Lovely ending. Good idea for Aragorn's sword to be found by Legolas, and viceversa; there are no spelling mistakes - except 'ax' which is spelt: 'axe'. This story is very good.
Author's Response: Glad you like how the story ends. They are not always easy to write. I, myself, thought the sword part was kind of neat. :o) Thanks for liking the story. Actually ax is spelled both ways. Americans tend to spell it without the e and the British with. I'm American, hence ax.
Oof. Why'd it go for Legolas? The descriptive writing is good, and I will read and review the next chapter. I assume 'TBC' means 'To be Continued'? Anyway, yes, this story is good.
Author's Response: No mysterious reason. He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. :o) I'm glad you like my writing and think the story is good. You are right about TBC.
I truly feared for Legolas' life when it appeared as though the worm had succeeded in taking him right in front of Gimli and Aragorn. Their pain was palpable, as the disbelief became grief. My heart was as heavy as theirs as they made their way out of the black cloud and swamp to deliver the sad news to the elves. But Legolas hadn't just accepted his fate, indeed he fought and triumphed over the wicked worm. And then was found on the same path that his companions trod. But just when we think that the danger is over, a menacing vine threatened to end the quest to save Merry & Pippin. Even tho I expected it to be Legolas or Aragorn to save the day, it was a pleasure to read how Gimli actually was the savior. It just shows that they all needed each other and that the team was better than any individual.
I enjoyed the story very much!
Author's Response: That was exactly what I intended. My plot bunny is very evil. :o) I'm glad that you could feel Aragorn's and Gimli's grief, thinking Legolas was lost to them. That elf will fight for his life to his last breath, that's for sure. It just shows that you can never relax just because you've won previous battles. Danger is usually lurking around the next bend. So many stories have Legolas or Aragorn save the day, so I thought it was Gimli's turn to be more than just a helper in the fights. Glad you liked that. Thank you. There's a favorite stories list and a favorite authors list, but it's too bad there isn't a favorite readers list. You would definitely be on mine. I appreciate all the many reviews you've given my stories. :o)
Hmm... something tells me that is NOT the exit... is it? I dunno... but I do love this story! please update soon!
Author's Response: I'm afraid it is the end of the story. It was written for a contest and had a length limit. The swamp adventure is over, but that's not to say the adventure of The Three Hunters is over. We'll have to see. Thank you.
Author's Response: I wanted to add something I just told another reader. I said to her there was a favorite stories list and a favorite authors list, but it was too bad there wasn't a favorite readers list. You would be on it. I thank you for all the reviews you've given my stories. :o)
Heh... don't relax yet Gimli...
Only one mistake, you said Aragorn stated... I think it was supposed to be stared... it was in the middle. But otherwise... as you always do... you left me in a cliffhanger... please update soon!
Author's Response: Good advice. Thanks for telling me about the mistake. I'll correct it when I get the chance. Me? Leave a cliffhanger? Surely, you jest. Well, maybe not. :o) I did update.
Hi! I have been away for a while, and didn't know you had this story started! But I DO like the start.
One of the creepiest scenes in LOTR was the swamp Gollum, Sam and Frodo had to make their way through, and that is what came to mind as I read this chapter. And it seems those worm creatures like to attack members of the Fellowship (this one reminds me of that "thing" in FOTR that grabbed Frodo).
Once again, I most enjoy the companion stories, so I am looking forward to more of this soon!
Author's Response: Welcome back. I'm glad you are liking it. There are similarities and differences to the movies. My swamp is closed in by a cloud, while the Dead Marshes was not. My creature had one body, so to speak, while the Watcher had tentacles. However, they were all creepy and very unsavory. The mood was meant to be the same, so your comparisons tell me it was. Thanks. I will always strive to come up with something new.