"That fic with the unionizing dwarves."
So dwarves are miners, right? And miners have to unionize...
Last year I planned to write a nonfiction book about the systematic gutting of employment law enforcement in the US. When I looked up months later, I realized I'd written a fantasy novel about labor rights instead. And gender, and politics, and even love.
Eighteen months of my life writing this, and I've loved it so much that I wish it wasn't over.The Lay of Dwalin the Dwarf
(4 works, 205982 words, Complete) by Glorfindel
Fandom: The Hobbit (2012)
, The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
, The Hobbit - All Media Types
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Bofur/Dwalin, past Bofur/OMC
Characters: Dwalin, Bofur, Thorin Oakenshield, Balin, Original Characters, Dís, Bifur, Bombur, Nori, Dáin Ironfoot, Fíli, Kíli, Ori - Character, Óin, Dori, Glóin
Additional Tags: Genderswap, Trans Character, Slow Build, glacial build, Actually sometimes I'm not sure there's any build at all, Labor Organizing
Bofur found out Dwalin’s secret quite by accident, the second (or was it the third?) time Dwalin saved his life.