May 18, 2016 yeah, so i read the last ringbearer and am rather disappointed. The last ringbearer, a lord of the rings fanfic fanfiction. Goodreads members who liked the last ringbearer also liked. Sam has taken the ring, and frodo is being held captive for his own. Mark zug did a pretty awesome painting of the orcs or orocuen in yeskovs tale in the last ringbearer, orcs are not monsters but human beings of a nonwesternesse race who call themselves orocuen, plying their livings as nomadic herders upon the arid expanses of the mordor plain. The first and last ones were produced by the bbc music. Heroes and villains switch moralities spacebattles forums. Im reminded of that russian fanfic that cast sauron as a heroic industrialist doing his best to drag middle earth into an industrial revolution, all the while being hampered by superstitious people from the steppes constantly raiding his cities.
A description of tropes appearing in last ringbearer. Ive received several helpful suggestions and notices of mistakes, so over the past year ive spent some time here and there going over the original text and the. They all belong to jrr tolkien and im only borrowing to torment them for a little while. In the daria expanded universe fanfic series tales of the ringbearers, the ringbearer s creed.
Millennia later the ring returns for a council, and strange things occur in imladris. Originally written in russian, it has been translated and sold in many languages, although. Aragorn cried into the swirling wind and dust as he sprinted to the giant eagle. Feb 08, 2011 an english translation of the last ringbearer has taken off among middleearth lovers but incurred the disapproval of tolkiens publisher benedicte page tue 8 feb 2011 08. All weep at the loss of the ringbearer, but praise his unselfish actions.
Scientists edit a dangerous mutation in human embryos. From getting all dressed up and walking down the aisle, to watching the vows and tasting the cake. Buffy gets sent to middle earth to help bring down sauron. The last ringbearer on the other hand is a book which challenges the traditional sense of food and evil as it asks tolkien fans to completely switch sides in support of the monsterlike mordorians. The book said things like, this is the groom who waits for his bride. The protagonist of the last ringbearer is a field medic from umbar a southern land, who is ably assisted by an orocuen that is, orc scout, who is not a demonic creature like the orcs in. Her duty, like the istari, is not to confront sauron directly but to help those fated to face him bring him down. Feb 15, 2011 that changed late last year when one yisroel markov posted his english translation of the last ringbearer as a free download. Like the last ringbearer, which is both wankfic enlightenment wank and spitefic. I havent read it yet, but it does seem super interesting. While they loudly talked and gossiped in between them, you suddenly raised your head and looked right at him. Last act of love sequel to the last one fanfiction. I would be proud to have anariel nairalle march with me, aragorn said quietly, and privately enjoyed the surprise on imrahil and eomers faces as they realized that the tiny elleth was the famous dagnis.
First of all, im a woman, i read ya, and i read paranormal romance. A the lord of the rings fanfic by kirill eskov, offering an examination of the war of the ring from. While i am interested in a history written by the losers, i dont want something that. Originally written in russian, it has been translated and sold in many languages, although the tolkien estate has prevented the work from being commercially released in english. A lordoftherings fanfic by kirill eskov, offering an examination of the war of the ring from theempire mordors perspectiveflip point of view, based on the assumption that tolkiens account was writtenbythevictors propaganda written by gondor. Yeah, so i read the last ringbearer and am rather disappointed. The last ringbearer would, then, cast timur not as a redhanded conqueror, but a man of vision, who introduced bold new social orders and fostered great centres of cultural learning, who was fighting against the evil oppressors of india and persia. The last one of a legendary race, she was a dying breed. Oct 05, 2010 the last ringbearer is certainly not drek.
For here at the last the fellowship had been broken. Far up north, in an isolated island, far away from all of the wars stood the mighty city of foriath, where the dark elves lived, the d. It is a fanfic only in the same sense as are wide sargasso sea and the wind done gone the two retake novels to which it seems to be most oftcompared, and it is better than either in its smarts and prose style, even in translation but do read the yisroel markov one. Tolkien thought of her, along with gilgalad the elvenking, as one of the mightiest and fairest of all the elves. Tolkiens lord of the rings trilogy, opening towards the end of the return of the ring with an original character, the orc tzerlag, on the wastes of mordor. How can i possibly enjoy reading the story of the adventures of the ringbearers, when i know that the elves only have their interests in mind, the orks are convenient scapegoats, and every participant of the story is a pawn in the game of chess. He slipped into the oblivion of death once and for all. His dark thoughts broke off as he heard a cry upon the wind. This spirit of outright opposition to tolkien and the carnivalesque allegiance with monsters causes tlr to be a wholly transgressive text. A the lord of the rings fanfic by kirill eskov, offering an examination of the war of the ring from mordors point of view, based on the assumption that tolkiens account was propaganda written by gondor. Gollum let go of his neck, and undid the catch that held the chain on which frodo had kept the ring. The last ringbearer is a bad retelling of the lord of the rings. Parody novels russian fantasy novels works based on middle earth high fantasy novels sequel novels tolkien fandom fan fiction works. He watched you sit by the long table before him and eat with your friends.
