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The Cries of the West  by PSW 9 Review(s)
DreamflowerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 7/21/2018
Absolutely spot on, and beautiful! If I didn't already know how it ends, I'd be weeping buckets. But even so, I teared up.

someoneReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/29/2018
That was a really interesting take on the scene! Not a host (and a hobbit) scared out of their mind, but defiant to the last. I really like it and how Pippin has suddenly grown up - and how he realizes that. Thank you for writing this!

Author Reply: Thank you! Iím happy you liked it. I feel like at this point they may have come out on the other side of the fear, with only the defiance left ó at least, I hope so. :-) Thx so much for your comments!

FantasyFanReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/20/2018
This is a lovely piece. It makes me wonder, how this moment affected Pippin in his later years. As he thought the world was ending, his innate strength and dignity shone forth. I think it probably changed him forever, but I wonder if he ever thought of it later.

Author Reply: Itís a good question. Iím sure the moment did change him forever, as you say ó but for myself, I suspect it would have been hard for him to grasp in memory or words after, it being so far removed from the true outcome they experienced. I have a few moments myself which I know were of great importance to me but which are rather shy about coming to the surface now, as it is years later and I am in a different place ó in my own mind, this may have been one such for Pippin.

Thx so much for your comments!

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/19/2018
How well you have pictured them all to reflect in our imaginations! Thank you!

Author Reply: Thank you for reading! Iím glad you enjoyed. :-)

Raksha The DemonReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/16/2018
Great little story about Pippin in fierce battle; finding his raison d'etre amidst the chaos and danger. He's my favorite hobbit in LOTR, and it's fun to see him growing up and cutting loose at the same time.

Author Reply: Than you! Growing up and cutting loose ó I like it. :-) Thx so much for your comments!

periantariReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/15/2018
that was beautiful! I love how you used Pippin's point of view and i'm glad that he wants to represent the Shirefolk in this last stand. Great charactertization, description and i love how you also incorporated battle cries of different languages between the Middle-earth races.

Author Reply: Thank you! I had fun trying to look the languages up and get them figured out ó its one of the fun things about writing fanfic, the research bit ... :-) Thanks so much for your comments!

julesReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/13/2018
Oh! This is beautiful and heart-rending at the same time. Brave, brave Pippin has indeed grown on this Quest.
Itís lovely to see more from you, thanks for sharing it.

Author Reply: Yes, he definitely has grown ó in body, mind, and spirit. Iím so glad you enjoyed it, thx so much for your comments!

shireboundReviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/12/2018
This is absolutely wonderful from beginning to end.

Author Reply: Iím so glad you liked it. :-) Thx so much for commenting!

Reviewed Chapter: 1 on 6/12/2018
Wonderful! What a stirring look at Pippin's thoughts during that last battle. When he looked around at his companions, I could see them, too!

Author Reply: Iím glad! I loved writing those descriptions ... I can just vividly picture them too. :-) Thx so much for commenting!

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