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The Honorary Hobbit  by lovethosehobbits 89 Review(s)
LarnerReviewed Chapter: 27 on 8/9/2017
Poor Frodo--it does seem too much to have to drain the wound for a fourth time! No wonder he doesn't want to awaken. But Gandalf knows how to awaken him, I see. Yes, Hobbits can certainly be stubborn, and this Baggins is often the most stubborn of the lot!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 26 on 7/23/2016
Now, this is quite the sacrifice to contemplate, much less carry through on! But it will hopefully be worth it for both of them!

Author Reply: It should make for an interesting chapter nonetheless.

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 26 on 7/23/2016
Elrond is so wise... and so sneaky! What a marvelous suggestion, to have Aragorn 'test' the curative which will help him, as well.

I believe the Ring and Frodo are engaged in a great war of wills with one another and it is this that has robbed him of any progress he should have made in his recuperation.

Poor Frodo. What an exhausting, courageous battle.

Author Reply: I admit I trapped myself just before this chapter, on how to explain the malaise. The next chapter should be interesting, don't you think?

spinsterReviewed Chapter: 3 on 7/4/2016
I am just into chapter 2 and enjoying it immensely. I do enjoy elvish medicinal treatments too. It lends such depth and authenticity to the story. HOWEVER, if you are not going to research the herbs you reference, at least offer a prominent disclaimer the this is just for fun and not to be taken as genuine herbal advice. The case in point here is Arnica, which, according to a number of sources that I have, has never been known to have antibiotic properties. If I am mistaken and you do have a resource that references antibiotic properties for Arnica, I beg your pardon. I would be interested in adding that source to my library. Please e-mail me.

I am returning now to your excellent story. Thank you

Author Reply: Thank you so much for your review! Just so you know, I do extensive research on all of the herbs involved so that it stays true to the story. You can check here about the healing attributes of arnica.

http://www.naturalnews.com/029118_arnica_healing.html#

I hope you'll continue to read and enjoy the story.

AndreaReviewed Chapter: 25 on 6/12/2016
Wonderful! Sometimes a simple bath is all that is needed - at least for Aragorn and Frodo.

But why was Sam so angry? Because of what Frodo said to Elrond, or is it something else?

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 25 on 6/6/2016
Oh, dear--get him nicely clean, warm, and relaxed, and then have a confrontation with a decidedly angry Sam Gamgee! At least Aragorn is being amused. Heh!

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 25 on 6/6/2016
Pip, if you didn’t do the things you do you wouldn’t be my Pip. You’d be boring like Merry

Love it. Such a delightful chapter, with baths and hair washings and sweet hobbity care.

AndreaReviewed Chapter: 24 on 11/22/2015
Frodo can be VERY stubborn at times!

And now I am very interested to find out how the others persuaded him to accompany him much further than the borders of Imladris.

Author Reply: So true....I am sure once the others realize what Frodo intends, he will get an earful. thanks so much for reading and reviewing.

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 24 on 11/17/2015
Accepting that he cannot do it alone and that no one can take the blame for their current circumstances save for the Ring Itself is not an easy thing for Frodo to do, of course. Hopefully a good sleep will help him recover faster.

Author Reply: He is so stubborn and does seem to over think things, hopefully he will come to his senses

Author Reply: He is so stubborn and does seem to over think things, hopefully he will come to his senses. Thanks so much for reading

LindeleaReviewed Chapter: 23 on 4/23/2014
I do like the idea of Aragorn being an honorary hobbit!

Yikes! Poor Frodo! (Thinking he's a jinx and all)

Author Reply: Except for his height, I think he'd blend in perfectly!

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