A True Dwarf

Author: PoweroftheBook

Nominator: unknown

2004 Award Category: Times: The Lord of the Rings

Story Type: Other Fiction  ✧  Length: unknown

Rating: PG  ✧  Reason for Rating: N/A

Summary: A bride has reservations about her husband-to-be, and he assuages them in his own inimitable fashion. Written because Gimli needs someone to come home to as much as any handsome Elf does.

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Review scores are not available for 2004.

Reviewed by: Thundera Tiger  ✧  Score: N/A

Gimli does indeed need a dwarf to come home to, and I very much liked the one he chose. Seeing the rest of the Fellowship through her eyes was a treat, particularly the hobbits with their many children and Legolas, who is both a concern and a curiosity to the new bride. I loved the way Galadriel's gift was addressed, and how Gimli so easily walks the line between dwarven customs and elven influence. It seems to come naturally to him now, and I like the development of his character in this direction.

Reviewed by: Ainaechoiriel  ✧  Score: N/A

Well, despite being a romance, I liked it. I liked the worries of the bride-to-be, as they are logical for a Dwarf, especially her worry over his friendship with an Elf. And Galadriel's hairs.

Reviewed by: Elanor  ✧  Score: N/A

Good, good, good. Gimli gets a dwarven bride inclusive facial fluffy hair. Well rendered insecurities of the bride and convincingly done assurances by Gimli who compares his love for Galadriel with the love for a mother.