Never Let Go

Author: ann_arien

Nominator: digdigil

2006 Award Category: Genres: Drama: First Age Elves

Story Type: Other Fiction  ✧  Length: Short Story

Rating: PG-13  ✧  Reason for Rating: Angst and physical closeness between two males.

Summary: When Maedhros wakes from a nightmare, Fingon is there to soothe away his fears and guilt. (post Thangorodrim, slash)

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Reviewed by: Rhapsody  ✧  Score: 3

What a beautiful and heartwrenching vignette. For a moment I hope that there will be a chapter two, written from Maedhros perspective, but I love the way Ann Arien crawled into Fingon's heart & head.

Reviewed by: Marta  ✧  Score: 3

This piece does a really good job of not feminizing either of the leading characters. They are certainly in love, but their love is the quiet, strong sort that doesn't at all undercut the warriors and princes that they were. It's a difficult balance to strike, and you handle it nicely.

Reviewed by: Dreamflower  ✧  Score: 1

A bit of angsty Elf-slash. I am afraid I am not conversant enough with the Silm to follow it.