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A Red Sun Rises  by Katzilla 5 Review(s)
LindeleaReviewed Chapter: 1 on 4/1/2021
Oh, excellent job setting up the pieces on the board! The characters are clearly drawn, and the interactions and relationships are well-sketched. There is just enough description to establish the background and setting and help the reader to immerse the self within the scene. The political situation is believable and rings true to the original. Nicely done!

Looking forward to reading more.

Author Reply: Hi Lindelea,

Thank you for the comment! In hindsight, and as a big fan of the people of Rohan, I cannot understand why it took so long for this particular plot bunny to bite me. I always found the political situation in the Mark in the years of the Ring War a fascinating playground to write, and I'm a bit sad that it is so rarely used.

Happy Easter!

MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/26/2020

I have just come upon this story! I like it. Great dialog and painting the story! I shall continue reading 📚 now!!


Author Reply: Hello Mirkwoodmaiden!

Thanks for commenting, I'm glad to read that you like it. I might upload chapter 9 just for you today... ;-)


mystarlightReviewed Chapter: 1 on 5/4/2019
I love it!!!

Author Reply: Thanks you, Mystarlight! I'm glad to read this.


WhoCaresReviewed Chapter: 1 on 3/2/2019
What a shit story!

MattReviewed Chapter: 1 on 4/13/2018
Awesome job on this chapter and new story. I'm almost certain there are others in this genre but you've given a lot of detail in Eomer's thoughts that I can't remember in other pieces in this area. One wonders why it took so many years for people to start thinking about taking Grima out permanently. Even your piece doesn't get there yet and of course it takes until Eomer realizes his goal is Eowyn before serious discussion of this happens. Thanks loads for your hard work on this, looking forward to future installments.

Author Reply: Hi Matt,

thanks for your feedback! I'm glad to you enjoyed the first chapter. I got actually quite excited when that idea hit me, as I have not yet seen someone else writing about that battle from the Rohirric point of view. And as it works wonderfully as a prequel for my "Untold Tales of the Mark", I was happy to dig out some of its personnel.

I agree, it is strange that Gríma could work against the Mark for so long before someone thought of removing him. They were all like a rabbit before the snake. I think the Rohirrim are a very conservative society, and the word of their king is the law, so they don't question it (especially not the Royal Guard).

Next chapter, the action will start and I'm looking forward to that! :-)

Cheers, Kat

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