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|Reclaiming Khazad-dûm by Ellynn||3 Review(s)|
|Lindelea||Reviewed Chapter: 8 on 3/27/2021|
|Quite an exciting battle! But what happened to the young Dwarves who were planning on spectating?|
Early in the reading, I had the curious thought: if female Dwarves had beards, what if Gimli had been Gloin's daughter? Odd, the things that happen before-coffee.
I loved this bit of characterization:
"Your highness, it could be dangerous," his general warned him.
"As if that will stop me," replied Durin, and one end of his lips rose in a smile.
Somehow, the dialogue with the Elves' leader reminded me of Legolas and Gimli's counting game.
Ah, yes, mead. The celebratory post-game drink.
Author Reply: You mean, what happened to Darri and Faldur - on the way towards the center of events? Well, nothing much. You can simply imagine that by the time they reached the front part of the camp - near which the battle happened - the battle was finished.
But that doesn't mean that something interesting won't happen to them just a little later... :)))
Can you believe that I have never actually tried mead and that I have no idea what I'm writing about when I mention it? *lol* I've tried different drinks, but somehow I haven't had the chance for mead. You?
Thanks for the review. :*
|Larner||Reviewed Chapter: 8 on 3/16/2021|
|A most satisfactory alliance, as fleeting as it might prove. And now to hear words of current conditions regarding Ungoliant's distant get!|
Author Reply: Fleeting definitely. The dwarves are here only for a short time, not to return.
And I just had to put a few spiders in the story - I hope it was more interesting that way. :)
|shirebound||Reviewed Chapter: 8 on 1/4/2021|
|It's a new Age indeed when elves and dwarves so easily converse and trust one another!|
Author Reply: Well, seven centuries is not the blink of an eye even for the elves, I believe; it's been a really long time since the last strife between those two peoples.
As you will see in the next chapter, they are still cautious and don't trust completely, but they can at least talk normally. :)