Wow - I found this to be a wonderful beginning. It leaves so many questions in my mind as to what Elrond intended when he gave the gwenyn over - onward to what the next part of the story will uncover.
I was impressed by the grasp of Glorfindel's POV of the Fall of Gondolin, and the lament of E√É∆í√ā¬§rendil for his Glori ... the Elvish really added to the telling of the story. If you don't quite *get* that I really like your style, let me assure you that I do! A great start to a story - well done! Have I mentioned I'm impatient?
Author's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed this. It's actually a stand-alone story; there will be no further chapters. My other story involving Glorfindel, however, (The Right Word) is a work in progress and will continue to be updated. Thanks for reading!
Author's Response: And I just realised that for some reason my marking it as finished didn't go through back when it was uploaded. Fixed now.