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Beneath Strange Stars  by Larner 5 Review(s)
AndreaReviewed Chapter: 13 on 2/22/2015
That is a great idea!

But Bilbo has missed an opportunity: He could have given a similar book to Frodo before he left to destroy the Ring. And he would have returned with many more autographs of very famous people :-)

Author Reply: What a delightful thought, Andrea! It would do well on eBay, don't you think? Heh!

LindeleaReviewed Chapter: 13 on 2/19/2015
Awwww. I can just see this.

I'm sure Elrond will be successful... and I should imagine Finrod would be as delighted with the acquaintance as Bilbo.

Author Reply: Well, with "Elrond" as my prompt, knowing Bilbo wrote his poem about Earendil, this just seemed to fit! Heh! And I suspect you're right about Finrod.

AntaneReviewed Chapter: 13 on 2/18/2015
Oh, I hope you write a sequel to this! That would cool if they could meet somehow.

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

Author Reply: You never know--I just might one day!

SunnyReviewed Chapter: 13 on 2/17/2015
So typical of Bilbo! Here he is, having passed up the old Took, and still he is making plans and looking gleefully forward!
I can definitely see Bilbo badgering Elrond into trying to convince the luminaries of previous ages to come and write in his book. And then get said luminaries to get their famous friends and acquaintances to come, too!

Author Reply: I was given Elrond as a person I had to include in my story in which some character Tolkien gave us did a typical fannish action, and suddenly I found myself imagining Bilbo standing in the Hall of Fire reciting "Earendil was a mariner that tarried...," and found that it had to be Bilbo, who'd basically done a fanfic honoring Earendil by writing his famous poem. So, this was born! Bilbo and his white autograph album in which he gathers stories of various people written by the individuals themselves just seemed natural to me! And I can see him convincing others to bring their friends as well.

Thanks so, Sunny!

UTfrogReviewed Chapter: 13 on 2/17/2015
I so hope Elrond was successful. Great story.

Author Reply: I hope so, too! Heh! Thanks!

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