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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Elanor is born, Pt. II ~ Frodo Reflects.....

Posted on 2006.09.22 at 16:40

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pearlette
pearlette at 2006-09-23 00:04 (UTC) (Link)
*sniffles and points to Illyria's post*

What she said.

That last line totally finished me off.

Frodo's childlessness gets to me particularly because I'm facing up to that very own issue in my own life. Don't get me wrong, I'm not in constant mental agony or anything. I'm just 44 and facing reality.

I love Frolijah's expression in this sequence. Just look at that boy's eyes. They tell you everything.

*shakes her head with admiration*
Map-Maker, Lighthouse-Keeper
marinshellstone at 2006-09-23 00:22 (UTC) (Link)
Can I add you? loved the story you wrote...

(I'm Christy, by the way...was "Hadara" on TORc for a few years and mostly hung around in the Frodo/Elijah forum.)
Mechtild
mechtild at 2006-09-23 00:30 (UTC) (Link)
It's a powerful theme to many of us, I think. I didn't marry young. We began trying to have a child the next year, even though I was immersed in graduate school, because we knew my time was short. I didn't conceive and we despaired of it, figuring I was just too old. We adjusted, and stopped fretting over it.

Funny. Thirty-seven seemed so old to me then. Now I can see I was still quite young, although not in terms of fertility.

I always feel as though we just *chanced* to get her, as if she showed up on our doorstep in a basket with a note like Paddington Bear. I guess it's still hard for me to latch on to the fact that I actually got to have a child, except for the fact of her. You never know how things will turn out.

I love Frolijah's expression in this sequence. Just look at that boy's eyes. They tell you everything.

Yes, they do. But I see it far more clearly in these still frames than when the film is rolling.

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