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 [1] Reviewer:Nargil Date:December 28, 2010 9:53 PM
I have thouroughly enjoyed reading this, I love how you can fing stories and characters in places that where barely mentioned in the books and bring them alive. I also love the culture you are creating for the Haradrim, you are bringing them to life as a peoples now not just the enemy.

I also want to say thank-you for all the hard work you have put into the wiki page and all the articles you are creating on there.


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 [2] Reviewer:Azalais Date:January 1, 2011 10:32 PM
Darn, I entered the wrong validation code the first time and it turns out I have to write the whole review again! So this may be more concise than my first effort...

I wanted to wait to read this when the whole series was posted; the dense way you pack your drabbles means I often don't catch all the meaning of them on a first read, and particularly not when they're in series. The poems and extracts from the Haradric Precepts, in particular, hadn't made much sense to me when I looked at them on the H-A list in isolation but needed to be viewed in the context of this whole.

As ever, what I most liked about this series was the entirely new light it shed on an aspect of M-E and the events of LoTR, and on a culture barely glimpsed in the canon and then very much as the Other. The military, political and defensive details were well worked out; but even more telling were the personal-political tensions - between the ethnic groups, between military and civilians, between the immigrant generations and even between siblings. Thanks for looking at an aspect of Third Age M-E which RoTK barely touched on.

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 [3] Reviewer:Larner Date:November 29, 2011 8:24 PM
Wonderful to see this nominated for the MEFAs, Dwim. And I LOVE the author's notes. Recognized the mother's admonition from Sparta, and I love thinking that the Haradrim had the same philosophy.

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