Sums, Showers, and Scones
2006 Award Category: Races: Hobbits: Pre-Quest
Story Type: Other Fiction ✧ Length: Short Story
Rating: G ✧ Reason for Rating: N/A
Summary: The lads decide to make tea for Bilbo
Reviewed by: Rhapsody ✧ Score: 4
Oh a recipe fic! I was hoping for that as I was reading the story. I love this short interlude where the halflings have their homework to do and ah I felt for Pippin, struggling with math and his own handwriting. What really stands out in this fic is the easy friendship between the hobbits and just like them, I was so curious how Bilbo would react to such a generous meal. I bookmarked the story for the recipe too, so maybe on a rainy afternoon . A great vignette Dreamflower!
Reviewed by: Nancy Brooke ✧ Score: 3
This was a pretty little vignette. Each character took on his assigned role very well - Frodo always patient, Sam class-conscious and weather-wise, Merry jolly and practical, Pippin enthusiastic and mercurial - but showed us no more than their caricaturistic selves.
Reviewed by: Bodkin ✧ Score: 3
Such a sweet and peaceful afternoon. I'm glad the sudden shower brought Sam in from the garden - even if wearing Merry's shirt was not entirely proper! There's nothing like spending a wet afternoon in the kitchen.
Reviewed by: Marigold ✧ Score: 3
This is a really sweet vignette. I enjoy stories that show quiet times between these characters and this one certainly does not disappoint. While I liked the scene in which they made tea, I loved most of all the three cousins studying together; what a marvellous picture that conjures in my mind.
Reviewed by: Larner ✧ Score: 1
A sweet bit of fluff, complete with recipes.