Celestial Quartet

Author: Thevina Finduilas

Nominator: unknown

2004 Award Category: Races: NĂºmenor

Story Type: Other Fiction  ✧  Length: unknown

Rating: R  ✧  Reason for Rating: sexual scenes

Summary: Four vignettes spanning three ages of Middle-earth, multiple geographies and races, and several points of view. What binds them together: the night sky above, whether starry or clouded, and a sparkling gem that resists disappearing into the mists of time.

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Reviewed by: Thundera Tiger  ✧  Score: N/A

Intriguing tale that makes use of one of Tolkien's favorite plot devices: jewelry that simply refuses to stay put. Seriously, though, the blending of the night with the ring was fascinating, and I enjoyed watching one of the more obscure tails wend its way through other, more prominent tales.

Reviewed by: Anna/Andreth  ✧  Score: N/A

This is an intriguing piece with many different layers and equally different players. From Numenor to Hobbiton to Rohan and back to Hobbiton, these assorted and unexpected characters are all woven together by a special jewel and shooting stars. A very intricate story which shows the author's knowledge of Tolkien and also her excellent writing skills.