Sickness

Author: Siobhan/Cassia CoAuthors

Nominator: unknown

2004 Award Category: Races: Elves

Story Type: Other Fiction  ✧  Length: unknown

Rating: G  ✧  Reason for Rating: N/A

Summary: Aragorn gets sick and Legolas, coming from a race that does not know illness, tries to understand what that must be like.

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Review scores are not available for 2004.

Reviewed by: Ainaechoiriel  ✧  Score: N/A

How would an Elf react to something so foreign as sickness? It's a question worth a story, and well written.

Reviewed by: Larian Elensar  ✧  Score: N/A

Such a simple thing to us human readers, but I imagine being sick would be a curiosity to elves. Nicely done.

Reviewed by: Mirasaui  ✧  Score: N/A

Oh, to be like the elves and never have to go through the pain and discomfort of illness. Legolas has his first look at human sickness and shows himself a good friend to Estel. '"But I became indifferent to life in a way and took it for grantedÂ… And then you came and you taught us once more that all life is precious."' I particularly liked this passage spoken by Elrond. Nice story.