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Serving Gondor  by Larner 21 Review(s)
Linda HoylandReviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/13/2017
You made me feel as if I were in Minas Tirith. Poor Andreth to lose her children to a fever.

UTfrogReviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/13/2017
Larner, I always enjoy your stories. There are many I have read repeatedly. I was thrilled with a story of Minas Anor early in Aragorn's reign. Thank you so much

KathyGReviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/13/2017
Andred is certainly fortunate to have met the King and Queen!

One question. Aragorn referred to Pippin by his full legal name as well as his nickname, but he referred to the other three hobbits only by their nicknames. Is it because Pippin was a Guard of the Citadel?

harrowcatReviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/13/2017
It is great to see the monument through different eyes and hear the King's loving recitation of their deeds. And Ruvemir is going to appear? Hooray! I think he is my favourite of your OC characters.
You appear to be getting me back into the habit of reviewing so thank you for that too. Also, many thanks for your email and prayers.

RadbooksReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/12/2017
How nice to have a new story from you, Larner! I really enjoyed it.

Author Reply: Oh, my dear friend--how long it's been since I heard from you last! The wallpaper you once sent me of two aspects of Aragorn and the saying indicating he was the Guardian is wallpaper on this computer now. And this story will continue for a few more chapters. Heh!

SharonbReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/12/2017
IT's so good to see you writing again. And it's an interesting start to the story. I am sure that Aragorn or Arwen or both will end up helping solve the problems you've put forth in the first chapter of the story.

Author Reply: I've been writing this for months, but my time for writing is too limited any more. It is finished, so it will go up rather quickly, I hope.

And I suspect you are correct! Heh!

ibonekiReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/12/2017
The King's Commission is one of my all-time favorite fics, so what a delight to read a sort of offshoot from that. Excellent work as always, thank you so much for posting.

Author Reply: I oam honored, and I even managed to briefly bring Ruvemir into this one, you'll find! Hope it continues to satisfy.

MattReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/12/2017
Really interesting start. I have wondered privately whether the royals would have time to do as much charity work as you have them do in your story. That said, its certainly a good ideal for the wealthy and powerful to follow. Curious to see what you do next with this and thanks for your hard work on it so far.

Author Reply: This one is complete, and should go up rather quickly. I simply cannot imagine that Aragorn would be satisfied solely to serve as an administrator and warlord, but that he would willingly labor with the healers when allowed and occasionally among the poor in some way that people would think both safe for him and seemly. And after seeing the picture RS9 did, this story began insisting it be written in detail.

Thanks so, Matt.

harrowcatReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/12/2017
A wonderful start to a new story. Just what I need at present. I am intrigued by this look at fourth age Gondor and I love the 'pay it forward' concept in action.
I am feeling very much like your Sam and Rosie just now except that my Dad does not have the option of going 'by ship!' I will email you if you don't mind and if I can find your address again.
Any way, Utopia after devastation. I pray the same welcome for many of your Countrymen and women.

Author Reply: I doubt that even Minas Tirith would ever be perfect, but under the King and Queen's influence it ought to have become a very desirable place to live. Good administrators tend to lead to good institutions over which they rule, or such has been my experience both in dealing with principals and business associates, not to mention those who have headed caregiving services I've worked in for the last decade or so.

Your father is in my prayers, as are you and the animals. I know how hard it is to watch one you love die by inches.

FreyalynReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/12/2017
Hurray! A new story, and lots of extra detail about Gondor in the rule of the King. I shall look forward to more of this.

Author Reply: It's complete, so it shouldn't take too long to get posted.

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