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|Dreamflower's Mathoms III by Dreamflower||6 Review(s)|
|shirebound||Reviewed Chapter: 23 on 3/12/2015|
|I love this so much. What a wonderful way to view this shirt, and Gandalf's words.|
|Larner||Reviewed Chapter: 23 on 3/10/2015|
|Oh, but how profound! Yes!|
|Antane||Reviewed Chapter: 23 on 3/10/2015|
|I hadn't thought of that before - what Saruman's hateful stroke must have looked like and felt like. Surprising in a way that Frodo allowed them to help and allowing them to see the other scars but I am glad he did. A worthy gift indeed Bilbo gave him.|
Namarie, God bless, Antane :)
|Andrea||Reviewed Chapter: 23 on 3/10/2015|
|I think of how many times this bit of treasure saved Frodo's life--it was worth the price of the Shire, of all of the free world.|
Yes, indeed! I completely agree.
Author Reply: Thank you! I could just see Merry understanding the true meaning of Gandalf's words at that point.
|Kitty||Reviewed Chapter: 23 on 3/9/2015|
|Oh, I hadn't really thought about that quote further, knowing that Mithril was rare, but I think Merry (or you ;)) is on to something here. When you look at it like that, the Mithril shirt was indeed worth so much more than mere money - nothing less than the freedom of Middle-earth from a great evil and many thousand lives. And that's something that can't ever be paid for with money.|
Author Reply: Exactly. And knowing who and what Gandalf was, I don't think the price he'd put on it would be a material price, although I am sure that was great as well. But it would not be the most important thing to Gandalf--nor to Frodo's cousins.
|Lindelea||Reviewed Chapter: 23 on 3/9/2015|
|Oh, yes, definitely. Gandalf had the right of it. |
Author Reply: He certainly did.