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Another Moment of your Time  by Larner 10 Review(s)
LindeleaReviewed Chapter: 4 on 4/1/2013
Alas, poor Frodo!

Author Reply: I agree. To lose Bilbo's companionship must have been difficult. Thanks so!

AntaneReviewed Chapter: 4 on 5/2/2010
Ah, poor Frodo, all that he gained was nothing compared to what he lost. *hugs him*

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

Author Reply: Yes, you are so right about that, Antane. Thanks so!

LindeleaReviewed Chapter: 4 on 4/7/2010
Well done! Very poignant. *sigh*

Author Reply: Thank you so. No matter the good and recognition brought him that day, losing Bilbo's company would be seen as a great cost, I think.

See you this coming weekend, I hope.

GamgeeFestReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/27/2010
Getting what you want and growing up aren't always as you expected, especially when they come at such a price.

Author Reply: No matter how desirable it might be to be seen as an adult, it is still painful to lose a beloved parent or guardian! Thank you so!

KittyReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/21/2010
Poor Frodo. It's probably good that he doesn't know what really lies in store for him ...

Author Reply: Oh, you are so right, Kitty! Foreknowledge here would have been a great cruelty, I suspect.

Raksha The DemonReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/17/2010
Poor Frodo - with increased status and property comes more responsibility - we rarely realize the positive aspects of a certain phase in life until that phase ends...

Very well done!

Author Reply: Thanks so, Raksha. Yes, more responsibility--AND the loss of Bilbo's companionship. No matter how he might have wanted Bilbo to find his wanderlust indulged at last, this separation must have hurt!

Linda HoylandReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/12/2010
Poor Frodo, what a coming of age!I loved the twist in this drabble.

Author Reply: Yes, he's come of age and into his inheritance--with all the changes thrust upon him at once, including the willing absence of Bilbo from his life. It must have felt rather bitter to him, no matter how willing he might have been for Bilbo's own wanderlust to be slaked.

ArmarielReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/11/2010
Premonitions? mmmmmmmm..........

Author Reply: Perhaps premonitions, or perhaps just the realization that once again he's left on his own. No matter how capable and intelligent, losing Bilbo's company must have hurt.

AndreaReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/11/2010
Great one, Larner!

So much said with so few words.

Who wouldn't like to stop the time or even go back to a happier time at some point? Especially Frodo must have known this feeling.
But it was also Frodo who showed us that there is always hope, as long as we carry on!

P.S.: Handy is a very interesting "American" hobbit. I'll go check on his progress now.

Author Reply: He carried on beyond the scope of his own hope, allowing others to know theirs. And to find his own hope again he had to leave Middle Earth completely. Thanks so.

And glad you are finding Handy interesting--and I'm certain Celeritas thanks you, too. A happy Sunday to you!

harrowcatReviewed Chapter: 4 on 3/11/2010
We spend a lot of time growing up and wishing to be older than we are. But it takes a moment like this, when reality hits, for us to wish time would stand still or go backwards.

If I only have time to comment once Larner where would you prefer I do it?

Author Reply: Yes, reality has hit--all the rights--and responsibilities--of adulthood thrust at him all at the same time, and the loss of the one he loves as a parent and friend.

As for where you should comment--I can't say for certain, but I certainly understand how replying in a number of places can be at least time consuming. Wherever you wish!

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