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ÖAnd a Great Yearning Filled his Heart.  by perelleth 9 Review(s)
PSWReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/21/2023
This is beautiful! Lyrical and haunting. Thx so much to writing!

Author Reply: Thanks to you for reading and letting me know that you enjoyed!

KloseReviewed Chapter: 1 on 3/5/2022
Perelleth - I feel so much joy to see a new(ish) story from you, although Iím discovering it late. Still, I hope this reaches you. I am re-reading LotR now with my nephew and it reminded me of the fanfiction stories that expanded on my love for this deep and complex legendarium that the Professor created. Yours not the least.

This was such a beautiful take on Tuor and Idrilís arrival, and unexpected. Thereís always this melancholy to your writing that is - painful and hopeful and beautiful, just like life. All at once I am suddenly back in those times of my life where I turned again to Middle-earth (and the ideas and works for my fellow fans)Ö stories are truly so powerful and Iím so thankful that I get to read another one of yours (and two more it seems like). Itís such a strange time we live in, but it seems to have urged many to reconnect with communities like this - which really are havens, arenít they? - and that at least is a wonderful thing.

Author Reply: Hi Klose, so good to hear from you! Strange times that are getting even stranger...and I struggle to find that hope that always underlies Tolkien's words. I too returned to Tolkien during the pandemic...I remember re reading LOTR while waiting in line at the supermarket during lockdown... and it really helped me regain some strength...
I'm glad that you liked it. This story had been buried in my computer since 2006 or so...and only last year I found the right tone for it. It was a pleasure to.go back to those wonderful times. Thanks for stopping by and take care of yourself!

EllieReviewed Chapter: 1 on 3/13/2021
I just reread this and I still marvel at the beauty of it.


Author Reply: Oh, thanks, Ellie, I had missed this somehow! Glad to know! It had been sitting in my files for maaany yearsincomplete, until I finally found the voice to finish it, so I'm happy that it was worth a re read!

KathyGReviewed Chapter: 1 on 1/15/2021
I love it that Tuor and Idril were permitted into Valinor, and that the crews of Turgon's ships were finally allowed the same! =)

Author Reply: Hi, Kathy! Those poor sailors really got a terrible deal, they really deserved that someone rescued them. I'm glad that you liked it, and I am grateful that you took the time to let me know!

EllieReviewed Chapter: 1 on 10/15/2020
What an amazingly beautiful story! Airy, mystical, sad, joyful, hopeful, and magnificent.

Author Reply: I'm happy that you enjoyed it! it had been half written for about a decade! Thanks for letting me know.

Marianel Reviewed Chapter: 1 on 10/1/2020
So beutiful and poignant. It was nice to read of Tuor and currently Im reading more from the Simarillion beacause I want to learn more of the old time in Tolkiens saga.I have not seen so many tales of him in fanfiction.But this must be one of the best. Thank you for your story .❤️😌

Author Reply: I am glad that you enjoyed it, Marianel, and I really appreciate your kind words. I, too, love the stories about the First and Second Ages.

mystarlightReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/23/2020
You made my day with such news!!!

mystarlightReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/22/2020
Wonderfully written story!!!

Author Reply: Thanks, starlight!
I'm slowly making my way through something with Oropher and Gil-galad in it!

EllynnReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/22/2020
This is really beautiful.

Author Reply: I am glad that you liked it! Thanks for letting me know Ellyn!

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