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This and That  by Lindelea 6 Review(s)
Agape4GondorReviewed Chapter: 1 on 2/9/2008
This was cute. And I like the continued reference to the broken string... it's difficult enough to play with a broken string, never mind a hangover!

Author Reply: LOL, so very true!

Thanks for stopping by.

Queen GaladrielReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/18/2006
LOL! Oh, I love it! That is priceless and a wonderful explanation of how such dignified Elves as we meet in LOTR could sing such silly songs as they did in the Hobbit!
God bless,
Galadriel

Author Reply: Well there just had to be a logical explanation...

Thanks!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 3/17/2005
Been a while since I read this one. Still love it. And perching in a tree might make it easier to sing such a sont.

Author Reply: Hm. Was it perching in the tree that spawned the song, or the song that led to the perching?

BodkinReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/4/2004
Music? With breakfast? I can think of a lot of people who wouldn't much appreciate that - and not just hung-over harpers! Gandalf, for one. ('Mithrandir. My frowns can’t hold a candle to his!') Any visiting dwarves. Bilbo, on the other hand, would glory in it - and so will Sam, eventually.

‘It is better suited to perching in a tree, I think.’ What a gorgeous dig that is. And the vision of dawning understanding and cringing embarrassment - and the knowledge that would live with an elf for a very very long time. One of those office party moments.

I wonder who the harper was talking to. An elf of the Golden Wood? In Bilbo's old age. H'mm. Good tale.


Author Reply: "One of those office party moments" -- perfect summation!

It's fun to speculate about whom the elf of the Golden Wood was...

Thanks!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/2/2004
This one has me flat out laughing with the image of the hung-over Elven harper. Lovely!

Author Reply: Thanks! I appreciate the feedback you've been leaving on the shorter pieces whilst I try to wrestle the longer ones back into submission... Somehow feedback, even on an unrelated story, gives me motivation to keep hacking away.

And your own story has 12 chapters now! And here I am with no time to read.

Ah, well, There's *got* to be a weekend coming up that isn't booked solid.

Thanks again!

BeruthielReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/2/2004
Very cute!

I did wonder how such dignified Elves could be singing "Tra-la-la-lally". Not quite what one would expect from wise creatures thousands of years old, is it? I like your explanation of that odd behaviour.

Ever wonder what's in that wine?

Author Reply: I have on occasion wondered what was in the wine... imagine wine strong enough to make an Elf climb a tree and sing like a bird. Or forget his duty to his king! (D'you think Thranduil's chief butler lost his job?)

Thanks!

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