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Espresso Recommendations

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Contents: 976 recs in 229 fandoms; 64 links

The Silmarillion

Morgoth, Melkor

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Ailurophobia by Werecat

An amusing vignette starring the Character That Tolkien Forgot: Tevildo, Prince of Cats from The Book of Lost Tales

[Added 25/06/2004; Humour; 1000-2500; The Silmarillion; Characters: Morgoth, Tevildo]

Light and Dark by Avanti 90

'She is the maker of the stars; let none forget that the stars are fire.' Unusual AU, brief but powerful

[Added 05/09/2012; Drama; <1000; The Silmarillion; Characters: Varda, Morgoth]

Sand and Flame by Tehta

A clever & funny retelling of a classic fairy tale, in which Fëanor meets his match

[Added 21/01/2005; Humour; 1000-2500; The Silmarillion; Characters: Fëanor, Nerdanel, Melkor, Indis]

A Spirit Of Fire by Genarti

'But you learn, in searching after light, that there is a beauty too in utter darkness.' Morgoth is perhaps the hardest of Tolkien's characters to bring to life, but this well-written vignette has some interesting & unusual insights into why he might have chosen the path he did

[Added 06/08/2009; Character Piece; 1000-2500; The Silmarillion; Characters: Morgoth]