Message hidden under the hay:
Aye I do trust you Dae! I just don't understand your actions. They have left me really confused. I must ask that in the next chapter do not go to my camp's hill, for we will no longer be there! (Don't worry I am not say that you can't still use my men and me) I will be in a new spot, (Of your choosing), and I have allied myself with your old team! I leave this with these words, Tell Jack where his rum has gone and tell him he will get it back, one way or another!
Farewell, Mellon nin,
PS: Are you going to be making this back into a round robin again? just wanted to know! (chuckles nervously)
Author's Response: Actually, no. I like the things everyone has done, it's just I have plot lines in my head and I really don't want to share. :) Sorry if this makes you feel badly, but I know what is going to happen. I promise I will end it soon, I'm just trying to make sure that it is a good one. And, I have some other ideas that will be coming into play as well. Talk later, Dae
We win! Uh-huh, Uh-huh, Uh-huh!
Not bad, not bad. Origo, I have a challenge for you!
Now you don't have to do it if you don't want to, but here it is: Animal Transformations, check it out in the challenges section, under A. Will you accept my challenge? if not its ok. Oh and dude I would try writing another story on the side, it helps if you get writers block on this one, believe me, I have three I am working on at once. keep up the good work!:)
(Dunedain Ranger of the North)
Author's Response: Thats freeky.. i roleplay an animal (puppy) called Origo lol.. but as for writters block.. i dont really get it.. i know what i am doing lol thanks for the review :)
2009 MEFA Third Place Winner in the Adventure Category.
Brandon wakes up in the middle of a forest in another world. Is it a dream? Or is he stuck in an unfamiliar place where his life might no longer matter? Please read and review!
I am interested, my friend. Please do continue!
Author's Response: I do plan to continue the story! Thank you for the review!
I will say this in a few words:
Poor Brandon I hope He will be alright! Scary chapter, you might want to start lightening the mood just a tinsey bit, you know add some of the humor parts that Merry and Pippin do in the story.
Like that! Keep up the good work!
Author's Response: Thanks for the tip! I can't say anything about it other than thank you, since that would give away what's going to happen. But thanks!
Uh, oh! Does this sound like a friendship brewing between Brandon and Merry and Pippin, not good! Not good at all! (laughs) just kidding. So Brandon has a crush on Arwen, now that is funny! This story is coming along great and I would like to continue reading it when its updated!
Thank you very much! The three of them like eating, so I'm sure they'll get along fine.
I'm glad the story has held your interest, and I hope you continue to read it! Thanks again for the review!
Poor, Brandon, he really liked staying in Rivendell! I hope he likes journeying with the Fellowship! keep up the good work, mellon nin!
Author's Response: I don't know who wouldn't like staying in Rivendell, I imagine it's absolutely b-e-a-utiful. Journeying with the Fellowship is bound to be exciting and scary. I'm already plotting...mwahaha....thank you for the review!
Good job! Got to be careful with those books, can't let them fall into the wrong hands now can we! Keep up the good work and Keep updating! I will keep reading!
Author's Response: My updates will slow down significantly in the next few weeks...this week was February vacation so I had tons of spare time. I'll probably update once every three or four days now. I'm glad you'll keep reading! I've been reading your story about 'Big Jim' and I love it!
Hey, you arent the only one who is cold! I live here in florida and for once, it had gotten down in the twenties one night! But, you have my sympathy as well, and resentment! You get to see snow when it gets this cold, all we get is frost! keep up the good work on the story!
Snow is pretty, but it isn't all it's cracked up to be. School goes into late (and I mean very late) June, and my school has no air conditioning. We'd get out earlier, but can't because of snow days. The twenties are balmy for New England this time of year. But I know how you feel about the cold. Brrr. Keep warm, and when all else fails, laugh at the frost because it isn't snow.
Good chapter, hope Brandon sleeps well, and doesn't almost die this time.(Laughs)
Author's Response: Thank you!
Duna Duna Dundundundundun Duh! Spooky! This chapter is full of foreshadowing, I like that! Keep up the good work!
Author's Response: I adore foreshadowing. It's kinda cool, haha. Thanks for the review!
