Love Me and Despair

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A/U - What if Galadriel had taken the Ring? Dark, more horror/angst than drama.


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Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 Love Me and Despair 1,011 0 31 Oct 14
Appx. Word Count 1,011 0  



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Love Me and Despair

DKP - 18 May 07 - 10:54 PM

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One dark AU made me think of another... You certainly have an apt hand for the short and horrific! *g*

I think the most chilling aspect of all is the deliberately casual tone that pervades the entire piece, showing how thoroughly the Ring has corrupted. Legolas and Frodo's fates chilled me the most, and what an excellent ending.

Love Me and Despair

Azalais - 06 Sep 08 - 12:43 PM

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Oooh - I rediscovered this while browsing some dark AUs, and I don't think I've commented on it to you before - chills, chills. It could all happen so easily. 

"As a reward, she has not clouded his mind; he alone has been allowed to keep his memories of the time before."  Some reward.

And as a Legolas adorer I am perversely pleased that he could not be bought off or controlled and had to die...

Thanks again for giving us the shivers!

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Story Information

Author: EdorasLass

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Post-Ring War

Genre: Drama

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/03/05

Original Post: 01/30/05

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For when I feel like a few chills... Contemplating how easily it might all have gone Very Wrong at so many points, and all the terrible consequences, makes me appreciate how slender a thread Middle-earth's fate sometimes hung by, and how glad we should be that all fell out as it did.
Included because: ... And they do. And those who won't are given to torture, or death.


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