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Fanfic discussion: The Servants of Ungoliant

Bauglir100
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Oct 15 2012, 6:33pm


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This is a fanfiction series that I wrote, and have been working on since 2010. It is set in Arda, but in Mórenorë (Dark Land), rather than Middle-earth. Its events occur in the late First Age, during the years of the War of Wrath. Here are the links to the story:

first part (ten chapters):
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6497129/1/The-Servants-of-Ungoliant

second part (currently ten chapters):
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6642763/1/TSOU-Part-II-The-Swerting-Darklander-War

third part (currently seven chapters):
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7821111/1/TSOU-Part-III-Mother-of-Pain

And for further information, visit the TV Tropes article here:
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/FanFic/TheServantsOfUngoliant

In my story, Ungoliant (instead of devouring herself or being slain by Earendil) has become the Queen of the Dark Lands, and acquires not only great power, but many, many different types of servants. Among these servants include Giants, Ogres, Orc-like creatures known as Gongs, Mannish people known as Darklanders, etc.. The story is mostly focused on these servants, although Ungoliant herself still has a major role in the overall storyline.

It also focuses on events that occur in Far Harad and the Sunlands, such as a war between Ungoliant's minions and the Men of Harad, and the adventures of a group of Elven refugees fleeing from the War of Wrath.

The perspective of the story alternates between these many groups, and shows much sympathy for not only the Elves, but also the Men of Harad, and many of Ungoliant's subjects.

Servants also features many unused/non-canon elements from The History of Middle-earth and Middle-earth Role Playing. However, it also features large quantities of original content, allowing it to fit with Tolkien's legendarium, while standing out as its own story.

By the way, I'm aware that the writing of the story isn't exactly consistent sometimes, but I do plan to re-write the story to remove or change inconsistencies. In the mean time, enjoy reading the story.

Disclaimers: Includes mildly suggestive content, some graphic violence, crude language, and other potentially disturbing features, though it is mostly in the second and third parts.

Also, It may be a little hard to follow the continuity between parts two and three, since they overlap with each other at different points.

And if you are arachnophobic, you may read it more easily knowing that Ungoliant does not appear as frequently as you might expect.

I might also post chapter discussions for Servants for further convenience, provided that it seems reasonable to do so.


(This post was edited by Bauglir100 on Oct 15 2012, 6:40pm)

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Fanfic discussion: The Servants of Ungoliant Bauglir100 Send a private message to Bauglir100 Oct 15 2012, 6:33pm
    Always found this character intriguing aruman Send a private message to aruman Oct 16 2012, 1:07am
    Interesting work Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Oct 18 2012, 5:05am
        Thanks for posting. Bauglir100 Send a private message to Bauglir100 Oct 22 2012, 2:39pm

 
 
 

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