This challenge marks a special occasion, because it is our 60th monthly
challenge. That means, Teitho is celebrating is 5th birthday!
As of this moment, we are having 60 challenges on the site with
548 stories that were submitted for them: a big chunk of amazing
reading for everyone interesting in Lord of the Rings fanfiction.
Thank you everyone who participated in one way or another - by writing,
reading, voting, commenting, suggesting themes or just stopping by occasionally.
But, without further ado, here is the theme for the January challenge:
The Price of Freedom.
Freedom is one of the most precious things in life. Unfortunately,
often we only start to appreciate it once we've lost it. And since it
is so precious and fragile, sometimes we have to go to great lenghts
to ensure it or win it back. This time around, we want you to explore
What are people willing to risk? What is the price they pay, willingly
or unwillingly? Who would threaten freedom and why? Spin a tale for
Here are the stories for this challenge. To vote, please send your
top three stories to firstname.lastname@example.org
till February 14th. This theme was suggested by Elven Fforestydd,
And here are the winners:
Valuable Lesson by Daisymall13
That Matters by Adonnen Estenniel
Moria by White Wolf 3rd place
is Never Free by Nieriel Raina 1st place
Last Thing by Aeärwen
Release by WendWriter
Sacrifices by AiedailWing
and Stones by Linda Hoyland 2nd place
Thousand-Yard-Stare by Elven Fforestydd
Beyond Price by Nautika
See The Light by Mirach 1st place