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Smoke Rings and Pipe Dreams  by PSW 4 Review(s)
lovethosehobbitsReviewed Chapter: 1 on 12/23/2015
beautifully written

Author Reply: Thank you! I'm so happy to know you liked it. :-)

SnehaReviewed Chapter: 1 on 11/19/2015
This was so beautifully written! You convey Aragorn's impatience and doubt very well. This is truly how I envision him and Gandalf together! Your Gandalf is wonderfully wise and brusque!

Author Reply: Thank you! I'm so glad that their interaction here seems true to form -- I've always loved their friendship. :-) I'm happy you enjoyed this, thanks so much for your comments!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 11/17/2015
Excellent advice to the Man destined to be King by Gandalf, of course. And he is wise to heed them.

We know some of what Frodo saw when he sat atop the platform upon the Seat of Seeing; I hope that Aragorn had some glimpse to strengthen his will to continue the fight against evil as best he might.

Author Reply: Thanks for reading and for your review! :-)

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 1 on 11/16/2015
we are come nearly to the end now of what the foresight of the Valar can show. Even they cannot see far past the days that will soon be upon us, for they were not shown all in the beginning.

This is a very thoughtful and important conversation -- a non-answer from Gandalf that, nevertheless, brings with it hope, trust, and encouragement. Wouldn't we all love to "see" where our choices are leading us, and what will come of our hopes? Aragorn has doubts and fears of course, and thankfully a counselor to whom he can lay bare his longings. Very well done.

Author Reply: Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it. I love Gandalf, he's so wise and intriguing, and I love his friendship with Aragorn ...

Thanks for reviewing!

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