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Comments For After Tirion

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Reviewer: clotho123 Signed [Report This]
Date: July 08, 2013 - 03:22 pm
Title: Without the Walls

Thank you!

Reviewer: Himring Signed [Report This]
Date: July 03, 2013 - 03:30 pm
Title: Without the Walls

I had commented on this fic before--but I don't think I'd told you that I really like that final scene...

Reviewer: Silver Trails Signed [Report This]
Date: August 12, 2010 - 10:28 am
Title: Footnote to the Akallabęth

I've often wondered what became of Tirion too. This is a nice take on it.

Reviewer: Dawn Felagund Signed [Report This]
Date: December 17, 2008 - 08:59 am
Title: Footnote to the Akallabęth

Very interesting ideas here, and I have to echo your other reviewers that I am so glad that you did not make Finarfin a wimp. It is always a joy to read him portrayed as a strong king rather than a hand-wringing wimp.

Author's Response: I'm glad you liked Finarfin in this story.  I never thought Finarfin could be a wimp.  Even apart from the fact it must have taken guts to go back and apologise, he was a war leader too.

Reviewer: Angelica Signed [Report This]
Date: December 12, 2008 - 06:22 am
Title: Footnote to the Akallabęth

Wonderfully original. This is the kind of story that makes you go like "Yes, I should read the texts more carefully". I like Fianarfin's characterization: not  so meek and humble but with some of his half-brother's personality. Poor Olwe, he always seems to be involved in cleanups of Alqualonde.

Author's Response: Well, Finarfin's been king a few thousand years, it was bound to bring out the Finwian in him ;).  Good point about Olwe, I hadn't thought of that but he is another character who seems to get stuch with picking up the pieces.  Thanks!

Reviewer: Moreth Signed [Report This]
Date: December 11, 2008 - 09:53 am
Title: Footnote to the Akallabęth

Highly entertaining! And very good questions.

You have really great voices for your slightly irritated Noldor. I can just hear that first line...

It's probably quite a good job they can't make an insurance claim against the Valar ;P

Author's Response:

Insurance claim now... oh dear, you've made me start imagining Elf-lawyers. Although it's hard to win a case when your opponent would also be the judge. 

Glad you liked it.  I could hear the voices too.

Reviewer: oshun Signed [Report This]
Date: December 11, 2008 - 02:25 am
Title: Footnote to the Akallabęth

Great read! And,as you said, only about half funny. You raise some great issues here. But I did certainly chuckle at this one:


Moreover most of the younger elves had seen little point in learning building skills when so many houses stood empty.  “I don’t suppose Manwë would consider a mass release?”


Lots of great lines and speculations.

Author's Response: Thank you:)  Can't help wondering if Tolkien *meant* Tirion to be destroyed, or just hadn't thought about it, also whether there was any significance to those 'Caves of the Forgotten'.  Ah, so many questions....

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