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Naledi
07/25/17 08:53 pm
I was only thinking about her earlier today. It's such a tragedy. RIP Nightwing.
ziggy
07/25/17 05:26 pm
Some v sad news for those long serving fanfic writers and readers; Nightwing passed away 2 weeks ago. Cancer. May she have rest now.
Naledi
07/25/17 12:36 pm
Yay - Glad you're getting better, Ziggy. And a Black Arrow update - what more could I ask for?
ziggy
07/25/17 12:33 pm
Hello sparkyTAs! You too:) And Spiced! Just posted a silly chapter of Black Arrow to say thank you to everyone:) I am loads better.
SparkyTAS
07/25/17 05:05 am
Ziggy, so glad you're back and doing well.
Spiced Wine
07/23/17 09:34 pm
I'm so glad to hear that, Ziggy! Take it easy :)
ziggy
07/23/17 01:12 am
Thanks Spiced- yes, loads better thank you- slower than I expected but getting there:)
Spiced Wine
07/20/17 10:19 pm
I hope you had a lovely time, Naledi. And Ziggy, I hope you are recovering well
Naledi
07/20/17 10:10 am
Thanks, Ziggy. Oh no - heaven forbid that the Shoutbox should be civilised! It sounds like things need to be shaken up!
ziggy
07/18/17 11:53 pm
Welcome back Naledi! It's been very civilised in your absence:) Everyone has been behaving and not making people write things they shouldn't;)
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Name: ziggy (Signed) · Date: September 15, 2011 21:32 · For: Chapter 1

This is so beautifully written. The details and backstory perfectly crafted - I have never considered that Erestor might be a smith and that works so well. Of course he was. And I kep tthinking that throughout this story- of course he was the hOuse of the Mole, and of course he knew Maeglin. I think too you treated GLorfindel was quite stunningly subtle, tender and a little hesitant- only Erestor couldn't see it. 

As with so many of your tales, I will keep coming back to this one over and over.



Author's Response: Thanks so much, Ziggy! I know Erestor is often depicted as a librarian or scholar so it's great to see that people like seeing him in another role. I liked working with the idea that the only thing keeping Glorfindel and Erestor apart was their own misconceptions about each other. That happens sometimes in life. I really appreciate your kind words and your lovely comment about my stories being rereadable. That's the best compliment a writer can get.


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