After the Ring-quest


Light Passing Between by Cara J. Loup
a post-quest series

Things: simply lasting, then
failing to last: water, a blue heron's
eye, and the light passing
between them: into light all things
must fall, glad at last to have fallen.

"Things" by Jane Kenyon


Gardener in the Vineyard
by Calanthe

Rating: PG-13
Summary: Wils Longholes, vintner of Old Winyard, has to confront what happened during the Occupation of the Shire. He remembers a visit from Sam and Frodo.
Posted: Sept. 13, 2004.


1 – All's Well
Rating: G
Summary: Sam's reunion with his Gaffer.
2 November 1419 S.R.
Posted: April 8, 2003.


2 – Roost
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Sam and Frodo's first night at the Cotton farm.
2 November 1419 S.R.
Posted: August 31, 2003.


3 – Blotmath
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Is there a place in the Shire for Sam and Frodo?
17-18 November 1419 S.R.
Posted: Jan. 23, 2004.


4 – In the Clear
Rating: G
Summary: Gaffer Gamgee wonders what the new year will bring.
Foreyule 1419 S.R.
Posted: Feb. 9, 2004.



5 – Shirriff
Rating: PG
Summary: A shirriff's memories from the winter of 1419.
Afteryule 1420 S.R.
Posted: Sept. 26, 2003.


6 – Belowlands
Rating: PG-13
Summary: "How do you live, at odds with all and aught?"
February 1420 S.R.
Posted: July 25, 2004.


7 – Rime
Rating: PG
Summary: Between future and past, a door opens. But which path is it that Frodo must take?
12-15 March 1420 S.R.
Posted: March 5, 2005.


8 – Sun in the Stone
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Sam has an unusual encounter as he tries to make a long-delayed decision.
March 1420 S.R.
Posted: March 13, 2005.


9 – The Dwindling Hour
Rating: PG
Summary: "When are you going to move in and join me, Sam?"
26 March 1420 S.R.
Posted: March 25, 2005.


10 – In the Giving
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Some things are given once and for all times.
1 April 1420 S.R.
Posted: April 15, 2005.






Sūlinīr (sound of the wind's grief) *new*
by Cara J. Loup

Rating: PG
Summary: Spring returns, and Sam has a journey before him.
Spring 1422 S.R.
Posted: December 15, 2005.




Endurance Beyond Hope – by Frayach ni Cuill
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Fourteen years after Frodo's departure from the Havens,
Merry is visited at Brandy Hall by Sam and his family and discovers
a well-spring of both grief and hope.
Posted: June 24, 2005.




Elanor – poem by Cara J. Loup
Rating: G
Summary: Elanor remembers her father.
Posted: Jan. 19, 2004.