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Sing My Worth Immortal  by perelleth 9 Review(s)
elliskaReviewed Chapter: 1 on 8/3/2007
Hehehe! I would love to see this filmed! The dwarf's expression must be priceless. I love the two stories and Galadriel was perfect for telling her version of it for many reasons, not only because she was the one there that might have seen it. Only a really formidable being would dare tell that to dwarves. I loved this!

Author Reply: LOLOL! Yes, the facial expressions would be more expressive than any words! :-)
This was a very silly tale that I have been wanting to write since I knew of daw's original fiction... I'm glad that you liked it, elliska, and I hope that you had a great holiday!

meckinockReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/25/2007
Galadriel's menfolk at least have the good sense to know when to back down! Great fun, and a great birthday present for daw.

Author Reply: Hehehe, they do know when the day is lost, I'd say..
Thank you, meckinock.

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/24/2007
I'd forgotten about the making of beer in the Kalevala. It's been a time since I read it, obviously! Heh!

And now we know! Thanks for the laughter.

Author Reply: Thank you, Larner, I am happy to provide laughs for free! :-)

Still AnonymousReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/23/2007
This was really surprisingly funny. I especially liked Glorfindel and the bit where Celeborn says Gror had better believe Galadriel because she was there. I also liked the part where Eonwe fell in the barrel. "Darkness everlasting and woe to ...- and the mighty splash." Heh!

Nice story!

Still Anonymous

Author Reply: Thank-you,SA. I'm glad you found it funny... I had a great time writing the scene, which quickly deteriorated -no doubt thanks to the beer. :-)

ElflingimpReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/22/2007
Tee!Hee! Thanks for the laugh!!!!!!!!! That was very amusing!

Author Reply: LOLOL! Glad to be of service, you are welcome, :-)

RedheredhReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/22/2007
Oh, this was fun! and funny! I loved all the elements you wove into this to make it special for Daw. ;)

"Interesting, these cultural differences, don't you agree, Galadriel?" Glorfindel asked her gleefully, surrendering to he suicidal streak that not even his long sojourning Mandos halls had managed to appease, much to his companions' despair. - ROFL! I loved that! You gave Elrond and Celeborn some really good bits too!

Three generations of women together... look out, guys! Arwen's dual loyalty was very insightful and amusing. She has no husband yet to influence her on where she must draw the line. Her brothers too are more neutral and bent on having a good time.

Both of Galadriel's stories were very entertaining. Much more entertaining the truth, which is what legend and myth are all about anyway!

And Poor Gror! Endearingly clueless!

Good story, Perelleth. Hope you enjoy the remainder of your vacation.

Happy Birthday, Daw!

Author Reply: Thank you Redheredh! it was a bit of silliness indeed. Galadriel was feeling playful so I am nt sure that she did not make up parts in both stories, but to me the second one seems more probable too... and I loved the image of dwarves drenched in beer ;-)

I am enjoying every minute, thanks! :-)

BodkinReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/22/2007
Oh, brilliant. I love Glorfindel's recklessness. Cultural exchange, indeed! He's lucky to have escaped with a mere second life. I love Celeborn and Elrond's wary caution - and Celeborn's eventual irritation with the dumb dwarf. (Never mention a lady's age, Celeborn. Not even if she is older than dirt. ... Especially if she's older than dirt.)

Gror ended up with rather more than he reckoned with. And learned not to patronise Galadriel. Unless he had imbibed too much gruit ale to recognise the lesson.

Author Reply: THank you, Bodkin! THe poor dwrf was caught in the middle of it all and could not know where the blows came from... and Celebron just opened his motuh a bit more than what was safe..perhaps due to the gruit ale as well...

erunyauveReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/21/2007
>>The cold voice finally sipped into the singer, who stopped in mid-song and turned slowly to meet the deathly threat that loomed from the door.

::snork:: And I love the bit about Yavanna and her husband's unfinished projects - very clever, the way you combined the Kalavala version with Tolkien's myth.

Author Reply: Thank you, erunyauve! Legends and myths are often woven around more prosaic events, and I have always pictured Aule as a bit of mad inventor... :-)

daw the minstrelReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/21/2007

I burst out laughing when I saw the reference to brewing, and then alchemy, no less. Apparently, there's no getting away from that story.

“Oh, look, you are back!”

LOLOL. Like Galadriel has never heard that one before! How funny that Arwen isn't sure whether it would be more fun to be an accuser or one of the accused.

Poor Gror with his drippy beard. Of course, that's easy for me to say when I'm not one of the people getting ale flung on them. But still he doesn't really know the danger looming over him in the fair form of the Lady of the Woods.

I've always found the story of the dwarves creation touching. The love of Aule is almost heartbreaking. I like the idea they were soaked in beer almost from the start.

Thank you so much for this delightful gift.

Author Reply: I am relieved that you could still laugh at it! :-)

I feared it would be a bit too much after those two weeks but I had the idea a few months ago and could not come up with another! :-) And brewing and alchemy do go together, don't they? Can you believe that I had not made the connection until I read your review? LOLOL!

Thanks to you, daw, for endless hours of entertainment.

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