Cold Comfort

Author: Lady Aranel

Nominator: unknown

2004 Award Category: Races: Elves: Vignette

Story Type: Other Fiction  ✧  Length: unknown

Rating: G  ✧  Reason for Rating: N/A

Summary: Legolas overhears Eowyn's plea to Aragorn the night before they are to leave for the Paths of the Dead. He tries to give her solace and maybe find some for himself as well.

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Review scores are not available for 2004.

Reviewed by: Ainaechoiriel  ✧  Score: N/A

Peotically written with a wonderful characterization of Legolas that reminded me of Tolkien, not afraid to admit love of Aragorn, though I felt it wasn't romantic. A poignant remembrance of the death of a secondary character, though an important one.

Reviewed by: Sulriel  ✧  Score: N/A

Lady Aranel paints a beautiful and poignant picture of heartfelt love and companionship in a way that we seldom see in this genre. Kudos for so well handling an unusual situation

Reviewed by: BelegCuthalion  ✧  Score: N/A

Strong and surprising... a love story, never fulfilled and never really begun. Just the bitterweet and moving attempt to comfort a woman that loves another, a man that will never marry her, and Legolas keeps his anticipation and his love for the beautiful shieldmaiden deep in his heart. Wonderfully written, with strong images, very impressive.

Reviewed by: Ellbee  ✧  Score: N/A

I'm a little embarrassed to admit this brought a tear to my eye. Once again, you've managed to get conjure up a compelling picture and an incredible amount of emotion with very few words.

Reviewed by: Larian Elensar  ✧  Score: N/A

I've always thought Legolas and Eowyn looked good together. They seemed to have the same outlook. I liked this view of their relationship. Well done.