I’m not sure how it happened, but a post on my dash got me started on a massive trawl of the Tolkien’s dwarves tag and I ended up somehow discovering this most excellent (ongoing) story, Sansûkh by Determamfidd.
I could praise it all day, but I’ll spare you. Anyway, the thing is, it totally rekindled my feelings over Legolas and Gimli’s relationship.
Lord of the Rings : Gender Swapped
Holy shit, can this please happen? Fucking perfect casting
OH MY FUCKIN I’M HAVING A SITUATION ALKJSLAJGLAJG;AJG;
I’m aware genderswaps were chosen by similarity to the original actors buts it would be even better if there were POCs in the mix while we are at it, like that awesome Bilbo-lady (or was she Frodo?) I’ve been seeing around Tumblr, she was perf…<3
World of the Ring by Jian Guo
Middle-Earth seems like it’s a pretty happening place: plenty of exotic locales to explore, elves handing out gifts, trees to ride when your footses ache, and treasure available only to those courageous enough to take it. If it ever existed in a Tolkien novel or note, then Jian has probably drawn it: his jaw-droppingly resplendent masterpieces tell just as enthralling a story as the novels they emulate… though in considerably fewer words. The lead image: “A Long Adventure with a Hobbit” is available in print form at Jian’s DeviantArt.