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At the Turning of the Year  by Suzelle 6 Review(s)
obsidianjReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/25/2014
Oh, this is lovely. Restoring old traditions will go a long way in establishing Aragorn as the chieftain. I like the way you have the family interact with Aragorn.

MattReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/24/2014
What a great story. I have always liked stories of Aragorn's return to the Dunadaen and this is a truly great one. The characters are nicely developed and the scenery powerful. I wonder if you'd do a few more in this A/U as Aragorn tries to settle into his new responsibilities? I thank you for your hard work on this and wish you the happiest of yuletide holidays.

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/21/2014
"First Footing" is an ancient tradition, and one that is delightful. An excellent tradition indeed, and I rejoice that Aragorn was able to play his part so well.

Lovely introduction to his own people's traditions.

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

UTfrogReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/21/2014
Thank you for this delightful story. It was a wonderful view of Aragorn's early days as chieftain.

Author Reply: You're quite welcome, and thank you for your kind words! I'm so happy you enjoyed it.

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/21/2014
What a marvelous, moving story. I love it when Aragorn is among his people, learning from them and helping them to kindle hope for a new year. He'll treasure his father's knife as much as the children will treasure the Chieftain's gifts... and the adults will treasure one another.

We do not have much here, but we provide what we can for our loved ones.

And so do we all. Thank you for this lovely Yule story.

Author Reply: Thank you for for your kind words, Shirebound! I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed the story. And I am glad that moment stuck out to you...in some ways I feel like it's one of the most important lessons Aragorn has to learn in these early years.

FreyalynReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/21/2014
What a lovely idea, and a touching story. Thank you for sharing it on this longest night of the year.

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

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