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Many Happy Returns  by Grey Wonderer 105 Review(s)
Celeste Lucretia BlackReviewed Chapter: 3 on 5/15/2021
Oh, I couldn't stop laughing!

Celeste Lucretia BlackReviewed Chapter: 1 on 5/15/2021
I'd like to hear about it as well

DreamflowerReviewed Chapter: 14 on 8/15/2007
Your new story somehow put me in the mood to re-read *this* story, which is my favorite among your longer stories. You know what? I liked it even more this time around! I don't know of any other fanfic writer who can manage that perfect combination of humor and sentiment the way you can--it's always just right: no matter how slapstick the comedy, you have that touch of love underneath that always grounds the story.

Author Reply: Awww, thank you! That is so sweet of you to say. I'm glad you found this one worth reading over and another review too! You've gone and made me blush but I liked it!

EstellaBReviewed Chapter: 14 on 4/28/2006
This story is very cute :)

Author Reply: Thank you. It was once a bunch of story stories and then I framed them and turned them into this. Glad you liked it.

Pathvain AelienReviewed Chapter: 14 on 7/14/2004
I just now noticed that you had posted a new story up on Arda, so I had to come read it right away. I loved it, especially the clever way that you were able to tell so many different stories. I think it might be my new favorite. :P

Author Reply: Why thank you so much! I am very glad that you enjoyed this one and thank you for the lovely review.

TialysReviewed Chapter: 14 on 7/12/2004
Great chapters. I loved Pippin and Estella's dance and would have loved to actually see it. Pippin was so cute with Diamond and they finally got their dance! Yay! Your description of her was beautiful. Wonderful job!


Author Reply: Thank you. I always picture Diamond with dark hair for some reason. I love to see folks who know what they're doing dance because I was never any good at it so I would love to see this dance the way it looked in my head while I was writing this. Glad you enjoyed it.

Hai TookReviewed Chapter: 14 on 7/12/2004
All that trouble that Frodo goes to and then Pippin and Estella mess up his attempts! It was a right funny story! It sounds like maybe Estella is getting use to speaking to Pippin in the right manner at least she got him to ask Diamond for a dance! Poor Diamond hinting about it all the time while Pippin just stood there! The last bit with Saradoc looking in on Merry and Pippin was very sweet! Thank you for such a wonderful story!

Author Reply: Glad you enjoyed it. Seems poor Frodo's plans didn't quite work out the way he intended but at least things turned out all right in the end. Put in that last bit as an afterthought and it seems to have worked out. Glad you enjoyed it and thanks for the lovely review.

PIppinfan1988Reviewed Chapter: 14 on 7/11/2004
He had worried that his Merry would never be able to return to a normal life. He had watched Pippin jump at the slightest sound and reach for a sword that he wasn’t wearing. He had watched Merry leave a lantern lit in his room at night and wondered if his only son would ever sleep peacefully in the dark again. They were, both of them, changed. That was true enough, but there still remained a great deal of the two lads that he had watched grow up. - GW

Oh, my gosh, isn't that so true? This is exactly how I see our beloved Merry and Pippin post-Quest, however, after writing a "certain" story, I'm going to revisit their childhood again for a bit. Your story had a lovely ending--or shall we say "beginning"--for Pippin and Diamond. Thank you for sharing this wonderful tale! :-)


Author Reply: Thank you for reading this. I always enjoying hearing what you think of this things. That is probably as far as I will ever go with the Diamond and Pippin romance. Others have done such a lovely job on it that I don't think I'd try it unless a very different twist occured to me, so that bit is probably my beginning and my ending on it. They just dance off into the sunset and live happily ever after.....

PIppinfan1988Reviewed Chapter: 13 on 7/11/2004
Oh, my that was soooo sweet!! I'm so sorry for not finishing this up sooner--I had started it, but got distracted.

All I can say, is it's a good thing I only have my dog here, because I was sitting here laughing my butt off! You wrote the dance "contest" beautifully! I felt like I was one of the observers! Watching Pippin expertly twirl Estella above his head like a baton while a crowd of hobbits looked on reminded me of one thing: Saturday Night Hobbits!! All Pippin needed was a white polyester waist coat and his curls slicked back... :-)


Author Reply: LOL I never thought of that! Pip in the white suit, now there's something to think about.............. oh, sorry distracted for a minute.
I am so glad that you enjoyed this, but how did your dog like it?
Hope you were distracted by something good, like a new story that you are writing or more chapters of Roses?

ElenarReviewed Chapter: 14 on 7/5/2004
I loved that Estella was the one that pushed Pippin into asking Diamond to dance. A very nice story.

Author Reply: Thank you! I thought she just might have to stand in for Merry on this one as poor Frodo seemed to be striking out. LOL Thank you for reading this and for the reviews!

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