Old Man Willow

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What if Old Man Willow's motives in trying to trap four hobbits were more sinister? What if...

Second place in the 2008 MEFAs in the category Races: Other beings: General.


Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 Old Man Willow 1,207 9 06 Dec 08
Appx. Word Count 1,207 9  



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Old Man Willow

Marta - 17 Jan 08 - 8:11 PM

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Oh, nice! This is a wonderful addition to the [x]-takes-the-Ring genre. I never would have imagine this character as tempted, but his canonical character actually makes this very possible. While he's not outright evil, he definitely has his darker side.

Nice work. 

Old Man Willow

docmon - 20 Jan 08 - 5:51 PM

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That was ....coooool! Cool

Terrific and unique interpretation. Haven't come across something like this yet!

Nice insinuations for the end. Well done!


Old Man Willow

Linaewen - 14 Apr 08 - 5:33 PM

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I told others about how amazingly chilling and excellent this tale was, and then forgot to tell you. Embarassed Sorry I am late with my praise for your story!

I thought this was one of the most frightening tales I have ever read -- it is simply so plausible! The possibility that is suggested at the end is definitely a logical conclusion, but so very chilling to contemplate. Well done! I shall never look at Old Man Willow the same again!


Old Man Willow

Nath - 15 Apr 08 - 7:56 PM

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Thank you to everyone who commented on this recentlyGrin It's really nice to see that one's ah...more 'unusual' bunnies are so well received.

Old Man Willow

ratcreature - 15 Feb 11 - 5:29 PM

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What a cool and unusual scenario. Yet still plausible enough.

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Story Information

Author: Nath

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/06/08

Original Post: 11/07/07

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Different roads - 9 stories - Owner: Nath
My AU stories (mostly short) gathered in one place - I could explain here that I like seeing how changing one thing can affect everything that happens after, but perhaps it's just that I like breaking things ;-)
Included because: Old Man Willow gets his paws - well, roots - on the Ring...


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