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Would You Believe Where the Prompt Led?  by Antane 7 Review(s)
utfrogReviewed Chapter: 1 on 1/3/2009
Very clever - I had looked at this for a couple of days but never read it until just now. You did a good job with Frodo's reactions to all the unusual characters he met. Thanks

There was an excellent fanfiction story for the Babylon 5 universe that had folks from other universes showing up on the space station to help. The final scene had a group of rangers led by Aragorn. Since the Babylon 5 storyline was heavily Tolkien influenced, this was particularly funny. Sorry - I do not remember the name or author.

Author Reply: Thank you - glad you enjoyed!

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

Aearloth LindirReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/31/2008
I love it! I got to the bit about "Have you seen Leia" and just couldn't stop laughing. And of course, Mr Spock the Elf...

I got a little bit confused when switching between people talking, but worked it out in the end.

Only your second attempt at humour? Please keep them coming - they're really good.

Author Reply: Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoyed!

Happy Yule!

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

AndreaReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/28/2008
That was funny!

I especially liked it that Frodo mistook Luke's blue glowing "sword" as a sign of approaching orcs.

Orville? I think I remember seeing him in a movie I watched with my dad in the cinema 30 years ago. In German it was called "Bernard und Bianca", two mice who rescued a little girl from a very bad woman.

I don't know Agent 99, but I loved it that she knew Frodo Baggins from the books like we do :)

Author Reply: Thank you! You remember Orville correctly. :) I loved Luke for a *long* time before Mr. Underhill took his place. :)

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

6336Reviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/28/2008
I think you did very well, I recognised all of the charecters if not the stories and I loved that 99 knew who Frodo was and thanked him!

Author Reply: Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed!

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

eilujReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/28/2008
What fun! I think your depictions *are* on target, as I recognized all of them. All, that is, except Orville -- I think I read the book once, but it's been so many decades ago that I'm not even certain about that, and I have *no* memory remaining of the plot; I definitely didn't see the film.

The format is a bit difficult -- maybe you could use section-breaks between the different encounters, and separate each encounter into a number of conventional paragraphs?

Author Reply: Thank you! I'm glad you think I had everyone right! You should see The Rescuers film - it's a lot of fun!

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/27/2008
Cute! Love seeing Spock and Bones especially! And 99, of course!

Author Reply: Hantanyel for enjoying and for writing your chapter that my bunny was so inspired by! :) 99 was definitely the most favorite character here.

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

SunnyReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/27/2008
Some fics make the imagination work... :-)
I have posted the same review to Larner's original.

I spent some time amusing myself with what sort of references I would put in, if I had the sort of mind that is capable of writing fiction. I _love_ reading, and I _am_ imaginative - if you had a peek in my wardrobe you would know _that_ (My latest creation is a winter coat deeply inspired by 18-century justaucorps. What use is making a garment if you can’t wear it every day?), or the last year’s birthday- or Christmas presents for the family (quilts!!) (reminds me I must mention my current UFO [UnFinished Object] in some post to Fiondil). But when it comes to words I have all the imagination of a block of stone. *turns bright green with envy*
I know, Master Ruvemir might be able to turn that humble block of stone into some delightful flight of fancy. _I_ would probably just sit there, though maybe one of his apprentices might be able to embellish me with an appropriate pattern (not _all_ that simple a pattern, though. Maybe something inspired by the woodwork decorations on the old Norse Stave Churches…)

My current list is: A white, blue-eyed horse; an enormous tree around which a large house is built (who might drop a tasty nut on Frodo’s head); a big, black-clad guy with a glowing, humming, sword-like thingy; a tall, pale, black-haired guy who looks a bit like Námo after the Ninny-incident with a smaller Goth girl; Two big guys with fox-like ears (particularly amusing, that, since the Hradani are the Bahzellverse equivalent of Orcs…); a six-legged feline with a frisbee and a low sense of humour; a Hobbit-sized Man in a General’s uniform in white and grey; a tall, dark-skinned, golden-eyed man with a golden mark on his right hand; a Pernese Dragon; a small, black cat greeting me in the Speech; Spock; Wizard Derk, putting spells on his mansion to make it look like a proper Dread Lord’s Citadel; a tall, grey-clad, grim looking guy with only one eye; a black-clad guy with a staff that looks like curdled light; a tall, pale-skinned, ruby-eyed woman with glittery black hair streaked with white; a green-eyed, bespectacled ex-nerd with a busty, blond Valkyrie…
… and that is about as far as I am able to make it before my brain implodes and I drift off to Dreamland…

Those are various characters (or, in the case of the Tree, _whatever_) that have tended to stick with me. Definitely favorites, of one kind or another.

(If someone can’t figure out what I am referring to, email me at ghnordhagen (at) hotmail (dot) com, and I will send references (and more))

Author Reply: I have no idea who anyone but Spock is there! I've read of Pern but haven't read any of it or if I have it's was a long long time ago.

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

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