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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Gorgoroth Pt. IV ~ "Naked in the dark," plus jan-u-wine's 'All That I Deem Precious'....

Posted on 2006.08.24 at 15:28


ms_banazira at 2006-08-25 05:07 (UTC) (Link)
It was really lovely to see Alyon/Alyrthia and her family. I sent 'em off with first breakfast in their tummies, and second breakfast in a bag. We had a great time as we always do.

Did you see my poem? I posted it because you've got me thinking of this particular part of the story again. Not nearly up to Jan-u-Wine's quality, but I'm not much of a poet, so there ya go.
mechtild at 2006-08-25 11:51 (UTC) (Link)
Good morning, Honey. Second breakfast in a bag? You ARE nice!

You wrote a poem? I'll have to take a look. ;)
whiteling at 2006-08-25 19:07 (UTC) (Link)
Oh hey! Honeyelf from KD is Ms Banazira?! I have to go to her LJ forthwith!

As to Elijah's diction of the Wheel of Fire speech: I had an interesting chance to compare the original version to the German dubbed one. The German actor tried to speak more clearly, still with a good deal of choking, but he was definitely better decipherable than Elijah. But when I later heard Elijah's panted speech with his almost broken voice, it had the greater effect on me and touched me deeper. Well, I had read the book by then, so I knew what he was saying, but I thought his delivery very genuine.
mechtild at 2006-08-25 20:53 (UTC) (Link)
Yep, Ms. Banazira is she (HoneyElf). I'm always finding out someone on LJ is someone whose other name I knew at K-D. I think they should wear signs around their necks. :D

I agree, Whiteling. The performance was terribly moving, and audiences responded. Me, too. I only lament the loss of such a great piece of text for many listeners who wouldn't know it from having read it (over and over).
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