The Flower and the Fountain by Aduial
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Summary: Glorfindel and Ecthelion were famed captains of Gondolin. What were they like as children? What kind of relationship did they share?
Categories: FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion, FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Challenges: None
Parent Series: None
Stories: 23
Series Type: Closed


The Flower and the Fountain 1. At Your Acquaintance by Aduial

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Summary: Long before being renowned as the captains of the hidden city of Gondolin, Glorfindel and Ecthelion were children once. Just how did they meet in the first place? (Valinor, during the Years of the Trees)
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2409 | Read count: 437

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Published: September 13, 2009 | Updated: September 13, 2009


The Flower and the Fountain 2. Childish Kisses by Aduial

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Summary: Just a few months shy of his majority, Glorfindel ponders the pleasures of a kiss and asks his friend, Ecthelion, to help him. (90 years before the crossing of Helcaraxë)
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2437 | Read count: 346

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The Flower and the Fountain 3. The Oath of FĂ«anor by Aduial

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Summary: The Light of the Two Trees is gone, the Silmarils stolen. When FĂ«anor and his sons swear their oath and begin to lead the Noldor from Aman, Glorfindel is torn between staying with his parents or following the rest of his family to the Middle-earth he longs to see.

It had started out so well; no one was aware it was all about to go so very wrong...
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3384 | Read count: 241

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The Flower and the Fountain 4. Swan Ships by Aduial

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Summary: The White Ships of the Teleri, their pride and joy, wrenched horribly from their hands. One of the few who dared not raise a hand against such fair people, Ecthelion watches in despair and horror friends and family he has come to know and love fall before his eyes.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1683 | Read count: 201

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The Flower and the Fountain 5. Touch of Cold by Aduial

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Summary: The Grinding Ice claims many lives, including those of Ecthelion's parents. With part of his family in Aman and part gone, he nearly gives up hope and becomes another victim of the ice.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2890 | Read count: 252

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The Flower and the Fountain 6. By the Sea by Aduial

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Summary: Nevrast, the first seat of Turgon's power. Both Glorfindel and Ecthelion learn to adjust to their new lives in a place they have never seen, and the memories of their crossing begin to fade so that they may heal.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2181 | Read count: 247

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The Flower and the Fountain 7. First Times, Lasting Loves by Aduial

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Summary: Hidden feelings are revealed one night as Glorfindel and Ecthelion have their first lessons in their first, and last, loves. (Nevrast after the crossing of Helcaraxë)
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3507 | Read count: 421

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Published: September 14, 2009 | Updated: September 14, 2009


The Flower and the Fountain 8. Misunderstandings by Aduial

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Summary: Glorfindel misinterprets Ecthelion's affections towards a she-elf, a misunderstanding which could cost the both of them their relationship.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4124 | Read count: 324

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The Flower and the Fountain 9. Fair One by Aduial

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Summary: Glorfindel's point-of-view as he contemplates his relationship with Ecthelion while watching the other elf bathe.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1980 | Read count: 260

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The Flower and the Fountain 10. Golden One by Aduial

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Summary: Ecthelion's point-of-view as he contemplates his relationship with Glorfindel while watching the other elf spar.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1930 | Read count: 277

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The Flower and the Fountain 11. Dance With Me by Aduial

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Summary: Tarnin Austa is a festival the elves of Gondolin greatly look forward to, especially the maidens of the eleven elven houses. They use the King's ball as a way of finding an appropriate mate. This year, all eyes turn to the fair Lord of the Fountain.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2477 | Read count: 324

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The Flower and the Fountain 12. Favorite Place to Kiss by Aduial

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Summary: After a long and trying day in the King's court in Gondolin, Glorfindel and Ecthelion unwind by telling the other about their favorite places to kiss.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3190 | Read count: 279

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The Flower and the Fountain 13. A Moment of Peace by Aduial

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Summary: After a hectic day, Glorfindel and Ecthelion take turns smoothing out frazzled wits and tense muscles.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4108 | Read count: 233

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The Flower and the Fountain 14. Duet by Aduial

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Summary: Ecthelion has created a new composition upon his flute, and implores Glorfindel to sing with him.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 2147 | Read count: 177

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The Flower and the Fountain 15. Winter's Day by Aduial

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Summary: Winter approaches Gondolin. On a bright morning, snow descends upon the white city, and Glorfindel and Ecthelion share the day together.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4377 | Read count: 198

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The Flower and the Fountain 16. The Unheard of Assignment by Aduial

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Summary: Turgon calls his two trusted captains to him and gives them an assignment to keep their minds free from foreboding. It isn't quite the type of assignment Glorfindel and Ecthelion thought they would be receiving.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4075 | Read count: 169

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The Flower and the Fountain 17. Unnumbered Tears by Aduial

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Summary: The Nirnaeth Arnoediad, the Battle of Unnumbered Tears. It has been long years since the battle ended. And yet, with foreboding entering his heart, Ecthelion begins to remember the last words Huor uttered to him and needs Glorfindel's comfort.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3609 | Read count: 173

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The Flower and the Fountain 18. Let's Not Say Good-bye by Aduial

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Summary: The fall of Gondolin is near. The captains sense the impending doom of the Hidden Rock, as well as their deaths. They take the time to share memories to keep them going in the days to come.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4048 | Read count: 161

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The Flower and the Fountain 19. To See You Again by Aduial

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Summary: Gondolin has crumbled, Turgon is dead, and one of many Balrogs threatens to cut off the escape of Tuor, Idril and the rest of the people. Ecthelion challenges Gothmog, imploring Glorfindel to see the people to safety; he has no choice but to do so, leaving his lover behind. (at the Square of the Palace of the King before Ecthelion's fall)
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 3866 | Read count: 216

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The Flower and the Fountain 20. In Loving Memory by Aduial

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Summary: Tuor and Idril are safely away, but Glorfindel plunges to his death after slaying a Balrog. He regrets nothing as his final thoughts turn to Ecthelion, and their next meeting.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4762 | Read count: 186

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The Flower and the Fountain 21. Awakening and Return by Aduial

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Summary: A second childhood relieved, but the beginning of his years are filled with a sadness he doesn't understand. Soon, however, the memories return and Glorfindel learns just what is missing in his new life. Yet he must bid farewell to his parents yet again as he goes to Elrond‘s aid, but leaves a heartfelt message behind.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 5289 | Read count: 197

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The Flower and the Fountain 23. Awaiting by Aduial

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Summary: Reborn on the shores of Valinor, Ecthelion relives memories of his last moments in Gondolin. His only consolation during this traumatic time after returning are the kind words of Estelien and the hope that Glorfindel will return one day.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 4976 | Read count: 196

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The Flower and the Fountain 24. My Love to You, Forever by Aduial

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Summary: The Third Age has ended; the elves set sail for Valinor. For Glorfindel, he wonders if he'll meet Ecthelion again on the shores of their birthplace.
Category: FPS, FPS > Ecthelion/Glorfindel, FPS > Glorfindel/Ecthelion
Characters: Ecthelion, Glorfindel
Type: None
Warning: None
Series: The Flower and the Fountain
Challenge: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 10583 | Read count: 450

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