High Flight

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An elderly eagle remembers the Battle of Five Armies. This story is inspired by the poem of the same name.
 

 

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Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 High Flight 1,227 1 19 Oct 05
Appx. Word Count 1,227 1  
 

 

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High Flight

Elena Tiriel - 31 Oct 06 - 2:12 PM

General Comment

Oh, Jay, I just love this story! It gives me goosebumps, even though I have read it before.

I just love how you so clearly show the POV of the eagles, their culture, what is important to them. To be an eagle was to fly - indeed! And their adolescent jostling and bragging is delightful!

But the young bird, expressing concern for the old one Were you hurt? shows a tender, more social side to the Eagles.

But I especially like Meneldor, who will indeed get his chance to do a truly great deed -- what a lovely, hopeful ending!


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Story Information

Author: Jay of Lasgalen

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/24/05

Original Post: 11/09/04

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