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Pairing: Maedhros/Fingon
Alternative name(s): Russingon, Fingros
Gender category: slash, m/m
Fandom: Silmarillion
Canonical?: No
Prevalence: common
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Maedhros/Fingon (more popularly known as Russingon or sometimes Fingros) is a popular pairing in the Silmarillion fandom.

The romance is between Maedhros, son of Feanor, and his half cousin, Fingon, son of Fingolfin.

Both are Noldor Elves.

History of Fingon/Maedhros shipping

Maedhros/Fingon has been around for a long time; works on FanFiction.Net date back to 2002. Today it is one of the most often written about pairs from the Tolkien Fandom on Archive of Our Own.

Example Fanworks


  • Under the Curse, by Finch on — One of the first Maedhros/Fingon fanfics
  • The Starless Road, by emilyenrose on AO3 now on orphan_account — The Maedhros/Fingon with the major number of bookmarks in AO3 as of 2021, a must read in its epic journey to return Maedhros from the Void and Fingon's perspective on the crimes his old lover comitted.

Fan Art

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