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Unusual Friendship  by Nurayy 9 Review(s)
MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 4 on 2/23/2021
Nurayy!

Once again this is wonderful. The relationship that exists between Legolas and Gimli is so artfully crafted by your words. You can sense both Legolas' ethereal spirit and Gimli's warm and gruff earthy-ness so well. I love how you show how Legolas has stolen into Gimli's heart. Tis wonderful. And very impressive that Legolas somehow got Gimli to take his boots!! Amazing!

I will be dealing with this exact concept eventually in "Reunion in Mirkwood" I hope I handle it at least half as well as you do!

Thank you for this!

Stay safe, Mellon nin!

((hugs))

MM

Author Reply: Dear Mirkwoodmaiden
I'm so glad you enjoyed this. I had fun writing that unshoed part :)
Thank you for your lovely comment!
Stay well!

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 4 on 2/21/2021
The ending to this piece is such a satisfying and healing experience for them both.

If you like, here is a link to a one-chapter ficlet I wrote about this very special friendship. (Please don't feel obligated to read or comment!)

http://www.storiesofarda.com/chapterlistview.asp?SID=7538


Author Reply: Shirebound, thank you so much for reading and always leaving a lovely comment. Of course I will go and read your take on these two. I'm always interested at how others write them.

MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 3 on 2/11/2021
Nurayy!!

This is so wonderful! Once again you capture their spirits so wonderfully. I love how Gimli seems to be communing with the gems as would Legolas commune with the trees in the forest. Just beautiful. As some point in "Reunion in Mirkwood" I will have to write about this as well. I just hope my chapter will half as good as this! Thank you again!

Stay Safe Mellon nin! Stay Safe!

((hugs))

MM

Author Reply: I especially enjoyed to write this one and discover this place and this part of Gimli through Legolas' eyes. Thank you so much for your lovely words!
And am looking forward to this part in your story ;)
Stay safe

MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 2 on 2/11/2021
Nurayy!!

You so capture the love between Legolas and Gimli so well. You write with such obvious love for them both and you capture their separate personalities so very well. As ever I am envious of your ability to catch the iridescent beauty of an Elf's mind and the wonderful gruffness of a Dwarf. So very lovely, thank you!

Stay Safe, Mellon nin! Stay Safe!

((hugs))

MM

Author Reply: Thank you Mirkwoodmaiden! It is so nice to hear that you like how I write the relationship between these two. I love it.! It is so special, and I'm glad if I could capture it well.

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 3 on 2/11/2021
I am surrounded by bright, twinkling stars, shining straight into my heart.

Lovely. Your images are wonderful, and those final lines... so beautiful!

Author Reply: Oh, thank you shirebound! I am so happy you enjoy what I write.
Stay safe

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 2 on 2/6/2021
What a beautiful and insightful exchange, as much silent as verbal.

The music is back to his voice.

I doubt that Gimli would have noticed something that subtle before this friendship deepened.

Author Reply: Thank you so much for your lovely review, shirebound!

eliza6Reviewed Chapter: 2 on 2/6/2021
Wow that was beautiful Nurayy. I feel like I was ease dropping into Gimii's mind. so very lyrical and poetic.

thanks for the great read

Author Reply: Thank you so much for your kind words eliza!

MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 1 on 2/2/2021
Nurayy!!!!!

Welcome to this site!! SO happy to see you here! I post elsewhere but I always feel as if this is my home! <3

I love the story. I think you have depicted Legolas' soft lyrical quality and Gimli's gruffness perfectly. Just wondering but would you say that in this timeline has Legolas met up with Miaddar?

Lovely to see you and welcome once again!

Stay safe, mellon nin!

((hugs))

MM

Author Reply: Thank you Mirkwoodmaiden! I'm glad you liked it.
And I would say yes, if you see this in that universe. I created MÓaddar to fit in between in the timeline without changing the actual events. They first met pre-LOTR in the desert, you remember?
Stay safe as well!

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 1 on 2/2/2021
This is a more difficult journey for Gimli than either of them guessed, but he's already learned so much... and will no doubt be learning more. Nice story!

Author Reply: I love to explore the friendship of these two. It is so interesting because of their differencies. Thank you so much for letting me know that you liked it.

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