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We Were Young Once ~ III  by Conquistadora 2 Review(s)
mystarlightReviewed Chapter: 32 on 12/3/2020
It is so sad that Thranduil wants to sail but on the other hand it is understandable. Love your idea that he will sail in the future and not fade in Greenwood. I wonder if Legolas will find peace in the Middle Earth or perhaps when he sails too. Compelling richly developed characters, spectacular world-building!!! This story grabbed me and wouldn't let me go! It is amazingly addictive and I love rereading chapters just to enjoy once more this great adventure. Stay safe!!!!

MirkwoodmaidenReviewed Chapter: 32 on 11/27/2020

I cannot tell you the joy I feel whenever I see you have updated either of your Thranduil stories, this one most of all. It is just a world that is so well rendered I feel as if I am once again visiting an old friend!

It is good to see the Greenwood happy and prosperous. A lovely respite. But as you write Thranduil has sacrificed so much of himself and he just wants to be whole again. Lindóriel's possessions kept for her as if she were to return from a long trip was especially moving. Of course Thranduil is now pondering the ship to the unknown West where she awaits him.

The emeralds! Ah yes! memories. Thranduil sleeping with them clenched my heart. But I suspect that something will happen to keep him here in Middle Earth. *sigh* Poor Thranduil.

Thank you so much for this story.

I remember you said that you had a move and a newborn coming after the last chapter posted. Did the move go well and how is the new bundle of joy!

Hope you and fam are safe and well,



Author Reply: Thank you! I always love your reviews. :)

The move is being planned and the newborn is almost two months old. She's a feisty one and we're sleeping in shifts. If I'm lucky I can steal a few quiet hours in the dead of night to write!

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