Split Second

Author: Aralanthiriel

Nominator: Marta

2005 Award Category: Genres: Movie-verse: Vignette

Story Type: Vignette  ✧  Length: Short Story

Rating: G  ✧  Reason for Rating: n/a

Summary: What was Boromir thinking as he held the Ring in his hands on top of Caradhras?

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Reviewed by: Dwimordene  ✧  Score: 3

Interesting. A little uneven to me, but there's a rightness to the way that the Ring sinks its invisible fangs into Boromir, so that it does take him some time to shake off that influence, and come to a point where he realizes he is afraid of himself, and not really of the others of the Fellowship.

Reviewed by: Dreamflower  ✧  Score: 2

A movie-verse vignette, based on the scene in the snow, when Boromir picks up the Ring: his thoughts are more chilling than the setting.

Reviewed by: Rabidsamfan  ✧  Score: 2

There's something appropriately creepy about this piece, as Boromir discovers the power of the Ring in a far too believable way! I shall never watch that scene in the film again without shivering.