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Rhyselle's Library  by Rhyselle 7 Review(s)
KathyGReviewed Chapter: 2 on 9/23/2023
This new body housing its Reborn Occupant, that the Valar are tending in that Cottage of the Reborn (and that will soon be awake), is a body like no other that they have ever tended before--a glorified resurrection body! The same kind of body that we, the Body of Christ, will be given when the time comes.

FiondilReviewed Chapter: 2 on 3/22/2008
Right up to the very end I was wondering just who was lying on the couch. A lovely Easter surprise! And it would be interesting to see more of His time in Mandos before returning to Jerusalem. Thank you for sharing this and I'm glad you took my suggestions when you let me beta this earlier.

Author Reply: I really appreciate your beta-ing this for me. And I thank you for letting me play in you Valar-verse. This never would have been written had I not found your fics and fallen in love with them. That we have developed the friendship we have because of this is a great gift. Thank you for the friendship and inspiration. And may you be blessed this Easter Day and all others.

Agape4GondorReviewed Chapter: 2 on 3/22/2008

Author Reply: *blush, shuffle feet* Thank you.

KayleeTonksLupinReviewed Chapter: 2 on 3/22/2008
*reads fic over and over in awe*

Well mellon-nin you know what I think of this fic, but I'll just say again how AWESOME it is...literally awesome, awe inspiring!!! ^_^ I'm so glad you posted it!


Author Reply: Thank you. :) Happy Easter!

LisselindeReviewed Chapter: 2 on 3/22/2008
Oh Rhyselle! What can I say, except, how utterly beautiful! Alaita Eru, Alaita Eru, i atar, i ion, ar i aire fea! Praise God, the father, Son, and the Holy Spirit! This story brought me to worship when Alassiel showed it to me. I can truly imagine the valar there, and I can feel my finger in those beautiful scars which Atar wanted left in His body. Thank you! Thank you for being His instrument!

Author Reply: I am so very pleased that this little ficlet touched your heart. I thank Him for blessing me with the words put into my head and fingers, and for allowing me to tell it. Alaita Eru!

AlassielReviewed Chapter: 2 on 3/22/2008
Greetings Rhyselle,

I wept with awe and joy when I read this. An Easter blessing indeed! I Heru OrtaniŽ! The Lord Has Risen!


Author Reply: It's really your fault this story happened (well, fault is not really the right word but I can't think of another right now) because it was your fic "Sent Unto Men" that first got me thinking about the incorporation of the events of the life of Christ into Tolkien's Legendarium. And Fiondil's characterization of the Valar was the other part of it.

So thank you for for inspiring me as well!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 2 on 3/22/2008
So, this was how it was done? I think that Atar did indeed approve.

Author Reply: I admit to being nervous as to how this would be taken. But scripture speaks of Christ visiting the dead during the three days before He rose again, and the words came...

Imagine how the Valar must have felt to be once more in the actual presence of Eru for the first time since they left the Timeless Halls... I do have a bunny nibbling on me in regards to that but the words haven't come to me in fullness yet.

I understand from Fiondil that you have been ill this Holy Week. I pray for your recovery and that you may be blessed this Easter, despite your unwellness. God bless you!

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