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Small Hands  by shirebound 11 Review(s)
LavendertookReviewed Chapter: 5 on 11/17/2017
This was wonderful. I love that the brother's have the first Bag End miniature diorama, and that Gondorians kept prized sculptures by the hobbits for generations. And I love all the ways the title comes into play through the tale. Your stories just grow richer with each layer like Frodo's wax hand bath.

Hugs,
LavenderTook

Author Reply: Oh, thank you, my friend! Honestly, I keep thinking that each story will be the last, that there can't possibly be anything more to write about. The hobbits keep surprising me! ♥

lbiloverReviewed Chapter: 5 on 11/6/2017
Aww, what a sweet ending to this tale. I bet that Bag End became a treasure heirloom passed down for generations. It's lovely to think of DelumÓr and CaladÓr being so rewarded for their kindness and devotion to the hobbits. <3

Author Reply: Your review gave me such a big smile this morning. *beams* Bless our hobbits, and everyone who loves them.

AndreaReviewed Chapter: 5 on 11/1/2017
...and Samwise happily kept several pieces redolent with the rose oil he loved

Wow! My comment turned out to be a tiny plot bunny. Thank you very much!

I very much liked the idea of a hobbit "fan shop" in Minas Tirith, and the miniature Bag End made of wax.

But these words from DelumÓr I liked most:

ďMay the lives of all those who stood against the darkness be forever filled with the light of a thousand candles.Ē

Beautiful!

Author Reply: Hooray for Andrea-inspired sweetness! May hobbity love and the brightness it inspires continue to enrich our lives. Happy Halloween, and thank you again for your support and enthusiasm. :)

AntaneReviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/30/2017
ďMay the lives of all those who stood against the darkness be forever filled with the light of a thousand candles.Ē

Love this! We have so much to learn and love from all the heroes of Middle-earth. More precious than gold indeed. Maybe even, dare I say, mithril.

Namarie, God bless, Antane :)

Author Reply: Thank you, Antane. More precious than mithril indeed! I completely agree. :)

Linda HoylandReviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/27/2017
A lovely ending to a lovely story.

Author Reply: Thank you, my friend. I really enjoyed writing and sharing this tale.

demeter dReviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/25/2017
Yes, "happy and heartwarming". And as always, full of love and light. Glad you are still with us!

Author Reply: Thank you so much. I always hope my stories will bring a smile. I'm glad I'm still being inspired by the Professor's amazing Tale!

layneReviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/25/2017
Like I said before, the athelas candles are BRILLIANT. I wish we have them here!

Thank you so much for writing this beautiful story, Janet. I enjoyed it from start to finish. Very much :)

Author Reply: Thank you so much, my friend. I'm inspired now to bring a variety of fragrant candles home to burn when I need cheering up. I'm delighted that you enjoyed this. Our hobbits deserve every happy moment and good friendship. And so do we. :)

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/24/2017
Ah, but so proper a memorial for the Hobbits to have within this shop! Delightful!

Author Reply: Thank you! I'm so happy this rings true for you.

addie71Reviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/24/2017
It's sad to think that Aragorn was afraid some harm might fall the hobbits in Minas Tirith, but it turned out to be a wonderful arrangement for the hobbits and their new friends. I love how this ended.

Author Reply: Oh, thank you. Where to end a story is as challenging for me as how to start it!

MagisReviewed Chapter: 5 on 10/24/2017
This is such a hopeful and heartwarming story! Thank you!

Author Reply: Thank you, Magis. 'Hopeful' and 'heartwarming' are what I most love writing (and reading) about. Our hobbits, and those who love and respect them, deserve their happily-ever-afters. :)

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