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Marred Stars  by Bejai 4 Review(s)
LadybirdReviewed Chapter: 1 on 4/27/2004

I especially like the Idea that Olwe wants to go to Valinor in order to preserve his brother's legacy as it is what he would have wanted, and Elmo thinking that the best way to honour Elwe was to stay and look for him-they were both right. I love this explanation for Olwe whom i have always liked due to how he stood up to Feanor, not an easy thing to do under the circumstances.

I also like the young Celeborn so wise and sweet. One thing though- would he have been born at that time? It seems a tad too early on, maybe even making him older than his eventual father-in-law, I'm not too sure of that time line, but it doesn't matter and doesn't spoil my enjoyment of this fic in the least.

One question, do all your fics take place is the same "universe" if you understand me?

Author Reply: Hi Ladybird!

Thanks for the review. I'm certainly glad you enjoyed the story.

As to Celeborn's birth date, there really isn't much information. Before the sun and moon is about all we know. I think that this date is probably a little early, but since there is no definitive statement, I took that as permission from Tolkien to play with it a little bit ;)

All my fics are generally in the same universe, though sometimes as I write I realize that there was a detail I got wrong in a previous story -- something a little off in the timeline, usually. And every once in a while I want to try something different. So I can't promise that everything is consistent, but I do try.

websteransReviewed Chapter: 1 on 4/2/2004
Beautiful, sucessfully minimal story.

Elena TirielReviewed Chapter: 1 on 4/1/2004
This is truly lovely, Bejai!

SphinxReviewed Chapter: 1 on 4/1/2004
But you should not love it less because it has had a harder journey.

Somehow, somehow, somehow that's Celeborn talking about Galadriel.

It brings things full circle, this story. Although I leapt to see the author alert, and thought that you'd finished the next chapter of DF in record time, this was and equally great read. The Teleri *have* been leaping in your head. :)

You gave Elmo a voice here. Such a marginalized character, shown up every time by Elu and grand entry later on. While I pretty much guessed the theme the conversation was going to take, it was written extremely well, epsecially Celeborn's entry.

Concept of star-shells is such a lovely little touch. Very pretty.

But I want DF and resulting streetfights. *poke*

Lurvely story, girl.

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