The last time an alliance of men and elves fought him in the shadow of mount doom, it didnt end very well for him. I like brandon sandersons romances more than 95% of the stuff ive read in those genres, and more than like 99% of the stuff in sff as a whole, outside of fanfic, where i can very specifically search for the sexualemotional dynamics that im into. An english translation of the last ringbearer has taken off among middleearth lovers but incurred the disapproval of tolkiens publisher benedicte page. Fan fic the last ringbearer a the lord of the rings fanfic by kirill eskov, offering an examination of the war of the ring from mordors point of view, based on the assumption that tolkiens account was propaganda written by gondor. Opinion on the last ringbearer spacebattles forums. Oh, and its written by a russian biologist and paleontologist, kirill. Your eyes were locked for a while before you pointed at your hairpin and moved your lips into a thank you, again. Literaturefanfic the lord of the rings all media types. When i finally got my hands on a copy of kirill eskovs the last ringbearer i was seriously stoked. This is a cut way above your typical fan fiction, satire, and. Long ago, so long ago that not even the oldest of elves can remember, another high race prospered in middle earth. He comes to the aid of the hobbits at the request of elrond, who had received news from a group of elves travelling near the shire even though there. There is a very interesting and quite enjoyable alt fanfic with orcs as the protagonists. The work got more publicity than i expected thanks first.
Lord of the rings fan fiction recommendations livejournal. A lord of the rings buffycentered fanfiction story. All the evidence of his atrocities the records, the chronicles, the eyewitness accounts, the. The last ringbearer of kirill eskov isnt that bad, its a real novel, not a fanfic. As the ring fell from the chain onto gollums hand, his eyes opened wide, staring at it greedily. Be careful, though, the only things that go in the main namespace are tropes and should be created through the ykttw system. She was one of the greatest of the elves in middleearth, surpassing nearly all others in beauty, knowledge, and power. At the moment im only about a third of the way through the book. Even the fall of gandalf in moria had not splintered this last hope of middle earth the way that the death of the man of gondor had. The last ringbearer, by palaeontologist kirill yeskov, retells tolkiens epic story from the perspective of the region of mordor, from where sauron. Mitchells estate sued, but the parties came to a settlement that allowed the wind done gone to remain in print under the label parody, even though the. He took a few steps, and they seemed the heaviest and most reluctant of his life.
Kirill yeskovs the last ringbearer translated to english. For though he had given his life in defense of the hobbits and paid his debt still his fall to the power of the ring had riven the company as the death of their. I dont want this quest, sam thought despondently, if i could have one wish it would be to go back to. Last year i epublished an english translation of dr. Aeneid is unquestionably iliad fanfiction, therefore trash. Some tolkien fans have dismissed the last ringbearer as nothing more than fan fiction, although it certainly doesnt conform to the. Last ring bearer chapter 1, a lord of the rings fanfic.
The last ringbearer kirill yeskovs the last ringbearer serves as an informal parallel and sequel to the events of j. What are the best lord of the rings fan fiction stories. The book is set in tolkiens world of arda during and after the. Mordor as industrialised and organised, frequent reference to following the field manual while on mission written about 20 years ago by kirill yeskov, the last ringbearer tells the story of the lord of. The last ringbearer took me to one of the most vividly realized places in middleearth the city of umbar and it introduced me to some characters, particularly baron tangorn, that i wish had made it into the red book of westmarch.
Not to be outdone, those who wear the corrupted versions of the rings the ringwraiths have their own creed, which is infinitely more badass. Most of it is dreck, but contrary to popular belief some of it is excellently written, even professional in quality. As i am obviously biased due to this abortion existing to begin with, i would recommend we add to that page, with the intent that we finally delete this bloody page. Sam stood, white faced, staring down on the broken and jagged plains that he must cross alone, and his heart quailed. Thats the philosophy behind the last ringbearer, a novel set during. A na vedui, dunadan, like in the book, and mae govannen, mellon which frodo accurately translates as well met, friend. There are also however, wankfic, spitefic, and fixfic that would be awful by any standards one can judge literature, but yet still be considered good. The last ringbearer gregory maguire brain teaser games retelling geek girls ring bearer book collection tolkien lotr.
Dec 27, 20 i have taken the liberty to add a section on the lotr pages for the last ringbearer. The basic premise is that the lord of the rings is pompous poetic history written by the victors crap. This other frodo, though, who has cold skin and white eyes and shies away from the sun. A collection of middleearths best by soyeahthishappened. Mar 02, 2006 the book has some cute pictures, but i was hoping it would be more directly speaking about how important the ring bearer is. To ask other readers questions about the last ringbearer, please sign up. Such fics bring enjoyment unique to the fanfic, since they rely on dissatisfaction with the original work.
