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Old 05-24-2021, 03:22 PM   #1
Mithadan
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The Fairy Wife by Mark12_30; the complete text

With apologies for the long delay, I have posted Chapters 4 - 6 of The Fairy Wife.

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Old 06-08-2021, 09:20 AM   #2
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Chapters 7 - 12 have now been posted.

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Old 06-08-2021, 09:45 AM   #3
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Before I started on the new ("new") chapters I had to go back and read the old(er) ones, and I have another favourite line: "They are under no pressure to grow, so they take their time." It's exactly the sort of thing Tolkien might have written about elven children; it really is perfect.

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So, she didn't want to be bothered with learning the hobbits' speech. Excuse us, the stupid hobbits' speech. Well, fine.

Ah, elves. ^_^

The scene by the stream in Chapter 4 is perfectly charming (for all Noldo and Sindo are fighting). Then we hit Chapter 5, and the calling, and it all gets a bit... alien, but in a good way.

And then Chapter 6 perfectly blends the two. We have Hobbit-conversations about alien, Elvish matters, and an Elf whose circumstances feel more and more human/Hobbitish. I'm very much looking forward to the next chapters when I get the time.

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Old 06-10-2021, 07:57 AM   #4
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Fwoooo, 7-12 is a rollercoaster ride. It's a very similar feel to how LotR shifts from a Hobbit-tale to something larger and more dangerous. It's good, and I do hope there's more.

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Old 06-15-2021, 10:37 AM   #5
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I have now posted Chapters 13 - 18.

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At last, the entirety of The Fairy Wife has been posted.

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Old 08-19-2021, 07:27 AM   #7
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It was a while back now, but I did finish reading the story, and I liked it! I seem to recall it felt weirdly like it trailed off at the end, but that was okay: it was, after all, a tale of a beginning, not an ending.

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