A Way Opens

Author: Thevina Finduilas

Nominator: unknown

2004 Award Category: Times: The Lord of the Rings: Vignette

Story Type: Other Fiction  ✧  Length: unknown

Rating: G  ✧  Reason for Rating: N/A

Summary: "Where will wants not, a way opens," Eowyn says in The Two Towers. A series of vignettes about Merry and Eowyn, boots, the afterlife, and joy in unlikely friendships.

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Reviewed by: Larian Elensar  ✧  Score: N/A

Nice look at Merry and Eowyn's relationship. Definitely not something that Tolkien was too specific about, though he hinted that they might be close. Socks! *laughs* That's a pretty humorous way to tie their friendship together.

Reviewed by: Aelfwina  ✧  Score: N/A

Merry and Eowyn on the ride to battle--another area that is not explored enough. I liked the way they comforted one another, and the part with the boots was inspired.

Reviewed by: Rosie the Hobbit  ✧  Score: N/A

You don't see that many good stories about Eowyn and Merry. I like the way the relationship was fleshed out. Merry shows his dedication, and still remains very hobbity with his promise to Windfola.