? And I don’t mean just going places, but the getting there too. Especially airplanes. I actually kind of like airplanes. Maybe it is the long time without any distraction. I tend to get a lot done.

On the other hand, then there are days like yesterday, where we sit in a plane for an hour and a half only to have to change planes because of a lightbulb (!) and consequently depart two hours behind schedule. And that is why all the things I wanted to have done before the new year are…not done before the new year.

And I am home! First things first, I suppose - a (somewhat belated) VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR to all of you on my flist, and I hope this year is much better than last, no matter how your last year was. In other words, exactly what all you lovely people deserve.

Are you ready for this devastatingly longass meme? (First of...oh, three, actually.)

Stories Written (and posted): 153
Breakdown by Fandom (Top Five Only)
  • Supernatural: 29
  • Death Note: 25
  • Silmarillion: 22
  • Avatar: the Last Airbender: 15
  • Doctor Who: 14

Longest Story Written (oneshot) : I Will Follow You Into the Dark at 7115 words.
Shortest Story Written (and posted): The Beautiful at 112 words.

oh how I can talk about myself sometimes )



Other notes: Yuletide was overall disappointing in terms of finding stories I really wanted to read, but I have a few recs that I'll post when I'm not deluging the place with memes and a half, and: 

How to Lose Friends and Influence People | for [livejournal.com profile] sargent_snarky | Silmarillion | Curufin doesn't know what to do with his son half the time.
Beginnings | for [livejournal.com profile] sakru909 | Death Note | The boy, his social workers said, was...peculiar.
Milo's Tollbooth | for [livejournal.com profile] firebluespinel | The Phantom Tollbooth | Milo returns.

For those of you I still owe presents - those will also be up, as soon as possible! (And to those watching my fic journal...there's going to be a bit of a deluge in the next couple days. I'm terribly sorry. >> 

I have also realized that I should make a list of the fic I've written that's inspired by other fic. Because there are a few.

minviendha: (avatar: zuko vs. iroh)
( Nov. 13th, 2010 09:08 pm)
Hello! Firstly, I'd like to thank you from the depths of my heart for writing for me, and apologize preemptively for any trouble you may have with whichever request of mine you are matched with. Feel free to poke around on my journal here - there's a rec post that's stickied at the top and a fandom: fanfiction tag that has some public posts that may be of help - and also at [livejournal.com profile] ficviendha if for some reason you want to know what my own writing looks like (perhaps that says something about me?).

And might as well start this off with the same disclaimer from last year: "I am fairly easy to please. I like surprises, I like a lot of characters, I like a wide range of topics, so really, if you're stuck banging your head against the wall, run with what you want to do and if you enjoy it I probably will too - I mean, so long as it is not something involving tentacle rape, anything involving intense detail of vomit or anything involving eye maiming which are really my only three squicks."

Still true. So relax! Have some fun. If you like what you write for me, in all probability I'll like it too.

Generally speaking, I tend to prefer gen fic to romance unless otherwise specified. I like angst and h/c but I also like fluffy things.

more specifically, then! Lymond Chronicles, Rai Kirah, Belgariad/Malloreon, The Silmarillion )

Once again, thank you, and happy writing!
minviendha: (run run run: just a day like any other)
( Aug. 19th, 2010 12:25 am)
I need this book.

I just had a thought. Is there a single character I can think of who doesn't have daddy issues? I mean. Seriously.

Every single fucking one.

I'm pretty sure [livejournal.com profile] tomboy_typist was the one who pointed out to me besides that not only does every Fëanorian ever have daddy issues with Fëanor, or Fëanor have daddy issues with Finwë, freaking Morgoth has the equivalent of daddy issues with Eru.

I mean, seriously. Most epic temper tantrum ever because daddy didn't like his music.

I'm just saying.

On another note, this picture not only makes me want my very own Trent Reznor, it also gives me a terrible and awfully impermissible craving for Celegorm in bondage.

NOW THAT THAT'S OUT THERE.



AHAHAHAHAHA thiiiiis. A brainwashed flounder, seriously, I think I am going to die. Happily.

