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Fan Fic: The Awkward Adventures of Meghan Whimblesby
The Awkward Adventures of Meghan Whimblesby
), by FebruarySong, inserts a fan character into the movie version of The Lord of the Rings
, and uses the fandom's three most common clichés:
- A girl falls into Middle-earth and becomes an elf.
- She becomes the Tenth Walker.
- She falls in love with Legolas.
This time, the girl is Meghan Whimblesby, a college student who is Afraid of Blood
. Her friends are fans, but Meghan hates The Lord of the Rings
. Yet when she falls in, she starts enjoying it. As the tenth member of Frodo's company, Meghan is persistent but useless. Legolas, the only other elf, takes interest in Meghan, and the romance comes gradually.
FebruarySong started this story in 2007 and is still adding chapters as of 2014. The Protectors of the Plot Continuum
made an intelligence report
The Awkward Adventures of Meghan Whimblesby provides examples of: