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Out of All Knowledge  by Budgielover 6 Review(s)
RenReviewed Chapter: 1 on 2/27/2004
Wow. The first chapter, and this is shaping up to be one of the best fanfics I ever read. Ever so descriptive, throughly believable, the emotions are real...absolutely loving it!

daw the minstrelReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/15/2003
This had me from the first paragraph. The details of the horses and so on gave it such a sense of reality that I was swept into the story far more than I expected to be. (I am usually an elf-girl and don't read many hobbit stories.) The reminder of Glorfindel's power was also striking. It made him seem very elfy - fey and wise and dangerous.

Author Reply: Hello, Daw. "Fey and wise and dangerous..." what a wonderful description of Glorfindel. I just might have to borrow it (with credit to you, of course!).

I am flattered that the story is powerful enough to draw in an elf-lover - be assured, there will be plenty of Elves in this story. Thank you!

pebbles66Reviewed Chapter: 1 on 8/29/2003
Another wonderful beginning to a wonderful story! I love your stories - love the way you write about the hobbits. And I agree with everyone who thought that this tale needed to be told. Another great gap-filler. Can't wait for more.

Author Reply: Hello Pebbles. Thank you so much for the compliment. I love Elves and Dwarves and Rangers and Wizards and all other members of Middle-Earth (even orcs, in their place) but Hobbits own me. One glance from Frodo's blue eyes and I'm putty in his hands. Which does not explain why I mistreat him so ... it's not me, it's the Ring, I keep saying...

jodancingtreeReviewed Chapter: 1 on 8/29/2003
What a marvelous beginning! More, more!


Author Reply: Hi Jo! More is coming, very soon. Thank you for your kind words.

NilmandraReviewed Chapter: 1 on 8/29/2003
I am sitting here in both awe and tears!

I love seeing the hobbits through the eyes of Glorfindel. Seeing Glorfindl was just a pleasure, as his role was limited in the book and non-existant in the movie. His fatigue, his concern - just wonderful. How he saw the courageous hobbits was even better.

You are right, this tale does need to be told. Those poor hobbits - wondering if their cousin/friend would survive through those long days and nights. I am so looking forward to this.

Author Reply: I am honored by your review - thank you! This is a hard one to write, more emotionally involving that the straight action/adventure of many of my other stories. Thank you for the words of encouragment.

Pearl TookReviewed Chapter: 1 on 8/28/2003

This is wonderful!! Something I've wanted to write about (another story bites the dust!) I'm so glad you are writing about what the others were going through!!

Let me invite you to read my story "While We Dwelt in Fear". It isn't here yet as the first couple of chapters haven't been edited yet, but it is at Henneth Annun and It is about the Shire during the occupation by the ruffians. Like yours, a story that was needing to be told.


Pearl Took

Author Reply: Hi Pearl! I'm waaaaiiitttting to see your Rivendell story! I will enjoy seeing it all the more for having done my take on it. Thanks for writing and did I mention that I'm waiting for your story?

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