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UnnamedElement
09/23/17 01:27 am
Thank goodness for Fridays!
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09/22/17 08:12 pm
ziggy, thank you for the tip! :) Happy Friday, Tolkien fans.
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09/21/17 01:12 pm
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09/19/17 04:20 am
It worked!
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09/18/17 11:05 pm
I always use arda-lambion and don't worry too much about the grammar! Life's too short:)
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09/17/17 09:30 pm
Anyone know of a reliable Quenya translator?
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09/17/17 06:31 pm
Welcome FINALLY Nelyafinwefeanorian!! Hurray- you are here:)
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09/16/17 10:25 pm
Okay, I hope it works. Maybe it was just some glitch :/ As I say it has happened once or twice before but goodness knows why
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09/16/17 10:12 pm
I'll try again from this acct today and see if it works. Thanks to everyone for the encouragement and help and esteliel for the emails.
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09/16/17 10:10 pm
I tried last night and it didn't work. I created another account name and tried that and that story posted. At least I think it did--I see it up there on the most recent. I'll try this accoun
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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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