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Caught Between the Light and Dark  by Budgielover 10 Review(s)
GamgeeFestReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/16/2005
Frodo is so smart! It's not often he takes charge like that, but when he does it's usually for the best. The Witch King will have a time of it freeing himself from that rubble, and the Fellowship will be far away by the time that happens. Can't wait for more. :)

Author Reply: Frodo truly is often underestimated. Part of being a hobbit, I suppose. I find it a positive joy to see him as the leader of the Fellowship. I'm so glad you feel the same way!

Pearl TookReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
WOO HOO!! All Right!!

but . . .

now how do the others get out?

I will try to wait patiently for the next installment :)

I love Pippin yelling like a banshee, hehehehe so very Celtic!

Author Reply: *giggle* I have this mental image of Legolas holding him at arm's length while his short little legs just churn ... sort of like a cartoon, I suppose. It might take him a moment to notice he isn't moving.

AndreaReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
Again, I can think of no better word to describe my feelings: WOW!!!
I simply adore your Frodo and his marvelous plan!
It takes a lot of courage to face the Nazgul and even provoke him! That's what he did, when he confronted him with his failures! I'm really impressed.

Thank you, Budgielover!

Author Reply: 'My' Frodo and I both thank you for your kind review. This plot took a lot of planning and working out details, and I very much appreciate it when a reader recognizes that and takes the time to tell me how much she is enjoying the story.

mirthorReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
Exciting chapter! I know I've only reviewed once or twice - I apologize - but I have been reading & looking forward to each update of your wonderful tale. Thanks :)

Author Reply: I'm so glad you are enjoying this story. I am honored. Please - don't apologize! I appreciate you letting me know that the story gives you something to look forward to.

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
Wow! (she said yet again) Budgie Frodo is a genius! That was truly inspired.

Author Reply: 'My' Frodo informed me that he had had enough of being rescued for a while, so this fic was turn-about - he got to rescue everyone else. Don't you just love him?

girlofringReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
okay...Now for the last chapter. Merry is doing better thank goodness and I hope Pippin comes down off the meds that Aragorn gave him soon. Frodo sure is clever and glad that Gandalf knew it too.

Author Reply: Only you would use the term 'meds!' *giggle*

ElwenReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
As always, you weave a spell of tension so well. I was biting my nails reading this chapter.

Author Reply: Thank you so much! I can't imagine that anyone could enjoy reading my fics as much as I enjoy writing them, but to be told that they are being enjoyed (I hope you meant that!) makes the work worth it.

DreamflowerReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005
Budgie, I just *ADORE* Frodo in this one! From the brave way he stands by Merry, and then sits with him, calling him "Merry-lad" to his absolutely brilliant plan to get them all away from the Nazgul. I love the way he instantly recognized Pippin's shriek, the way that Pippin and Gandalf were the first to realize he had a plan, and then the way Gimli finished things off.


*whoosh*breathes now*

Author Reply: Thank you so much for mentioning what you liked about this fic - I often wonder if I am making a fic too complex with all the details and actions. To know that such work is recognized and appreciated makes it worth it.

eilujReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/12/2005

Author Reply: Short and to the point! (much like Frodo, though he wouldn't appreciate the comparison)

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 14 on 10/11/2005
Oh, EXCELLENT plan indeed! I love it! Frodo, master of strategy, aided by cousin, warg, and dwarf! LOVE it! So well planned!

Author Reply: Frodo rarely seems to get enough credit in fics, does he? After all the horrible things I have done to him, I felt I owed him a chance to be a hero. Which he certainly has seized in this fic!

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