Reviews for Snowdrops and Bluebells
Caderyn chapter 2 . 1/29/2004
Ok, I don't normally review until I've finished a story, but I just gotta tell you what I like about this fic so far.
To make it easier on me, I'll just put it in a list:
-The summary basically. I always wonder about the details of the Faramir/Eowyn courtship (gotta be my fave part of the book).
-Immaculate grammar and expression. Amazing!
-Eowyn's thoughts about how she was not like other women; how she was more warrior-like instead of girly. It's exactly why she is one of three of my favorite characters (the other two are Faramir and Sam). I don't know, I just LOVE that she's so strong and courageous.
-Your portrayal of Merry and his interaction with Eowyn. I LOVE reading about their friendship. Merry is definitely my second favorite hobbit and I'm glad that he and Eowyn were the ones who slew(?) the witch-king. It sort of forged a bond between the two of them, which you portrayed brilliantly here.
Okay, I'm gonna read the next few chapters now. Excellent work!
Mallorn Took chapter 1 . 1/26/2004
ah, Merry is being so genuinly kind and (for lack of a better word) sweet. v. hobbit like. wonderful thus far...
Newmoon chapter 12 . 1/23/2004
Oh! This was such abeautiful, sweet fic! I'm so glad to have read it!
Kaz chapter 12 . 1/21/2004
This was an absolute fantastic story. From the beginning I absolutely loved it, they way you captured their emotions and feeling and portrayed it in words was simply wonderful. I especially loved the epilogue just thought it was perfect. Anyway, this was a fantastic fic.
Lemon-Candies chapter 3 . 1/18/2004
You have a rare talent. I have read this over six times, and I never grow tired of it. Not only do you capture secret feelings that everyone has but noone ever mentions, you present it in a lyrical, magical way, as the bards of old did. Instead of your story sticking into my mind as with Tolkien, it subtly escapes the farthest reaches of my memory. As a fan of both Eowyn and stupid fat hobbits, I thank you for your gift both to myself and all of .
abbers682 chapter 12 . 1/14/2004
This was an amazing story. While a little "modern" at times (mainly slang), it shows a grasp of Tolkien's characters that made me laugh out loud only to be crying the next moment. Bravo!
Jane chapter 12 . 1/11/2004
This is just lovely. I enjoyed the whole thing; your characterizations were right on. I am such a huge fan of LOTR, having read the books at least 25 times over the years. I am always a bit nervous about fanfics about characters I have spent so many happy hours with; the potential for disappointment is huge. Happily, your story did not disappoint at all. Well done, and I'm glad I found it. Thanks to HonorH for her rec.
HonorH chapter 12 . 1/11/2004
I adore this story! I've been looking for good Eowyn/Merry friendship stories or Eowyn/Faramir romances, and this is both rolled up into one beautifully-written package. I'll be reccing this to the four winds and looking up more of your stuff. Thank you for a wonderful story!
Aspiring Shieldmaiden chapter 12 . 1/11/2004
Cool story! Very , very sweet.
Newmoon chapter 2 . 1/11/2004
Aw! This is so sweet. It was recommended to me by a friend and I'm glad I decided to read it. I'll be sure to read the rest later!
Speechless again chapter 12 . 1/9/2004
A beautiful finish. Simply beautiful.
Speechless too lazy to log in chapter 8 . 1/6/2004
Wow...just wow. This story is so addictive! A friend recommended it to me because I am a big fan of all Éowyn/Faramir fics and somehow I missed this one! Now I am up to Chapter 8 and cannot wait until tomorrow when I can begin reading again (stupid school).
You truly have a gift with words, and your characterizations of Éowyn, Merry, and Faramir are so pure and real. I thank you for taking the time to go into the "behind-the-scenes" romance of Éowyn and Faramir, for although quite quick, I found their courtship one of the most enjoyable parts of ROTK (on a less monumental note, that is). Your vision of the way these characters act during everyday scenes are what make this fic so great. I really, really wish I could write like you.
Thank you again for writing such an excellent fic. On a website where badfics run rampant, it is such a relief to find a quality LOTR fic!
Caitlin chapter 12 . 1/6/2004
How lovely! Truly an original piece, and the frienship between Merry and Eowyn is endearing and heart warming. You have the psyche of a Hobbit down pat. However, I mantain that the absence of the proposal is jarring, though I realize Tolkien did it quite well enough the first time around. What a lovely fanfic, all together! I shall check into more of your writing. Thank you for an hour of pleasure and laughs and happy sighs.
Woman of the Dunedain chapter 2 . 1/2/2004
Wonderful! This is an adorable cute piece of work. I can't wait to read on...
werd chapter 12 . 1/1/2004
one word: beautiful.
i love it i love it ;]
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