In other arenas, it is time for linkspam!


Sir, I salute you.

There will be picspammy later.

ICONS.
1-15: ASOIAF (with two Death Note crossover)
16-21: Sailor Elves
22-29: Death Note (L/Light)
30-59: Avatar: the Last Airbender
+1 L/Light graphic

coming back like a prodigal son )

Day #8 - Character you look like the most
Idk, actually. The thing about having short, nondescript colored hair is that it's hard to pick a character who really looks like you. Maybe Light, actually; I might be able to cosplay as him without too much effort, is the way I think of it. Other than that...I honestly do not know. >.> Lame answer is lame.

Day #8 - Your favorite villain
Scar, obviously. Do I really need to explain? He's charismatic and ambitious and terrible and he's voiced by Jeremy fucking Irons. That is all, really. I don't think I know anyone who dislikes Scar. ...of course, someone's going to come and prove me wrong, but shhh. Although...Frollo is also a fantastic villain. And so deliciously creepy. "Hellfire" is, easily, the best villain song Disney has ever made ever. ...oh wait, that's a later answer, isn't it?

those parts to come: everyfandom )

those parts to come: Disney )

In conclusion, the Code Geass soundtrack is awesome.
So I readily admit I stole the idea from somebody else but I HAVE A NEED, OKAY? A BURNING NEED for people to ask fictional characters ridiculous questions. To that end:

Light Yagami's formspring
Celegorm's formspring

Troll ASK AWAY. THE SILLIER THE BETTER.

...oh yeah I have one too. minviendha, as usual. I don't mind questions either. :D

Yes, yes, I know. Don't think I don't. I just don't care~!

Characters Who Are the Prettiest Princess: Light, Maedhros, Fingon. Trufax.

Back later with more actual things.
I couldn't help it. I had to share. No, honestly.

I think I'm just going to call this my magnum opus and stop writing. It is a MASTERPIECE.

(No, not actually. Really rough, really crack, really, really bizarre.)

Title: East of the Sun and West of the Moon
Fandom: Silmarillion
Word Count: 2677 oh god.
Summary: "He was called Fingon, and was a tall, strapping lad, strong and bold as he approached his manhood, and it was in this time that he began to see the bear." Princess Fingon has to rescue his mysterious...husband? I blame [livejournal.com profile] coppertone. So hard.

a masterwork of crack here lies it )
Combination fic and music, therefore huge. Individual song uploads on request. 35 tracks. There are other FSTs that would apply on my journal, but you'll have to ask about those separately. Limiting myself to a new one. >>



ZIP FILE HERE

tainted with trouble and less than it seems )
minviendha: (everybody DANCE!!)
( Mar. 27th, 2010 12:02 pm)
A meme, some rambling, and the fourth round of Madness. (Or Sparta.)

Give me a character from any fandom, tv show, movie, book you know that I know and I will tell you:
a. My favorite thing about that character.
b. My least favorite thing about that character.
c. One person I would ship them with in their own verse.
d. One crossover ship for them I think would be neat.
e. One crossover universe for them I think would be even neater.
f. Their ship from hell.
g. Their song.
h. The title of their biography or autobiography.
i. The last bad dream they had.
j. How they're gonna shuffle off the mortal coil, if they haven't already.


FINAL MATCHES OF THE BRACKETS )

THE LAST OF THE MATCHES )

[Poll #1543900]

There was a fannish five I wanted to do about the most loving fictional moms, because I would have had the chance to gush about Nerdanel, but I couldn't think of five. I have Nerdanel and Sybilla Crawford, who I figure qualifies for her sheer badass in Checkmate in particular. And I can always gush about Nerdanel more. But for best fictional parents...I think Nerdanel might be up there. Actually, my list probably looks something like this:

1. Nerdanel (Seven of those wee hooligans. Seven. That's pretty bamflicious.)
2. Fingolfin (I've talked about this before. And still want a picture of him making pancakes. Or something.)
3. Tam al'Thor (The Gathering Storm cinched this for me, so hard)
4. Saetan Sa'Diablo (Again - for sheer challenge factor, raising Jaenelle is...yeah, not the easiest of tasks. And not to mention the good bits of Lucivar and Daemon are probably his influence.
5. Celebrimbor's unnamed mother, because damn, she deserves some credit for infusing some good sense into her son. Good sense doesn't come from Curufin, after all.

