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And Moon Rides High  by joannawrites 5 Review(s)
KathReviewed Chapter: 2 on 2/22/2016
I really loved your three stories of the horror of Helm's Deep and its effect on the three characters.I felt you intertwined the stories beautifully. I felt the love that Aragorn's friends felt for him and was pleased that you allowed Arwen to bring him some comfort.

Thank you for these sad and beautiful tales.

CorielReviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/26/2003
Mmm. Wow. What can I say; there was some powerful stuff here. I have a rather odi et amo opinion of this one; I absolutely loved some parts, and certain others were, of course, rather rough. I find fault with none of it, though. Very insightful!

Brenda G.Reviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/20/2003
What a great follow-up and finish. Legolas' encounter with Eowyn was priceless. In that one exchange, they become a sounding board for each other and find comfort. Lovely moment, especially when Legolas lifts Eowyn from her bow with his gentle reproof. What a noble elf he is. It is wonderful how you breached his walls enabling him to not only receive but dispense compassion to a fellow sufferor.

Then, on the heels of that wonderful scene, the next morning Aragorn's eyes are burning with renewed courage. Our heros are battered but not broken, and infinitely bettered for all that lies ahead.

Wonderfully wrought tale, joannawrites. Thank you.

Brenda G.Reviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/20/2003
What a great follow-up and finish. Legolas' encounter with Eowyn was priceless. In that one exchange, they become a sounding board for each other and find comfort. Lovely moment, especially when Legolas lifts Eowyn from her bow with his gentle reproof. What a noble elf he is. It is wonderful how you breached his walls enabling him to not only receive but dispense compassion to a fellow sufferor.

Then, on the heels of that wonderful scene, the next morning Aragorn's eyes are burning with renewed courage. Our heros are battered but not broken, and infinitely bettered for all that lies ahead.

Wonderfully wrought tale, joannawrites. Thank you.

Brenda G.Reviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/20/2003
How grim is war and death. War Legolas has known, but death is new to him and frightening, especially now that he cares for so many whose lives will end in death. The scene where he is dragging away the orc bodies from the elven dead shook me to the core. He was totally lost to himself. Gimli grappled him back to sanity, but not before Legoas was marked and changed by all he had seen and endured that day. Then swiftly on his descent into madness, you send an innocent to save him from himself. The boy's recovery was just enough hope to offset the blackness enveloping the Mirkwood elf. Then to see Aragorn so diminished and sad. This was a tough first installment to read, but I loved every word of it. You write with great power. I felt as though I were there.

Very powerful imagery. Very well done.

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