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Orcs in Hobbiton

Virtuella - 15 May 10 - 1:18 PM

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I found this a very interesting AU, convincing and very creepy. Each vignette had a distinct point to make, and I found that the concept of highlighting these individual anecdotes (rather than presenting an overarching narrative)  worked very well. 

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Orcs in Hobbiton

thelauderdale - 19 May 10 - 5:44 AM

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@Virtuella:

This is actually the first AU story I'v ever done - and these were the first drabbles - so this has been a very interesting process.  Some of them give me plotbunnies for longer narratives, but I really like the discipline of this short form, and I'm glad you found the anecdotal approach to be a strength.

Thank you for commenting!

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Virtuella - 20 May 10 - 12:49 AM

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It was a First for me, too - the first HASA story I reviewed (and, obviously, approved). It would be interesting to see a longer narrative on the topic. I wonder if, given time, some orcs might not be somehow, you know, reformed by the Hobbits.

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Huinárë - 02 Jun 11 - 1:50 PM

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I very much enjoyed this.  There's something sickeningly endearing about many of these characters and circumstances.  I think a story has to be very well-done to justify AU, and this is thoroughly justified.  You fit a lot of memorable and varied material into such brief vignettes.

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thelauderdale - 02 Jun 11 - 9:35 PM

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Hi Huinárë, welcome to HASA.  Sickeningly endearing" - I like that a lot!  That's some of what I feel about them as well, so it's nice to hear that reaction from someone else.  Thank you for commenting.

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