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Like a Blade Forged in Fire  by Lialathuveril 5 Review(s)
MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 9 on 3/19/2021

I love this story. There are so many wonderful details that really flesh out the world of the Rohirrim, such as the geography you refer to and the history you reference in the books you have titled. I love those details.

The slow development of the relationship between Lothiriel and Eomer is wonderfully done. And of course far too slow for Eomer's taste! LOL. Poor Eomer! A man of action having to be patient. I suspect that patience is not a strong suit for Eomer.

"making Éomer wish she would lavish the same love on him. He would not be jealous of a horse, he told himself." LOL

Really wonderful story!

Stay Safe!


Author Reply: Thank you! I can highly recommend 'Midnight raid on Umbar', it's quite the page turner ;-D

And I love studying maps and adding these little details to my stories, so it's nice to have them appreciated.

As for Eomer, I hope that he'll eventually manage to overtake Shirram in Lothiriel's affections, but like you said, it needs patience!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 9 on 3/14/2021
No state secrets, but definitely personal thoughts not yet ready for sharing.

Love the waking kiss! Heh!

Author Reply: Not quite his true love's kiss, but perhaps he'll get there eventually ;-)

RadbooksReviewed Chapter: 9 on 3/14/2021
Really loving this story. I like how it's a more normal falling in love type of story... which takes time, it's not overnight normally. :) Anyway, very well done and I'm loving the glimpses we get of her past life in Harad. Thank you!

Author Reply: Thank you :-) I like a slow burn too, so I'm taking my time with developing their relationship. Glad to hear you're enjoying the ride!

EloquentReviewed Chapter: 9 on 3/14/2021
Wonderful story! Will we be getting any chapters from Lothiriel's perspective as well?

Author Reply: Thank you! The epilogue will be from her perspective again, but otherwise the story is from Eomer's point-of-view.

whitewaveReviewed Chapter: 9 on 3/14/2021
Oh dear I think Lothiriel should be able to discern by now--it's so easy to see. The Rohirrim seem to be conspiring as well (in a good way) to support their king. I am curious about how/when she will return his feelings.

Author Reply: Yes, she should be able to see - but does she? It's also easy to deceive yourself when you're not ready to acknowledge something. And yes, there's probably a full-fledged conspiracy going on in Meduseld's kitchen ;-D

Thanks for taking the time to leave reviews!

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