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|To See A World by Nightwing||15 Review(s)|
|Theresa Green||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/29/2004|
|I liked Aragorn drifting off into an erotic fantasy in this chapter. And having very, erm, enjoyable dreams about Arwen during the night. Two males stuck out in the wilderness, week after week – I’m sure that they would be missing all the comforts of home! ;-)|
It was also nice to hear Legolas’ bawdy song. Your Elf has a lovely sense of humour. I can still remember him waving the cat’s paw in farewell from chapters ago. And in this chapter I laughed out loud at his comment, “This tea smells like your feet, Aragorn.”
The dignity with which the Elf bears the pain in his head and his tiredness is something I find wholly plausible and it adds a great deal to his character. Even when the pain makes him, as he says, “peevish”, he recognises the fact and apologies to Aragorn. That’s nice!
The news that Legolas would be killed without question if he went to the city was a bit of a shock. I knew that Elves were distrusted, but I didn’t realise that the situation was that bad. And Aragorn’s life is also at risk. I can see why Alun advises them to stay put in their cabin.
Thank you so much for this chapter, Nightwing. I enjoyed it, as is always the case with your writing.
|Firnsarnien||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/23/2004|
|Ha ha! Oh my, Squeaky!? That was priceless! |
Poor Leggy! I continue to mourn for the loss of his sight, but he has truly adjusted well to his blindness. I think that is something only an Elf could do for their senses are better than ours.
I love how his blindness has caused Aragorn to become his protector more than ever now. And those headaches, hmmmm, they give me pause for thought. Are they a sign of a deeper problem or are they a sign that his condition may yet change? Well, whatever the reason for the headaches, I still wish he'd get his sight back, at least by the end of this story.
I'm loving this story and I find myself riveted to each chapter you post. So you've simply got to hurry and get the next one posted ASAP! :) I'll be waiting!
|Alina||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/19/2004|
|Hey, great to have an update - have to repeat myself, I love this story, especially its pace. Very well-crafted. I wonder when those superstitous towns-people will begin to pose a real threat. I´m sure you will reveal more soon (and give Legolas the need to use his bow at some point). Nice to see that you know a bit about bows - so many people who write about them don´t.|
A quick update would be much appreciated (no pressure intended...)
P.S. Just love the cat´s name :-))
|e_vrouw||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/19/2004|
I absolutely love this story.
Of all the fanfiction I've read, and I read A LOT, I think this story is the absolute best.
This might sound strange but one of the things I really like about your writing is the way the title of the chapter is reflected in the story. There are too many authors who don't spend enough time thinking up logical titles for the stories and chapters. Some don't even seem to care and just number them. Giving chapters good names makes the story more accesible and it's easier to search for things you have forgotten.
I really like Squeaky! I love cats and her behavious is very realistic, the way she always comforts and helps Legolas is very charming. It is exactly what my cats would do. But I also have trouble naming cats.
The ending of "Daydream Believer" had me laughing for an hour!
Are Legolas and Aragorn still gonna call her Tithlam or are they gonna switch to Squeaky now? Personally I prefer Tithlam because as Legolas says it shows more respect.
I can't wait to see Legolas using his bow again. :)
I hope Tarnan is gonna visit them soon. I would love to see the interaction between the boy and the elf.
Hope your update soon!
|Avon||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/19/2004|
|I finally got around to catching up with this again. It's still very enjoyable - I enjoy the Aragorn and Legolas realtionship because it is close but not totally soppy. I also enjoyed the practicalities of them caring for themselves.|
|grumpy||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/18/2004|
|Love this chapter and this story, you are very good at details, plus I like how you write the friendship between the two. Aragorn is my favorite, perhaps because he is human, and you write him well. Love it that he snores and talks in his sleep, also love Legolas's bawdy songs, and what the cat's name really is. looking forward to more|
|Elfgirl999||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/18/2004|
|First of all, I would like to say that this was a very good chapter and that I loved it. The |
one thing that makes me want to rip out your throat about, though, is Legolas' blindness.
When are you going to restore it, if ever? Love the story, though, no matter how much I
hate the blindness.
|Muinthel||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/18/2004|
|..oh and I forgot...I just love the way Alun examines Legolas weapons. The way he is amazed about the draw weight of the bow...hehehe... I know how I felt when I got my new bow with a higher draw weight...|
It was excellent how you pointed out the differences in the abilities of humans and elves!
|sol III||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/18/2004|
|Ah, it seems that the very morning I wonder if this will be the day you|
update, a new chapter always shows up. Today was no exception and it
was soooo welcome on this otherwise stinky day (work is not nice, y'see).
I referred a friend to this story as I think it is an intriguing one.
She read no further than the point in the orc attack where Legolas'
vision began blurring. Her reason? "It hurts. It's too real. I
can't stand to see Legolas hurt that way." How's that for an odd
read it and enjoy it after I can assure that it all comes out right
in the end. um...it will come out alright in the end, won't it?
Quiet dignity. That is so perfect a reaction for Legolas,
the quiet way of dealing with his loss and his pain. Fortunately
I'm not blind, but I can relate to the chronic pain, and silence is
the only way to go. Pity is worse than the pain, and whining is
I do love the cat. I no longer doubt Alun's motives after today's chapter;
the cat trusts him and there could be no better endorsement :) I'm with
Legolas on the name issue, though. Squeaky has no dignity. That's another 'been there, done that' issue as my father insisted on addressing
my long ago stable manager, Shiloh (a dainty calico) as Squeaky for the
same reason. She supervised every stall I cleaned and every riding lesson
I taught, but never did manage a decent miaow.
I did love Legolas and his picking at Aragorn. This elf has to
know how love works, and it's good to see the less restrained
sort of humor. He is male and I think it goes without saying that
elf or no, there is that side of him just as there is with all males.
I really enjoyed his means of expressing it :)
Thank you for sharing this story with us. I know it's about to get
darker and that has me a bit worried, but I still smile every time I
see a new chapter.
|Muinthel||Reviewed Chapter: 16 on 3/18/2004|
|....what a great chapter....lol!!!|
I loved the beginning....the mood of the autumnday and the way both assosiate with each other is just perfect in your description. I still grin by the thought how Aragorn blushes. And then you build up the tension through Legolas pain and the unexpected visit of Alun. That was great...and still you let us in complete darkness what really is going on the city and why it is so very dangerous for the both. But I bet you have a very, very interessting turn in your plot.
And the end had me falling of my chair.....Squeaky...that is hilarious!!