Good for you Brandon! He is taking this like a man. I knew Boromir would object to a boy to join them, he is always like that! Good chapter and keep up the good work.
Yeah, Boromir isn't exactly happy about Brandon joining. I mean, it's understandable. The fate of the world is in the hands of the Fellowship and now, they're essentially babysitting this strange teen-age boy in addition to saving Middle-earth. To add insult to injury, he isn't even going to Gondor. He's being taken to Edoras. Boromir probably doesn't like that at all either. But the fact that Boromir questioned Elrond's judgement is where things get dicey. You'd think that after thousands of years of dealing with the enemy, Elrond would know what he's doing. Well, he does. But Boromir doesn't think so.
Thanks for the review, and keep reading!
That is good that Brandon is trying to get to know the rest of the fellowship. Now about Boromir, That must have been the quickest mood change I have ever seen, or read. But good job, Boromir has seen his error and he feels sorry for it. Of course he would get along with the hobbits, I mean who wouldn't! Keep up the good work!
If you look at Boromir's behavior in the books, you see that his mood shifts easily. That, and after walking for over an hour (from Rivendell to the moor overlooking it, and onwards) he would have time to cool off. But yes, as the saying goes, praise in public...chastise in private. Boromir forgot that one.
I myself love the hobbits best in the books. Maybe I've put too much of that into Brandon? Oh well. It feels right! Thanks for reviewing!
Now that would be scary, waking up in your own coffin, buried and to top that alive. Now that is scary as all get out. I got chills reading that part. I hope brandon stays in middle earth for good now, because if he goes back he will be dead. Good chapter, can't wait for the next one.
Thanks! This chapter was brought to you by a pain-induced nightmare...got my braces tightened yesterday and OUUUUCH! I always have weird dreams when I'm in pain. I never had the chance to harness them for creative writing though.
I'm glad you liked the chapter. The next one will be out shortly.
Um, actually my story is called A Slave no More and the main character's name is big John. Please keep reading it and reviewing it. I also have another story you might like, its called the wolf, please check it out, I just updated it yesterday. Keep up the good work!
Author's Response: Oh, I'm sorry! I read the first chapter of 'A Slave no More' and then I got kicked off the computer...and when I wrote the review it was still early in the morning for me...sorry! I feel bad now. I'll make it up to you though, I'll read and review both stories! Sorry!
I was wondering when Brandon would let his emotions explode. Poor Gimli, glad he didn't take it too hard, getting yelled at. Good chapter Keep up the good work!
Author's Response: Thanks!
Very, very, VERY, good chapter! The suspense is killing me (laughs) I like suspenseful stories! Nice chapter by the way, keep up the good work!
Author's Response: Thanks Dune! I'm glad you'll keep reading. Moria will be interesting.
Whew! For a minute there I thought he would stay dead! I hope he can get to like his new life in Middle Earth!
I knew from the beginning of the story that I wouldn't kill off Brandon in Moria, but I kept the possibility open because the suspense factor was huge. I'm sure he'll learn to love Middle-earth. Thanks for the review!
I almost cried when I read this chapter, very good use of words to bring out emotions! This chapter gets 4 stars from me!
Author's Response: Wow, four stars? I'm honored! Thanks for the review!
Good chapter! This is the kind of thing that builds up the characters relationship with the others, it builds a stronger sense of friendship and belonging, at least to me! I understand what Brandon and the Fellowship are going through, it is like the same chapter in one of my stories,. Over all an emotion packed chapter!
Sorry to hear that the flu is in your town, keep healthy and don't. Get. Sick. On. Us!
Thank you so much! This was definately a chapter for "bonding" if you will. I don't like having every chapter deal with something cataclysmic. It takes some of the power out of the story because if every emotion is outrageously strong and every scene is dramatic and heart-wrenching, the big moments have no power.
It turns out that the supposed case in my town was not the H1-N1 virus, so everything is okay. I've never had the flu, knock on wood. Hopefully I'll never get it. And even if I was sick, I'd still write. It's something to do that's more productive than sitting and feeling miserable.
Thanks for the review!