I think I want to see all of them gathered around sipping tea and talking about their children's issues. It'd be.

I want to say cute but that might be the wrong word. Maybe I'll just write fic of Ner and Cele's mom and Fingolfin all having tea together and discussing the challenges of raising young Finweans. I need to write more Nerdanel fic, now that she's moved so solidly into my head. >>;;

I have a feeling I had coherent meta that I might have wanted to make, but now I cannot for the life of me recall what it was. Perhaps if I remember later. One cannot force these things.

At least I am no longer feeling like biting someone's head off!
First things first, HAPPY BIRTHDAY [livejournal.com profile] tomboy_typist! Much love and sweetness to you, and by god, expect some KT/ASOIAF fic coming over your way soon.

You know it will inevitably involve Sandor/Phedre, I cannot lie. &hearts &hearts &hearts

I amuse myself too much sometimes. I need to update that more often. Though some of the entries are definitely funnier than others.

I just couldn't resist. In other news, Naomi Novik appears to have written a crossover in which Jaime Lannister fights Temeraire the dragon, and it is the best thing ever. No, seriously. I think I need to start watching her journal, just because. ---omg. See for yourself, by all means AND THEN GO VOTE TEMERAIRE seriously folks, Jaime's cool and all, but he ain't got nothing on the dragon.

There is American Idol. And Cthulhu. And just guys, I cannot say. It is full of perfect.

Less full of perfect is my mood, which still sucks, and the fact that votes on Fandom Madness have been steadily declining. :( I made the difficult decision to close the last poll and move to the next round, but I want to whine terribly. There aren't even that many votes anymore! It's really fun at least for me! Campaign in the comments!

/done.

Ties were between Aredhel and Maglor and Earendil and Maeglin; Aredhel and Maeglin both continued. Sandor got knocked out by Tywin, which is the only result I'm saddened by this time. But not surprised. XD Tywin is a hardass.

Finally, I would like to point out that more of the epic AU is up on my fic journal, and that I may have 14 pages of Curufin FST combined with fic, and that I'm incredibly excited about my Silmarillion adaptation of "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" but shhh. I still have a lot to do.

A lot to do here meaning nothing productive, pfffft.

MADNESS AND GREATNESS: TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN )

AND THIRD ROUND MATCHES: NOLDOR )

[Poll #1542610]

THIRD ROUND MATCHES: LANNISTERS )

[Poll #1542611]

AND SECOND ROUND MATCHES: SINDAR/HUMANS (+ MELIAN) )

[Poll #1542612]

THIRD ROUND MATCHES: STARKS )

[Poll #1542613]

Next round I'm totally going to start writing drabbles. >>;; I will not be able to help it at that point.

ETA: ...there is a health care debate going on on my flist. I'm going to pretend I didn't see it and I'm definitely not clicking on the cut.

I'd rather no one started in here, either. I just don't have the energy.
minviendha: (absolutely ridiculous)
( Mar. 21st, 2010 12:45 pm)
I will confess that I am slightly disappointed that neither Celegorm nor Fingon made it past the first round. :(

Ties were decided by a random decision maker, and no I am not kidding. XD The ties were between Fingon and Ambarussa (winner: Ambarussa) and Tuor and Celeborn (winner: Tuor).

MADNESS? THIS. IS. SPARTA!!! )

AND SECOND ROUND MATCHES: NOLDOR )

[Poll #1541080]

SECOND ROUND MATCHES: LANNISTERS )

[Poll #1541081]

AND SECOND ROUND MATCHES: SINDAR/HUMANS (+ MELIAN) )

[Poll #1541082]

SECOND ROUND MATCHES: STARKS )

[Poll #1541083]

Also, OH GOD.
.

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