Galadriel was the lady of the woods of lothlorien, which she ruled with celeborn her husband. The last ringbearer, a story that supposes lotr is just the events told from the historical perspective of the winners. Yeskov seems to reason that the war of lotr was a war between different worldviews and ways of life. I like brandon sandersons romances more than 95% of the stuff ive read in those genres, and more than like 99% of the stuff in sff as a whole, outside of fanfic, where i can very specifically search.
The ability to keep a promise had been nigh impossible. Jan 06, 2020 glorfindel appears on the last bridge. Allyn gibson made of awesome and guinness and bright. Told in playful rhyme, heres all the excitement and joy of a wedding day as seen through the eyes of a young ring bearer. It was a pageturner, in the electronic sense, anyway, and i was genuinely curious how it would turn out.
Less polished translations of brief passages from the book had been. The last ringbearer is based on the premise that the lord of the rings was a history written by the victors, to make them look noble and justified in their actions. If you want to start a main thelastringbearer page, just click the edit button above. You should not have risked yourself for me like that. Oh, i have never seen this book in the bookshop, but only because such fanfiction was popular, when i was a child or didnt exist at all. Saying that the last ringbearer is the lord of the rings told from mordors point of view is not entirely accurate. The last ringbearer is a 1999 fantasy book by russian author kirill eskov. Story fate of the peredhil buffy crossover fanfiction. True, the principal characters are an army medic and scout of mordor and an erstwhile ranger of ithilien but all the action takes place after the war of the ring. Apr 08, 2015 the last ringbearer is written by kirill yeskov and a translation into english from the original russian has been made available.
Sam has taken the ring, and frodo is being held captive for his own safety. Although it was an interesting read, that book mainly falls into the good is evil, and bad is good category. Find books like the last ringbearer from the worlds largest community of readers. Three radio plays based on the lord of the rings have been made, broadcast in 19551956, 1979 and 1981 respectively. Ive never seen a comma i didnt like, and everything i needed to know about the proper use of the emdash i learned from f. It sounds like a by the book the good guys were really evil, bad guys were really good ive seen thousand of times over. Frodo bagginslegolas greenleaf works archive of our own. As a fiction writer he published several books, one of the most famous being the last ringbearer ringbearrer so while he does leave room for moral ambiguity throughout the tale, its still the epic heros journey, and its most moving passages are just those that come straight out of mythology the battle of the pelennor, for example. The novel is based on the premise that the tolkien account is a history written by the victors.
Kirill yuryevich eskov is a respected russian writer, biologist and paleontologist. More specifically shes to help the king of gondor get on his throne first knight by ashadreamweaver. Numerous songs and other musical works, in a wide range of idioms, have been inspired by or refer to the fiction of j. Jan 10, 2020 you wonder about the motivations of the elves. Feb 10, 2011 like the last ringbearer, randalls novel is a retelling of a familiar story from an alternate point of view in this case, scarlett oharas halfsister, the slave cynara. It is written as a revisionist history of the events following the war of the ring. He had to shout to make his powerful voice heard above the clash of arms and cries of the surrounding battle.
The former ringbearer wept bitterly into the silent night. Some tolkien fans have dismissed the last ringbearer as nothing more than fan fiction. Legolas greenleaf, prince of the woodland realm and the heir to thranduils throne, now also a member of the fellowship of the ring, an elite guard to protect the bearer of the one ring on its journey to destruction in the hands of the young hobbit frodo baggins. She bore nenya, one of the three elven rings of power.
Tolkien, the lord of the rings all media types, the lord of the rings movies, the hobbit j. Lord of the rings reworking a hit with fans, but not tolkien estate. Its basically the story of the war told in the lord of the rings, but from a less blackandwhite perspective. Erestor was captured, and disfigured by sauron and his minions, more so than any other elf. The challenge was to recommend the archive sites and individual author sites which provide lotr stories, songs, poems, or art. Oct 05, 2010 its basically the story of the war told in the lord of the rings, but from a less blackandwhite perspective.
After all, tolkein explicitly modeled his writing after such, and we do know things didnt exactly happen the way the saxon bards tell of it. There would be no merciful death, and his torment would hardly be less than that of the ringbearer or the heir of gondor for he had led the wood elves for centuries in their fight as commander of the archers and prince of the realm and now he aided the ringbearer. We accept donations year round, so if you havent donated yet, theres still time to add your support. The ringbearer, a lord of the rings fanfic fanfiction. It is an alternative account of, and an informal sequel to, the events of j. And that was the last of the hobbit who was ringbearer. The other four are ring of darkness by nick perumov, black book of arda by nataliya vasilieva, the last ringbearer by kirill eskov and the great game by nataliya nekrasova. I was expecting it to be the historical truth behind the heroic sagas that are the lord of the rings. Beyond the dawn is one of the five most prominent russian tolkien fanfics.1281 475 957 1387 80 580 1479 989 338 100 1334 100 747 1109 824 1467 784 190 223 446 511 1256 154 973 915 573 1309 653 1264 1054 875 519 1343 528 1450 832 934 1241 438