The Boatbuilder

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What if the last ship has not yet sailed? AU: Gandalf's ring Narya and the palantír of Elostirion remained in Middle-Earth. Companion piece to "The Green Flash" and "The Tower Hills".
 

 

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Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 The Boatbuilder 2,062 7 08 Jun 07
Appx. Word Count 2,062 7  
 

 

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The Boatbuilder

Gwynnyd - 12 Sep 06 - 9:50 PM

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What a nice story!  You have a deft touch with the decription of sailing.  I hope you've done a lot of it.  Sigh.  I'm feeling very nostalgic for sailboats and want to run Cirdan down on the dock.  No such luck on the Great Lakes!

Gwynnyd 

The Boatbuilder

DrummerWench - 13 Sep 06 - 1:18 PM

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Thanks, Gwynnyd!  As you know, I was a little uncertain about the whole thing!

I haven't done much sailing, though what I have is exactly as described in the story.  I also didn't mention the Dramamine Anna popped before embarking...

I got "Jack" to vet the story for sailing faux pas, and had been pestering him over the past month with small detail questions.  I think he was rather taken aback to find himself inserted in the tale!

In my personal AU, I think you can get to the Straight Road from Lake Superior.  Just sayin...

DW


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Story Information

Author: DrummerWench

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/13/08

Original Post: 09/12/06

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JunoMagic's Birthday Stories Playlist 2006 - 5 stories - Owner: JunoMagic
It's so amazing, I got stories with multiple chapters dedicated to my birthday this year! As you can't really add those to an ordinary birthday card story, I've decided to make a playlist for those stories. Here's what I asked for: I'm turning 31 on October 23, and here's my wish: I'd like to see characters from "Lord of the Rings" in our world. So that would be (depending on your interpretation of what Middle-earth is) a drabble/ficlet that crosses time and/or dimensions. The only caveat: please no parody or something like that! (For one thing, that would be too easy *wink*; for another, my husband says I have no sense of humour to begin with...). If that idea inspires anyone at all, I would be very grateful!
Included because: Drummerwench invited me to read one of her WIPs for my birthday, and it's a wonderful story that crosses time and place... Thank you again!

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