Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards

No Living Man

Author: Elana

Nominator: unknown

2004 Award Category: Genres: Humor: Alternate Universe

Story Type: Other Fiction : Length: unknown
Rating: PG -- Reason for Rating: mild violence
Summary: In which the Witch King realizes, that for an inhabitant of Middle Earth, the knowledge that no living man can harm you is no reason to get cocky.


Review scores are not available for 2004.

Reviewed by: Larian Elensar -- Score: N/A

Oh. Poor Witch King! He really should have gotten some additions to that prophecy!

Reviewed by: Thundera Tiger -- Score: N/A

I absolutely loved this story. When Tolkien first mentions Glorfindel's prophecy about "no living man," this was actually something I thought about. I mean, there are quite a few non-living non-men type things wandering around the LotR universe, and it's really only a matter of time before some of them meet up with the Witch-king. Bringing all these characters in one at a time was a great touch, and the last line about the eagles had me rolling on the floor. Great wordplay.

Reviewed by: Christine -- Score: N/A

An interesting thought and a definite chuckle, I can just see the evil witch king surrounded by Peter Jackson's fellowship, minus the men of Gondor and cowering. Although it is an au ficlet it was quite a fun read. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Reviewed by: Marta -- Score: N/A

Very cute. I never had thought of how many people could have killed old WiKi.

Reviewed by: Marigold Cotton -- Score: N/A

This was a lovely idea. I had always wondered why Glorfindel hadn't gone after the Witch-king all those years ago when he was so handy as he wasn't a man. I really like the way the author uses so many characters to give the Witch-king his comeuppance.

Reviewed by: Llinos -- Score: N/A

Quite an interesting idea, and very bad luck for the Witch King!

Reviewed by: Ainaechoiriel -- Score: N/A

Well that certainly left me laughing. Quite a few enemies fit the bill, didn't they. That prophet really should have been more specific, huh?