Slings and Arrows

Author: Ancalime8301

Nominator: Claudia

2008 Award Category: Genres: Drama: Hurt/Comfort

Story Type: Story  ✧  Length: Short Story

Rating: Teen  ✧  Reason for Rating: Teen rating for hobbit injury and wound treatment.

Summary: Frodo suffers the consequences of not having his mithril shirt on. Mix of book canon and movie verse. First line provided by claudia603.

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Reviewed by: SurgicalSteel  ✧  Score: 3

An interesting alternate universe look at what might have happened if Frodo hadn't been wearing his mithril mail shirt when he encountered Faramir's company of Rangers in Ithilien. This is pretty much flat-out hurt/comfort, but well-written and the characters feel true to canon.

Reviewed by: Antane  ✧  Score: 2

[Mind yourself, and listen to Sam when he thinks you need to stop and rest.] So Faramir has already figured out these two! And how stubborn Frodo can be and that Sam has his hand and his heart wrapped around his beloved treasure.

Reviewed by: Larner  ✧  Score: 1

Not badly written, but the point is obscure. Feels unfinished.